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Welcome To Rap’s Well-Connected Old-Man Era

It used to be a truism: Rap fans are fickle. Rap fans don't take care of their elder statesmen. Rap fans are only after what's…
Tom Breihan | June 28, 2017 - 11:55 am

Status Ain't Hood

Does Lil Uzi Vert Suck?

Three videos. First video: Last February, Lil Uzi Vert, a surging young rapper, visits the Hot 97 morning show, a place where many surging young…
Tom Breihan | April 26, 2017 - 10:42 am

The Anniversary

ATLiens Turns 20

André Benjamin didn't use his first verse on ATLiens, OutKast's second album, to tell you about how great he is. Instead, he used it to…
Tom Breihan | August 19, 2016 - 12:38 pm

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Big Boi Talks About Having Dinner With Kate Bush, Teases Possible Collaboration

Ever since the high OutKast era, Big Boi has been vocal about his love of the reclusive British art-rock great Kate Bush. He's been bringing…
Tom Breihan | July 23, 2020 - 11:35 am

Big Boi & Sleepy Brown – “Can’t Sleep”

Big Boi and longtime collaborator Sleepy Brown (best known for singing the hook on "The Way You Move") have a new joint album called The
Chris DeVille | June 26, 2020 - 10:22 am

Big Boi Playing Motown Founder Berry Gordy In Bobby DeBarge Biopic

Big Boi will play Motown founder Berry Gordon in TV One's upcoming biopic The Bobby DeBarge Story, The Fader reports. DeBarge was the lead singer…
Peter Helman | February 22, 2019 - 10:22 am

Big Boi Announces Dungeon Family Tour

There is a strong case to be made that Atlanta's Dungeon Family is the greatest crew in rap history. The collective started sometime in the…
Tom Breihan | February 4, 2019 - 11:02 am

Super Bowl Halftime Show: Watch Maroon 5 Perform With Travis Scott & Big Boi

Maroon 5 headlined tonight's Super Bowl LIII Halftime Show in Atlanta, alongside Travis Scott and Big Boi. They performed a medley of "Harder To Breathe"
Julia Gray | February 3, 2019 - 8:56 pm

Big Boi – “Doin’ It” (Feat. Sleepy Brown) & “Return Of The Dope Boi” (Feat. Killer Mike & Backbone)

Big Boi is performing at the Super Bowl Halftime Show this Sunday alongside Maroon 5 and Travis Scott. I haven't noticed the Outkast alum facing…
Chris DeVille | February 1, 2019 - 12:03 am

Big Boi Will Perform At The 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show

Big Boi is the latest act confirmed for the 2019 Super Bowl Halftime Show in Atlanta, along with Travis Scott and headliner Maroon 5. The…
Julia Gray | January 13, 2019 - 10:04 pm

Watch Big Boi & Sleepy Brown Perform “All Night” On The Tonight Show

Boomiverse, the last solo album from OutKast's Big Boi, is now more than a year old, and it didn't exactly set the world on fire…
Tom Breihan | August 8, 2018 - 8:51 am

Big Boi Is The First Signing To Disgraced Exec L.A. Reid’s New Label

Last year, the veteran music executive L.A. Reid was removed from his position as chairman and CEO at Epic Records. Reportedly, Reid was fired over
Tom Breihan | March 22, 2018 - 9:51 am

Big Boi Cast In Superfly Remake

Grammy winning rapper Big Boi has joined Sony's Superfly remake. Trevor Jackson, who can currently be seen in the Freeform comedy Grown-ish, will…
Mia Galuppo / The Hollywood Reporter | February 2, 2018 - 5:49 pm

Big Boi Gives Puppy To Little Girl Paralyzed In Bounce House Shooting

Here's a nice story about Big Boi and a little girl: As Atlanta's WSB-TV reports, 5-year-old Abriya Ellison was paralyzed this past April when a…
Chris DeVille | August 11, 2017 - 9:21 am

Big Boi – “Chocolate” (Feat. Trozé) Video

Big Boi just dropped the video for "Chocolate," the Boomiverse single built around Trozé's track of the same name. It finds the OutKast alumnus showing…
Chris DeVille | August 4, 2017 - 2:44 pm

Danger Mouse – “Chase Me” (Feat. Run The Jewels & Big Boi) Video

"Chase Me" is a new Danger Mouse, Run The Jewels, and Big Boi team-up that's included on the Baby Driver soundtrack, and today it gets…
James Rettig | June 22, 2017 - 11:33 am
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