1. Big K.R.I.T.'s Major Label Moment Almost Never Happened

    May 23, 2012 1:25 PM EDT 0 0 0 Ever since Big K.R.I.T. staked his claim on Southern rap with the 2010 mixtape K.R.I.T. Wuz Here , hip-hop fans have anxiously awaited the Mississippi native's proper debut. Though the wait for Live From the Underground , due June 5, has been a ...

  2. The Case For K.R.I.T.: Mississippi Rapper Finally Drops Debut

    May 17, 2012 6:15 PM EDT 0 0 Ever since Big K.R.I.T. staked his claim on Southern rap with the 2010 mixtape K.R.I.T. Wuz Here , hip-hop fans have anxiously awaited the Mississippi native's proper debut. Though the wait for Live From the Underground , due June 5, has been alm ...

  3. Big K.R.I.T. Releases '4Eva N A Day' Mixtape

    March 05, 2012 12:30 PM EST 0 0 0 Although he has yet to set a new release date for his proper debut album, Mississippi rapper/producer Big K.R.I.T. is staying busy on the mixtape front, dropping a 17-track effort titled "4Eva N A Day," on Monday (Mar. 5). Click here for t ...

  4. The Economy of Mixtapes: How Drake, Wiz Khalifa, Big K.R.I.T. Figured It Out

    September 16, 2011 5:45 PM EDT 0 0 0 On Feb. 13, 2009, the mixtape paradigm shifted. Aligned with Lil Wayne , the then-unsigned Drake , who'd spent the few years before releasing buzzy mixtapes (rapping over hits), unleashed his almost entirely original mixtape "So Far Gone.& ...

  5. Video: Big K.R.I.T. on 'Return of 4eva' and Dream Collaborators

    June 16, 2011 4:13 PM EDT 0 0 0 In the spring of 2010, Big K.R.I.T. was out of money and close to giving up on music. 15 months, two acclaimed mixtapes and one deal with Def Jam later, the 24-year-old MC/producer (real name: Justin Scott) is the toast of the indie rap world. After ...