BIG BOI TO RELEASE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM BOOMIVERSE JUNE 16th. PERFORMED NEW SINGLE “MIC JACK” FEATURING ADAM LEVINE ON NBC’S THE VOICE MAY 16
BIG BOI TO RELEASE HIGHLY-ANTICIPATED NEW ALBUM BOOMIVERSE JUNE 16
PERFORMED NEW SINGLE “MIC JACK” FEATURING ADAM LEVINE ON NBC’S THE VOICE MAY 16
SHAZAM THE PERFORMANCE TO WATCH NEW “MIC JACK” MUSIC VIDEO
“A wonderful reminder of Big Boi’s unparalleled prowess in the rap game. He has literally been doing this longer than some rappers have been alive.” – High Snobiety
“Big Boi is one of the OGs of hip-hop and he’s still reinventing himself more than two decades after entering the game.” – XXL
“An all-star affair.” – Rolling Stone
(May 17, 2017 –Los Angeles, CA) Big Boi reveals June 16 as the release date for his highly-anticipated third full-length solo album and first release for Epic Records, Boomiverse.
Last evening the seven-time GRAMMY® Award-winning, RIAA diamond-certified hip-hop luminary, producer, and member of OutKast took the stage at NBC’s The Voice for the very first time. Big Boi and Levine teamed up to perform “Mic Jack” live during the semifinals.
“Kill Jill” and “Mic Jack” have already begun to amplify excitement for the album’s arrival. “Kill Jill” has racked up over 3.1 million Spotify streams to date, while “Mic Jack” garnered 1.5 million Spotify streams in just a few weeks. Big Boi unveiled the songs during a high-profile Apple Music Beats 1 premiere before performing “Mic Jack’’ on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. In addition, both tracks continue to draw critical praise.
One of history’s tightest and most clever rhyme mavericks, Big Boi‘s indelible influence courses throughout two generations of rap music. As one-half of OutKast, he achieved seven GRAMMY® Awards, sold 25 million records, and created a string of music’s most influential work, including Aquemini, Stankonia, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below—which went RIAA Diamond making OutKast the first and only hip-hop artist in history to win the GRAMMY® for ‘Album of the Year.‘ Big Boi’s 2010 solo debut, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, bowed at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Top 200 and received unanimous critical acclaim with Pitchfork proclaiming it one of the “100 Best Albums of the Decade ‘So Far'” and topping year-end lists from Time, Paste, Vibe, and more.
His 2012 follow-up Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors enamored tastemakers and fans alike and boasted collaborations with A$AP Rocky, Killer Mike, Kid Cudi, and more. In 2015, Big Boi collaborated with Phantogram to create supergroup Big Grams. Their debut self-titled album was released to critical and fan delight.
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