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Big K.R.I.T.: Soul Food (feat. Raphael Saadiq) [Music Video]

The good old days… “Soul Food”, one of my favorite tracks from Big K.R.I.T.‘s Cadillactica receives the visual treatment. Read More »

Big K.R.I.T: Cadillactica [Album Review]

Big K.R.I.T. is built on the strength of his mixtapes, and he’s released a great deal of music. Yet Cadillactica is only his second retail album, coming after his 2012 debut Live from the Underground and 2013’s excellent mixtape King Remembered in Time. Earlier this year, listeners got an idea of what to expect from the “Week of K.R.I.T.” series, although only one of those six songs made it to the album. So hop in your terrible used car or turn on your expensive Bluetooth headphones and let’s see what’s cooking in Mississippi. From the drop, K.R.I.T. seems to be concerned with creativity in Hip Hop, particularly his own. He’s chanting “How Bout Let’s Be Perfect” over a syncopated drum pattern that makes K.R.I.T. sound a little off-beat, like he can’t hear the music in his headphones. The first two tracks serve as a reintroduction of all of K.R.I.T.’s production trademarks: synths, occasional blues guitar, traditional southern 808s. On “Life,” he’s shouting a proclamation to make good. The song features a very loud chorus, but everything else seems to be filler for the purpose of making the loud elements that much louder. Speaking of volume, the third iteration of “My Sub” is all about the “big bang” of the 808 bass kicks, because people “can’t twerk to the hi-hat.” No arguments here. There isn’t much to hear though until the guitars come back and the ode to the sublime wonder of the subwoofer culminates. The title track to the album ... Read More »

Big K.R.I.T.: Cadillactica [Stream]

NPR has received the green light to give us the first listen of Big K.R.I.T.‘s November 11th dropping project Cadillactica. Head over to NPR Music to listen to the new album and pre-order the album via iTunes. 01. Kreation (Intro) 02. Life 03. My Sub, Pt. 3 (Big Bang) 04. Cadillactica 05. Soul Food f. Raphael Saadiq 06. Pay Attention f. Rico Love 07. King of the South 08. Mind Control f. E-40 & Wiz Khalifa 09. Standby (Interlude) f. Kenneth Whalum III 10. Do You Love Me For Real f. Mara Hruby 11. Third Eye 12. Mo Better Cool f. Bun B, Devin The Dude & Big Sant 13. Angels 14. Saturday’s a Celebration f. Jamie N Commons 15. Lost Generation f. Lupe Fiasco 16. Mt. Olympus (Reprise) [Bonus Track] 17. Lac Lac f. A$AP Ferg [Bonus Track] STREAM Read More »

Big K.R.I.T.: Pay Attention (feat. Rico Love) [Music Video]

The Rico Love assisted single “Pay Attention” from Big K.R.I.T.‘s Cadillactica receives the visual treatment. Read More »

A-Villa: The Colosseum (feat. Big K.R.I.T., Termanology & Inspectah Deck)

Chicago producer A-Villa just released his new single “The Colosseum”. The track comes with a nice line up of features and includes verses by Big K.R.I.T., Termanology & Inspectah Deck of the Wu-Tang Clan. I’m definitely looking forward to his producer album Carry On Tradition which is dropping on November 4th and will include guest appearances by Action Bronson, Noreaga, Kool G Rap, Joell Ortiz, Rapsody, Killer Mike, Fashawn, Saigon, Jon Connor, BJ The Chicago Kid, AZ, Elzhi, Freddie Gibbs, Blu, Ras Kass, Guilty Simpson, Roc Marciano, Cormega, Sean Price, Willie The Kid, Oh No, Skyzoo, Joe Budden, M.O.P., Freeway, Rapper Big Pooh, & more. For now, listen to “The Colosseum” below. Read More »

Big K.R.I.T.: Cadillactica [Artwork x Tracklist]

We still have to wait to November 11 until Cadillactica arrives but the Big King Remembered In Time already gives us a look the official artwork and tracklisting of his upcoming LP. On the album, Krizzle K.R.I.T. receives a little help from the likes of Wiz Khalifa, Devin the Dude, Bun B, Raphael Saadiq, Rico Love and more. Read More »

The Combat Jack Show: The Return Of Big K.R.I.T.

Big K.R.I.T. returns to the Combat Jack Show to promote his November 11th dropping album Cadillactica. King Remembered In Time makes his second Combat Jack Show appearance. On the eve of his 2nd Def Jam album ‘Cadillactica’, which drops November 11, 2014, K.R.I.T. talks about his growth as an artist, surviving his debut album “tanking”, touring with Macklemore, separating his professional and private life, being called out on Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” and why he’s about to shake up the game as he claims the south as his kingdom. This time around, I’m doubling down on this Mississippi native. Read More »

Big K.R.I.T.: See Me On Top Vol. 4

Before his new album Cadillactica drops, K.R.I.T. surprises his fans with the fourth volume of his See Me On Top mixtape series, hosted by DJ DiBiase. DOWNLOAD Read More »

Big K.R.I.T.: The Making Of Cadillactica – Pay Attention (Episode One) [Video]

Big K.R.I.T. offers a behind-the-scenes look into the making of Cadillactica‘s lead single Lead single “Pay Attention” featuring Rico Love & Jim Jonsin. Cadillactica is the follow-up to K.R.I.T.’s 2012 breakout debut “Live From The Underground”. The video was directed by Andrew Litten. Read More »

Rick Ross: Supreme (Remix) (feat. Big K.R.I.T., Ma$e & Fabolous)

Rick Ross enlists K.R.I.T., Ma$e and Fabolous for a dope remix of his Mastermind track “Supreme.” Check the Scott Storch cut below. Read More »

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