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Mixtape Review: Big K.R.I.T., King Remembered In Time

Big K.R.I.T. still has a point to prove. He makes this clear on “King Without a Crown,” off his newest mixtape King Remembered in Time, where he belts out through his thorny southern drawl that he still hasn’t gotten his proper due. His 2012 major label debut, Live From The Underground, received widespread critical acclaim, but the album didn’t have the commercial or crossover success that K.R.I.T.’s fellow 2011 Freshman peer, Kendrick Lamar, found in his album later that year. K.R.I.T.’s recipe of bluesy, sample-based production and southern-fried consciousness wasn’t beginning to sound overcooked by any means, but there wasn’t ...

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