Big KRIT drops a hard hitting, self-produced single in “Pick Up The Pace“, a collaboration with EA Sports and MLB The Show. With an anthem-like feel, Krit makes timely baseball references that dually serve as metaphorical words of wisdom.

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A living testament of the grind, its safe to say that Krit has fully embraced his position as one of rap’s top independent artists. Since the departure from Def Jam it seems as if he’s actually gathering more big time placements on his own.

On the second verse of “Pick Up The Pace“, Krit recites “max contract, they want me back, imma have to green it up”. While its unclear if this is a reference to sports and his perceived worth in the arena of hip-hop or a revelation of labels attempting to reunite with the acclaimed creator, its BEEN plain to see that he has no plans of slowing down.

Picking up the pace definitely sounds like the better of the two options.

Stream the infectious single below on our “SHINE LIKE SUN” playlist. Also featuring the likes of Dizzy Wright, Mick Jenkins, Horus Gump and more. Follow us while you’re there.

— Southern lyricist, Big K.R.I.T., has announced the release of his fourth studio album, given us an official release date, and has dropped the album’s first single, “K.R.I.T. Iz Here”.

Back in 2010, Big K.R.I.T. dropped his breakout mixtape, K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, to critical acclaim and was instantly placed on the radar of many avid underground Hip-Hop fans. Now, 9 years later, Big K.R.I.T. has announced that his next studio album will be titled K.R.I.T. Iz Here.

K.R.I.T. Iz Here will be Big K.R.I.T.’s first album since his 2017 double LP, 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time, but it seems that this will be well worth the wait. Not only will the album’s source of inspiration encourage Big K.R.I.T. to bring his A-game, but he’s already given us a glimpse of what we can expect with his first single, “K.R.I.T. Here”.

The Camper-produced single plays perfectly to K.R.I.T.’s southern roots with smooth Gospel-like background vocals and instrumentation. As far as the lyrics go, K.R.I.T. declares his official arrival as he discusses topics like self-elevation and appreciation, independence, and more.

K.R.I.T. Iz Here is set to drop on June 12th. Until then, check out the cover art, created by Mihailo, Steven Othello, and Sig, as well as the full “K.R.I.T. Here” track, above.