With the recent release of his album, Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, it’s somewhat suspicious that Big Boi is choosing to hop on Frank Ocean’s “Pink Matter”, which features Big Boi’s former band mate, the elusive Andre 3000. In fact, Frank Ocean originally wanted both Andre & Big Boi on the track together, but 3 Stacks appeared solo, saying that he “didn’t want an OutKast Record Coming out on anybody else’s LP.” But Big Boi went ahead, deciding to take on “Pink Matter“ by literally remixing his verse onto it.
Meanwhile, Frank Ocean didn’t seem to care, actually giving his approval by tweeting:
pink matter feat. outkast— frank ocean (@frank_ocean) January 12, 2013
…As his original intentions were finally achieved. In the remix, the former members of OutKast appear back-to-back on the track–with Big Boi coming in before ‘Dre with a verse about a careless love affair.
As of now, Andre 3000 has yet to make a peep about the forced collaboration. But it wasn’t too long ago when he went on record saying there wasn’t any beef between him and Big Boi, just his own stuff to work out before he decides to dive into a new project. Meanwhile, his verses have been appearing in the strangest places since OutKast: Ke$ha remixes, a track called “Sorry” off T.I.’s latest album, and don’t forget Beyonce’s “Party” off of 4.
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