Thursday May 16
Big Boi's Wild Ride
Back in 2003, when the white-hot OutKast released dual solo albums - Big Boi's Speakerboxxx and Andr 3000's The Love Below - something peculiar happened: Big Boi arrived.
Wed May 15, 2013
Santa Cruz Sentinel
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Big Boi, known for being Andre 3000's partner in Outkast and as one of the central members of the Dungeon Family, will perform with special guest Killer Mike.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Pordland Mercury
Tonight in Music: Big Boi, the Appleseed Cast
BIG BOI, KILLER MIKE Outkast largely put itself on ice after 2006's Idlewild , but Big Boi has picked up the baton, releasing two high-powered albums that keep the group's signature Southern funk intact, and expanding.
Sun May 05, 2013
Big Boi prospers on collaboration
Rapper Big Boi also is a song- writer/actor who has collaborated with many artists in his genre-busting career.
Thu May 02, 2013
Monsters and Critics
Academy Award Nominated composer John Debney gets 'Idlewild'
Academy Award nominated composer John Debney features world famous trumpeter Arturo Sandoval on his score for "Idlewild," a ragtime-inspired musical starring Andre Benjamin and Antwan Patton of R&B duo Outkast.
Big Boi thrives on collaboration
Big Boi is a serial collaborator, one of those endlessly curious artists who's always thinking "what if?" when he charges into a new project.
Wed May 01, 2013
Reader's Agenda Wed 5/1: Sound Opinions does Wattstax, Reading Under the Influence, and Big Boi
Sound Opinions at the Movies, hosted by Greg Kot and Jim DeRogatis, takes on Wattstax , Mel Stuart's documentary about the 1972 Watts Summer Music Festival, the "black Woodstock." Catch it at the Music Box.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Big Boi without Andre 3000? It's just not the same
Antwan "Big Boi" Patton and "Andre 3000" Benjamin, collectively known as OutKast, are like the Hall & Oates or Sam and Dave of hip-hop. Their distinctly different styles complement the other's: Big Boi's gritty directness nicely counterbalances Andre 3000's trippy fluidity, and it all is anchored by adventurous, and often accessible, productions.