Big Boi News

  • Cover of Andre 3000 Says OutKast Reunion Tour Made Him Feel Like A "Sell-Out"
    One of the biggest draws at most music festivals this summer was the reunion of OutKast, the game-changing ATL duo who hadn't performed together in a decade.
  • Cover of Hip-Hop Reacts To Grand Jury Decision In Eric Garner Case
    Following the recent decision of a grand jury in Ferguson not to indict police officer Darren Wilson after he killed unarmed teen Michael Brown, another verdict has been passed that's got many Americans' heads spinning.
  • Cover of Andre 3000 Speaks On Jimi Hendrix Role & Possibility Of OutKast Movie
    Andre 3000 is set to play Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming movie "Jimi: All Is By My Side," centered around one important year in the guitarist's life, from 1966-1967.
  • Cover of André 3000: "I’d Love To Put Out An Album"
    Today, The New York Times published an interview with André 3000 that was supposed to focus on his role as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming film "Jimi: All Is By My Side," but a little hint within about new music seems to be attracting much more attention.
  • Cover of Big Boi Signs To Epic Records, Reunites With L.A. Reid
    A few weeks ago, we reported that Big Boi is currently working on his third solo album, and now we know that the upcoming project will be released on Epic Records, and not on Island Def Jam like his other two LPs.
  • Cover of Big Boi Talks Collaborative EP With Phantogram & Next Solo Album
    Big Boi just performed his second reunion show as one half of Outkast, and apparently things went quite a bit smoother this time around-- which is a good thing, seeing as the legendary duo have over 40 festival tour dates set up for this summer.
  • Cover of Big Boi Talks Upcoming Album, Collaborations With Indie Rock Artists
    Big Boi just kicked off a summer-long OutKast reunion tour with André 3000, but his thoughts are already on his next move. Speaking with The Hollywood Reporter this week, the rapper revealed plans for several upcoming projects, the first of which is a new solo album.
  • Cover of Big Boi Confirms New Music As He Signs New Management Deal
    We are still hoping and praying that there will be an Outkast reunion, although that is looking far more unlikely as both parties vehemently deny this, despite the fact that both Andre and Big Boi are frequenting the festival rounds together.
  • Cover of TV Show "Game Of Thrones" To Release Rap Mixtape "Catch The Throne" [Update: Tracklist & Release Date Revealed]
    Two weeks back, while speaking to Revolt TV, Big Boi made mention of his love for the TV show "Game of Thrones", and revealed he had a mixtape on the way inspired by the show.
  • Cover of Big Boi's Wife Filing For A Divorce [Update: Big Boi Responds To Wife's Demands, Wants Joint Custody]
    It looks like Big Boi's marriage with Sherlita Patton isn't working out. The Outkast rapper's wife filed for a divorce, and she's asking for sole custody of their 12-year child.
  • Cover of Big Boi Reveals Solo Mixtape Coming Soon, Confirms There Is No New OutKast Album
    The OutKast rumors have been all over the map this past year. It seems as though every other week we get confirmation or denial of a new OutKast album, a solo album from Andre 3000, or whatever it may be. 
  • Cover of Hip-Hopera
    On paper, hip-hop and opera seem like completely different styles of music, but many producers have shown us otherwise. Using dramatic, often high-pitched vocal samples, they add a theatrical element to rap tracks.
  • Cover of Big Boi Confirms Solo Album Coming Soon
    Earlier this week we heard from a source inside the legendary Stankonia Studios that Big Boi and Andre 3000 were working on respective solo albums which they would possibly be dropping this year.
  • Cover of Photos: Outkast Linked Up In Atlanta
    Good news, everyone! Shortly after receiving confirmation that Outkast would be reuniting, not only for a Coachella 2014 show, but for an actual tour, the legendary duo have been spotted together-- although no word on if it was to work on music.
  • Cover of Game Changers: Outkast Edition
    More than any other artists or group (excepting Scarface) Outkast is responsible for the rise of southern rap. They were among the first acts to gain recognition from the region and remain one of the most commercially and critically successful rap groups to date.
  • Cover of SummerSet Festival Ticket Giveaway
      HotNewHipHop is giving away six pairs of tickets for SummerSet 2013, taking place August 9-11. This year's lineup includes Big Boi, Common, and many more. Contest Rules:
  • Cover of Big Boi Postpones Tour Dates Because Of Knee Injury [Update: New Tour Dates Announced]
    The duo of Outkast, Andre 3000 and Big Boi both seem to be having a rough week. We reported earlier today that Andre 3000's mother passed away, and now we get news of a slight disturbance in Big Boi's life, although nowhere near Andre's. A knee injury is forcing Big Boi to postpone his current tour dates.
  • Cover of Big Boi Announces "Shoes For Running" Tour
    Big Boi continues to promote his latest solo album, Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors, with the announcement of a tour supporting the LP.The 1/2 of Outkast will be hitting the road for a "Shoes For Running" tour in mid-April, until June.
  • Cover of It's Yo Birthday: Big Boi's Top Solo Tracks
    Since Outkast began an indefinite hiatus shortly after the release of Idlewild in 2006, their unique sound has been greatly missed in the rap game and beyond.
  • Cover of Top 90s Era Rappers Who Are Still Relevant
    The 1990’s was the most crucial decade in the mainstream acceptance of hip hop as a viable art form. The genre’s fresh, energetic sound, coupled with an explosion of talent and one very tragic feud, allowed for rap music to assume a dominant position in popular culture. Some of
  • Cover of 10 Hottest Upcoming Fall Albums
    Feeling the back to school/work doldrums now that summer is disappearing into the rear view mirror of your whip?
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