Outkast

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

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

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

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 Is Having Fun Again on “Mic Jack,” Even With Adam Levine

Big Boi's recent career arc evokes the disappointment of watching a five-star chef serving samplers outside of Pinkberry. His versatility devolved from being a key weapon…
Brian Josephs / April 20, 2017

Big Boi – “Mic Jack” ft. Adam Levine

Atlanta icon and former Outkast MC Big Boi has just premiered "Mic Jack," a new single with Maroon 5's Adam Levine. The single is set to appear on…
Rob Arcand / April 20, 2017

André 3000 Directed a Video for Divine Council’s “Decemba” (Which He Also Rapped On)

You may not know Richmond's Divine Council, but the rap quartet's new remix for their song "Decemba" boasts one of the most coveted and rare…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 1, 2016

Pimp C Said He Didn’t Like Andre 3000’s “International Players Anthem” Verse, Which Is Actually Very Good

In a teaser for an upcoming episode of ItstheReal's "A Waste of Time" podcast, Jeff Sledge, who worked as an A&R at Jive Records in the 2000s,…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 3, 2016

Watch OutKast Perform at Last Night’s Dungeon Family Reunion

Yesterday's ONE Musicfest in Atlanta promised to reunite the city's legendary Dungeon Family collective of artists: Big Boi, Goodie Mob, Killer Mike, CeeLo Green, and Organized Noize were all…
Anna Gaca / September 11, 2016

20 Years, 20 Questions: Big Boi Reconnects With OutKast’s ‘ATLiens’

August 3, 1995: a day that will live in rap infamy. The Source was hosting its annual award show that night at the Paramount Theater…
Corbin Reiff / August 22, 2016

Listen to ‘Songs for Survival,’ Jay Z’s Playlist About Social Injustice

After sharing "Spiritual," an original protest song addressing police violence against African-Americans, Jay Z has returned to TIDAL with a curated playlist of activist music…
Anna Gaca / July 10, 2016

OutKast Turned Down Super Bowl Offer Because André 3000 Wouldn’t Shorten Songs

Oh, what could have been. Big Boi revealed today that OutKast were invited to perform at a Super Bowl Halftime Show, but turned down the…
James Grebey / November 5, 2015
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