Posts tagged "Big Boi"

Big Boi Signs To Epic Records

Big Boi first worked with L.A. Reid, then of Atlanta's LaFace Records, when he and Andre 3000 tried to prove through songs and industry showcases that as OutKast, they were stars. So in OutKast's 1994 single “Git Up, Git Out,” Big Boi makes sure to set the record straight. “I'm also down with LaFace 'cause…

By: Christina Lee / May 11, 2014

Phantogram On Sticking To Their Vision & The Status Of That Joint EP With Big Boi: Idolator Interview

Phantogram is one of those rare modern pop acts that thrived by keeping their own pace even as the industry around them became increasingly hectic and unpredictable. In 2009, they were an unknown duo putting together a debut album in a cabin in upstate New York, and after waiting more than four years, this year…

By: Carl Williott / March 28, 2014

Big Boi Nerds Out On ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mixtape Track “Mother Of Dragons”: Listen

This Game Of Thrones mixtape idea, Catch The Throne, is so great, even if it ends up being a terrible tape, because it's giving us a chance to hear a bunch of rappers nerd out about one of the best and geekiest franchises in pop culture right now. It tells us we are not alone.

By: Carl Williott / March 6, 2014

Christina Aguilera Is Pregnant With Her Second Child: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Christina Aguilera is pregnant with her second child according to media reports. The happy news comes a couple of days after she announced her engagement to boyfriend Matt Rutler. Congratulations! [Digital Spy] :: File this under extremely unlikely. Rihanna is apparently pursuing a healthier lifestyle now that she has reached the grand,…

By: Mike Wass / February 21, 2014

Big Boi Shoots Down Outkast Album Rumors, Says He Is Working On ‘Game Of Thrones’ Mixtape

Big Boi chatted with Revolt TV over the weekend to talk about his upcoming projects, which include a solo album and a track on a forthcoming Game Of Thrones mixtape (!!!). Turns out he's a big fan of the HBO show. While that's all wonderful news, he also used the interview to set the record…

By: Carl Williott / February 19, 2014

Big Boi Upgrades “CPU” With Help From Sade: Listen

OutKast's Big Boi has updated one of his newest songs with help from a 1988 single. "CPU 2.0" is a smoothed-out, reworked version of "CPU," one of many Phantogram collaborations featured in Big Boi's second album, 2012's Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors. It's also a mash-up featuring Sade's "Nothing Can Come Between Us." And it…

By: Christina Lee / January 27, 2014

Big Boi Confirms Plans For Another Solo Album

Big Boi recently spoke with Revolt TV, the source of most of the breaking Outkast-related news these days, and he confirmed rumors about another solo LP. In an interview regarding the Outkast reunion posted today (January 23), Big Boi told the network, "Look out for that new Big Boi solo record coming, too... It's coming up, man. Vicious

By: Carl Williott / January 23, 2014

Andre 3000 & Big Boi Reportedly Working On Solo Albums

UPDATE: We reached out to Outkast's rep, who stated, "There is no announcement regarding new music at this time." There's still not much clarity about whether Outkast's reunion tour is the endgame or if it's going to be bundled with a new album from the duo. But Revolt TV is reporting that for now, no Outkast album…

By: Carl Williott / January 21, 2014

Outkast Join Twitter & Instagram, Plot 40 Festival Dates

These days, your reunion isn't official until you have a social media account to go along with it. So the soon-to-be-reunited Outkast have just launched their Twitter and Instagram feeds to keep fans buzzing about their forthcoming Coachella reunion and some 40 (!) live dates to follow. Yup, with their very first tweet today (January…

By: Carl Williott / January 13, 2014

Outkast Reunion Alert: Did Frequent Collaborator Rico Wade Accidentally Confirm Coachella Rumors?

In a feature story about Future, Stereogum may have stumbled upon an accidental confirmation of Outkast's rumored plans to reunite at Coachella. Their writer spoke to Rico Wade, who is Future's cousin and, more importantly for this story, one-third of Organized Noize, the Dungeon Family-affiliated production trio who worked with Outkast early on. While talking…

By: Carl Williott / January 3, 2014

Outkast Reunion Alert: Big Boi & Andre 3000 Post Photos Of Their Recent ATL Hangout

Outkast are rumored to be reuniting for Coachella in April, and while neither the ATLiens nor the festival have confirmed the reports, Big Boi has posted a couple photos that support the buzz. Daddy Fat Sax posted the above shot showing him hanging out with Andre 3000, along with the caption, "The Mighty O ,…

By: Carl Williott / December 2, 2013

Outkast Rumored To Reunite For Coachella 2014

Get ready to say "Hey Ya" all over again! (Sorry.) Critically acclaimed duo Outkast have been on their respective solo tips for the last few years — with Andre 3000 and Big Boi both hard at work on other projects — but if the rumors are true, they'll be reuniting on stage for Coachella this spring. Ready thy bodies, Californians. Billboard report…

By: Sam Lansky / November 19, 2013

OutKast’s ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below’ Turns 10: Backtracking

Backtracking is our recurring look back at the pop music that shaped our lives. Our friends may come and go, but we’ll be spinning our favorite albums forever. After the jewelry flossingshiny suit-wearing era that was the late '90s, the early 2000s saw hip-hop take a more hardcore turn. 2003 was the year of a young…

By: Bianca Gracie / September 23, 2013

Janelle Monae’s ‘The Electric Lady’ Also Features Cee Lo Green, Solange & Big Boi: See The Tracklist

Janelle Monae has released the flashy cover artwork and sprawling tracklist for her forthcoming album The Electric Lady (out September 10). As you can see above, this album comprises Suites IV and V of her ArchAndroid tale, just as she told us it would at Coachella. (And it appears she has at least two more entrie…

By: Carl Williott / August 9, 2013

Ed Sheeran Contemplates Country Album After Taylor Swift Tour: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: Ed Sheeran is open to making a country album. It seems touring with Taylor Swift has opened the Brit's mind to the joys of genre. I can't really pictured Ed in a cowboy hat but sure, why not? [MTV UK] :: In the least surprising news of the day, Nick Jonas pla…

By: Mike Wass / August 7, 2013

Big Boi Makes Crutches Look Cool In “The Thickets” Video: Watch

Big Boi recently had knee surgery after a jump went wrong during one of his concerts last month, but the injury isn't getting him down. In his new video for "The Thickets," the latest single off his second solo album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, the rapper shows off his crutches while cruising through Savannah, Georgia's Tybee…

By: Bianca Gracie / June 28, 2013

Big Boi Announces ‘Shoes For Running’ Tour: See The Full Dates

Those of us who fell in love with Big Boi's 2012 LP Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors are in luck: The OutKast rapper is heading out on a massive 50-date tour, kicking off April 18 in Athens, Georgia with stops at a string of festivals — Illinois' Summer Camp, Louisville's Forecastle Festival, and Toronto's NXNE. Don't expect any cameos from Andre

By: Sam Lansky / March 6, 2013

Big Boi Serves Some Food Truck Goodness In “Apple Of My Eye” Video: Watch

Ever since Big Boi's foray into funky Rock-infused tunes happened, the hits just keep on coming. 2012's Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors included the punchy track "Apple Of My Eye," which now comes complete with a video. Big Boi recently performed this on the Late Show with David Letterman, and was met with rave reviews.

By: Kathy Iandoli / March 2, 2013

One Direction’s Zayn Malik Hurt His Hand, Selena Gomez Should Kiss It & Make It Better: Morning Mix

Did You Hear? :: It looks like One Direction's Zayn Malik injured himself somehow. The Selena Gomez kiss crush was spotted with bandages on his right hand, Chris Brown-style. That's the prettiest mangled hand we've ever seen. [E!] :: By now, we all know about Rick Ross's narrow escape from serious injury and/or death via a

By: Carl Williott / February 1, 2013

Big Boi & Phantogram Groove To “CPU” On ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live': Watch

Big Boi's been hitting the TV circuit hard with his favorite synth-based indie acts Little Dragon and Phantogram, who both had major cameos on his album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. For his latest small screen performance, Sir Lucious Left Foot was still on that fur tip, and he brought Phantogram — as well as a full band with…

By: Carl Williott / January 16, 2013
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