Big Boi Main Stage, Victoria BC, September 15

Big Boi Main Stage, Victoria BC, September 15
Photo: Megan Cole
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Pouring rain and thunder didn't dampen the Rifflandia crowd's spirits as they waited for Big Boi on Sunday afternoon. After hours of rain and increasing wind whispers of "Will the show go on?" it did, and one of the weekend's most anticipated acts wasted no time getting the audience singing and dancing. A gold and red throne had been placed on the stage with a footstool, and while it seemed fitting for the former Outkast member, it was also necessary, as he was sporting a knee brace. Big Boi's set included Outkast favourite "Ms. Jackson" and "Shutterbugg" from his 2010 acclaimed solo album Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, and was everything a Big Boi and Outkast fan could hope for. Muddled sound made it difficult to hear the vocals, but most of the crowd likely didn't notice the poor sound (or maybe even who was playing) as many struggled to stand up straight due to intoxication.