Big K.R.I.T.’s new album is 22 songs of pure metamorphic magic.
Yes, listening to these tracks will change you. Back in September, we shared here how Big K.R.I.T. had dropped “Confetti” off the 4eva Is A Mighty Long Time album. Now, according to Spotify, the single is one of his most popular releases from the project.
“Got the win, I want the record…”
As this compilation opens listeners are immediately pulled into K.R.I.T.’s “dirty southern” world. K.R.I.T. is known for his thought-provoking lyricism. Likewise, this most recent release reveals the Hip Hop Artist is staying true to this character. With assists from T.I., Jill Scott, Cee Lo, UGK, Lloyd, Sleepy Brown, and others, Big K.R.I.T. uses this album to express his confidence, reflect on who he’s been, ponder his future, and advocate social issues.
“I’m a proud parent now because I was a proud parent then…”
“We done came a long way from niggas throwin’ CDs out the window like I made a frisbee… full mind, body, and soul- connected to the Most High even when times got low…”
“I got a whole ‘lot of mixed messages in my songs.. am I wrong to feel this way?… God on my line after all, but I ain’t pick up when He called. Matter fact, I ain’t pick up at all ’cause my bills paid now. I said my grace now. My lights is still on… so why would I pray now?”
– (“Mixed Messages”)
“What’s a crown if you don’t protect it?…”
“Keep the lights on, front door locked, ’cause the villains in the wilderness, ‘lotta George Zimmermans…”
“Mama scared the police might make a point outta me…”
4eva Is A Mighty Long Time is a captivating 2-sided album with spiritual vibes. Business Insider says that “Everlasting” is one of the “best new songs” out right now. K.R.I.T., who just recently visited his hometown, dropped this, his third, studio album on Friday, October 27th. Check it out: