After his Big Grams EP collaboration with Phantogram, Outkast ATLien Big Boi aka Sir Lucious Leftfoot returns as he releases his third studio album, Boomiverse, which serves as a follow up from his 2012 sophomore Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors.
Boomiverse features a bevy of all-star guests including appearances from Sleepy Brown, Jeezy, Gucci Mane, Janelle Monáe, Run The Jewels’ Killer Mike, who is a featured lyricist on Big Boi’s single “Kill Jill”, Adam Levine, who lends his vocals for “Mic Jack”.
The album is a musical gumbo of hip hop, rap and pop, made in signature Big Boi ATL fashion and it is heard in singles like “Freakonomics” and “All Night”, where it sounds like a rare classic find from one of his prior albums. At the same token, you can also hear how his style has evolved in the tunes, “Chocolate” and “Made Men”.
Usually with music, I can tell if a track is a hit or miss within the first 20 seconds. Boomiverse is definitely a home run. If you are a Big Boi fan, this is a must have for your playlist.
Now all I need in my life is one more Outkast album so I can leave the Earth peacefully.
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