Big K.R.I.T. Talks ‘4EvaNADay’ Project, Debut LP In June & Waka Flocka Collab
Mississippi producer/rapper Justin “Big K.R.I.T.” Scott has exploded on the scene thanks in part to two well-received freebie projects, K.R.I.T. Wuz Here and ReturnOf4Eva. Next up for the Def Jam signee is 4EvaNADay next month and his highly anticipated full length album, Live From The Underground, sometime in the summer. In an interview with AOL’s The Boombox, the prolific 25-year old with an old soul revealed his ambitious plans for 2012, and also shared background on some of his musical influences as well.
K.R.I.T. (King Remembered In Time) shared plenty of gems on a variety of topics, including the direction and scope of 4EvaNADay and its similarities to his past work. “It’s still… [the same] as far as subject matter or content, but it’s kind of a glimpse into… I’m just really going for a creative aspect on this next project, actually trying to make a cohesive project that’s more artistic than anything, in my mind,” said K.R.I.T.
The “Country Shyte” rapper also discussed the proposed length of Live From The Underground and what fans should ultimately expect. “I’ve probably recorded at least 22 or 23 strong records and I’ma try to pick from there and bump it down to 14 or 15 songs if I can, then of course, with an interlude or two, it’ll be like 17 tracks,” K.R.I.T. offered. “But I’m definitely more accustomed to putting 22 songs on an album, like on ReturnOf4Eva or K.R.I.T. Wuz Here. But this isn’t the same kind of format.”
Another key highlight from the interview was a revelation of an upcoming K.R.I.T. and Waka Flocka Flame collaboration. K.R.I.T. also shared that his father was key in introducing him to Hip-Hop. “My father introduced me to quality rap. I don’t really want to put it in a category but it was definitely quality. It was on me to find a lot of other music that I took to,” shared K.R.I.T.
Live From The Underground will see a June release on Def Jam, according to K.R.I.T.