With yet another solid mixtape outing with a slew of bangers, you begin to wonder why Big K.R.I.T. doesn't have the same success with albums. Keeping up with the "king" concept, 'King Remembered in Time' is a project that showcases the Mississippi rapper's talents as both a producer and lyricist.
Mississippi rapper-producer Big K.R.I.T. is back once again with a soul-sampled banger called 'Shine On' featuring Bun B. The dynamic duo have previously worked together on such southern anthems as 'Country S---' and 'Pull Up.'
The new year is putting 2012 to shame with the hype around new releases. Rapper Big K.R.I.T. is boarding the ship, announcing his new mixtape, 'K.R.I.T. (King Remembered In Time),' will arrive in the coming months.
Big K.R.I.T. built a fan base off creating a gritty, bluesy sound paired with old soul samples -- a sound unlike much of today's hip-hop.
His unique rap approach led him to Def Jam, where he debuted his first LP, 'Live From the Underground,' in June 2012...
The verdict is in on the top Hip-Hop Albums of 2012 and they come from newbies and veteran rappers, in a range of stories and sounds. These projects stirred the most buzz and made the most impact creatively. But who brought it best? It’s time to take part in TheDrop.fm’s inaugural Best Hip-Hop album awards.
Rapper Big K.R.I.T. is from Mississippi, the birthplace of the blues, and much of the music on 'Live From the Underground' harkens back to those early blues records he listened to as a child while at his grandmother's house. He also gives a hat-tip to his southern influence -- like OutKast and UGK-- on the record, with his production style...