Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumours by Big Boi – album review

By Jim Pinckney In Music

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3rd January, 2013
Causing some consternation amongst those who understandably have Big Boi pegged as the unflinchingly funkier and relatively less freaky half of Outkast, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumours, his second solo album, is a glorious mess that misses as much as it hits, but manages to do both endearingly. It’s common knowledge that when Antwan Patton goes for the jugular he could recite the phone book and slay most MCs, so it comes as little surprise orthodox tracks featuring Southern contemporaries, such as Gossip with UGK and Big K.R.I.T. and In the A with T.I. and Ludacris, do the business. ...

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