Big K.R.I.T.

November 2016: What’s Going On?

With the most important election of this generation looming—and the conversation around the ethics, corruption, morality, and overt xenophobia associated with the presidential campaigns heightening…
SPIN Staff / November 2, 2016

Big K.R.I.T. on Police Violence

Nearly 900 people have died at the hands of the police in 2016. According to the Washington Post, 800 of those people were shot to…
Big K.R.I.T. / November 2, 2016

Big K.R.I.T.’s BET Hip Hop Awards Performance Was More Powerful Than Anything in the VP Debate

Last night, as Mike Pence and Tim Kaine were squaring off in the first vice presidential debate of the 2016 election season, Big K.R.I.T. took…
Andy Cush / October 5, 2016

Catch ‘The Buzz’ With Hermitude and Big K.R.I.T.

Earlier this year, hip-hop/electronic producers Hermitude released their fifth LP Dark Night Sweet Light in the duo's home country of Australia via Elefant Traks. The…
Andrew Unterberger / July 10, 2015

10 Essential Father’s Day Songs from ‘Kindling Quarterly’

This Sunday is Father's Day, an annual American celebration of golf tees, aftershave, and beer. To mark the occasion, SPIN asked the founders of the…
SPIN Staff / June 11, 2014

Rap Songs of the Week: Danny Brown Assists ZMoney on the Jittery ‘Jug N Finesse’

Big K.R.I.T., "Mt. Olympus"Here is Big K.R.I.T. pouring out more of that platonic country rap thing he does very, very well, with some added collegiate…
Brandon Soderberg / May 2, 2014

Big K.R.I.T. Looks Down on Rap Drama From Unforgiving ‘Mt. Olympus’

If any rappers are overlooking Big K.R.I.T. right now, that's okay; he's overlooking them, too. The Mississippi MC and producer seamlessly melded Dirty South grit…
Marc Hogan / April 29, 2014

Stream Big K.R.I.T.’s Howling Anthem ‘Wolf On Wall Street’

In preparation for his second studio album Cadillactica, out this fall, country rap tunes resurrector Big K.R.I.T. has been releasing potential album tracks as part…
Brandon Soderberg / March 6, 2014

Hear An Inspirational Big K.R.I.T. Remix of Gary Clark Jr.’s ‘Blak and Blu’

Country rap tunes meet Texas-tinged, bluesy rock on this Big K.R.I.T.-helmed remix of Gary Clark Jr.'s "Blak and Blu." The single is from his upcoming…
Brandon Soderberg / January 21, 2014

Big K.R.I.T. and Future Are Still Balling on Full ‘Just Last Week’

Just a few months ago, Big K.R.I.T. dropped King Remembered in Time, a mixtape that contained a snippet of a track called "Just Last Week"
Dan Reilly / August 28, 2013

Rap Songs of the Week: Drake, 2 Chainz, and Big Sean Make It All About Them on ‘All Me’

Drake ft. 2 Chainz & Big Sean, "All Me"Weird how all the talk about rap lyrics and their detrimental effects never falls back on Drake,…
Brandon Soderberg / August 1, 2013

Fun Fun Fun 2013 Lineup: Deerhunter, FLAG, Big K.R.I.T., the Julie Ruin, and the Walkmen

The full lineup for this year's Fun Fun Fun Fest won't be made public until July, but organizers have already revealed a few of the…
Kyle McGovern / June 27, 2013

No Trivia’s Friday Five: An Artisanal Tribute to DJ Screw

1. Simon Reinhardt's At the DJ Screw Museum: Based on the Donald Barthelme short story "At the Tolstoy Museum," cartoonist Simon Reinhardt (who also runs…
Brandon Soderberg / April 19, 2013

Big K.R.I.T. Drops Near-Eponymous Mixtape ‘King Remembered in Time’

After a prolonged streak of prolificacy, classic Southern rap revivalist Big K.R.I.T. was quiet for much of 2012 after the release of his debut album…
Jordan Sargent / April 10, 2013

Big K.R.I.T. Reinterprets James Blake’s Dreams for ‘R.E.M.’ Video

As unlikely a trio of names as they are, Big K.R.I.T., James Blake, and R.E.M. have pathos in common. And also, something about sleep. The…
Chris Martins / March 12, 2013
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