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Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Turns 10

While visiting my alma mater last week, I spent some time working from the back room of a coffee shop, the same room where I…
Chris DeVille | September 23, 2013 - 12:47 pm

Janelle Monáe – “Electric Lady (Remix)” (Feat. Cee-Lo, Big Boi, & Solange)

Janelle Monáe released her long-anticipated sophomore album The Electric Lady and it features a vibrant collaboration with Solange. The Target deluxe edition of the record…
Claire Lobenfeld | September 13, 2013 - 1:03 pm

Big Boi – “The Thickets” (Feat. Sleepy Brown) Video

Big Boi continues to ride out last year's Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors with a video for album cut "The Thickets" featuring his "The Way…
Claire Lobenfeld | June 28, 2013 - 10:55 am

Photos: Big Boi & Killer Mike @ Roseland, Portland 5/13/13

Portland venue Roseland played host to Atlanta rap kingpins Big Boi and Killer Mike. Big Boi performed a hits-filled set, replete with his own solo…
Stereogum | May 14, 2013 - 11:58 am

Big Boi – “Apple Of My Eye” Video (Feat. Jake Troth & Epic Meal Time)

Outkast rapper Big Boi has a new video for the third single off his sophomore solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Runners. "Apple of My…
Liz Pelly | March 3, 2013 - 11:40 am

10 Best Songs

The 10 Best OutKast Songs

In roughly the early 1900s, painting dissolved into abstraction and appropriation, and artists working since then have veered away from realism. As modern life splintered…
Alex Tatusian | January 31, 2013 - 1:23 pm

Watch Big Boi Play Kimmel

Last night, Big Boi was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Joined by Phantogram, he performed "CPU" to a huge outdoor audience instead of…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 16, 2013 - 12:18 pm

Frank Ocean – “Pink Matter (Remix)” (Feat. André 3000 & Big Boi)

Frank Ocean orchestrates an OutKast reunion of sorts with this remix of "Pink Matter," one of Channel Orange's most melancholic tracks. While the song already…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 14, 2013 - 10:21 am

Watch Big Boi On Letterman

Last night, Big Boi played musical guest on the Late Show With David Letterman, surging through "Apple Of My Eye," a rippling funk track from…
Tom Breihan | January 3, 2013 - 9:37 am

Big Boi – “In The A” (Feat. T.I. & Ludacris) Video

The bangingest banger from Big Boi's recent album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors is "In The A," the Atlanta superstar summit that also features on-fire…
Tom Breihan | January 2, 2013 - 9:29 am

Watch Big Boi And Kelly Rowland Play The View

Big Boi seems to exist entirely in the indie-festival universe these days, so it's nice, every once in a while, to remember that he's totally…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2012 - 3:36 pm

Album Of The Week

Album Of The Week: Big Boi Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors

After Speakerboxxx, after Big Boi Presents Got Purp?, after Sir Lucious Left Foot, it's now possible to say that Big Boi, the solo artist, has…
Tom Breihan | December 11, 2012 - 11:47 am

Watch Big Boi And Little Dragon Play Fallon

Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, the new solo album from OutKast's Big Boi, has a few collaborations with Swedish pop group Little Dragon. Little Dragon…
Tom Breihan | December 10, 2012 - 8:53 am

Big Boi – “She Hates Me” (Feat. Kid Cudi)

Next week, Big Boi releases his all-over-the-place solo album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, and we've already heard a whole pile of its songs: "She
Tom Breihan | December 3, 2012 - 10:38 am

Big Boi – “In The A” (Feat. Ludacris & T.I.)

Here's the bouncy ATL-centric "In The A" from Big Boi's forthcoming Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors, a track that features -- who else? -- Ludacris…
Corban Goble | November 26, 2012 - 5:10 pm

Big Boi – “Mama Told Me” (Feat. Kelly Rowland) Video

Earlier today, we saw the bizarrely indie-heavy tracklist for Big Boi's forthcoming solo album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors. And even the buoyant single "Mama
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2012 - 12:40 pm

Big Boi Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors Details

Next month, OutKast rapper Big Boi releases his second solo album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, and we've already heard a bunch of songs: "She
Tom Breihan | November 21, 2012 - 9:11 am

Big Boi: Andre “Had To Do Some Gillette Shit”

Outkast were No. 3 in our list of the 20 Albums We've Been Waiting For Forever, and as we wrote about the band back then,…
Michael Nelson | November 14, 2012 - 1:19 pm

Big Boi – “Lines” (Feat. A$AP Rocky & Phantogram) (Stereogum Premiere)

Next month, OutKast rapper Big Boi will release his new album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, the follow-up to 2010's excellent Sir Lucious Left Foot.
Tom Breihan | November 9, 2012 - 2:38 pm

Big Boi – “Mama Told Me” (Feat. Kelly Rowland)

Next month, OutKast rapper Big Boi releases his new solo album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, and we've already heard his songs "Gossip" and "She
Tom Breihan | October 2, 2012 - 8:38 am

Grizzly Bear, Death Cab, St. Vincent Remind You To Register To Vote

Tomorrow is National Voter Registration Day, and the non-partisan group HeadCount is taking action by hosting registration events in 30 cities. Alongside that push comes…
Corban Goble | September 24, 2012 - 2:50 pm

Big Boi – “She Said OK” Video (Feat. Theophilus London) (NSFW)

A couple of months ago, Big Boi recruited the New York fashion-rapper Theophilus London for the soft-focus sex-jam "She Said OK." And now we get…
Tom Breihan | August 31, 2012 - 10:22 am

Watch Big Boi & Little Dragon Debut “Mama Told Me”

OutKast rapper Big Boi is getting ready to unleash Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, the follow-up to his great 2010 solo album Sir Lucious Left
Tom Breihan | August 9, 2012 - 10:12 am

M83 Designs Sneakers, Big Boi Designs Socks

Not to be outdone by Justin Vernon (and many, many others), the dreamy worlds of M83 and the more canvas-based worlds of Converse will collide…
Corban Goble | July 6, 2012 - 12:02 pm

Big Boi – “Gossip” (Feat. UGK & Big K.R.I.T.)

Big morning for rap music! And now here's another thing to get amped about. Last month, we learned that OutKast's Big Boi was planning to…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2012 - 9:42 am

Big Boi & Theophilus London – “She Said OK” (Feat. Tre Luce)

Yesterday, we learned that OutKast rapper Big Boi is working on a new solo album called Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors -- good news, since…
Tom Breihan | May 30, 2012 - 9:53 am

André 3000 Plays Hendrix, Big Boi Names Album

It's been years since the two members of OutKast got together to record an album, and a reunion doesn't seem to be anywhere on the…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 9:23 am

We Got The Tweet

How Independent Rockers Celebrated #IndependenceDay

How did you celebrate July 4th? On a rooftop BBQ listening to our summer mix? Maybe you stayed in and watched old episodes of Hoarders
Scott Lapatine | July 5, 2011 - 1:07 am

Governors Ball 2011 In Photos

The single day, two stage Governors Ball brought Big Boi, Girl Talk, Empire Of The Sun, Pretty Lights, Neon Indian, Das Racist, and a Passion…
Scott Lapatine | June 20, 2011 - 5:12 pm

Bonnaroo 2011 Photos: Thursday & Friday

The 10th annual 'Roo is underway. Here are Randy Cremean's great pics of some of the notable sets from the first two days of this…
Scott Lapatine | June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm