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Big Boi Gets Beautifully Trippy With A Paul McCartney & Wings Blend (Video)

OutKast Heads may remember that the third member of Earthtone III, 'Kast's mixmaster, Mr. DJ, had a Wings sample on his MySpace back in the day. While Big Boi's latest mash-up does not tap into that "Wild Life" joint, Daddy Fat Sax morphed his 2012 single, "Mama Told Me" with... Read more

Andre 3000 Is Working With The Legendary Queen Of Soul? Pray Tell

Over the years, Andre 3000 has worked out of the Hip-Hop genre with some monsters. Three Stacks has teamed with George Clinton (care of OutKast), in addition to working with Gwen Stefani, Lenny Kravitz, and of course the 'Kast come-up with TLC. However, Billboard is reporting that Mr. Benjamin is... Read more

Big Boi, A$AP Rocky & Phantogram Have An A-Ha Moment (Audio)

Big Boi's Monday mash-ups from Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors roll on strong. Daddy Fat Sax's standout, stunning collaboration with A$AP Rocky and his Phantogram homies "Lines" meets with early '80s hit "Take On Me" by A-Ha. The bar sing-along favorite is joined by some of Big's best rapping as... Read more

Big Boi, Ludacris & T.I.’s In The A Gets A Trippy Musical Facelift (Audio & Video)

The Big Boi's Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors mash-up Mondays continue. This time, they took the aggressive 2012 Atlanta-posse cut "In The A" and meshed it with a tab of Kito & Reija Lee’s trippy "Run For Cover." Strangely, it works (it's called "King Shit", so it should)... with the... Read more

Psych Out With Big Boi & Shalamar In This Feel-Good Mash-Up (Audio & Video)

For the weekly Monday mash-up series, Big Boi paired his "Objectum Sexuality" from 2012's Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors with Shalamar's 1982 hit "A Night To Remember." With Phantogram on the assist, this re-presentation (as "Objectum Shalamar") meshes beautifully, with a video that plays beautifully on walls from projectors in... Read more

OutKast Will Share The Stage With Drake At 5th Annual OVO Fest

Big Boi and Andre 3000 are filling up their dance-card lately. One of Hip-Hop's most beloved, and well-respected artists of all-time are breaking hiatus with a Coachella date, a series of dates to follow, additional festivals, and possibly (if you're asking Queen Latifah), more music. Daddy Fat Sax and 3... Read more

Big Boi’s Forever Funky, But Check This Mash-Up That Pairs Him With Menahan Street Band (Audio)

For the next stop in his weekly mash-up series from Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, Big Boi's "Tremendous Damage" is joined with The Menahan Street Band's "The World (Is Going Up In Flames)." This is Brooklyn-based super-band that laced the "Make The Road By Walking" bassline, famously repurposed for Jay... Read more

Big Boi, U.G.K. & Big K.R.I.T. Mashed With Blue Oyster Cult & Sanctioned By Daddy Fat Sax? Yep. (Video)

Fans of late '70s Hard Rock group Blue Oyster Cult know a thing or two about a thing or two. The group with hits like "Don't Fear The Reaper" came to mainstream prominence around the time of Hip-Hop's own commercial breakthroughs. Big Boi, a student of '70s Funk, '70s Cadillac... Read more

Big Boi, Phantogram & Sade Have A Kaleidoscope Of Color For CPU 2.0 (Video)

With his name heavy in the mainstream music cycle, courtesy of Outkast tour dates and rumored new recordings, Big Boi has opted to keep on pushin' his most recent album, Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors, which turned one year old last month. As part of a revamped two-month roll-out, Daddy... Read more

Big Boi Speaks (Briefly) on the OutKast Reunion (Video)

Big Boi spoke briefly about the OutKast reunion. It's about to be ON...Check out the video. Related: Outkast Is Playing 40 Concert Dates This Year, Andre 3000 & Big Boi Speak... Read more

Outkast Is Playing 40 Concert Dates This Year, Andre 3000 & Big Boi Speak

Outkast fans are rejoicing. After over eight years of limited news surrounding the bond that is Andre 3000 and Big Boi, it's a true rainfall of excitement. Late 2013 revealed a pic of the pair in an undisclosed parking lot. Days later it was confirmed that the Two Dope Boyz... Read more

Uhh Huh, What’s That Sound? OutKast is Performing in New York This Summer. Details Here.

Fresh off official confirmation of OutKast performing as one of the headliners at this year's Coachella festival, Rolling Stone has confirmed that the dynamic duo will also be performing at Governor's Ball in New York City this Summer. Here's what Rolling Stone had to say: "OutKast will make their first... Read more

It’s Official…OutKast is Reuniting at the 2014 Coachella Festival. Here’s the Scoop.

Rumors have been swirling about an OutKast reunion for years, but the volume and intensity has grown louder in the last several months. In November, word broke that the duo might be reuniting at Coachella and then, a photo of the 2 together in December set the Web ablaze. Now,... Read more

Suge Knight & Snoop Hanging Out?? Yeah, 2013 Was a Crazy Year For Hip-Hop. Here’s a Photo Recap (Food For Thought)

The old adage, "a picture's worth a thousand words" often proves to be true. Let's hope so for 2013, which by way of Instagram, Twipic, and some inner-circle released photos, told Heads plenty of stories. From unlikely reunions to time-pieces, to first steps for Hip-Hop kind, what a year... Here... Read more

A Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words When Outkast’s Andre 3000 & Big Boi Are Photo’d Together. Could a Reunion Album Be Next?

Short of Dr. Dre's Detox, is there something a Hip-Hop Head can hope for more than an Outkast reunion? It's been a mere seven years, but it feels like forever. HypeTrak highlighted the instragram post of Andre 3000 and Big Boi (in vintage Outkast Clothing, no less) hanging out. While... Read more

Outkast To Possibly Reunite At 2014 Coachella

While the modern world clamors for another collaborative album between Big Boi and Andre 3000, news broke that Outkast may stage. What could be the table-setter for more music, the duo's camp tells Billboard that the onetime stars of LaFace Records are in talks to headline Coachella 2013. One... Read more

Killer Mike & El-P’s Run The Jewels Team With Big Boi To Bring The Toys Out (Video)

Just as was the case with last year's "Big Beast," Killer Mike & El-P know how to show Southern style in their collaboration's visuals. The Dungeon Family reunion of "Banana Clipper" with Outkast's Big Boi is no exception. Muscle cars and burning rubber color this potent track from one of... Read more

OutKast’s Speakerboxxx/The Love Below Turns 10 Years Old (Video)

OutKast's Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, the first and only Hip-Hop album to win the Grammy for album of the year, turned 10 years old yesterday. To celebrate the anniversary, MTV released some archival footage of an interview with Andre 3000 and Big Boi from around the album's release. Check out the... Read more

Big Boi – Thom Pettie ft Killer Mike & Little Dragon (Video)

Big Boi's 2012 album Vicious Lies And Dangerous Rumors was seemingly lost in the 4th quarter shuffle. While Sir Lucious Leftfoot: Son Of Chico Dusty cannot be topped in my humble opinion, I applaud Daddy Fat Sax for always pushing his musical boundaries. Admittedly, Big Boi is the one who... Read more

Big Boi Interview With Montreality (Video)

With the majority of interviews covering album content, tour information, and current events, it’s always refreshing when the questions dig a little deeper into the artist’s brain. In a recent interview with Montreality, Big Boi of Outkast was asked a more eclectic collection of questions, ranging from the worst thing... Read more

A Tribe Called Kast: A Mashup of Rhymes From OutKast + Beats From A Tribe Called Quest (Mixtape)

This right here is CRAZY. Similar to what Gummy Soul did with music from A Tribe Called Quest & The Pharcyde, DJ Needles has put together a mixtape of blends of OutKast vocals with ATCQ beats. Check out the stream and download below. Related: Bizarre Tribe – A Quest to... Read more

Twenty-Two 2’s: A Playlist of Some of the Best 1-2 Combos in Hip-Hop (Playlist)

22 2's... There have been a lot of dope groups with two MCs over the years. Which dynamic duo is the best? We've assembled a playlist of 22 groups with 2 MCs. You'll hear music from A Tribe Called Quest, Mobb Deep, OutKast, Cypress Hill, Tha Dogg Pound, M.O.P., Little... Read more

Big Boi Speaks on Apple of My Eye, His Love for Music, OutKast and More (Video)

Here's some cool behind the scenes footage of Big Boi. He talks about his love for music, the meaning of "Apple of My Eye," the difference between making a solo album vs. an OutKast album and more. Check out the video. Related: Big Boi – Apple of My Eye ft... Read more

AFH: For the Love of Hip-Hop (Playlist)

We do it all for the love, y'all...the love of hip-hop. On this Valentine's Day, here's a playlist celebrating the many expressions of love in hip-hop. You'll hear music from Nas, OutKast, A Tribe Called Quest, The Roots, Method Man, Slum Village, Heavy D, Mos Def, UGK and more. Check... Read more

Big Boi speaks on the possibility of an OutKast reunion and more (Video)

An OutKast reunion in 2013 to celebrate their 20th anniversary? Hear what Big Boi had to say about that, the OutKast legacy, his friendship with Andre 3000 and more. Check out the video below. Related: OutKast: The Living Legends playlist (Audio)... Read more

Capital Cities – Farrah Fawcett Hair ft Andre 3000 + Run The Jewels (Killer Mike & El-P) – Banana Clipper ft Big Boi

Here's some new music that features Andre 3000 and Big Boi... alas, separately. First up is space-age funk track (think Daft Punk) called "Farrah Fawcett Hair" from Capital Cities featuring a cameo from Andre 3000 (singing, not rapping). Next is a heavy drum banger from Run The Jewels (Killer Mike... Read more

Frank Ocean – Pink Matter (Remix) ft OutKast

How do you make an incredible Frank Ocean song that featured Andre 3000 doper? Add Big Boi to it...Check out the remix to Pink Matter. OutKast. Nuff said. Related: Big Boi speaks on Andre 3000′s apology on Sorry (Video)... Read more

Big Boi speaks on Andre 3000’s apology on Sorry (Video)

"And this the type of sh*t that'll make you call your rap partner, and say I'm sorry I'm awkward, my fault for f*ckin' up the tours." Those were the words from Andre 3000 on Sorry, his collabo with T.I. T.I. recently spoke to Big Boi about the song. Check out... Read more

Living Legends: Here’s a playlist celebrating the 18+ year career of OutKast (Audio)

How do you say Living Legends with one word? OutKast. Big Boi and Andre 3000 completely re-shaped the perception of hip-hop, particularly Southern hip-hop, when their album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik dropped in 1994 and they've continued to change the game for 18 years strong. Though they haven't released an album together since... Read more

Sleepy Brown – We Run The Night

Sleepy Brown from OutKast and Dungeon Family fame has a soulful new song. Check out We Run the Night. Props: OkayPlayer... Read more

Andre 3000 speaks to GQ

Andre 3000 recently sat down with GQ to discuss topics ranging from the possibility of a new OutKast album to the re-launch of his clothing line to the REAL scoop on the phrase "Who else wants to f*ck with Hollywood Cole." See below for an excerpt from the article and... Read more

Here’s a Valentine’s Day Playlist for Lover’s of Hip-Hop (Audio)

Like most relationships, the one between Hip-Hop & Love is complicated. Here's a playlist showing its many sides. You'll find music from Common, Mos Def, Dead Prez, The Roots, OutKast, Snoop Dogg, Murs, A Tribe Called Quest, Pharoahe Monch, Slum Village, Heavy D, Method Man, Biggie and many more. Some... Read more

Cee Lo says he wants to do a tribute show to Liberace in Vegas…Here are 5 reasons why no matter what he will ALWAYS be hip-hop.

Top 5 Cee Lo Rap Verses By J. Locke From the 2011 BET Awards to the 2011 New Year’s Eve Countdown, and, most recently, at the Super Bowl halftime show, Cee Lo increasingly has been getting his Liberace on (and he's about to make it official). His sequin moo moo... Read more

Organized Noize Tells All: The Stories Behind Their Classic Records

Complex has been doing an incredible series where they interview legendary producers and have them break down their classic songs track for track. In the past, they've done DJ Premier, Pete Rock, Diamond D and others. The latest is Organized Noize, the production team behind some of best joints by... Read more

Hypnotic Brass Ensemble – Spottie

Keeping it on the OutKast tip, here's a really dope brass band adaptation of Spottieottiedopaliscious by the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Check it out. And, here's the original. Read more

Is Big K.R.I.T. the new OutKast?

Big K.R.I.T. asks us to call him a King Remembered in Time – a king who pays homage to royalty who’ve come before him. Among those giants who came before K.R.I.T. is Outkast. The beauty of Outkast is the group’s appeal to the playa and prophet that lives in us... Read more

OutKast is reuniting??? It’s not certain but their recent signing to Epic Records is a strong signal that some new spaceagehiphopfunk music is coming soon. Until then, here’s an OutKast video playlist as a reminder of just how dope they are.

You'll find songs by OutKast as well as a couple of their guest appearances. Check it out. Also, here's a link to an article that details their rumored signing to Epic. A lot of their videos have been pulled from YouTube, so we've added a few more below.... Read more

Here’s a cool little short film on Big Boi called The Crown Life.

As the name suggests, it's brought to you by Crown Royal (with product placements aplenty) but it's actually a well done behind the scenes look.  They do justice to the often underrated and too little celebrated other half of OutKast.  Check it out. Read more

OutKast regularly get their props for being one of the greatest artists (of any genre) of all time, and rightfully so.

It's seldom, however, that you hear about Organized Noize, the production team that played a key role in architecting the sonic foundation of OutKast's early music, and that of other influential artists coming out of Atlanta in the 90's.  The latest playlist in our producer series is dedicated to Organized... Read more

You can clearly hear the influence of Outkast in A.Dd’s music…but that’s a GREAT thing.

Check out their song Greedy. Click here to download.  Speaking of Outkast, here's a dope track from back in the day: Read more

Trademark Da Skydiver and Young Roddy go in on a classic Oukast beat on their song Figure 8.

Outkast's Hollywood Divorce ft Lil Wayne and Snoop Dogg was slept on a bit because it was on the Idlewild soundtrack.  It was a monster though.  The Jets do it justice.  Check both versions out below. Click here to download. Here's Hollywood Divorce: Read more

This week´s playlist was inspired by incredible soul made by rappers. You´ll find Outkast, The Foreign Exchange, Mos Def, Freestyle Fellowship, Andre 3000 and even Snoop Dog.

Just sit back, press play and liberate your mind. Click here for the full version as intended (some videos were not allowed to be embedded).... Read more

Ab-Soul continues drawing on a slinky 70´s soul sound…and that´s a great thing.

Check out Moscato ft Kendrick Lamar. If you like that old stanky funky Outkast like Funky Ride and SpottieOttieDopalicious you´ll dig this. Click here to download. Here´s some of that Outkast for you: Read more

It’s a slow day for new hip-hop so we take matters into our own hands. Check out this playlist of some classic joints.

Each Thursday night, we will be bringing you a different playlist to ease you into the weekend.  This week's is full of old gems.  You'll hear joints from Common, Wu-Tang Clan, De La Soul, Snoop, Biggie, Outkast, Gang Starr, Nas, The Roots and others.  Just press play, sit back and... Read more

Even Yelawolf wants to keep it old school right now. Check out his verses over the tracks for So Fresh, So Clean and Shook Ones.

[vodpod id=ExternalVideo.978750&w=425&h=350&fv=fake%3D1] Here are the originals (2 of the best duos of all time):  ... Read more

Lookin' 4 Ya – Big Boi ft. Andre 3000 and Sleepy Brown

Big Boi = Dope.  Andre 3000 = Dope.  Outkast?  Priceless.  Big Boi and Andre bring some more space funk while Sleepy Brown smooths it out.  Damn.  I miss Outkast, but I’m not mad at Big Boi…Click here for the download (thank you NahRight)... Read more

Meditations on Hip-Hop, Vol. Too

Think of this as hip-hop for chilling, sitting back and relaxing or just marinating.  It’s hip-hop for a rainy day.  Just hit play, sit back and let it ride.  Tracklist is below. Kick it to the Beat – J-Live The Lights – Nicolay & Kay Do You Think About Me... Read more