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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 ambition, I don’t mean the drive to push one’s own ideas, to test and exceed the things that one has done in the past. Madlib has that. He’s made entire… More »

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 from Trading Places might’ve made: If we take a rapper with no particular talent and a mile-wide corny streak, and we give him access to the world’s best collaborators, how… More »

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. You see him diving headlong into the crowd — not the “hold on, everyone, get ready to catch me” stagedives that some rappers do, but the sudden and convulsive Trash… More »

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Download Big K.R.I.T. See Me On Top 4 Mixtape

The snarling, sincere, frequently-great Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. has released three mixtapes in his See Me On Top series, but the last one came out…
Tom Breihan | September 16, 2014 - 3:55 pm

Alt-J – “Every Other Freckle (Remix)” (Feat. Big K.R.I.T.)

God bless the unexpected remix. In the buildup to their new album This Is All Yours, Alt-J have already employed the talents of the L.A.
Tom Breihan | September 15, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “Pay Attention” (Feat. Rico Love)

Earlier this year, Big K.R.I.T. released a track every day of the week for something he called "Week Of K.R.I.T." that gave us "New Agenda"…
James Rettig | July 27, 2014 - 11:25 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “MT. Olympus” Video

Big K.R.I.T.'s incensed, fiery Southern-rap fuck-you "MT. Olympus" was one of our favorite songs of last week. The new video is a good one, too,…
Tom Breihan | May 7, 2014 - 2:56 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Sometimes the 5 Best Songs Of The Week get along with each other quite well, but this week they're a bit at odds. One-half of…
Stereogum | May 2, 2014 - 4:57 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “MT. Olympus”

In recent weeks, the Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. has been throwing new tracks like "New Agenda," with Rick Ross, and "Lac Lac," with A$AP Ferg,…
Tom Breihan | April 29, 2014 - 9:33 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Lac Lac” (Feat. A$AP Ferg)

Right now, Big K.R.I.T. is in the midst of his "Week Of K.R.I.T." campaign, in which he offers up a new loose track every day.
Tom Breihan | March 5, 2014 - 2:45 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “New Agenda” (Feat. Rick Ross)

At this point, it doesn't make much sense to call the Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. "underground" anymore. He's on Def Jam, his last album had…
Tom Breihan | March 3, 2014 - 11:53 am

The 40 Best Rap Albums Of 2013

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,…
Tom Breihan | December 16, 2013 - 8:35 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Multi” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | July 22, 2013 - 2:41 pm

Download Big K.R.I.T. King Remembered In Time Mixtape

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…
Tom Breihan | April 10, 2013 - 4:35 pm

Stereogum Monthly Mix: March 2013

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,…
Amrit Singh | March 29, 2013 - 2:19 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “R.E.M.” Video

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…
Tom Breihan | March 11, 2013 - 2:41 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “Shine On” (Feat. Bun B)

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…
Tom Breihan | February 27, 2013 - 3:37 pm

Joey Bada$$ – “Underground Airplay” Video (Feat. Smoke DZA And Big K.R.I.T.)

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…
Tom Breihan | February 7, 2013 - 2:42 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “Rich Dad, Poor Dad” Video

"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…
Tom Breihan | December 20, 2012 - 11:15 am

A$AP Rocky – “1Train” (Feat. Kendrick Lamar, Joey Bada$$, Yelawolf, Danny Brown, Action Bronson & Big K.R.I.T.)

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…
Tom Breihan | December 18, 2012 - 11:58 am

Big K.R.I.T. – “Me & My Old School” Video (Feat. Lil Keke & Slim Thug)

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,…
Tom Breihan | August 13, 2012 - 4:03 pm

Big K.R.I.T. – “What U Mean” (Feat. Ludacris) Video

"What U Mean," the slightly reprehensible fuck-or-get-out track from Big K.R.I.T.'s Live From The Underground album, has a new video from Decatur Dan, quickly becoming…
Tom Breihan | July 30, 2012 - 10:59 am

Big Boi – “Gossip” (Feat. UGK & Big K.R.I.T.)

Big morning for rap music! And now here's another thing to get amped about. Last month, we learned that OutKast's Big Boi was planning to…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2012 - 9:42 am