Big K.R.I.T. released his new banger of a tape, King Remembered In Time on April 10th and now after letting it sink in with fans for a little he’s now ready to hit the road. Accompanied by Smoke DZA & Clyde Carson the tour starts this week on May 24th in Tempe, AZ and finishes June 1st in Seattle. Check after the jump too see if he is coming to a city near you.
In part 3 of our interview with Big K.R.I.T. about his King Remembered In Time mixtape, K.R.I.T. talked about the struggles and pressure that came with making his first album; feeling like he failed and let his fans down; his resolve to never let it happen again; the redemption he felt from the reception of King Remembered In Time; what it was like to work with 9th Wonder and BJ The Chicago Kid; other producers with whom he would like to work; the relationship between the cover art for King Remembered In Time, 4eva N a Day and Return of 4eva; why he uses stars on each cover; the meaning of Multi; what to expect from his next album and more.
Here’s part 2 of our sit down with Big K.R.I.T. where he reflects on the subjects discussed on his King Remembered In Time mixtape. In this episode, K.R.I.T. talks about how Bun B has served as a mentor, the relationship between pimping and hip-hop, the potential consequences of one night stands and substance abuse, how he uses poetry to express himself and much more. As usual, K.R.I.T. holds no punches when it comes to discussing serious matters.
Big K.R.I.T.’s King Remembered In Time mixtape is one of his most personal efforts to date. We sat down and chopped it up with K.R.I.T. about the project and he reflected on the meaning behind every track. In this part 1, K.R.I.T. talks about why he named the project King Remembered In Time (effectively after himself) and the process of recording the mixtape (he literally slept in the studio). He also talks about what he believes his Purpose is as an artist, as well as his reasons for making The Only One. Lastly, K.R.I.T. speaks on The Banana Clip Theory, his commentary on gun violence and the vicious cycle of destruction it engenders. This is Big K.R.I.T.’s definitive guide through King Remembered In Time.
At the end of their visit to MTV’s RapFix Live Big K.R.I.T. and Snoop Lion freestyle while DJ Enuff was on the tables. Snoop’s album Reincarnated is in stores now. Big K.R.I.T.’s latest mixtape King Remembered In Time is available now on LiveMixtapes.
Big K.R.I.T.’s “Rich Dad Poor Dad” (off his Live From the Underground album) is a deeply personal record. In the song, K.R.I.T. shares some of the many jewels his father dropped on him as a kid and how that shaped him as a man. For the video to the song, K.R.I.T. went even deeper. He took us on an inside journey to some of the most significant places in his hometown of Meridian, MS. We caught up with K.R.I.T. and he gave us a candid and detailed account of both the meaning of the song and the significance of each of the images featured in the video. This is REWIND: Rich Dad Poor Dad.