Los Angeles native young bedroom rapper KR is still a bit of a mystery, although all of his SoundCloud uploads have plays in the hundreds of thousands. The last part of his three mixtape series came out in 2014 which was I$oLyf3 3. After his I$oLyf3 project- a three- mixtape series that vary between different styles of music. Now almost two years later he comes out of the woodwork with a smooth new EP titled “And It Begins“.
And It Begins serves as a reintroduction of the rapper who brought the Internet bouncy singles like “Play My Shit” this time last year. Though it doesn’t include his sporadic single from last fall, “Bout That”,
Just in time for springtime loving, KR dropped the 5-track EP on March 30th, boasting a slew of big name producers. The opening track “My Type” is produced by Dem Jointz, “Complicated”, which first dropped earlier last month, is produced by Tim Suby and the entire project was mixed and mastered by Tim Cooper.
And It Begins shows off a more mature, introspective and turned down sound for the buzzing up-and-comer. The vibes are heavy on this one.
“I listen to my fans more than they think sometimes,” the 21-year-old said in a press statement regarding the new project. “I saw them asking for a project constantly as of late and it became evident I needed to give them something in some form or another. The production comes from a number of producers that all have tremendous growth of their own.”
In an interview KR had with XXL , the California MC said his goal in hip-hop was to bring hope to people going through trials and tribulations who don’t have a voice to express themselves.
“I want to touch all my fans with every lyric, beat, video and performance.”
Visual by Anthony Supreme.
Source: XXL Magazine