Big K.R.I.T. returns with his biggest moment yet, a double-album in 4Eva Is A Mighty Long Time.

Let us chart the last three years of Justin Scott, shall we? His asked for his release from his Def Jam contract, becoming a free agent. He released a lauded follow-up to Live From The Underground in Cadillactica. He found love, one of the broad discussion points that influenced his earlier work. And he kept releasing music. Sometimes it was in large batches such as the 12 For 12 series. Other spaces, he dragged his country boy drawl into guest verses to prove some things people chose to forget. Big K.R.I.T. wasn’t lost, nor was he a wayward soul in music. He wanted to create his music within his own vision, not muddled by label politics or suggestions.

It took three years before K.R.I.T. released anything like a large body of work and the fruit of that laboring is 4Eva Is A Mighty Long Time. A double-album. K.R.I.T. wouldn’t just lean on his own ear to craft his latest album. Instead, he would pull from influences all over, OutKast, UGK and even Mannie Fresh. Bun B appears on “Ride Wit Me” as well as the ghost of Pimp C for the chorus. Cee-Lo Green drops a verse (!) for “Get Up 2 Come Down” with his fellow Dungeon Family brother Sleepy Brown. Robert Glasper pops up, same for Jill Scott and Joi. It’s a southern rap album from top to bottom. Only as K.R.I.T. would want it to be.

Led by the singles “Confetti,” “Keep The Devil Off” and “Aux Cord,” it’s Krizzle in his element. Available now on all streaming platforms, take in the 22-track album from Big K.R.I.T. below.

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