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Rappers 3Bubble & J.Gray Are the New Outkast

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 06.13.2016 | Entertainment
Rebecca Bohanan

I try to look at things through the eyes of Dr. King/And then I wonder are we really fulfilling the dream?/Are we content, are we done with making pro...

Black Motherhood, Misogyny, and Memes

Terri Linton | Posted 06.07.2016 | Black Voices
Terri Linton

The growing trend amongst many of our black male celebrities is to publicly denigrate black women and mothers. Big Boi was the latest to take aim when he posted a meme drawing a comparison between the black mother from the 70s and the one of today.

OutKast Maybe Could Have Prevented That Super Bowl Wardrobe Malfuction

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 11.06.2015 | Entertainment

One-half of OutKast appeared on ESPN's "The Dan Le Batard Show" Thursday and revealed that the duo was once asked to perform at the Super Bowl. Accord...

Big Boi Says He And Andre 3000 Are 'Brothers For Life'

The Huffington Post | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 09.28.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Outkast fans can breathe easy. Even though the hip-hop duo hasn't released new music together since 2006's "Idlewild," there's no bad blood between AT...

Kira Brekke

From Collaborating With Big Boi To Performing At MSG, Phantogram Is On The Up And Up | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.02.2015 | Entertainment

Typical of most events at Madison Square Garden, Monday's show featuring Phantogram as Alt-J's opening act was an entertaining experience. As the elec...

Andre 3000 Says He 'Felt Like A Sellout' Doing Outkast Tour

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 12.06.2014 | Entertainment

There's a reason Andre Benjamin, best known under his stage name Andre 3000, wore 47 custom jumpsuits during this summer's Outkast reunion tour. In...

If There's An Outkast Biopic, Andre 3000 Wants Leo To Play Him

rollingstonelogo | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By STEVE APPLEFORD Rapper Andre Benjamin worked obsessively on his startling portrayal of J...

Big Boi Announces New Record Deal

Paul Cantor | Posted 07.10.2014 | Entertainment
Paul Cantor

While Big Boi is spending the bulk of his spring and summer months performing Outkast reunion dates, he's also still got his own thing going on. There's a new record contract to prove it.

Outkast's Reunion Had A Weird Ending

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

Following Outkast's reunion at Coachella on Friday night after nearly 10 years away from performing, some fans criticized the group's on-stage energy ...

Big Boi And Wale's 'Game Of Thrones' Raps Have Arrived, And You Want To Hear Them

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 03.06.2014 | Entertainment

The beats are coming. There's no doubt that "Catch the Throne," the upcoming "Game of Thrones" hip-hop mix tape is going to slay everyone in the seven...

Big Boi Recruits Sade For New Music

Posted 01.28.2014 | Entertainment

Outkast's Big Boi enlisted Sade for "CPU 2.0," a new take on "CPU" off of his 2012 album, "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors." The remix features bits...

Why an OutKast Reunion Matters

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.04.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Hip-hop is in an interesting place right now and 2013 was a great year for the genre, however, a new OutKast album could shake up the music world more than a new Kanye, Drake, Eminem, or Jay Z album ever could in this day and age.

Just Big Boi And Andre 3000 Hanging Out

Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

There has been a lot of hype around Outkast's imminent return, and Big Boi has further fueled the fire with an Instagram photo of the duo hanging out ...

Outkast Rapper Gets Some Bad News

Posted 10.08.2013 | Black Voices

Following an 11 year marriage, the wife of Outkast member, Big Boi (born Antwon A. Patton) has reportedly filed for divorce. According to the Atlan...

Ready To Feel Old?

Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment

OutKast's "Hey Ya!" turned 10 on Monday, prompting internet users to collectively sigh and remark upon how old they are. It's also a time for somber r...

Big Boi Postpones Tour For Surgery

Posted 05.30.2013 | Entertainment

Big Boi's big tour plans came to a halt this week. The 38-year-old rapper is postponing tour dates on account of an injury he sustained during a re...

PHOTOS: Big Boi Plays Park West

Posted 05.02.2013 | Chicago

Outkast rapper Big Boi, whose solo work has won both critical and commercial accolades in recent years, hit the stage at Chicago's Park West on Wednes...

Dog Ears Music: Love and Its Aftermath Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Big Boi, Lefty Frizzell, Garbage, Bessie Smith, The Alabama Shakes, and more.

Guess Who Remixed Frank Ocean?

Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment

Good news for Outkast fans! The hyped remix of Frank Ocean's "Pink Matter" has dropped. This is the first time Big Boi and Andre 3000 have appeared on...

WATCH: Big Boi Explains He Didn't Vote For Obama

The Huffington Post | John Stephens | Posted 01.12.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Musician, producer and former member of Outkast, Big Boi, told HuffPost Live Friday that he voted for Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson ...

An Outkast Reunion?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 01.03.2013 | Entertainment

Hip-hop fans have been waiting for an Outkast reunion for some time -- and now they have Frank Ocean to thank. Though it's not a reunion in the tr...

WACTH: Big Boi Reads Dr. Seuss Classic

Posted 02.16.2013 | Comedy

Why is Big Boi reading How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss? More importantly, does it matter? Just enjoy it. He's got to do something when not...

Did These Critics Go Too Far?

The Huffington Post | Treye Green | Posted 12.15.2012 | Entertainment

Another week of movies and music, another week of harsh reviews form the critics. In music, Bruno Mars returned with his sophomore album, "Unortho...

LISTEN: New Song From Big Boi And Kid Cudi

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 12.03.2012 | Entertainment

In preparation for Big Boi's upcoming album, "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors," a new single has been released by the artist. Featuring Kid Cudi, "S...

WATCH: Brian White Opens Up On 'Beauty & The Beast' Role

Posted 12.16.2013 | Black Voices

On this week’s episode of Huff Post BlackVoices’ weekly entertainment news series BV 365, the team sits down with actor Brian White as he discuss ...