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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

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The 35 Greatest Concerts of the Last 35 Years

We know, we know — the best concert of all-time is your friend’s obscure indie-punk band playing a sweaty neighborhood basement back in ‘94. We admit…
SPIN Staff / November 28, 2020

The Most Influential Artists: #21 OutKast

As part of our 35th anniversary, we’re naming the most influential artists of the past 35 years. Today, we’re at #21. From Atlanta, Georgia, here…
Max Bell / November 16, 2020

The Reissue Section: November 2020

This month's edition of the Reissue Section bounces all around the globe: from Athens, Ga. to Wales, from Berlin to Sacramento (and back to Athens…
Ron Hart / November 13, 2020

Outkast Share Rare Zack de la Rocha Remix of ‘B.O.B.’

With the 20th-anniversary reissue of Outkast's Stankonia dropping on Friday (Oct. 30), the duo shared one of the rare tracks that will appear on the…
Emily Tan / October 26, 2020

OutKast’s Stankonia to Be Reissued for 20th Anniversary

OutKast's Stankonia remains one of the jewels of the Atlanta duo's catalog. With that album turning 20 on Halloween, it makes sense that its getting the reissue…
Daniel Kohn / October 8, 2020

The 50 Best Songs of the Year 2000

The year 2000 looms large in pop culture history: the Y2k non-scare, the Seinfeld "Newmannium" episode, the "In the Year 2000" sketch from Conan O'Brien's…
SPIN Staff / September 25, 2020

Big Boi Releases New Single With Sleepy Brown, Says Big Sleepover Is ‘Coming Soon’

Roll out the red carpet for Atlanta hip-hop royalty. Big Boi is back, releasing his a single "Can't Sleep" that features none other…
Brenton Blanchet / June 26, 2020

Andre 3000 Drops New Merch Benefitting Movement for Black Lives

OutKast fans are rejoicing at the return of Andre 3000. And while 3 Stacks hasn't hopped on a new track in a bit,…
Brenton Blanchet / June 10, 2020

André 3000 Spotted Playing Flute in LAX Terminal

André 3000 can do it all. The rapper, singer, actor, clothing designer, and animated TV series creator has always been a jack of all trades,…
Rob Arcand / June 15, 2019

Watch Big Boi’s Tiny Desk Concert

"Good afternoon. We’ve come...to give you three big songs behind a tiny ass desk," Big Boi said at the NPR Office recently. He delivered on…
Gwen Aviles / October 9, 2018

André 3000 Releases 2 New Songs for Mother’s Day: Listen

André 3000 has released two new songs for Mother's Day. The Outkast rapper uploaded the songs to a new Soundcloud account, also joining Instagram to…
Rob Arcand / May 13, 2018

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

André 3000 Says the First Guitar Chords He Ever Played Became “Hey Ya”

When most aspiring guitarists pick up the instrument, they usually quickly figure out how to bash out some simple riff like "Brain Stew" or "Smoke…
Andy Cush / October 30, 2017
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