Both Outkast and the Dungeon Family collective that they represent are — or should be — considered true pioneers in hip hop, especially when it comes to the eventual Atlanta takeover that remains in place right now. While Andre 3000 has been more measured in his contributions to the culture (ex. “Life of the Party“), Big Boi has decided to team up with Organized Noize‘s own Sleepy Brown for a joint effort titled Big Sleepover, a 15-track body of work that sees additional assistance from Kay-I, Killer Mike, CeeLo Green, Big Rube, and Backbone.
Big Sleepover was led by the Calz Up 80-produced “Animalz,” which was released back in November and sees the duo essentially channeling a Bloodhound Gang classic in regards to the adults-only subject matter:
“The birds and the bees, how can I relate? I never learned that story of our sexuality, I knew that man and woman come together, procreate, to make a baby and continue legacy, of the bloodline, you take the sex away, now do you really love your mate the way you think you say? You do? Well, that’s a beautiful thing when you can get that, brand new Kit Kat, never breaking up, keep the bars intact just like I massage the track, instead of asking for some pussy, just massage your back, it was start to back, back to that booty up, give you booby from the side like some newly leathered puffs, what’s up?”
Big Sleepover arrives four years after Big Boi‘s third LP Boomiverse, a 12-track body of work that saw contributions from Snoop Dogg, Jeezy, Adam Levine, Gucci Mane, the late Pimp C, Curren$y, Eric Bellinger, LunchMoney Lewis, and more. Meanwhile, Sleepy Brown’s only solo album, the well-received Mr. Brown, make landfall back in 2006.
Press play on both Big Sleepover and the aforementioned video for “Animalz” below.