Big Boi

Report: Big Boi Becomes First Artist to Sign With Disgraced Epic CEO L.A. Reid’s New Company

L.A. Reid, former Epic Records CEO and music industry staple since the '90s, departed his long-time label last year. His exit came just before sexual harassment accusations against him by a…
Winston Cook-Wilson / March 22, 2018

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 lead the cast…

OutKast’s 2001 Stankonia Cover Story: The End of the Ice Age?

Two days before Thanksgiving, Manhattan's Beacon Theatre is teeming with upscale teenage white girls sandwiched into their best Britney Spears getups—tight, pocketless jeans, gold nameplates,…
Sacha Jenkins / October 31, 2017

Video: Big Boi – “In the South” ft. Pimp C and Gucci Mane

Big Boi's videos for his recent album Boomiverse have generally leaned toward surrealism, and his latest video for "In the South" has a similar tone. The animated…
Brian Josephs / October 31, 2017

Big Boi Gives Bulldog Puppy to Toddler Paralyzed in Shooting

And now for something a little more heartwarming: Atlanta rapper/Outkast icon Big Boi gave the gift of dog to a 5-year-old girl, who became a…
Dale Eisinger / August 11, 2017

Video: Big Boi – “Chocolate” ft. Trozé

Unlike his former Outkast cohort Andre 3000, Big Boi is still invested in these raps and rap videos. His latest of the latter is for…
Brian Josephs / August 4, 2017

Stream the Great Baby Driver Soundtrack

You might already know this, but the new movie Baby Driver opens with an absolutely virtuosic broad-daylight Atlanta car chase set to the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion’s…
Tom Breihan, Stereogum / June 30, 2017

Big Boi on Outkast/A Tribe Called Quest Album: “It Definitely Was Happening”

In an interview on Hot 97 last week, Big Boi said Outkast and A Tribe Called Quest were working on a collaboration album until Phife…
Taylor Berman / June 27, 2017

Video: Danger Mouse – “Chase Me” ft. Run the Jewels and Big Boi

The critically acclaimed Baby Driver finally gets a wide release next week, and "Chase Me"—a Danger Mouse joint from the film's soundtrack that features critically acclaimed rappers…
Brian Josephs / June 22, 2017

Stream Big Boi’s Boomiverse

Outkast alum Big Boi has just released Boomiverse, the long-awaited followup to 2012's Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. The album includes "Chocolate" with Los Angeles-based Trozé,  "Kill Jill" featuring Killer…
Emma May / June 16, 2017

Big Boi – “Chocolate” ft. Trozé

Big Boi has just released another track off his upcoming album Boomiverse: a freaky house-rap track called "Chocolate." It features L.A. rapper Trozé delivering a pitch-shifted,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / June 12, 2017

Big Boi, Gucci Mane, and Pimp C’s “In the South” Is a Pleasant Nostalgia Trip

On the upcoming Boomiverse, it seems like Big Boi is attempting to meld sleek pop and Southern tradition not as a singular aesthetic—like he did masterfully on Sir…
Brian Josephs / June 9, 2017

Big Boi – “In the South” ft. Gucci Mane & Pimp C

Big Boi has let go of a third track from his upcoming album, Boomiverse. "In the South" more than lives up to its name by…
Ian Servantes / June 9, 2017

Video: Big Boi – “Kill Jill” ft. Killer Mike and Jeezy

After releasing the video for Boomiverse's lead single "Mic Jack" last month, Big Boi returns with a new flick for the album's second single, "Kill Jill."
Brian Josephs / June 2, 2017

Danger Mouse, Run the Jewels, and Big Boi Make Bank Heist Music on “Chase Me”

From the soundtrack to the upcoming Ansel Elgort action film Baby Driver, here's "Chase Me," a posse cut of sorts featuring Run the Jewels plus Killer Mike's…
Andy Cush / May 18, 2017
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