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Greetings Earthling: MICK (Boogie) Blesses Outkast Enthusiasts With A Mix ‘For The Real Fans’

In celebration of Outkast re-uniting at Coachella this past Saturday, the homie MICK (formerly Mick Boogie), who is an Ohio-raised and Brooklyn-based DJ, dropped a nearly two-hour mix of rare and unique Outkast tracks for the authentic fans of the ATLiens. MICK has an endless amount of notable projects under his musical belt, and this one definitely sits right up there at the top...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Outkast Reunites, Makes Hip-Hop History At Coachella (Review and Full Video)

For Outkast and hip-hop fans alike, last night at Coachella marked one of those certain magical moments in music that will forever be implanted into the infinite pages of the hip-hop history books. For the first time in over ten years, Andre 3000 and Big Boi unified as Outkast, in its original form, performing over ninety-minutes worth of classic music from their timeless catalogue...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

New Music: Big Boi ft. Kelly Rowland, Wings & Little Dragon ‘Mrs. Vandebilt Told Me’

Big Boi has done a great job remixing and mashing up his own songs on a weekly basis, and he returns today with another addition to the collection. For this one, Big Boi blends together his song ‘Mama Told’ me featuring Kelly Rowland, with Paul McCartney and Wings’ ‘Mrs. Vandebilt’. Things work out well for […]
Via Word On The Game
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Does Nick Cannon really know what showbiz is about? Latest antics aren’t mature

“Mr. Showbiz” aka Nicholas Scott Cannon, Nick Cannon, Mr. N’credible, and last but not least, Mr. Mariah Carey has really gone “Wild ‘N’ Out now! What was he thinking when he got on Big Boi Neighborhood and let loose his cannon of a mouth and stated the names of the women he slept with before his wife, singer Mariah Carey? To boot, he let off his cannon on her birthday...
Via Eminent Culture
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Da Art of Storytellin: A Musical Tribute to Outkast

SpreadLuv.com presents Da Art of Storytellin: A Musical Tribute to Outkast! This Live Music Experience is sure to be a truly amazing, unique tribute to one of hip-hop’s most influential groups of all time. Mike Hicks & the Funk Puncs Band will set the musical backdrop for the stage that will allow various local artist/performers to pay tribute to Outkast through their talents...
Via BadCulture
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Stream The “Game Of Thrones” Mixtape ‘Catch The Throne’

Earlier this week it was announced that HBO was planning on releasing a Game of Thrones mixtape in order to expand their audience reach. Catch The Throne holds 10 tracks, and aside from Big Boi and Wale, features music from Common, Daddy Yankee, Kilo Kish, and Bodega Bamz. Listen to the mixtape below.
Via Word On The Game
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Listen to Big Boi’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Inspired New Song

So I don’t watch “Game of Thrones,” it’s just not my thing.  Sorry.  In an effort to reach a broader audience, HBO is set to release a 10 song mixtape, Catch the Throne, inspired by Game of Thrones.  As the Wall Street Journal points out, the mixtape is being released hoping to “encourage more rap fans to watch the show.” I’m still not going to watch the show, but...
Via Next Impulse Sports
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yasiin Gaye & A Tribe Called ‘Kast: Two Mash-Up Albums You Need In Your Music Rotation ASAP

Ever wondered what Marvin Gaye and Mos Def’s music would sound like if it were combined as one? What about a mash-up of two of the most legendary hip-hop groups of all time, A Tribe Called Quest and Outkast? You shall wait no longer for this incredible ****. While Nappy DJ Needles’ Tribe and ‘Kast mash-up has been floating around the internet for a little while now, thanks...
Via Next Impulse Sports
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New Music: Big Boi ft. B.o.B & Wavves & Third World ‘Run Th3 World’

Big Boi should’ve really considered dropping a remix disc if he was going to do this. Outkast’s right brain returns to refresh yet another song off his most recent album Dangerous Lies And Vicious Rumors, and convinces Bobby Ray to lend some wordplay to the cut as well for ‘Run Th3 World’. Wavves & Third World […]
Via Word On The Game
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

New Music: Big Boi ft. Big K.R.I.T., UGK & Blue Oyster Cult ‘GossipZilla’

The winter is well underway which means festival season is only a handful of 7-day cycles away from impacting, which will result in the reuniting of Outkast. Before the iconic duo kickoff their trek around the world and siege the stages of over 40 festivals, Big Boi is hoping to get some new music off […]
Via Word On The Game
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

New Music: Big Boi ft. Phantogram & Sade ‘CPU 2.0′

The coming months are going to be massive for Outkast, as they embark on their reunion tour which has them visiting over 40 festivals, but the duo are also focused on their solo careers as well. While Big Boi is in the midst of releasing another disc, he decides to revisit and refresh some old […]
Via Word On The Game
January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Boi Confirms Solo Album Rumors (Video)

Outkast already has 2014 in the palm of their hands, and now the members are grabbing it by the neck. Big Boi keeps the good news coming with confirmation that he has a new solo record on deck for 2014. No titles or release date yet, but with this announcemtn, it could be possible to get […]
Via Word On The Game
January 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Outkast Is Coming To A Music Festival Near You

Bummed about missing out on the Outkast reunion at Coachella? Fret not, because the duo is celebrating their 20th anniversary in the music business by touring 40 music festivals around the globe in Spring and Summer 2014. Andre “Andre 3000″ Benjamin and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton kick off their reunion in Indio in April, as the Friday night headliner at Coachella, before hitting...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirty South Turns James Franklin's Departure Into An Outkast Tune

((HT: Dirty South Sports Report))Here's J-Mart's riff on the James Franklin hiring by Penn State/departure from Vanderbilt to put a bow on the tenure and his change of address to Happy Valley...The HQ wonders just how long it took him to figure out the iambic pentameter...So... Lehgo...James Franklin has officially left Vanderbilt to become the head coach at Penn State. To...
Via Online Sports Guys
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Scalping The Scalpers: Your Guide To Buying Coachella (And Other Music Festival) Passes

During “The Great Coachella Facebook Status Epidemic of 2014” also known as January 10, I saw quite a few furiously frustrated friendlies fuss about their failure to purchase festival passes, undoubtedly sending them spiraling into a seemingly snail-less world of despair. It’s no secret that Coachella is likely the most coveted music festival in the United States. With names...
Via Next Impulse Sports
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

FINALLY! Outkast To Reunite At Coachella

COACHELLA, CA - Yes Big Boi, I am praying to baby Jesus the story is true. If you are a hip hop head, it’s the news you’ve been waiting for…well, it’s some news you’d find interesting. According to Rolling Stone, Atlanta based rappers Outkast (Andre 3000 and Big Boi) will reunite for the annual Coachella music festival. It’s been a while since the “Outkast should reunite”...
Via BadCulture
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

What Next Impulse Is Listening To: A Tribute To Oukast

With the news of Outkast potentially re-uniting at Coachella next year in 2014, which will mark the duo’s 20th anniversary since their first album release, we decided to give the legendary Atlanta hip-hop tandem a tribute in the form of ranking and dissecting their 20 best tracks of all-time. While it wasn’t an easy task and we don’t expect everyone to agree, I confidently...
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December 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Boi Posts New Photos Of Him And Andre 3000 Hanging In Atlanta

Adding fuel to the fire of recent reports of an Outkast Reunion at Coachella early next year, Big Boi took to Instagram and Tumblr early this morning to unveil some recent photos of he and his Outkast counterpart, Andre 3000, hanging out in Atlanta. While we here at NIS are praying that an Outkast reunion is in store in the near future, all early signs including these pictures, would...
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December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Outkast To Go On Reunion Tour Next Year

While it’s not new music, it is a huge step in the right direction. Andre 3000 and Big Boi, the Outkast duo, haven’t made music together since 2006 when their Idlewild soundtrack landed alongside the movie, but the two will be linking up again for a road trip. Billboard reported that the two will embark on a […]
Via Word On The Game
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Outkast To Reunite At Coachella In April?!?

Andre 3000 and Big Boi performing on the same stage?? In less than 5 months from now!?? In what is undoubtedly the best news of 2013 (and far beyond) for hip-hop fans, Billboard is reporting that they have credible sources confirming that the legendary Atlanta based rap duo, Outkast, are set to re-unite at Coachella Music Festival in April of next year. If true, the festival which...
Via Next Impulse Sports
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Dipset To Enter The Sock Game

Although Big Boi already lays claim to being the sock king, Cam’ron is looking to take the title of “Sock Game Lebron James” by opening up a DIPSET Pop-Up Shop with his Diplomats’ brethren at New York’s Poppington Gallery tomorrow. After the smashing success of the pink hosiery displaying Killa’s face, the New York Hip-Hop collective released a Diplomats themed sock...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Janelle Monáe Performs ‘Dance Apocalyptic’ On David Letterman

Celebrating the release of her special Target edition release of her new album The Electric Lady, Janelle Monae hit New York’s Pier 84 to perform alongside Diddy and Big Boi. Some other big names in the building were Lala Anthony, Miguel, Melanie Fiona, Erykah Badu and more. She also hit up David Letterman a little later […]
Via Word On The Game
September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Boi talks new album, Tupac in Reddit AMA

Big Boi is the latest artist to tackle Reddit’s Ask Me Anything discussion with fans. Before you get excited, there was no news of any Outkast projects coming but he revealed that he’s already hard at work on his third solo album, which he stated he definitely plans on experimenting more on.  Take a look at some of […]
Via Word On The Game
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

The Haps – 9/5: The Best College Bar At Every Top 25 School, Katherine Webb & Mama McCarron Pose For A Magazine

What’s The Haps for September 5th? Yet another “best college bar” list is released, Katherine Webb and A.J.’s mom get their pose on, Big Boi of Outkast says he would/could have played for the Falcons, the greatest Johnny Manziel GIF ever, and more. The Links - The best college bar at every NCAA Top 25 (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)The post The Haps – 9/5: The Best College...
Via No Coast Bias
September 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Stream new albums from The Weeknd, Arctic Monkeys, & Janelle Monae a week early

This fall is set to have huge album releases and next week will be the first of those huge releases.  Big albums from The Weeknd, Arctic Monkeys, and Janelle Monae all get released next week but you can listen to those albums now in their entirety before you buy them. After re-releasing his highly successful mix tapes as one, working with Drake, and performing at festivals, Abel...
Via The Nosebleeds
September 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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