Big K.R.I.T. Reveals That "Cadillactica" Will Have Beats From Jim Jonsin, DJ Dahi And Terrace Martin
Big K.R.I.T. recently rocked the crowd at Seattle radio station KUBE 93's Summer Jam, but before doing so, he sat down with the station's DJ Hyphen to chop it up about his upcoming album, Cadillactica. Somewhat surprisingly, K.R.I.T. (who has always produced his own music) announced that he had recruited Jim Jonsin, DJ Dahi and Terrace Martin to help out with production on the album.
Samples Of The Week: May 7
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh-huh honey".
Big K.R.I.T., Freddie Gibbs, B.o.B And More Speak On The 20th Anniversary Of OutKast's "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik"
Though it may be overshadowed by the anniversary of Nas' Illmatic a week prior, OutKast's debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, turned 20 today. The landmark LP is said to be one of the main blueprints of Southern hip-hop, and to celebrate, Myspace gathered eight rappers who have been influenced by the album to share their memories of each track. Read excerpts from Big K.R.I.T., B.o.B, Bubba Sparxxx, David Banner, Freddie Gibbs, Gangsta Boo, Rittz and Trae Tha Truth's responses below. Big K.R.I.T. on "Crumblin' Erb":
Big K.R.I.T. Talks "Cadillactica", Working With Lil Boosie And Jeezy
After Big K.R.I.T. released a trailer for his upcoming album Cadillactica last month, anticipation for the project has now reached a fever pitch.
Lil Boosie & Big K.R.I.T. Spotted In Studio Together
Lil Boosie has not wasted one second since his release from prison.
Samples Of The Week: March 6
When hip-hop began, samples were all that DJs and producers had to construct instrumental tracks with. They'd dig through crates of vinyl trying to find isolated drum breaks, melodies or vocals that they could repurpose for use in hip-hop music. Today, sampling has become less common, but a choice sample can still push a track from lukewarm to hot faster than you can say "uh huh honey." This week, see who Big K.R.I.T., Lil Bibby & Lil Herb and Snoop Dogg chose to sample in their recent releases, all of which you can find on HNHH.
Big K.R.I.T. Ushers In The Week Of K.R.I.T. And Looks Forward To "Cadillactica"
Big K.R.I.T. is back and the Week of K.R.I.T. is upon us. That means starting Monday (tomorrow) K.R.I.T. will be releasing a new piece of content daily, for seven consecutive days. We haven't heard anything from him in a minute, ever since King Remembered In Time mix back in early 2013, but now with his sophomore album in the works Big K.R.I.T. opens up about his new project, Cadillactica.
Rick Ross & Big K.R.I.T. Are In The Studio Together
We've seen some surprising pair ups in the studio recently (Future and Andre 3000 comes to mind), but this latest one may take the cake. A photo posted to Big K.R.I.T.'s Instagram shows the Mississippi rapper in the studio with none other than MMG bawse Rick Ross.
Episode 2 Of Our Exclusive "4Eva N A Tour" BTS With Big K.R.I.T.
With this exclusive look at Big K.R.I.T.'s "4Eva N A Tour" behind-the-scenes, we catch a glimpse of life on the road with the "King Remembered In Time" artist. In this episode, K.R.I.T. gets his younger brother wasted as they celebrate his younger sibling's 21st birthday. We get a visit from Talib Kweli, who stops by the dressing room to reminisce on how his life got flipped when his girlfriend got pregnant and he lost his job at age 21, but saw a major turnaround in his life the following year with a record deal and the Black Star album.
Lupe Fiasco's "Tetsuo & Youth" To Feature Big K.R.I.T.
Lupe Fiasco has kept his upcoming album, Tetsuo & Youth, very much under wraps thus far. After only releasing his first single “Old School Love” last week, Lupe has decided to deliver some more info regarding his upcoming project. Lupe took to twitter early today and revealed that his homey Big K.R.I.T. will most definitely be on the album. There is no word on when the project will be released, but Lupe did end his tweet with it now being #Tetsuoseason. Maybe that's a sign its closer than we expect?
Big K.R.I.T's Jordan Sneakers Collection
Big K.R.I.T is no stranger when it comes to Jordans. Hailing from Mississippi, Big K.R.I.T has amassed quite a bit of Jordan Retros over the years, and the photos he posted yesterday are only a small portion of his whole collection. The Jordan Spizike model is a clear favorite of K.R.I.T, though the Jordan 5 can't be far behind, showing his large collection of both Jordan styles. Which kick catches your eye? Are the Carmine 6s his best kick? One thing's for sure is Big K.R.I.T love his kicks.
Big K.R.I.T Announces New Album Title
While Big K.R.I.T. has been in the studio working on his sophomore album for quite some time, he's finally revealed the title of the project. The Mississippi rapper's follow-up to 2012's Live From The Underground will be called Cadillactica.
Big K.R.I.T. Says He Appreciated Kendrick Lamar's "Control" Verse
By now the subject of Kendrick Lamar's "Control" verse is almost stale, and we've heard from almost everyone mentioned in the verse (plus those who weren't). One of the rappers we've yet to hear from who received a name-drop is Big K.R.I.T. Krizzle, ever a humble rapper, shows his appreciation for getting a shout-out from K. Dot and talks about how it actually helped him gain new fans.
Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Will Tour With Big K.R.I.T. And Talib Kweli
Continuing to ride the wave of their recently insanely successful record sales, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, who are currently touring in Europe, have announced that after finishing up there that they will be touring the U.S., and bringing along a couple dope respected rap veterans.
Big K.R.I.T. Hints At His Upcoming Album Title
Big K.R.I.T. released his latest mixtape, K.R.I.T. (King Remembered In Time) this past April. This will hopefully keep fans satisified until Krizzle's sophomore effort arrives, whenever that may be. There's no release date, nor album title, at this point. Nonetheless, K.R.I.T. hinted at the project and what it may be titled in a recent interview.
Big K.R.I.T. West Coast Tour Ticket Giveaway!
Big K.R.I.T. will be bringing the King Remembered in Time tour to the West Coast alongside Smoke DZA and Clyde Carson this week, and HNHH is giving away free tickets! It's simple...
Spike Lee & Big K.R.I.T. To Create Short Film For "Praying Man"
Spike Lee maybe known as an iconic film director, but he's also had a past of directing Hip Hop visuals as well. With artists such as Public Enemy and Naughty By Nature on his resume, Spike Lee maybe adding Big K.R.I.T. to that list as the two have been in talks to create a short film for Krit's record "Praying Man".
Review: Big K.R.I.T's "King Remembered in Time"
Ever resilient and defiant, Big K.R.I.T. drops K.R.I.T. (King Remembered in Time) for hip-hop heads to feast on. Placing a stake in Mississippi, K.R.I.T. presents a project to deliver his message that he’s a force to be reckoned with in the rap game. The Southern rapper's latest mixtape delivers quality lyrics and content along with showcasing his musicality, by producing the majority of the tracks on the project.
Big K.R.I.T. Announces "K.R.I.T." Mixtape Release Date
As spring rolls around, hip-hop artists are gearing up for some big releases, free and otherwise. One of those free releases fans are waiting on is Big K.R.I.T.'s K.R.I.T. (King Remembered In Time). The tape is coming sooner than you might think, as the southern rapper announced the release date for his upcoming mixtape the other day via Twitter.The rapper promises to deliver K.R.I.T. in two days from now, on April 10th.
Cover Art Revealed For Big K.R.I.T.'s "K.R.I.T." Mixtape
Although Big K.R.I.T. has yet to announce an official release date for his upcoming mixtape, K.R.I.T. (King Remembered In Time), today he unveiled the artwork for the project.Krizzle revealed the art on Instagram, giving credit to Eric Bailey for designing it. Check it out in the gallery above.