Outkast’s Big Boi made a guest appearance on RapRadar’s latest podacast telling a number of stories. The ATL hip hop pioneer spoke about is earlier days, aspiring to sign with Jermaine Dupri as well as his up-bringing with his long time music partner, Andre 3000. He also told how his grandmother titled his Vicious lies & Dangerous Rumors album.
While the interview began to wind down, Wilson and B. Dot asked his what were his current influences and inspirations when it comes to making music. While taking a moment think it over, Big Boi answers:
“I like um…I know Dre really like that Young Thug, I like Young Thug, Thug got melody though. Thug talented too.”
If the 23 year old, ATLienhasn’t earned you’re respect yet, him receiving blessings from the legends of ATL and hip hop in Outkast, may shine some light on his talent if you haven’t noticed already.