“Big K.R.I.T. is the illest”
On a recent episode of Drink Champs, Waka Flocka joined DJ EFN and Noreaga. to talk about his vegan diet, relationship with Gucci, and a lot more. During the interview, the topic came up about rap and current rap artists. Waka shared some serious praise for fellow southern rapper Big K.R.I.T.
“Yo K.R.I.T. is literally — of my generation — the most underrated rapper,” Waka told DJ EFN and NORE. “And I’ma tell you, if I had to pick one artist to go against any artist, there’s not one n**ga in hip hop today that I can think about — young — that can out rap Big K.R.I.T. With substance, title, understanding, a complete body of an album, Krit is the illest. Yo, if God asked me, ‘How do you wanna rap?’ I’d be like, ‘Let me rap like Big K.R.I.T. but put some entertainment, how to entertain with it.’ K.R.I.T. that n***a, yo. He one of the most powerfulest young n**gas, bro.”
Who is Big K.R.I.T.?
Born in Meridian, Mississippi, Big K.R.I.T. started his musical career in 2005. After signing with Def Jam, he gained recognition following the release of his single “Country Shit”. The remix of the song featured Atlanta rapper Ludacris and Houston rapper Bun B. While with Def Jam, K.R.I.T. released 2 albums, Live From the Underground and Cadillactica.
In 2016, Big K.R.I.T. left Def Jam to start his own record label Multi Alumni. He released his third album 4eva Is a Mighty Long Time in October 2017. It debuted at number seven on the Billboard 200. His fourth and latest album K.R.I.T. Iz Here was released in June 2019. In honor of the one-year anniversary of K.R.I.T. Iz Here, he released a short film to commemorate the album.
K.R.I.T. has been discussed as one of the most underrated rappers since the 2010 release of his project K.R.I.T. Wuz Here. “If I stay true to myself and the music I make it’s gonna be all good,” says Big K.R.I.T. in an interview with the Chicago Tribune. “It’s the road less traveled,” he said. “But it makes for a beautiful experience.”.