Little Rock rapper Kari Faux has released REAL BTCHES DON’T DIE! via drink sum wtr.
The album was primarily produced by Kari’s partner Phoelix, with additional production credits from 2forwOyNE and Park Ave. It also features contributions by Big K.R.I.T., Jazz Cartier, Devin the Dude, TheMIND, Phoelix, and the late Gangsta Boo.
Kari says of the album: After years of subjecting myself to ‘industry standards’ and becoming completely depressed by them, I decided to go home, which was completely grounding. This album is my best work yet and it’s an homage to the loved ones I’ve lost, Southern rap and my ability to alchemize pain that would break some people. My friend and collaborator, TheMIND, convinced me to go to Chicago and work with him and Phoelix. Phoelix and I ultimately fell in love over the course of making this album and that love is in every fiber of this album.
REAL BTCHES DON’T DIE! features the singles “TURNIN’ HEADS (feat. Big K.R.I.T.)” and “ME FIRST,” and “MAKE A WISH” – which pairs Kari’s confident verses with a 2000s-throwback beat with chill snaps and echoing synths.