"As long as the music is jamming, I’m open to it. It’s always about the search for that new sound, that new groove. This is how you keep music going. The art form, period. The craft of making the coldest shit on the planet. This is what I do, this is what I was put here to do, and I’m just getting started." -- Big Boi
It bears a lot of similarities to its rather stunning predecessor, but so what? If you're going to release a sequel to a great album, you might as well play to your strengths, which is exactly what Big Boi does.
In the past few days, Uncut, Mojo, and Paste have released their Album of the Year lists, and AllMusic is dropping theirs throughout the week. Some quick analysis shows that it's pretty obvious what the #1 record of the year is going to be for a lot of publications...
Big Boi's latest single features Kelly Rowland on the chorus and, no, this is not a cover of the classic Tom Jones tune. "Mama Told Me" will appear on Big Boi's upcoming album 'Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors'.