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Big Boi Doesn't Care About Grammys

Big Boi says his musical ambition now is to tour as much as he can - as his days of chasing awards are over.The 42-year-old rapper-and-producer is one half of the pioneering hip hop duo...

Big Boi's Musical Rebirth

Big Boi's new album feels like a ''rebirth''.The Outkast rapper is gearing up for the release of 'Boomiverse' and loves the fact he's never been afraid to experiment or try something new.He said:'' Life's about...

Rick Ross Gifted Brand New Ferrari 488 Spider For Birthday

Rick Ross was given a 2018 Ferrari 488 Spider for his 41st birthday.The rap legend - whose real name is William Leonard Roberts II - was handed the luxury sports car by alcohol brand Luc...

Professor Creates College Course On Outkast

Regina Bradley launched the course, which will focus on the work of Andre 3000 and Big Boi at Armstrong State University in the duo's native Georgia. Students will be expected to write...

Outkast Class Offered At Us University

An Outkast class is being offered at a university in Savannah, Georgia.The hip hop duo - André 'André 3000' Benjamin and Antwan 'Big Boi' Patton - will be studied in a new class by Dr...

Big Boi: 'Gucci Mane Worked On My Solo Album, Not Outkast Project'

Gucci, who was released from prison in May (16), got fans' hopes up in September (16) when he posted a video on Snapchat revealing he had been working on guest features for artists...

Big Boi Launches Dog Shampoo Range

The So Fresh, So Clean hitmaker is a co-owner of the Pitfall Kennels centre, which specialises in breeding bulldogs, in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia, and now he has teamed up with pet...

Outkast Reunite For Dungeon Family Festival Party

The duo joined their Atlanta, Georgia hip-hop collective cohorts Goodie Mob, Sleepy Brown, and Killer Mike to headline the One MusicFest at at Aarons Amphitheater in Lakewood, Georgia. Past tensions between the...

Outkast Working With Gucci Mane - Report

The hip-hop star, who was released from prison in May (16), posted a video on Snapchat over the weekend (04Sep16) and boasted he had been in the studio with Lil Wayne, E-40, and...

Has Gucci Mane Revealed The First Outkast Music In A Decade?

Fans of Atlanta-based hip-hop legends Outkast were sent into a frenzy today after rapper Gucci Mane mentioned that he had recorded music with the duo, teasing the possibility of the first new music from the...

Big Boi And Killer Mike Join Forces For New Ep

The Georgia rap icons have been mulling over a project together for years, and Outkast star Big Boi tells Spin magazine in a new interview that their plans are finally coming to fruition....

Big Boi Lands Year-long Las Vegas Residency

The Outkast star is setting up shop at the Wynn Las Vegas for a monthly gig at the resort. His first concert is slated for Saturday (06Feb16), and he will continue the...

Big Boi: 'Outkast Turned Down The Chance To Headline Super Bowl Half-time Show'

The rapper tells ESPN’s Dan Le Betard he and his partner Andre 300 were approached to perform on America's biggest stage, but Big Boi's sidekick nixed the idea over their allotted playing time....

Big Boi Hints At Outkast Biopic

During a chat with fans on Reddit.com, the rapper was asked if there will ever be a film made about Big Boi and Andre 3000, after the huge success of the N.w.a. biopic....

Stars React To Cop Shooting Footage

Police officer Michael T. Slager was charged with murder on Tuesday (07Apr15) following the publication of a clip which purportedly shows him opening fire on 50-year-old Walter L. Scott as he fled a...

Rapper Big Boi Honoured By Girl Scouts Association

Outkast star Big Boi has been appointed an honorary Girl Scout in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.The rap veteran was honoured by officials at his local branch of the youth organisation last week (ends20Feb15) to...

Andre 3000'S Heart Isn't In Performing

Andre 3000 doesn't ''get anything from performing''.While the 39-year-old star has reunited with Big Boi for an Outkast tour to mark the group's 20th anniversary, he admits he would quite happily never tour because he...

Little Mix Join Outkast At Wireless

Little Mix joined Outkast onstage at Wireless festival on Sunday (06.07.14).'Salute' hitmakers Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock were invited onto the stage by Andre 3000 and Big Boi to dance with them as they performed...

Rapper Big Boi's Divorce Dismissed

Rapper Big Boi's divorce has been called off.Sherlita Patton filed for divorce from the Outkast star last year (13) and requested child support, spousal support, a split of the marital assets and attorney's fees....

Big Boi Lands Solo Deal: Bad News For Outkast?

Big Boi has landed his very own record deal with Epic Records, where he'll have the chance to work with his mentor L.A. Reid once again. The rapper, better known as one half of the...

Big Boi Reunites With Mentor L.a. Reid

Outkast star Big Boi has signed a solo record deal with Epic Records, reuniting him with his mentor, label boss L.A. Reid.Although the rapper is back on the road with Andre 3000 as part of...

Janelle Monae: I Didn't Like The Coachella Crowd

Janelle Monae didn't like the audience at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The 'Tightrope' singer joined OutKast on stage to sing with Big Boi at the event in Indio, California last month, and while...

Outkast Were Back In Georgia For Counterpoint Festival 2014, With A Few Special Guests

Outkast returned home to Georgia for their stint at CounterPoint Festival 2014 - and fans were a lot more pleased this time round than they were at their comeback gig at Coachella.Nothing was going to...

Did Technical Difficulties Fail Outkast During Reunion Gig At Coachella 2014?

Outkast – aka Big Boi and Andre 3000 – reunited for the first time in 10 years at Coachella Saturday night. It was a pretty big deal. The set was broadcast live, so even those...

Common, Wale And Co. Releasing"game Of Thrones" Mixtape For All Your Catching Up Needs

It’s official – HBO has the best promotional strategy. Not that the fourth season of Game of Thrones needed any more hype, but it’s getting heaps of it with a new hip hop mixtape. Dragons,...

Hip Hop Stars Contribute To Game Of Thrones Mixtape

Hip-hop stars including Big Boi and Common have contributed to the first ever Game Of Thrones mixtape, with songs inspired by storylines from the popular fantasy drama.The highly-anticipated fourth season of the show premieres in...

Big Boi Demands Joint Custody Of Minor Child

Rapper Big Boi has challenged his estranged wife's demand for sole custody of their young son by filing for joint physical and legal care.The Outkast star's spouse, Sherlita Patton, moved to end the pair's 11-year...

Big Boi: 'Outkast Is Not Working On An Album'

Rapper Big Boi has dismissed reports suggesting he and Andre 3000 are working on a new Outkast album.Last month (Jan14), fans got excited when reports swirled indicating the newly-reunited rap duo were working on new...

Outkast Recording Solo Records

OutKast stars Big Boi and Andre 3000 are working on solo albums.The group's producer Mr. DJ has revealed the pair are at Stankonia Studios in Atlanta recording material for their own projects and not an...

Outkast Announce 40-Date Festival Tour

OutKast have announced a 40-date world festival tour. Andre 3000 and Big Boi are making their live comeback headlining Coachella Festival in California in April, which will reportedly be the start of their world tour...

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