Rapper Big Boi brings electro sounds to new album

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Rapper and producer Big Boi arrives at the 2010 BET Awards in Los AngelesNEW YORK (Reuters) – Rapper Big Boi is trying new sounds and styles for his highly anticipated second album out on Tuesday, carving a successful solo spotlight beyond OutKast's devoted following. Big Boi, whose real name is Antwan Andre Patton, is best-known as one-half of hip-hop duo OutKast with Andre 3000. The group, which went on indefinite hiatus in 2007, scored hits including "Ms. Jackson" in 2001 and "Hey Ya" two years later. …