Big Boi + Phantogram Join Forces to Form BIG GRAMS – Get the Scoop! (@BigGrams)

BIG GRAMS

Big Grams, the quicksilver collaboration between six-time Grammy Award-winnerBig Boi, and the groundbreaking genre-bending duoPhantogram(Sarah Barthel and Josh Carter) have completed their self-titled studio debut,BIG GRAMS. The eponymous 7-song collaboration will be released September 25thonEpic Records.

The story of how these two iconic acts came together is modern music history at its best. Big Boi, a true music fan of all genres, was surfing the web and trying to close some pop-up ads when Phantogram’s“Mouthful of Diamonds”started auto-playing. Taken aback by their sound, Big Boi stopped what he was doing toShazamthe track to figure out who it was. He liked it so much that he arranged for a meeting and thus, the kinship and now collaboration was born. While the melding of their unique and individual sounds came together in the most organic way, it’s obvious that these three musicians were destined to join forces.

Zane Lowewill premierethe first track“Fell In the Sun”tomorrow,September 10th,onBeats 1 at12:30 PM EST / 9:30 AM PST-tune in to hear the song and first radio interview with Big Grams.Big Grams enlisted help from two of the most exciting names in electronic music and hip-hop for additional features,Skrillexon “Drum Machine”andEl-P & Killer Mike’s Run The Jewelson“Born To Shine”, making this absolutely one of the cornerstone releases of 2015 for music fans everywhere.Fell In the SunandLights Onare the lead key tracks at radio & digital/streaming services,with additional songs from the EP to follow-pre-orderfor the EP also begins tomorrow, September 10th.

BIG GRAMSmarksBig Bois first official release on Epic Records, since signing with the label last year. PhantogramandBig Boicollaborated previously on a handful of tracks fromBig Boi’ssecond solo album, 2012sVicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors,namely CPU, Lines” and Objectum Sexuality, the latter also produced byPhantogram. Phantogramhave released multiple EPs and two studio albums, which have produced two Top 10 alternative hits, Black Out Days and Fall In Love. The duo is signed to Republic Records.

With the release ofBIG GRAMS, this musical supergroup will just be getting started, with more exciting announcements and releases to follow including animated/graphic videos, surprise live performances, interactive games and special fan eventsstay tuned for more details and follow Big Grams on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and more.

Check out the track listing forBIG GRAMSbelow.

BIG GRAMSTRACKLISTING

1.Run for Your Life
2. Lights On
3. Fell In the Sun
4. Put It On Her
5. Goldmine Junkie
6. Born to Shine f. Run the Jewels
7.Drum Machine f. Skrillex

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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