Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors 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… Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors 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… 2012-12-11 Big Boi Hip-Hop/Rap Purple Ribbon
Music Review

Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors (2012)

EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Dec 11, 2012; Lead Performance: Big Boi; Genre: Hip-Hop/Rap; Production: 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
CPU
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Originally posted Dec 05, 2012 Published in issue #1237 Dec 07, 2012 Order article reprints
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