Posts tagged "Big K.R.I.T."

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…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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 track…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: 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,…
By: 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…
By: 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 ru…
By: 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…
By: 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…
By: Chris Martins / March 12, 2013

Joey Bada$$, Big K.R.I.T., and Smoke DZA Resurrect Boom-Bap With ‘Underground Airplay’

Brooklyn youngster Joey Bada$$ may have one of the most terrible names in rap, and there was that unfortunate bout of beef betwee…
By: Chris Martins / February 7, 2013

How Free Culture Saved Hip-Hop in 2012

Back in June, when David Lowery, the guy from Camper Van Beethoven and Cracker, took on the so-called "Free Culture movement"— mostly in response…
By: Brandon Soderberg / January 4, 2013

Big K.R.I.T. Becomes Little K.R.I.T. in ‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Video

Big K.R.I.T.'s Live From the Underground is our 11th Best Hip-Hop Album of 2012 with good reason. As our own Brandon Soderberg…
By: Chris Martins / December 21, 2012

Rap Release of the Week: Big Sant’s ‘MFxOG’

Big Sant is like the bizarro-world version of Big K.R.I.T. He's stocky instead of lean, gifted with a gruff guttural shout rather than a sing-song…
By: Brandon Soderberg / October 18, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: Gwyneth Paltrow <3s Chief Keef

Have you checked out Gwyneth Paltrow's "Summer Jams" playlist over at Jay-Z's Life + Times website? It's a slideshow with YouTube embeds of…
By: Brandon Soderberg / August 10, 2012

No Trivia’s Top 50 (Mostly Rap) Songs of the Year So Far

Ubiquitous major-label last great hope 2 Chainz makes four appearances on this list. None of those appearances are on any of his own songs, though…
By: Brandon Soderberg / July 5, 2012

Big Boi Hosts Southern Reunion With UGK and Big K.R.I.T. on ‘Gossip’

"No introductions needed," Big Boi begins on the latest track to surface from the OutKast-half-not-just-doing-commercials-and-Hendrix-biopics' upcoming Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (currently set for November…
By: Marc Hogan / June 28, 2012

Big K.R.I.T. Brings a Turntable to ‘Conan’ for ‘I Got This’

On Live From the Underground, Big K.R.I.T.'s proper debut LP after three album-like mixtapes, "I Got This" finds the skilled Mississippi rapper reaching…
By: Marc Hogan / June 27, 2012

No Trivia’s Friday Five: History Lessons From K.R.I.T. and Del

How do you honor an R&B legend? Do you drop said legend in 2012, pair them with hip musicians like Damon Albarn and buzzy artist…
By: Brandon Soderberg / June 22, 2012
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