Outside his primary roles as AndrÃ© 3000's partner in OutKast and as one of the central members of the Dungeon Family, Big Boi (born Antwan AndrÃ© Patton) appeared on tracks by Missy Elliott ("All N My Grill"), Trick Daddy ("In da Wind"), Jay-Z ("Poppin' Tags"), Killer Mike ("A.D.I.D.A.S."), BeyoncÃ© ("Hip Hop Star"), Brooke Valentine ("Girlfight"), Sleepy Brown ("Margarita"), and Fantasia ("Hood Boy"). As a solo artist, the MC had a minor hit in 2005 with "Kryptonite (I'm on It)," one of the year's best rap singles; it was the lead single from the officially released showcase for his Purple Ribbon label, the eclectic Got Purp?, Vol. 2, which featured the likes of Killer Mike and Sleepy Brown, as well as protÃ©gÃ©â€Ž Janelle MonÃ¡e. Also involved in film (ATL, OutKast's Idlewild, Who's Your Caddy?) and even the stage (he worked with the Atlanta Ballet in 2008), Big Boi prepped his first solo album, Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, which was released on Def Jam in 2010. ~ Andy KellmanPortions of Content Provided by Rovi Corporation.
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