1. BET Experience 2014: Outkast, A$AP Rocky & Rick Ross Pack the House on Day 2

    June 29, 2014 1:53 PM EDT Duo headlines second night of BET Experience concerts, joined by A$AP Rocky, Rick Ross, August Alsina and more It was all about Outkast Saturday night (June 28) as the pair brought their 20th anniversary celebration to Los Angeles. BET Experience 2014: Maxwell Captivates, Jill Scott Sizzles…

  2. Outkast Announces Homecoming Atlanta Concert

    June 13, 2014 7:30 AM EDT Outkast’s comeback lap will also include a homecoming show.  Antwan “Big Boi” Patton and André "3000" Benjamin have announced they'll bring their reunited rap duo to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park on Sept. 27 for a headline concert. Outkast will curate the show, with…

  3. OutKast, 'Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik' at 20: Classic Track-by-Track Review

    April 26, 2014 12:25 PM EDT Hip Hop in 1994, for the most part, was akin to the same government that it was at war with. You had the East Coast acting as the Republican party, leaning on classical sounds and ideologies, while the West Coast promoted the more Democratic, liberal side of things. Then you had the South…

  4. Outkast To Headline 2014 BET Experience In Los Angeles

    April 21, 2014 12:14 PM EDT Hip-hop duo Outkast, who recently celebrated their 20th anniversary by reuniting for this year's Coachella Valley & Arts Music Festival, will headline the 2014 BET Experience, to be held June 27-29 at L.A. Live in downtown Los Angeles. Mary J. Blige, Maxwell, Rick Ross to Hit BET…

  5. Big Boi Debuts 'Mrs. Vandebilt' Mash-Up Video: Exclusive

    March 31, 2014 3:17 PM EDT Big Boi pulls inspiration from Paul McCartney for the last 'Mash-Up Monday' track from his 10-week series. He and Organized Noize's DJ Dungeoneze (Ray Murray) combine Big Boi's "Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors" song "Mama Told Me" with McCartney&…

  6. Big Boi Signs New Management Deal: 'We Have a Lot of New Material Coming' (Exclusive)

    March 21, 2014 5:35 PM EDT Big Boi, the rap artist best known as half of hip-hop duo Outkast, has signed a management deal with Jordan Feldstein's Career Artist Management, whose clients include Maroon 5 and Robin Thicke. The news comes as Big Boi (born Antwan André Patton) is reuniting for the first time since…

  7. Wale, Big Boi, Common & Daddy Yankee To Appear On 'Game of Thrones' Mixtape

    March 06, 2014 5:35 AM EST Could Westeros folk song "The Bear and the Maiden Fair" be getting it's own hip-hop remix? Probably not, but HBO is poise to release a "Game of Thrones" mixtape Friday in preparation for the fantasy show's season 4 debut. "Catch The Throne: The Mixtape,…

  8. Outkast Announce Tour of Over 40 Festivals

    January 13, 2014 11:18 AM EST Outkast took to their official website to announce that they'll be celebrating their 20th anniversary as a musical act by performing at more than 40 festivals around the globe during the spring/summer of 2014. "It's truly an honor to celebrate 20 years and still be…

  9. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Debut 'White Walls' Video: Watch

    September 09, 2013 6:03 PM EDT Macklemore and Ryan Lewis never fail to entertain with their visuals. Following their gay equality anthem, "Same Love," the duo debuts the fun video for their latest "Heist" single, "White Walls." In the Ryan Lewis-directed video, Macklemore stars as Mackle…

  10. Janelle Monae Talks 'Electric Lady' Origins & Prince Collaboration

    September 09, 2013 1:35 PM EDT Janelle Monáe says a series of paintings she made on tour gave birth to the concept for her forthcoming second studio album, "The Electric Lady." "I would paint and I would sing at the same time, and every night I painted this female silhouette... for like three, four months…

  11. Lil Wayne Returns Home, Rocks Madden Super Bowl Party With Big Boi

    February 01, 2013 10:15 AM EST Much of pregame festivities at the Super Bowl are centered around music, and considering the sponsorships and dollars thrown to host these affairs, the stakes are high. The name of the game is to get the most media impressions and ultimately, have folks talking about your event well after…

  12. OutKast to 'Reunite' on Frank Ocean, T.I. Songs

    January 03, 2013 1:20 PM EST Big Boi took to Twitter to reveal that he'll be joining Andre 3000 on updated renditions of Frank Ocean 's "Pink Matter" and T.I. 's "Sorry." This summer, Big Boi told his Twitter followers that he was to appear on the two Andre-assisted songs but ultimately…

  13. Chart Juice: Game's On a Roll With 5th No. 1 R&B/Hip-Hop Album

    December 20, 2012 7:49 PM EST As "Jesus Piece" opens with 86,000 copies (according to Nielsen SoundScan), Game now counts five No. 1 titles on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with the last four coming consecutively. His major label debut, "The Documentary," spent five weeks atop the chart in 2005, followed by…

  14. Big Boi, DMX: Who Remixed Christmas Classics Best?

    December 18, 2012 2:30 PM EST What's better than reciting the rhymed verses of "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"? Listening to Big Boi tell and mid-way rap the children's story right in time for the holidays. There are three key moments in Big Boi's Christmas message -- him jokingly whispering to…

  15. Wiz Khalifa Scores Second No. 1 Album on R&B/Hip-Hop Chart

    December 17, 2012 5:10 PM EST Wiz Khalifa 's "O.N.I.F.C." debuts at No. 1 on R&B/Hip-Hop Albums with 141,000 copies sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, marking the Pittsburgh rapper's second leader on the list. It follows his major label debut "Rolling Papers" which opened at the top of…

  16. Big Boi Performs Hits At NYC Show, Brings Out Phantogram, A$AP Rocky

    December 11, 2012 3:15 PM EST Big Boi is a man of endurance. Throughout his 20-year long career, the Atlanta hip-hop luminary has specialized in elastic, bombastic verses that, to this day, leave mere mortals gasping for air. Last night (Dec. 10) at New York City's S.O.B.s, Big Boi treated fans to such skill when…

  17. T.I. Debuts Andre 3000-Assisted Song, 'Sorry': Listen

    November 27, 2012 12:10 PM EST When T.I. previewed a selection of "Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head" in NYC last month, "Sorry," was one of the tracks that a few in attendance couldn't shake afterwards. "Sorry" features both Tip and Andre 3000 confessing the woes of their closest…

  18. T.I., Ludacris Join Big Boi on 'In The A': Listen

    November 26, 2012 8:58 PM EST Atlanta's finest are repping for their hometown on Big Boi 's "In the A." The new track, the latest from the OutKast MC's upcoming solo set "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors," corrals Ludacris and T.I. for a hard-charging song driven by blasting horns. …

  19. Andre 3000 in No Rush to Record a New Album

    November 15, 2012 2:45 PM EST In order to capture his best version of Jimi Hendrix for an upcoming biopic, Andre 3000 said he had to think of him as a regular dude and not a rock star. "I didn't look at him as an icon because when you're in it, you don't know you're an icon. You don't know…

  20. Big Boi: 'No Beef' With Andre 3000 After Gillette Joke

    November 14, 2012 10:42 PM EST Andre 3000 won't be appearing on OutKast partner Big Boi 's new album, but don't expect it's the end of the hip-hop duo. "The [Gillette] Statement was me being Sarcastic, man y'all slow as hell," Big Boi tweeted on Wednesday, after a joke about Andre being…

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