Big K.R.I.T. Explains Being Sharper In 2010 vs. 2014, Less Likelihood Of Country Cousins (Audio)
With his sophomore major label album, Cadillactica (premiered last night, September 30) just over five weeks away (November 11), Big K.R.I.T. is the latest guest on The Combat Jack Show. Making his 2014 stop on the audio program, Krizzle really opened up on everything from his skills, to emotions, to his previously-private romantic relationship.
At 12:00, K.R.I.T. explains why his “samurai sword” was sharper in 2010, around KritWuzHere than it may appear now, admitting that he was confined to a single room, with much less of a career to juggle. That discussion bleeds, for more than five minutes, into the anger and sadness in Krizzle’s previous mixtape-albums, and why it may be more absent in recent goods. By 17:00, the Def Jam/Cinematic artist takes the discussion into a reaction of Kendrick Lamar’s “Control” mention.
Going back to 2012’s Live From The Underground, Big K.R.I.T. breaks down the discussions he had with B.B. King in making “Praying Man” (25:00). It’s at 40:00, that Combat Jack surprises the MC/producer, asking him about a recent Instagram post of a significant other. However, Meridian’s own does not duck from the questioning, just shows a bit of discomfort.
The closing 20 minutes of the hour-long discussion have Big K.R.I.T. explaining sampling less, and sharing the production duties (Jim Jonsin, Rico Love) on Cadillactica. He also alludes to the fact that Country Cousins with Yelawolf is less likely to happen, given both artists’ change in direction since 2011, when the idea was proposed publicly.
Lastly, at the hour-mark, K.R.I.T. shares his dreams to work with OutKast, Adele, Paramore, and Goodie Mob, which may happen, since he teamed with B.B. King and Lucile after all…
Check the whole interview: