Click Track: Big Boi


Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 10/14/2011

Janelle Monae played The White House; Drake cancels Patriot Center show; Tom Morello played Occupy Wall Street

Plus Bill Clinton’s 20 favorite songs of all time.

By David Malitz  |  09:56 AM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Janelle Monae, Drake, Tom Morello, Big Boi

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/08/2011

“Watch The Throne” is out, never leaked; Big Boi arrested on drug charges; Lollapalooza recaps

The rappers finally released their highly anticipated collaborative album, “Watch The Throne.”

By David Malitz  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Jay-Z, Kanye West, Big Boi

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 07/26/2011

Be specific: Big Boi on new OutKast music, advice for young rappers and vacationing with Andre 3000

A new OutKast album might be in the works, but first, a cruise to the Bahamas.

By David Malitz  |  02:29 PM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Big Boi, OutKast

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Speculation: Predicting the Virgin Mobile FreeFest lineup

Might we see TV on the Radio, Foo Fighters and Big Boi for free this summer? Who knows? But it’s fun to guess.

By David Malitz  |  01:49 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Virgin Mobile FreeFest, Foo Fighters, TV on the Radio, Big Boi, Best Coast, Titus Andronicus

Posted at 05:34 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Singles file: Birdman, Boris, Kingpen Slim, Big Boi, Alex Winston

A weekly playlist for the listener with a one-track mind.

By Allison Stewart  |  05:34 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Singles file, Singles file | Tags:  Birdman, Big Boi, Matt and Kim, Alex Winston, Boris, Kingpen Slim

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010

How did we do at predicting the Pitchfork top ten?

We got the top four right -- not in order, but close! Pitchfork announced its best albums of 2010 list on Friday, ( i.e. 10,000 years ago in Internet time), so please pardon this late post-mort. But way back on...

By Click Track  |  02:56 PM ET, 12/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, James Blake, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells, Titus Andronicus, Vampire Weekend

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 12/03/2010

Riffs: Grammys 2011 -- 5 artists who were robbed

Sade, snubbed. The Grammys aren't as embarrassing as they used to be. Remember when Rod Stewart, Paul Simon, Sheryl Crow and Steely Dan would be nominated for just about anything? Or the year Jethro Tull beat out Metallica for Best...

By Allison Stewart  |  12:00 PM ET, 12/03/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Riffs, Riffs | Tags:  Big Boi, Cee Lo Green, Florence and the Machine, Grammys, Katy Perry, Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, Sade

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010

Speculation: Predicting Pitchfork's top 10 of 2010

Are these Pitchfork's four favorites artists of 2010? One of our favorite December rituals is trying to predict Pitchfork’s year-end Top 10 list. They’ve made it much easier in recent years -- pretty much anyone can click through the site's...

By David Malitz and Chris Richards  |  11:00 AM ET, 12/02/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Speculation | Tags:  Big Boi, Deerhunter, Joanna Newsom, Kanye West, LCD Soundsystem, Pitchfork, Sleigh Bells

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 09/09/2010

In concert: Big Boi at 9:30 Club

Big Boi played mostly OutKast material at 9:30 Club on Wednesday. (All photos by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Aaron Leitko Back in 2003, Big Boi got stuck playing straight man. The rapper, one-half of mega-selling Atlanta hip-hop duo OutKast, was cast...

By Aaron Leitko  |  02:23 PM ET, 09/09/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In concert | Tags:  Big Boi

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/08/2010

Be specific: Big Boi helps you plan your week

Number of fingers basically equal to number of words in responses. (Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Heineken) By Chris Richards If your calendar hasn't already been marked in blood, you have the chance to see one of the greatest rappers alive...

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Be specific | Tags:  Big Boi

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 09/06/2010

Week ahead: Jamey Johnson smiles for the cameras; Best Coast comes east; Robyn drops album sequel

We like Jamey Johnson so much, we made this picture REALLY BIG. (Richard A. Lipski/TWP) By Chris Richards If you go to one show this week, make it: Well... Let us rephrase the question. If you didn't score tickets for...

By Chris Richards  |  02:00 PM ET, 09/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Best Coast, Big Boi, Jamey Johnson, Robyn

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2010

Justin Bieber to collaborate with Raekwon; U2 reports to the dancefloor; Big Boi to perform 9:30 Club

We're too confused by news of the Chef collaborating with the Biebs to think of a punny "Cuban Linx" photo caption (Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) By Chris Richards A slew of bad ideas presented themselves on the Internet, yesterday. Among them: Wu-Tang...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 08/19/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Big Boi, Courtney Love, Justin Bieber, Kanye West, Nirvana, Raekwon, Taylor Swift, U2

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/30/2010

Music blogger: 'I rolled with Obama's crew'

David, the blogger behind Pitchfork Reviews Reviews, poses next to the president's ride on Wednesday. (Image courtesy of the blogger.) By Chris Richards On Saturday night, an indie music blogger found himself partying on a Chinatown rooftop in Manhattan, gushing...

By Chris Richards  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/30/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In today's Post | Tags:  Big Boi, Pitchfork, Pitchfork Reviews Reviews, Young Jeezy

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/06/2010

Album review: Big Boi, "Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty"

Big Boi's solo debut was worth the long wait. (Kyle Gustafon/FTWP) By Chris Richards Based on names alone, you might think Southern hip-hop was a mere micro-genre ruled by pint-size street poets -- a niche market teeming with Lil...

By Chris Richards  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/06/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Album reviews | Tags:  Big Boi

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 07/05/2010

Week ahead: Unrest reunion comes to Washington; Kelis returns with "Flesh Tone"; Big Boi visits Leno

By Chris Richards If you go to one concert this week, make it: The Unrest reunion at Black Cat on Saturday. We'll be there yelling for "So So Sick." If you buy one album tomorrow, make it: "Flesh Tone"...

By Chris Richards  |  04:00 PM ET, 07/05/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Future days | Tags:  Big Boi, Kelis, Unrest

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 06/15/2010

New Arcade Fire songs, Big Boi video surface; BET to fete Prince

The wait for the Arcade Fire's "The Suburbs" is killing us. (Kevin Westenberg) By Chris Richards - Lots of Big Summer Album sneak previews popping up online this week: Arcade Fire has new tunes from its forthcoming disc "The Suburbs"...

By Chris Richards  |  09:00 AM ET, 06/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Arcade Fire, Big Boi, Prince

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 04/21/2010

Metallica soldiers on through European tour; new releases from M.I.A., Kylie Minogue, others

Metallica's Kirk Hammett says the band hasn't traveled in a bus for nearly 25 years. (AP Photo/Mindaugas Kulbis) By Ally Schweitzer - Metallica is plowing through obstacles-- both natural and emotional-- to continue their European tour. With flights still hard...

By Ally Schweitzer  |  08:50 AM ET, 04/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Morning click | Tags:  Big Boi, Hanson, Kylie Minogue, M.I.A., Metallica, Outkast, Paul McCartney

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 04/07/2010

Poll: Which long-delayed album are you most looking forward to hearing?

Big Boi's album will finally be a reality in less than a month. (Photo by Kyle Gustafson/FTWP) After years of delay, an official release date has finally been set for "Sir Luscious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty,"...

By Allison Stewart  |  02:25 PM ET, 04/07/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Polls | Tags:  Big Boi, Outkast