EP Review: Big Boi & Phantogram's 'Big Grams EP' is as Incredible as Expected

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When we first heard the "Fell In The Sun" single, from Big Boi and Phantogram's Big Grams EP mashup, we instantly knew it would be a classic. As we could have imagined, the Big Grams EP is extremely well done.

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The Big Grams EP opens up with "Run For Your Life" and Big Boi takes the lead. He jumps right out of gate with clever lyrics where only greatness can be expected. His wordplay is still among the best in the game and Sarah Barthel's silky voice cuts the heavy flow very nicely.

The album is really well-balanced and that's one of the aspects that listeners will really appreciate about it. It's truly one of the best collaborations as of late. You won't find an outlandish Drake or Future style approach.

"Lights On" and "Fell In The Sun" followed and we've already outlined pretty much everything we like about the two singles. It's a mixture of substance, sonical balance and impressive production from Josh Carter, the second half of Phantogram.

Things get a bit sultry with "Put It On Her". It's a sexy track with a disco/hip-hop styled beat that's really easy to listen to.

"Goldmine Junkie" was another one of the leaked tracks from the Big Grams EP and Barthel and Big Boi have a back and forth sequence that's quite unexpected. Run The Jewels aka Killer Mike and El-P bring their unfiltered flow into the mix on "Born To Shine". It's heavier on the hip-hop spectrum and that's okay because it's followed up by "Drum Machine" featuring Skrillex.

It features heavy EDM influence and works more in the favor of Phantogram. Overall the Big Grams EP is a skillfully executed mashup.

The electronic and hip-hop styles meshed very well and the end result is a clean product that's pleasant to listen to.

Listen to Big Grams below.