Big Boi

Dec
11
The Game and Big Boi Visit ’106 & Park’

Game

Big Boi and The Game both drop new albums today, but they kicked off the festivities early with an appearance on Monday’s “106 & Park.”

The OutKast rapper plugged his sophomore set Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors and shared his plans for Christmas, how his collaboration with A$AP Rocky came about, and the craziest rumor he’s heard about himself. He also revealed that he’s nine songs into recording his next solo album.

Fresh from his appearance on “The Howard Stern Show,” Game spoke about celebrating his birthday with eight parties, working out (he demonstrated his strength by picking up Bow Wow), and his new label Rolex Records, a collaboration with Stat Quo.

He also revealed that he plans to buy 25 Rolexes for his friends this Christmas and confirmed that the next single off Jesus Piece will be the D’Angelo-sampled “All That (Lady).”

Never one to shy away from controversy, he also weighed in on his competition this week, which includes Big Boi and Bruno Mars. “I got four No. 1 albums and let’s just say this about to be No. 5,” said a confident Game, who broke down some of his famous lyrics “Inside the Rappers Studio.”

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Dec
8
Big Boi and Little Dragon Perform ‘Mama Told Me’ on ‘Late Night’

Big Boi and Little Dragon

Big Boi lit up “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” on Friday with his ’80s electro-funk jam “Mama Told Me.” Instead of Kelly Rowland, the OutKast rapper was joined by Little Dragon during his entertaining performance.

The Flush-produced song originally featured the Swedish pop band, but due to a business matter out of their control, they were replaced with Kelly on the official single. The latter version appears on Big Boi’s sophomore album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, in stores Tuesday.

You can watch the performance and download the original below.

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Dec
3
New Music: Big Boi f/ Kid Cudi – ‘She Hates Me’

Kid Cudi and Big Boi

Big Boi gets no love on “She Hates Me,” his collaboration with Kid Cudi. The OutKast MC wonders what went wrong with his relationship, while his G.O.O.D. Music co-star sets out to win back his girl’s heart.

“I’ma make her love me again,” croons Cudi, who leaves the rapping to Big Boi.

The moody record can be found on Big Boi’s upcoming album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (Dec. 11), while Cudi’s album Indicud will be out next year.

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Nov
26
New Music: Big Boi f/ T.I. & Ludacris – ‘In the A’

Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors

Big Boi reps for his hometown on “In the A” featuring fellow ATLiens T.I. and Ludacris. The boisterous cut, produced by Showdown, DJ Aries, and Black Owned C-Bone, appears on his sophomore album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, due December 11. ATL stand up.

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Nov
21
Video: Big Boi f/ Kelly Rowland – ‘Mama Told Me’

Big Boi and Kelly Rowland

Big Boi serves up a feast for the eyes in the vibrant video for “Mama Told Me” featuring Kelly Rowland. The Syndrome-directed clip was shot in Los Angeles against a green screen.

“The video is going to be a surreal fantasy land, in which me and the beautiful Kelly Rowland are going to really electrify your mind,” said the OutKast rapper, who described the concept of the ’80s electro funk record. “The song was basically an ode to my mom, just a lot of stuff she taught me coming up that made me the man I am today.”

Kelly rocks a blonde wig and feathery coat in her sexy scenes. “I’m so excited to be working with Big on this project,” said the “ICE” singer. “The whole idea behind ‘Mama Told Me’—the song, the feeling of it, the vibe, and now the video complementing the song just takes it to another level.”

Big Boi’s sophomore album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors is due December 11 featuring A$AP Rocky, T.I., Ludacris, B.o.B, and more.

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Nov
20
Tracklisting: Big Boi – ‘Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors’

Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors

Big Boi is calling on some famous friends for his genre-bending sophomore album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors. Due December 11, the star-studded set includes 14 tracks with appearances from T.I., Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, A$AP Rocky, UGK, Big K.R.I.T., Kid Cudi, and many more. The deluxe edition will contain three bonus cuts.

“Action Packed from top to bottom. All Killer NO Filler!” said the OutKast rapper of the follow-up to his 2010 debut Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty.

See the tracklisting below and check out the cool, yet creepy animated artwork above.

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Nov
12
Behind the Video: Big Boi f/ Kelly Rowland – ‘Mama Told Me’

Kelly Rowland and Big Boi

Big Boi takes you behind the scenes of his dreamy video for “Mama Told Me” featuring Kelly Rowland. The Syndrome-directed clip was shot in Los Angeles against a green screen.

“The video is going to be a surreal fantasy land, in which me and the beautiful Kelly Rowland are going to really electrify your mind,” said the OutKast rapper, who described the concept of the ’80s electro funk record. “The song was basically an ode to my mom, just a lot of stuff she taught me coming up that made me the man I am today.”

Kelly rocked a blonde wig and feathery coat in her sexy scenes. “I’m so excited to be working with Big on this project,” said the “ICE” singer. “The whole idea behind ‘Mama Told Me’—the song, the feeling of it, the vibe, and now the video complementing the song just takes it to another level.”

Big Boi’s sophomore album Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors is due December 11 featuring A$AP Rocky, T.I., Ludacris, B.o.B, and more.

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