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Big K.R.I.T.

Fri. December 13th 2013 7pm Venue (No Minors) 7pm
Tickets at:, Beatstreet Records, Zulu Records, Dipt
Presented by: blueprintLIVE, LCU NIGHTLIFE
Justin Scott (born August 26, 1986), better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T (King Remembered In Time), is an American rapper and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi.

K.R.I.T. previously released several mixtapes, including Hood Fame, with DJ Wally Sparks and The Last King, with DJ Breakem Off. He’s also made guest appearances on Pilot Talk, the third studio album and major label debut from rapper, Curren$y as well as Kush & Orange Juice, the critically acclaimed mixtape by rapper Wiz Khalifa.

In May 2010, Big K.R.I.T. released his mixtape, K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, digitally, garnering critical acclaim. That same month, former president of G-Unit Records and current Senior VP of A&R at Def Jam Records, Sha Money XL, signed him to the label as one of his first priorities in his new position.

On July 1, 2011 Big K.R.I.T. announced the title of his debut studio album to be, Live from the Underground. It was originally set to be released on September 27, 2011. From October 12, 2011 until November 24, 2011 K.R.I.T. co-headlined The Smoker’s Club Tour 2011 with Curren$y and Method Man. Big K.R.I.T. released Live from the UndergroundJune 5, 2012 to tremendous expectancy. It debuted at number one on the Hip And R&B and Rap Charts. He released his first single off the album titled, “I Got This” on May 7, 2012. He went on the “Live from the Underground” tour, which he headlined along with Slim Thug. In an interview on Bootleg Kev’s radio show, on August 10, 2012, he confirmed that he and fellow Southern rapper Yelawolf were working on a collaborative album entitled Country Cousins. During the same interview, he was also asked about his favorite rappers, to which he responded, “Scarface. Man, I need these people in groups. Can I put the rest as a group? Outkast, UGK and 8Ball & MJG. That’s what my iTunes consists of.” Big K.R.I.T. along with singer Ashthon Jones collaborated with Lecrae for his single “Mayday” from Gravity. Gravity won Best Gospel Album in the 2013 Grammy Awards.
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