With rapping and producing, Big K.R.I.T. has his hands full. However, he has found time to collaborate with Yelawolf on an entire project. According to K.R.I.T. the duo will likely drop Country Cousins later this year or early next year and it will be an album, not a mixtape as it seemed to be when it was first reported

While promoting his tour, K.R.I.T. stopped by Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club. Faced with criticism about Yelawolf, K.R.I.T. defended his partner-in-rhyme and explained a bit more about the album. 

“What are you talking about?” K.R.I.T. asked, speaking about criticism for Yela. “Everyone’s entitled to their opinion but I can’t feel that way. Once you break down the lyrical content, the homie got something to say. You’ve got to listen, though…You are missing out on some good music.”

Though some thought the Country Cousins project would be a mixtape, K.R.I.T. explained that it will likely be an album instead. 

“We’re trying to make it an album,” he shared, before saying it should be out by the end of this year or the start of 2013. 

K.R.I.T. also added that he has been producing for several rappers but declined to name too many names until the collaborations are locked in and confirmed for release. The video of the interview can be seen below.

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