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The World’s Best Rap Music Comes From California

The G-funk era is over, but it might be just beginning again. Those days -- the classic early-'90s halcyon era of West Coast rap --…
Tom Breihan | October 19, 2016 - 12:07 pm

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Status Ain’t Hood: The Hazy, Abstract Persistence Of Madlib

On the list of history's greatest, most important rap producers, you will probably never find one with less ambition than Madlib. When I talk about…
Tom Breihan | October 28, 2015 - 11:17 am

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Status Ain’t Hood: How Is The Game Making Good Music In 2015?

When the Game released The Documentary just over a decade ago, it felt like the result of one of those bets that the uber-rich twins…
Tom Breihan | October 21, 2015 - 3:43 pm

More Big K.R.I.T. stories

Rick Ross – “Freaky Hoe” (Feat. Juicy J, Too $hort, & Big K.R.I.T.)

Rap is funny. All these luminaries will jump on a song together, and they'll use their combined starpower to talk about nasty, dehumanizing sex stuff.
Tom Breihan | October 18, 2016 - 11:03 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Free Agent”

Big K.R.I.T. is angry. The Mississippi spitter recently severed ties with Def Jam to sign with Cinematic Music Group, and he's using his latest track,…
Collin Robinson | October 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “So Bad”

Mississippi spitter/producer Big K.R.I.T. has been relatively quiet since dropping It's Better This Way out of nowhere last fall. He's had a few one-offs and…
Collin Robinson | March 28, 2016 - 5:44 pm

Nick Grant – “Royalty (Remix)” (Feat. Killer Mike & Big K.R.I.T)

South Carolina-born, Atlanta-based rapper Nick Grant is just starting to make a name for himself, but he's already attracted the attention of some big names…
Peter Helman | January 25, 2016 - 9:19 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “Guillotine Flow” (Feat. Rapsody)

Just two weeks ago the Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. released It's Better This Way, his rewarding surprise mixtape, which swung back and forth between enlightened,…
Tom Breihan | October 27, 2015 - 12:12 pm

Download Big K.R.I.T.’s Surprise Mixtape It’s Better This Way

Back in August, Mississippi's Big K.R.I.T followed up last year's Cadillactica album by dropping the country-rap trunk-rattler "86," seemingly just to promote his upcoming Kritically…
Peter Helman | October 14, 2015 - 8:51 pm

Raury – “Forbidden Knowledge” (Feat. Big K.R.I.T.)

The promising young Atlanta genre-polyglot Raury is going to release his official debut album All We Need soon, and we've posted his singles "Friends" (with…
Tom Breihan | October 7, 2015 - 1:19 pm

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Status Ain’t Hood: The Stark Blankness Of Travi$ Scott’s Disappointing Rodeo

If you go see Travi$ Scott live, you'll see some exciting things. You'll see Scott whirling across the stage, his hair flying in every direction.
Tom Breihan | September 2, 2015 - 11:18 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “86”

Like a lot of rappers, Mississippi's Big K.R.I.T. has the issue that he can sometimes come across a big too sincere. Unlike a lot of…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2015 - 12:44 pm

Stream 5 New SBTRKT Songs Including A Big K.R.I.T. Collab And A Sampha Remix

SBTRKT had a BBC Radio 1 residency show last night, and he brought along a ton of new material to debut. He also did the…
James Rettig | August 21, 2015 - 11:04 am

Watch Big K.R.I.T. And Ed Helms Discuss Plantation Weddings On The Nightly Show

A "plantation wedding" is exactly what it sounds like: a wedding held at a Southern plantation undoubtedly built by slaves. Apparently it's a trend, and…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | July 31, 2015 - 12:50 pm

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Status Ain’t Hood: Meek Mill Is Extremely Good At Rapping

Rap music is too vast and overwhelming a thing for any one song to encapsulate all the multitudes it contains. But if I had to…
Tom Breihan | July 1, 2015 - 10:01 am
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