Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors


Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors

Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Lead Performer: Big Boi; Music Label: Purple Ribbon

In their OutKast days, Big Boi was often slotted as the traditional Southern slanger to Andre 3000’s kooky space cadet. But he’s capable of his own intergalactic travel: On Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors, he makes like the great funk weirdos of yesteryear, plunging his purple psychedelic prose beneath creamy seas of keyboard, two-stepping funk, and indie flotsam. It almost makes the calls to get the iconic duo back together seem silly, when the next-level mothership has already landed. A-

Best Tracks:
Shoes for Running
In the A

Originally posted March 19 2013 — 12:00 AM EDT

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