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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 ...

Outkast Reunite After Decadelong Hiatus

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

Outkast reunited onstage after a near decadelong hiatus with a jam-packed set at the Coachella music festival, their first of many performances planne...

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...

Album Review: Big Boi Delivers On Second Solo Album

AP | JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. | Posted 02.09.2013 | Black Voices

Big Boi, "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors" (Def Jam) Big Boi is artistic throughout his sophomore solo album, taking risks by meshing electro sound...

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 ...

Pepsi & Billboard's Summer Beats, Plus Conversations with Matchbox Twenty's Rob Thomas and Cassidy and The Drowning Men's Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.28.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pepsi & Billboard's Summer Beats Concert Series Comes to Nashville In the continuing Summer Beats Concert Series being presented by Pepsi and Billb...

North Coast Announces New Headliners: Umphrey's, EOTO & More

Posted 05.30.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's North Coast Music Festival announced the second wave of its lineup Thursday, which includes hometown heroes Umphrey's McGee and a host of ot...

PHOTOS: North Coast Music Festival Lineup Unveiled

Posted 04.17.2012 | Chicago

Chicago's North Coast Music Festival on Tuesday unveiled the initial lineup of acts playing its third-annual edition this Labor Day weekend in Union P...

Questlove, John Legend Rally Behind Trayvon

RapFix | Posted 05.21.2012 | Black Voices

Hip-hop artists and public figures are coming together to support the case of murdered teen Trayvon Martin. ...