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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 his very own aesthetic — one pretty far removed from the ruminative Dungeon Family gutbucket soul-funk that animated the first three OutKast albums. Big Boi’s sound builds on the anarchic… More »

By: 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 were also the original guests on “Mama Told Me,” the album’s single, but former Destiny’s Child singer Kelly Rowland eventually replaced them. On Friday night, though, Big Boi was the… More »

By: 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 Said OK,” “Gossip,” “Mama Told Me,” “Lines,” “In The A.” And now here’s yet another: “She Hates Me,” a profoundly bummed relationship song with a drunkenly-gargled Kid Cudi hook. Hear… More »

By: 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 and T.I. Stream it below. More »

By: 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 Told Me” originally featured Little Dragon. The official version of it, though, features Kelly Rowland, making this a collaboration between the second bananas in two of the greatest and most… More »

By: 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 Said OK,” “Gossip,” “Mama Told Me,” “Lines.” Apparently, though, we did not know just how far this album was going to go.

We now have the Big Boi… More »

By: 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, “If you’ve been near a television recently, you’ll know that Andre 3000 is too busy shaving his moustache to record a new Outkast album.” Seems we weren’t alone in our… More »

By: 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. We’ve already heard a few tracks that could end up on the album: “Gossip,” “Mama Told Me,” “She Said OK.” And now we’re happy to bring you another one: The… More »

By: 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 Said OK.” Last week, he and the Swedish band Little Dragon debuted another new one called “Mama Told Me” live. Last night, Funkmaster Flex debuted that track’s studio version, and… More »

By: 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 a social campaign featuring photos of indie rock luminaries like Grizzly Bear, TV On The Radio, St. Vincent and Death Cab For Cutie encouraging you to register. HeadCount has more… More »

By: 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 a video for the song that appears to be made for late-night Cinemax. If Big Boi was going to make a video like this, you’d think he’d make it more… More »

By: 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 Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty. His early track “Gossip” features UGK and Big K.R.I.T., but another song from the album, “Mama Told Me,” has a very different collaborator: The… More »

By: 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 for a new shoe. It’s on sale now and pictured up top; view a trailer for an adjoining design contest Converse is hosting below. Also, while we’re on the foot… More »

By: 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 follow up 2010’s excellent solo album Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty with a new one called Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors. And today, we get to… More »

By: 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 2010’s Sir Lucius Left Foot: The Ballad Of Chico Dusty whupped so much ass. And now we’ve got a new track, one that features Big Boi uniting with the fashionable… More »

By: 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 horizon for the moment, but at least they’re both working on things for the moment. The mercurial André 3000, for one, has taken a break from his current gig a… More »

By: Tom Breihan / May 29, 2012 - 9:23 am

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 on Roku? Maybe I stayed in and did that. There is no way to know. But all across this great country we do know there were fireworks to be see… More »

By: 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 Pit DJ set to NYC’s Governors Island on Saturday. It was the first year for the fest, which featured no overlapping sets. There was also sanctioned beer pong. Check out… More »

By: 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 year’s fest in beautiful, boiling Manchester, TN. Featuring Sleigh Bells, Lil Wayne, Twin Shadow, Big Boi, Wavves and Best Coast (aww), Karen Elson and Jack White (hmm), Jim James’ hair,… More »

By: Scott Lapatine / June 11, 2011 - 3:28 pm

Big Boi Discusses Modest Mouse Collab

On April 27 Big Boi tweeted about working with Modest Mouse in the studio.
Yesterday MTV New caught up with Big Boi to figure out what the artists have been working on. The rapper tells MTV News that he, Modest Mouse, and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below producer Chris Carmouche spent time in Big Boi’s Stankonia… More »

By: jessica / May 5, 2011 - 2:45 pm