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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

Status Ain't Hood

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

Bilal – “Pleasure Toy” (Feat. Big K.R.I.T.) Video

The ever soulful Bilal has made some key guest appearances on many of the more conscious albums of the past couple years, but he's been…
Collin Robinson | November 23, 2016 - 2:08 pm

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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