Justin Scott, better known as Big K.R.I.T., was born on 26 August 1986 in Meridian, Mississippi. His music career took off in 2005 when the rapper signed a contract with Def Jam Recordings. The very first single recorded by the artist brought him plenty of attention from the music critics.
Scott started learning how to play the cello when he was still in grade school. Back then, he learned how to sing as well. When Justin became famous, he started talking about his early years. It turned out that when he was young, the rapper didn’t have money for beats. He mastered MTV Music Generator for PlayStation, which allowed him to create them. The rapper also talked about being was influenced by such famous artists as Outkast, UGK, 8Ball & MJG, and Tupac Shakur.
Big K.R.I.T. started by releasing several mixtapes with other artists. Among them are Hood Fame with Wally Sparks and The Last King with DJ Breakem Off. Justin also became a guest singer when Currensy was recording his third album, Pilot Talk.