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Conversations at Pitchfork Festival: Big Boi

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Big Boi by George Aye


Gapers Block sat down with some of the artists at the 2010 Pitchfork Music Festival to talk about the festival itself, their favorite festival memories, and much more. Click here for more interviews and coverage from the festival.

What a way to end Pitchfork, rushing backstage less than 30 minutes before Big Boi hits the stage to take some amazing photos and have a quick conversation with one of the most important figures in modern hip-hop. Big Boi talked about his thoughts on playing the festival, how he unwinds while keeping so busy, and what he hopes is the legacy of Big Boi.


Interview with Big Boi at Pitchfork Music Festival

 

Andrew / July 20, 2010 10:36 AM

Did anyone else think it was odd that instead of live footage from the stage, most of the time they were showing music videos on the big screens during Big Boi? It almost made me wonder if he was lip-syncing.

Lisa White / July 20, 2010 7:53 PM

Panda Bear also had video playing during his set as well. I think the artists either requested or were offered to use the screens.

If he was, I was fooled. Sounded live to me! I still danced up a storm during "B.O.B."

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