Big K.R.I.T. - Free Agent Lyrics




[Big KRIT & Breakfast Club:]
[DJ Envy:] "Def Jam didn't really support, uhhh..."
[Charlamagne:] "I was shocked they put your album out. I'm not gonna lie to you."
[KRIT:] "For real you were shocked?
[Charlamagne:] I mean, I knew you had an underground following cause of your mixtapes and stuff..."
[DJ Envy:] "They wasn't ready"
[Charlamagne:] "... but I was shocked that they actually put your album out."
[Angela Yee:] "How many more mixtapes did you end up putting out before they released your album?"
[KRIT:] "I mean exactly"
[Angela Yee: "I know you did a lot of touring..."
[KRIT:] "Yeah"
[Charlamagne:] "I knew people in the Def Jam building who was like, 'man... ' I say when the Big Krit album coming out? And they say 'NEVER. Ain't gonna sell no records.'"

[Big KRIT:]
I built it from the ground up
Act like they found us
From the sign of the label, tried to drown us
I built a boat in a moat for my castle
I graduated to a businessman, I got tassels
Another chapter, another story, another plot
Mother fuck the foul in their court, I took a shot
Three presidents in 5 years, I never stopped
While they worried about the single sales-
The albums flopped
Oh Lord, Lord, Lord there they go
Trying to fuck me out another but I ain't a ho
I produce and write my own shit, I know the score
I'm gonna drop another mixtape, ain't gonna tour
We ain't playing games man, I'm too raw
For you to try to take me out my motherfucking zone
For you to try and tell me I ain't motherfucking known
I guess I gotta do it how I done it on my own, UH

I've been a free agent nigga
I've been a free agent nigga
Even when I was signed
It was multi til I die
I've proven motherfuckers wrong
Every God damn time
I've been a free agent nigga
I've been a free agent nigga
Naw they can't hold
Put the whole team on my shoulders
Now there's money on the way
Because the contract's over

What good is a team if they don't ball out with you?
Domino niggas they'll fall out with you
At the table with the majors they go all out with you
Til you're underground with it, they won't crawl out with you
So they serve, serve you a plate
Full of scraps and the bait
You ain't eating so you ate
So ain't moving so you shake
Anything that you can
'Cause you gotta drop another album
But ain't make a mother fucking dollar, OH!
Man it's hard to understand
How they rob a nigga then shake his other hand?
How I hit the road when I ain't never had a chance?
How I sell a show and I ain't even make 'em dance?
How I ain't a gimmick but I got all these fans?
How I made in merch what you got in your advance?
How I work the tape like I was bagging up the grams?
How a country boy took that country shit and ran?
UH

I've been a free agent nigga
I've been a free agent nigga
Even when I was signed
It was multi til I die
I've proven motherfuckers wrong
Every God damn time
I've been a free agent nigga
I've been a free agent nigga
Naw they can't hold
Put the whole team on my shoulders
Now there's money on the way
Because the contract's over





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  1. Sambo92

    💯💯 #Fall2019

  2. Lee Fairley

    I graduated from a business man. I earned the tassels

  3. OdysseyPrime

    Charlamanchild sample lol

  4. ThisIsDK

    This top 10 KRIT songs for me!! Damn that 1st verse gets me everytime!

  5. matthew smith

    Fuck a label. When it’s truth? It’ll hit and it’ll resonate. Go on and listen to the industry nonsense. Nothing beats music likes this!

  6. KingKendrick

    And this man proceeded to release a masterpiece double album, legend.

  7. Tyler Gilman

    Respect..

  8. A L

    Still relevant still true to the culture to his own to his trueself ...Respect From Angola King Free K.R.I.T

  9. Yaco Jimenez

    Snapped like always 🔥

  10. Super29Vegas

    Underrated BIG KRIT 🔥 🔥 🔥 🔥🔥🔥 🔥

  11. ijada Ma'at SaRa

    🔥🔥🔥🔥 every time. Lu me some big krit

  12. Kayo Davis

    😍💋🙌😍😘💋😘😘💋😍😘💋💋

  13. Tarik Memphis Tn

    Krizzle

  14. Brendan Ducey

    don't understand how labels can sleep on a guy like this, shows you how bad these guys making deals behind the curtains want money and only money. Using these truly talented artists for their own profit, it's a shame. Def jam took a huge L against you, keep promoting the realness K.R.I.T. because rappers like you are almost extinct at this point.

  15. thegoldenhero

    fuck def jam

  16. KAZ CLEViiiR

    Man....he came through something vicious....like fuck def jam

  17. KAZ CLEViiiR

    Wop wop aye aye wop!!!!!

  18. Braulio Robles

    Krit the truth thow🔥 bringing nothing but the real somthing i can swang down in that lac or the jag

  19. PNB Rock savage

    This song is the beast

  20. ii QwiiZ

    "Big krit"keep doing you. Fuck them haters, your sound is real

  21. Billy McDowall

    k-rino is the king of the south lyrical beast

  22. Broken Masterpiece

    CAN REAL RAP MAKE IT'S WAY BACK 💯💯

    Braulio Robles

    R Gibbs i think it will bro

  23. James Fleischmann

    Wink...I Agree 100....Back to tha Roots Yo.DOPE!

  24. 88 Classik

    This shit should be a million ➕ #mississippi

  25. Dilomski

    Krit, one of the dopest rappers out there the last 10 years.

  26. Nola FreeSpirit

    say that shit Kritt

  27. Tariq Yasiin

    Our KING

  28. WILLIE ASH

    K.R.I I T make me proud to represent da SSIPP#LONGLIVETHASIPP

  29. Ms.Vikki LaShun

    Its just something about his voice! Im so enamored!

  30. F Garret

    THOS IS KRITS YEAR WATCH HIM BLOW UP THIS SUMMER 😈

  31. Tariq Yasiin

    Joe Buddens agrees to this for sure lol

  32. TREY84LEE

    Money on the way cuz the contract over #1 MC of my top 3

  33. Streetz GD

    Soul food only for the WOKE

  34. Truth x

    Carl Zealer's Instagram brought me here.

  35. Joseph Cingrani

    I've been sleeping 😴

  36. Dylan Johnson

    good God this is 🔥🔥🔥

  37. SpacedOut713

    Fuck radio , Do your thing Krit

  38. Mr. KnowBuddy

    damn I'm the man, I'm the shit like pooh, i dont need no pants to dance, i just a need some honeys to ram

  39. Chris Goodman

    Never Under Estimate the Talent of Soul...Hats off To Krizzle.....🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

  40. Keith Paris

    oh lawd lawd lawd

  41. Christian Lopez

    Big krizzle

  42. Boe Nettles

    top 5 top 5 top 5...

    K.R.I.T
    J Cole
    Drake
    Lamar
    Lecrae

    ...imo

  43. channel wonotu

    own ya own

  44. the modfather

    Good job! The flow is pretty bland tho.

  45. Capital_STEEZ

    It always seemed odd to me that Big Krit was with deff jam in the first place. Glad to see it all helped in allowing this track to come to be!

  46. Primrose Redmond

    luv K.R.I.T. waiting on that new ish 2 drop..The Sipp

  47. Ali Zeitoun

    every single one is another one.

  48. Maurice Smith

    he's so country but so dope!!! his style is ill

  49. Dan McNaney

    GOAT💯

  50. Capricorn H20

    Man can't trust no record label companies. I remember Micheal Jackson leaving sony & he said "now i'm a free agent" Them companies leave you high and dry. Been a fan of you since 08 & had the pleasure of meeting you. it's harder on your own, but its better that way.

  51. eric cooper

    Kit is one in LIFE TIME! He is a modern day God/Legend....NOBODY HAS PRODUCED HIS ON FIRE BEATS AND MURDER THE MIC! #NOBODY! #WHO??? I'll WAIT.......

  52. Alphred Limon

    KING of da SOUTH

  53. deathequals345

    still one of the most underrated artists out there K.r.i.t. should be all over the radio.

  54. Joel Amaro

    I like a southern rappers but this boy kills everything #beastmode

  55. Darren Fox

    Crank cold blooded crank !!!!

  56. dotGATSBY [MONSTAR Productions]

    🔥🔥🔥🔥

  57. Deezy P

    Check out my 44 bars freestyle!

  58. D_McG 23

    Big Krit forever slept on smh

  59. Capricorn H20

    KING. been a fan since 08. glad i had a pleasure meeting you.

  60. Cin Strife

    The last dragon breathin just escaped his dungeon... dare somebody say sum KRIZZL

  61. Pa' La Raza

    so what happened with def jam & K.R.I.T??

    Ty Noble The Seven God

    Ivan Zarco did u listen to the intro bruh

  62. Alexandria Matthews

    MY SONG!!!!!!!

  63. Mr. Leaky Boyles

    K.R.I.T. is one of the greatest. UGK Alumni. Call it Nu.G.K.

  64. Gabriel Mckensey

    My nigga always goes hard and comes correct

  65. Moonie Beatz

    I love you Big K. R. I. T.

  66. Michelle Depew

    I'm in love

  67. PurebreedFLA

    Damn....Let my manz THROUGH! from an 85 country boy to an 86 one, I salute you folk

  68. C Brown

    Whoever's givin those dislikes is on some bitch shit. Cuz this is top quality music. Ya'll are hatin, not critiquing this song. Even though I wish for KRIT to continue to reach new heights in his career & get the recognition he 100%, without a doubt deserves, I feel like he's too good for mainstream. He's too authentic, intelligent, driven & too strong in character & principles and that makes him more than mainstream deserves. He isn't willing to sell out & play himself for a little bit of radio time & they just don't know what to do when they encounter someone like him. He's the real GOAT. He is amazingly gifted in both songwriting & music production, and I can't think of another artist in Rap/Hip-hop that has mastered both of those aspects quite the way he has. The fact that he is as unappreciated by the music industry as he is, confirms to me that the industry is corrupt & controlled. They don't want us to think for ourselves. I believe Big KRIT is someone that could really shake things up in the industry and make some real & lasting changes with enough support from fans.

  69. meetmytwinsCliknClak

    yea this my first time hearin krit. lik folks done told me about him but i nvr paid em no mind till i heard this on my sirius radio n this shit banging. like hard asf

  70. Mega Trunks

    country nigga nailed it

  71. 3rdShift GFX

    fuuuuuuck! #multiTillIDie

  72. Jordn Masiah

    my nigga a free agent

  73. Kathy Wilson Jones

    love this damn song to death!!! OMG. OMG.

  74. KRITx7

    KING REMEMBERED IN TIME 🔥🔥🔥

  75. Matheus da Silva

    Muito foda!!!

  76. Metroyd

    i jam to this everyday. never gets old!

  77. rgktt

    Krit went off!

  78. ISO Joe

    fucking fire mane #realtrillshit

  79. Equal O

    I've been on Krit ever since T.I. was promoting him back in 2011. Love his sound these days.

  80. Christopher Reitzer

    only 100,000 views wow

  81. jimmy banks

    mane hold uppp!!! This mothafucka jamminnn!!!!! listen to it like 50 times lol

  82. Lashawn Hall

    🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 FREE AGENT

  83. fr00bers

    god damn is this man underrated

  84. Wild Heart Wild Mind

    This goes hard AF

  85. Bad Habbit Records

    This is my shit KRIT you where always to real and independent for that bullshit to just short you like that. KEEP GRINDING YOUR an inspiration.

  86. 101001rs

    I play this song every day krit the mf man

  87. Travis Taylor

    2017 going to be the year for
    ACTION BRONSON
    KRIZZLE
    YELAWOLF
    LIL WAYNE
    LIL DICKY

  88. alphonso johnson

    this my mufuckn nigga yo he sound like da shit I be on

  89. Chris Sanders

    3rd coast!

  90. Darius Bradley

    Mississippi on top soon! #MississippiBornAndRaised

  91. 010587impala

    fuck ya dude

  92. IDOT ROK

    Krit your music is so real. Thank God for artists like you.

  93. NurseRatchetHo

    22 DEF Jam Employees

  94. Di Lung Move it Ya Fool!

    Came for Cadillactica, going to take a few listens to vibe to this.