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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… More »
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… More »
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:: 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… More »
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… More »
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.
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… More »
UPDATE: We reached out to Outkast’s rep, who stated, “There is no announcement regarding new music at this time.”
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… More »
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… More »
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 ,… More »
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.
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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.
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 entries… More »
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… More »