As the music portion of SXSW threatens to rear its crowded "it was better before Kanye" head again next week, The BoomBox has collected a selection of our favorite hip-hop events to ease your troubled mind while attending the event in Austin, Texas.
Big K.R.I.T. seems like he's been a part of the hip-hop scene for much longer than he has. His attention to detail has given him the edge over a long list of up-and-coming artists who believe in quantity over quality. The producer-rapper has never been one to "drop a m
There are a lot of things to look forward to in 2012: Dr. Dre's Coachella appearance, the first photos of Jay-Z and Beyonce's baby, Blue Ivy, and the impending doom coinciding with this year's winter solstice. Bu
Big K.R.I.T.'s story is definitely one for the movies. The 25-year-old Mississippi-based rapper has never been one to pigeonhole himself, doing all of his own production on his projects from the start.
Following the announcement that he's joining Young Jeezy's Corporate Thugz Entertainment label, Freddie Gibbs is taking his show on the road. The Gary, Ind. native is teaming up with Big K.R.I.T. for an upcoming East Coast tour, which sees the up
Mississippi rapper and producer Big K.R.I.T. has had quite a year. Since The BoomBox featured him in our Top Prospect column, K.R.I.T. signed a major label deal with Def Jam, toured with associates Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y and earned significant critical acclaim for his breakout mixtape, 'K.R.I.T. Wuz
The 2011 XXL Freshmen Class -- a body anointed by XXL magazine as the game's hottest newcomers -- have had a big 24 hours. After gathering at B.B. Kings Blues Club in New York City Tuesday night (March 22) for a concert, the group of 11 rappers dro
Big K.R.I.T.'s grueling performance schedule has put a damper on his upcoming mixtape release. The Mississippi rapper, who planned on dropping his new offering 'Returnof4eva' on Tuesday (March 22), has delayed the giveaway after being distracted from its recording while performing at last week's South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas.
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