’12 Best Mixtapes: #6 Big K.R.I.T. 4eva N a Day

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As you can see, this King is remembered in time more in the mixtape category. Maybe it’s because the Mississippi heavyweight is allowed to remain in his comfort zone. Armed with complete creative control, K.R.I.T. mans his own production and doesn’t hesitate penning his passion. Mr. Scott displays his vocals on the hook of the soothing opener “Wake Up Saxaphone” and joy rides over the UGK influence-sounding “Me & My Old School.” K.R.I.T. kicks it into high gear on the reflectful “1986” and turns it up until the knob breaks on the soulful title track. On a serious note, the Def Jam artist addresses his label on “Handwritten”, tackles relationships on “Red Eye”, remembers lost loved ones on “Yesterday”, and shares motivation on the inspiring “Boobie Miles”. Southern hospitality at its finest.

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  • Facts

    No way there are 5 better mixtapes of a higher quality than this. No way.

  • Kenny

    Props to KRIT, great mixtape, I still listen to it like it just came out. Can’t wait for the tape Hes working on now

  • Marko-V

    Yea, this was on point. They need to rerelease the trilogy like The Weeknd did and make some real money off this collection.

    @remarkoble1

    http://www.datpiff.com/Marko-V-Stupid-Dope-Moves-The-Album-mixtape.421151.html

  • CaliSteppin

    Well dam I had this in at least the top 5

  • NastyNate

    Best mixtape of the year

  • http://ajb4.com AJB4

    best tape of the year HANDS DOWN

  • epinz

    unless bfk is number one, theres no way this shoudnt be it…1999 was great, so was blue chips and a few others, but they weren’t 4eva n a day

  • That Guy

    @ Big Homie. Did you take into consideration that he produced this entire album single-handedly? This is considered a street album. I’m curious what you rated higher than this cause I don’t see anything more creative, original, and lyrical.

  • Facts

    I agree with epinz.
    The only thing that comes near this KRIT tape is Gibbs, who really provided a great, impressive mixtape/album. Even greater than KRIT’s if you forget that KRIT produced his stuff all on his own for a second.

    I am really afraid to see mixtapes from Meek Mill, Rick Ross, or Big Sean in the Top 5. Disgrace. Politics. Media.

  • 5 years ago XXL fired Elliott Wilson for to much dicksucking and he later had throat problems for swallowing too much sperm

    I’m listening to this now and no way in hell are Officer Ricky and Meeks tapes better than this NO WAY

  • Da Business

    Damn, 6 really?

    That’s a hard pill to swallow…

  • Nein6x

    so wait yall diss his album but praise his mixtape? shit i dont like

  • Showboat

    Yea man, this mixtape was something special. interested to see what mixtapes will be above this one.

  • SpkdaTruth

    Boobie Miles is the sh&t i still listen to it all the time

  • Yeezus Christ

    this mixtape is garbage, big krit sucks

  • myG

    PLUS THIS DUDE PRODUCES ALL HIS SONGS JHEEEZ how talented

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  • http://www.da-what.com Benja

    everything KRIT does is gold. great performer and a great recording artist. lyrics, beats, features, KRit has got it all.
    Y’all should check out my list here:
    http://da-what.com/2012/12/29/top-10-free-hip-hop-projects-of-2012-mixtapes/
    Let me know what you think and leave a comment! Got some overlaps with RR and some other new ones. Naming 10 best is impossible but we are trying to throw some shine on projects that we thought were great from 2012.

  • St810

    underrated

  • Uno

    They clowning this aint better then taylor allerdice

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