On Wednesday, millionaires Michael Vick, left, and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton partnered with Nike and Lenox Square Mall to host Vick’s annual holiday shoe giveaway for Christmas. Vick and Big Boi blessed dozens of underprivileged children from the Big Kids foundation (Big Boi’s charity).
Janet Jackson, left, her brother Randy Jackson (of The Jacksons) and rapper Big Boi of Outkast attended Ms. Jackson’s State Of The World Tour Concert After Party at STK Lounge in Atlanta on Sunday, December 17. Janet performed to a near capacity crowd at the Philips Arena in Atlanta on Sunday.
On Friday night, rap mogul Young Jeezy held a private, star-studded dinner in honor of his 10th Year Anniversary and also his foundation “Street Dreamz” at 103 West in Atlanta. Jeezy is pictured above with his fiancée and mother of his daughter, Mahi.
Special invited A-list guests included Big Boi (Outkast), Ludacris, Ne-Yo, Usher, Monica and Shannon Brown, DeVyne Stephens, Mayor Kasim Reed, singer Anthony Hamilton, TV and radio personalities Ryan Cameron and Rashan Ali, Shanti Das, and more. Photo by Prince Williams/ATLPics.net
Outkast member Andre 3000 arrived at Late Show With David Letterman in New York today. Andre and his bandmate Big Boi brought their #ATLast 20th anniversary reunion to Atlanta last weekend. All 3 nights were sold out. Photos: Ouzounova/Splash News
At the time Sherlita stated the marriage was “irretrievably broken.” She sought alimony, an equitable division of marital property and attorney’s fees, and child support for the couple’s two children, son Cross (who just made the Honor Roll at school) and daughter Jordan, who graduated high school last year.
Natural beauties Monica Brown, right, and Janelle Monáe posed together at Outkast’s Georgia Reunion concert at CounterPoint Music Festival in Rome, GA over the weekend. For some reason the group chose to perform in Rome (of all places) rather than in their hometown of Atlanta. But that didn’t stop hardcore fans from making the trip to Kingston Downs in the driving rain to watch their favorite group belt out their hits.
The moment Outkast fans heard the news that former Outkast members Andre 3000 and Big Boi were remixing Frank Ocean’s “Pink Matter” and T.I.’s “Sorry,” they assumed a new Outkast album was on the horizon.
They were wrong.
In an interview with SPIN magazine, the “Hey Ya” singer took the opportunity to clear the air about an Outkast reunion.
Many Obama supporters (read: blacks) were shocked at the news that superstar rapper Big Boi, of multi-platinum rap group Outkast, did not vote for President Obama in the November elections.
“I voted for Gary Johnson,” the Grammy-award winning rapper told Alyona Minkovski on Huffpost Live Friday. Patton recounted how he had to set a woman straight who thought he voted his skin color instead of his conscience.
R&B singer Kelly Rowland is in high demand for album features and music video appearances since Beyonce fell off. That’s probably why Beyonce spends her days posting random photos of herself online. This video is the first single off Big Boi’s Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors album. By the way, rumor has it that Big Boi and his Outkast partner Andre 3000 have fallen out.