Big Boi

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Antwan André Patton, better known by his stage name Big Boi, is an American rapper, song-writer, record producer and actor, best known for being a member of American hip hop duo OutKast alongside André 3000. His work in the duo has produced six studio albums. During the duo's hiatus, he and André 3000 each announced plans to release a solo album.… Read More

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1975 Birth Born on February 1, 1975.


2003 28 Years Old Patton has often used his lyrics to criticize the problems that plague both the African American community and the world. An example is 2003's "War", a scathing attack on the Bush administration and the War on Terror. … Read More


2005 30 Years Old In 2005, Big Boi released a mixtape/compilation album, Got Purp? … Read More
2007 32 Years Old In 2007, after the sixth album under the Outkast name, Idlewild, Big Boi announced plans to release a full-fledged solo album. … Read More
2010 35 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Big Boi's solo debut Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty was released in July 2010 to respectable sales and critical acclaim. … Read More
On February 27, 2011, it was announced that Big Boi was creating a joint album along with rappers Mike Bigga and Pill.
2012 37 Years Old 1 More Event
Big Boi released his second solo album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors on November 13, 2012. … Read More
2014 39 Years Old 1 More Event
He reiterated his plans for a new studio album in January 2014. … Read More
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