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Last year, there was one album -- Kendrick Lamar's Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City -- that united virtually the entire rap-listening public in adoration. This year, no such luck. Many heard my #1 pick of the…   Read Story »
Big K.R.I.T.'s very good recent mixtape King Remembered In Time ends with "Multi," a swelling struggle-rap built from an M83 sample. And today, that track gets a video, an artfully assembled…   Read Story »
This afternoon, the great Mississippi rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T. released his new mixtape King Remembered In Time. We've already posted its Bun B collab "Shine On" and its James Blake-sampling…   Read Story »
Remember last month when we made a hand-wringing post about the death of the MP3 and thereby the end of the downloadable Monthly Mix? Well, fuck it -- ZIP FILE BACK. Thank you for your comments and…   Read Story »
The song may share a name with a certain legendary Georgia rock band, but "R.E.M.," the new track from the heavy-hearted Mississippi rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T., borrows a sample from a very…   Read Story »
The Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. rose to fame by working up a sweeping, organic, entirely convincing personal take on mid-'90s country rap. So it's a thrill to hear K.R.I.T. enlist one of…   Read Story »
Teenage backpack-rap revivalist hasn't slowed down one second since bubbling up to national attention about a year ago, and now he's got a new single called "Underground Airplay" that pairs him up…   Read Story »
"Rich Dad, Poor Dad" is a spare, reflective song from Big K.R.I.T.'s Live From The Underground video, and it's about being a kid and slowly figuring shit out with a father's help. And today, the song…   Read Story »
On "1 Train," a massive six-minute posse cut from his forthcoming LONGLIVEA$AP album, A$AP Rocky has lined up pretty much every single rapper who's had the internet going nuts in the last couple of…   Read Story »
For a new version of "Me & My Old School," an ode to ancient gas-guzzlers from Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T.'s album Live From The Underground, K.R.I.T. recruited Houston underground rap…   Read Story »