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Big Boi is a serial collaborator, one of those endlessly curious artists who’s always thinking “what if?” when he charges into a new project. As one-half of OutKast, Big Boi helped expand the language of hip-hop. As a solo artist, he&...
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OFF TOPIC: UPDATE: Nine-time Grammy winner, hot jazz artist to play Sands; Venue says more big names comingLehigh Valley Music presents FESTBLOGA nine-time Grammy Award-winning singer and pop/jazz artist will play at Sands Bethlehem Event Center this fall, the venue has announced. And event center officials say this is just the first big announcement in a wave of new booking for......
Pop & HissSay what you want about Dr. Dre. "Detox" has been as mythological as Lemuria since I was in high school and he's probably recorded enough music over the last decade to make Neil Young's vaults look like Al Capone's. But......
Pop & HissAntwan "Big Boi" Patton is probably one of hip-hop’s most even-keeled emcees. Though it’s been more than four years since OutKast, the platinum-selling, Grammy-winning group he co-founded with Andre "Andre 3000" Benjamin, released an album --...
About Last NightTaraji P. Henson addresses the audience at Columbia College's Stage Two on February 14, 2011. (Photo courtesy of Columbia College Chicago) How has life changed for Taraji P. Henson ever since she earned a 2009 best supporting actress Oscar nomination...
To judge by some of the reviews of the new film adaptation of "The Great Gatsby," you'd think Australian director Baz Luhrmann would be facing extradition for his crime against an American classic. But I have a message for all those self-appointed...
Baz Luhrmann didn't want to answer the question. "I can't really say it about myself," he said. "But yes, I do." The Australian director behind this month's hip-hop-inspired adaptation of "The Great Gatsby" had been asked if he thinks his movies...
One detail I didn't have room to include in last weekend's Arts & Books feature on the soundtrack to "The Great Gatsby" was just how the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, recruited Jay-Z to help him assemble the music for the movie. In an interview...
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Grand Forks HeraldMusic from Baz Luhrmann's Film "The Great Gatsby" (May 6) 3/5 stars Jay-Z, executive producer of the soundtrack of Baz Luhrmann's film adaptation of "The Great Gastby," worked with the director for two years "translating the Jazz Age sensibility of F....
When I heard about Baz Luhrmann’s remake of “The Great Gatsby” a bubble of bile rose up in my throat. The director of such opulent visual messes as “Moulin Rouge” and “Australia” bringing to the big screen F....
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RedEye special contributorOn record, Big Boi doesn't hold anything back. The Outkast rapper's latest solo venture, "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors," is filled with tongue-twisting rhymes that expound on everything from his father's death ("Tremendous Damage") to the...
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Outkast remains arguably the greatest rap duo of all time, even though its members — Antwan "Big Boi" Patton and Andre Benjamin, aka Andre 3000 — haven't released an album together since 2006's "Idlewild" soundtrack. While Big Boi continues to...
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