Wednesday, March 6, 2013 5:00PM - By Laura Aguirre
Outkast member Big Boi has announced that he will be heading out on his first U.S. tour in two years this spring. He’ll be hitting 45 cities across the country, starting April 18 in his home state of Georgia. He’ll wrap the tour, titled Shoes For Running, in Boston on June 19.
Friday, February 24, 2012 4:30PM - By Travis Woods
Bad news for fans of all things OutKast—seems that the progressive hip hop duo, currently on hiatus since 2006’s release of Idewild, have no intentions of reuniting for a new album or new music. At least, not anytime soon, according to one half of the pair, Andre 3000.
Monday, August 8, 2011 11:12AM - By Travis Woods
Don’t you just hate it when take a nice vacation cruise, only to return home to get detained by Customs agents, who then charge you with three counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of possession of drug paraphernalia, and then hold you on a $16,000 bond? Man, I know I do. And it sounds like Big Boi feels my pain now, too.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 10:11AM - By Joseph Oliveto
With music festival season on its way we’ve been getting a lot of news lately about the lineups of the various shows, but what we heard regarding Bonnaroo had generally been little more than rumor and hearsay. Luckily the wait is over and the official lineup for this year has been announced. Read on to see who made the cut…
Monday, August 24, 2009 7:30AM - By Anet Hovhanesian
Here are some of the top news that took place in the music world this weekend:
- I hate to start on such a sad note, but Grammy winning keyboardist Larry Knetchel died on Thursday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. According to Yahoo news, it was of an apparent heart attack. He was 69 years old. (YahooNews)
- Pete Doherty had his sound cut off during his performance as headliner at the V Festival Stafford. According to NME, Doherty and his band had the sound pulled on them during their final song, a cover of The Beatles‘ version of ‘Twist And Shout. More details available. (NME)
- More V Festival News: Rockers The Killers closed opening night; Lily Allen got the crowd going, and fresh off of having the number one album in the UK, Calvin Harris thanked his fans. (NME)
- MySpace, the social networking site, bought Web music iLike. iLike is best known as a popular social music discovery service on Facebook, MySpace’s competition when it comes to social networking. Read more details about the deal. (Budapest Business Journal) (Financial Times)
- Big Boi of the Grammy winning rap duo Outkast, says his solo album is done and ready to be released. He has been having some records label issues of late. He left Jive in June for an apparent deal with Def Jam but is hush-hush about the details. (PasteMagazine)