XXL Freshmen Live 2013 feat. Big K.R.I.T
Joey Badass, Action Bronson, DJ Soulbuck
1003 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19107
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Please note this show has been rescheduled to June 20th. Tickets for the originally scheduled 5/01/13 XXL Freshmen Live show will be honored. Refunds Available at Point of Purchase.
Justin Scott (born August 26, 1986), better known by his stage name Big K.R.I.T., is an American hip hop musician and record producer from Meridian, Mississippi.
In June 2010, Big K.R.I.T released his album, K.R.I.T. Wuz Here, digitally, garnering critical acclaim. That same month, former president of G-Unit Records and current Senior VP of A&R at Def Jam Records, Sha Money XL, signed him to the label as one of his first priorities in his new position.
K.R.I.T. previously released several mixtapes, including Hood Fame, with DJ Wally Sparks and The Last King, with DJ Breakem Off. He's also made guest appearances on Pilot Talk, the third studio album and major label debut from rapper, Curren$y as well as Kush and Orange Juice, the critically acclaimed mixtape by rapper Wiz Khalifa, that was the No. 1 search and trending topics on Google and Twitter following its release. He is a frequent collaborator with both artists.
K.R.I.T. is an acronym, meaning King Remembered In Time.
In October 2010, K.R.I.T. will co-headline The Smoker's Club Tour with Curren$y and Smoke DZA. He is set to appear in Little Rock, AR with Curren$y and Mac Miller.
In November 2010, K.R.I.T. opened for Wiz Khalifa in Winston-Salem and in Ashland, Virginia during the Waken Baken tour.
He is one of the featured XXL Top Eleven Freshmen of 2011, along side of Meek Mill, Cyhi Da Prynce, Lil Twist, Yelawolf, Fred The Godson, Mac Miller, YG, Lil B, Kendrick Lamar & Diggy Simmons.
Jo-Vaughn Virginie Scott (born January 20, 1995), better known by his stage name Joey Badass (stylised as Joey Bada$$), is an independent American rapper, producer and artist from Brooklyn, New York. He is a member of the hip hop collective Pro.Era, with whom he has released two mixtapes. Joey released his debut mixtape 1999 in June 2012 to critical acclaim, followed by Rejex in September.