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Big Boi feat Kelly Rowland

"Mama Told Me"

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October 10, 2012

The OutKast MC's latest single rides an electro-funk groove so spry, Prince-ly and Eighties inspired that you can practically see Molly Ringwald roller-skating to it. Big Boi sounds typically light on his feet, speed-drawling comparisons between himself, Mozart and Van Gogh, while Kelly Rowland plays airy hook girl, reciting "Mama"'s practical advice. It's neon lit pop fun – a straightforward crowd pleaser from a rap hall of famer.

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