Music Birthday: Big Boi

Today, February 1, 1975, Antwan “Big Boi” Patton was born in Savanna, Georgia. At the 46th Annual Grammy Awards, as part of iconic rap duo Outkast, won three awards: Best Rap Album and Album of the Year (“Speakerboxxx/The Love Below”), and Best Urban/Alternative Performance (‘Hey Ya!’). 

It was on September 23, 2003 when Outkast released their fifth studio album, “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.” On Apple Music, these three tracks have been starred as fan favorites: ‘The Way You Move’ ft. Sleepy Brown, ‘Hey Ya!,’ and ‘Roses.’

Per May 2006 certification from the Recording Industry Association of America, the album is an 11x platinum-seller. And, as for the album’s lead single ‘Hey Ya!,’ it was certified platinum in November 2006. 

Stream “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below” on YouTube today

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