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Little Mix Join Outkast At Wireless

7th July 2014

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...

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The Things They Say: 4265604

30th June 2014

"Jesus, it's all about Jesus... The family that prays together, stays together." Rapper Big Boi tells he credits his Christian faith with helping him repair his 12-year marriage to his wife Sherlita Patton after...

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Rapper Big Boi's Divorce Dismissed

23rd June 2014

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....

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Big Boi Lands Solo Deal: Bad News For Outkast?

By Lauren James | 12th May 2014

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...

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Big Boi Reunites With Mentor L.a. Reid

12th May 2014

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...

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Janelle Monae: I Didn't Like The Coachella Crowd

7th May 2014

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...

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

By Holly Williams | 29th April 2014

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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th April 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...

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

By Victoria Pavlova | 6th March 2014

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,...

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Hip Hop Stars Contribute To Game Of Thrones Mixtape

6th March 2014

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...

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Big Boi Demands Joint Custody Of Minor Child

20th February 2014

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...

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

20th February 2014

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...

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Outkast Recording Solo Records

23rd January 2014

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...

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Outkast Announce 40-Date Festival Tour

14th January 2014

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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Outkast To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With 40-Date Festival Tour

13th January 2014

Hip-hop duo Outkast's comeback is complete - Andre 3000 and Big Boi will perform at over 40 festivals around the world in 2014.Last week (ends10Jan14), the Ms. Jackson hitmakers confirmed spots at Coachella in California...

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Outkast Add New York's Governors Ball To Reunion Plans

9th January 2014

Hip-hop stars Outkast have added a third prestigious show to their 2014 comeback - Andre 3000 and Big Boi will also headline the Governors Ball in New York.The Ms. Jackson hitmakers have already announced two...

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Coachella Line-up Sees Outkast Return Alongside Muse And Arcade Fire

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th January 2014

It doesn’t seem right to be talking about the international headliners set to grace sun-drenched climes of Coachella 2014, not when January still plagues us so. But with Andre 3000 and Big Boi set to...

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Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire Headline Coachella

9th January 2014

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Hip-hop act OutKast, featuring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, are reuniting for the event at the Empire Polo Fields...

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Outkast Set To Reunite At Coachella

3rd January 2014

OutKast are set to reunite at Coachella 2014.Producer Rico Wade has confirmed André 3000 and Big Boi will be gracing the stage at this year's festival after a seven-year hiatus.Rico told music website Stereogum that...

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Fascinating Fact: 3977972

2nd December 2013

Rapper Big Boi has thrilled Outkast fans buy posting photos of himself and bandmate Andre 3000 hanging out in Atlanta, Georgia on his Instagram and Tumblr pages. The funk and hip-hop duo has been on...

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Outkast's Big Boi To Face Custody Battle

3rd October 2013

Big Boi is facing a custody battle with his estranged wife.The Outkast rapper's spouse Sherlita Patton allegedly filed divorce papers on Wednesday (02.10.13) in which she is demanding sold custody of their 12-year-old son, Cross.According...

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Big Boi's Wife Files For Divorce

3rd October 2013

Former Outkast star Big Boi's wife has filed for divorce and requested sole custody of their 12-year-old child.Sherlita Patton filed the documents on Wednesday (02Oct13) stating the couple's 11-year marriage is "irretrievably broken," according to...

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Big Boi Launching Sock Line

8th August 2013

Rapper Big Boi is turning his love for a good pair of socks into a profitable business idea by launching his own collection.The Outkast star has been trying out his new Left Foot products for...

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Big Boi Casts Doubt On Celebrity Big Brother Rumours

7th August 2013

Rapper Big Boi has played down reports suggesting he is set to join the cast of British reality show Celebrity Big Brother, insisting he never gave producers an official answer.The Outkast star reportedly signed a...

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Outkast Rapper Agrees On Fee To Join Celebrity Big Brother House

By Joe Wilde | 7th August 2013

Big Boi, the rapper who first found international fame and acclaim with the hip-hop group OutKast, has agreed to appear on the upcoming season of Celebrity Big Brother. The Sun first reported that the rapper...

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Rapper Big Boi Joining Celebrity Big Brother

6th August 2013

Outkast rapper Big Boi is set to follow in the footsteps of fellow hip-hop stars Coolio and Sisqo after signing up to appear in the latest series of the U.K.'s Celebrity Big Brother.The star, real...

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Big Boi Undergoes Knee Surgery

30th May 2013

Rapper Big Boi is recovering after undergoing knee surgery on Wednesday (29May13).The Outkast star, real name Antwan Andre Patton, injured himself during a performance at the Summer Camp Music Festival in Illinois on Sunday (26May13)...

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Big Boi Axes Tour Dates After Injuring Leg

29th May 2013

Rapper Big Boi has cancelled a string of concerts after injuring his leg during a gig in Illinois on Sunday (26May13).The Outkast star, real name Antwan Andre Patton, was performing at the Summer Camp Music...

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Big Boi And B.o.b. Team Up To Star In New Video Game

13th March 2013

Rappers Big Boi and B.O.B. are getting animated to star in a new video game.The hip-hop stars have joined forces for Army of T.W.O.: The Devil's Cartel, in which they portray agents from the fictional...

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A Week In Music - Bowie's 'The Next Day' Album Was Worth The Wait, Sigur Ros Back At Their Spectacular Best, Everything Everything Take Another Step Into The Mainstream With 'Duet'

By Hayley Avron | 11th March 2013

Albums of Note... David Bowie’s return to the shelves of our local record shops (well, the few that still exist) has been met with a grateful and adulatory fanfare, across the board and it’s been...

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