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Big Boi Says Outkast Had To Cut Five Songs From Coachella Performance

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(AllHipHop News) Outkast’s first performance together in over 6 years was met with same reaction the inital news of their reunion tour surfaced: skeptical zeal. Big Boi spoke with The Hollywood Reproter about finding artists on Shazam, cutting Outkast’s Coachella Performance and more.

According to one half of the duo speaking with , the group had five extra songs planned for their first performance at Coachella last Friday but were forced to cut the set short. Big Boi says that they may perform those songs during their upcoming shows:

What happened was our set got cut by like five songs. We had to cut ‘Player’s Ball’ and ‘Chronomentrophobia’ because of the time constraints. But there’s probably a couple songs [fans] didn’t hear then they’re gonna hear this time.

Big Boi also spoke a number of solo projects he is currently working on to be released this year. In addition to his solo follow up to 2012’s Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors, Big Boi has an EP planned with New York band Phantogram, titled Big Grams. He also has a few collaborations with rock band Modest Mouse that he says has been done for years:

I’ve been asking [lead singer] Isaac [Brock] when they gonna do it, man,We’ve got these songs they’ve been sitting on forever. I saw him a couple months ago and they’re working on some additions to what we did. I don’t know. It’s a crazy camp over there. It’s coming. Talk to him! He’s the boss.

Check out the full interview here.

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