Last week, XXL sat down with Big Boi of Outkast and B.o.B to discuss their work together on the recently released Electronic Arts video game Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel. During the first part of the exclusive interview, the Atlanta heavy-weights talk about their respective albums Dangerous Lies & Vicious Rumors and Strange Clouds, bonding over Atlanta hip-hop and why artists need, "a strong discernment for bullshit" in traversing the annals of the music industry

Check out the first part of XXL's exclusive interview above, and make sure to check in with XXL later this week second part of our discussion with Big Boi and B.o.B.

Interview Conducted by Dan Buyanovsky, Video Shot and Edited by Sean Ryon