The American artist Big Boi has achieved immense fame for his rapping skills. Gaining prominence as part of the hip hop duo OutKast the rapper has also established his name as a solo act. He has gathered international fame and his songs have charted in various countries including Germany, Canada, Switzerland, UK and Australia. His distinctions include wining American Music Awards and Grammy Awards. Now Big Boi tickets are available to see the artist live in concert.
The artist from Savannah, Georgia was born Antwan André Patton but adopted the moniker Big Boi for the showbiz. Having a musical inclination from a young age he went on to pursue his interest while attending the visual and performing arts institute Tri-Cities High School. There he met André "3000" Benjamin, with whom he later formed the band Outkast. The duo signed with the LaFace Records and found immense success with several of their singles charting in top twenty. After releasing four platinum selling albums both the artists decided to release solo work.
Their solo attempt was released as a double album under the name ‘Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.’ Benjamin’s music was included in The Love Below while Speakerboxxx featured Boi’s solo tracks. Selling platinum the joint album proved to be a commercial success and also won a Grammy
in the ‘Best Rap Album’ category.
Boi’s collaboration with the artist Sleepy Brown for the single ‘The Way You Move’ proved to be a major success. Not only did it top the Billboard Hot 100 charts
but was also ranked at number twenty two on the Billboard
Hot 100 Songs of the Decade. A version of the song has also been used in the Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2005’s console version.
The artist stayed with Outkast and later ventured into solo projects. His first independent album ‘Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty’ made its Billboard 200 debut at number three. It also got him international exposure and charted in various countries. He followed it with another album ‘Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.’ The album features Kelly Rowland on the song ‘Mama Told Me.’ The song is a cover of the Swedish pop group Little Dragon’s song. Other artists who have collaborated with Big Boi on the album include Kid Cudi, Ludacris, ASAP Rocky, Bosko and Phantogram.
His music involves various genres. These include dubstep, funk, electro, soul and rock. He is known for his tongue in cheek lyrics which featuring wordplay and tongue twisters often make references to pop culture. Quite often Boi’s songs are like social commentary and are themed around the problems faced by the world in general and African American’s in particular. But he still keeps his music entertaining which flows with layered production and assorted musical elements. Get Big Boi tickets
to see the artist give yet another entertaining performance on stage.
The talented artist has also collaborated with the renowned Atlanta Ballet. Working as the creative director he collaborated for a show titled ‘Big.’ Other than being the creative force behind the innovative show he also performed in it.
Adding to his list of achievements the artist has also ventured into acting. Making his presence felt on TV he has appeared in Chappelle's Show, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Nick Cannon Presents: Wild 'N Out and many more. He also appeared alongside André "3000" Benjamin in the film Idlewild. Not only did he act but also contributed in the soundtrack of the film. Other films that feature the rapper include ATL and Who's Your Caddy?
Interestingly the artist has also got a playable character version of himself in the fighting video game series Def Jam: Icon. Be part of his next performance at the Big Boi show to see him in person as he entertains the audiences with his rapping talent. The event featuring a live performance by the artist is sure to be highly entertaining.
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