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Polaroid Warns Outkast Fans Not To 'Shake It'

22nd February 2004

OUTKAST's hit song HEY YA! has prompted camera-maker POLAROID to warn fans that following the rap outfit's snapshot advice too literally will lead to ruined photographs. In the chart-topping track, ANDRE 3000 urges female...

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Cbs Bosses Apologise For Andre 3000'S Wardance Performance

20th February 2004

Network TV bosses at CBS in America have apologised for OUTKAST's Native American-themed performance at the GRAMMY AWARDS. The San Francisco-based NATIVE AMERICAN CULTURAL CENTER took offence to ANDRE 3000's stage routine, in which...

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Jules Too Boring For Brits

11th February 2004

Singer GARY JULES has been dropped from performing at next week's (17FEB04) BRIT AWARDS. After topping the charts at Christmas (03) with his sombre cover of TEARS FOR FEARS' MAD WORLD, the American was...

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Outkast's Grammy Party Shut Down By Police

11th February 2004

Rap band OUTKAST's GRAMMY after-show party was cut short when police responded to noise complaints and shut the bash down. Los Angeles police turned stars like CHRISTINA AGUILERA and SEAN LENNON away from the...

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Beyonce + Prince Wow The Grammys

9th February 2004

Pop superstars BEYONCE and PRINCE gave JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE and JANET JACKSON a lesson in how to wow a crowd without getting naked when they opened last night's (08FEB04) GRAMMY AWARDS in style. The stunning...

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Outkast's Run At The Top Ends

5th February 2004

Eclectic rap group OUTKAST's record-breaking run at the top of the American singles chart has come to an end after a staggering seven weeks. The duo had held the number one and number two...

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Andre 3000 And Keitel Join Get Shorty Sequel Cast

3rd February 2004

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 and veteran actor HARVEY KEITEL are the latest additions to the all-star cast of movie sequel BE COOL. The HEY YA! singer will play the frontman of a rap group...

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Sting Set For Grammys Beatles Tribute

3rd February 2004

STING, DAVE MATTHEWS, VINCE GILL and THE NEPTUNES' PHARRELL WILLIAMS will team up as the ultimate BEATLES tribute group at the GRAMMY AWARDS on Sunday (08FEB04). The quartet will play FAB FOUR hits as...

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Outkast Break Bee Gees Record

1st February 2004

Rap duo OUTKAST are more popular than any other act in America - they've notched up an amazing seven weeks at number one and two on the BILLBOARD HOT 100 chart. No one can...

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Radiohead Lead Nme Nominations

28th January 2004

RADIOHEAD look set to retain their rock royalty crown at this year's (04) NME AWARDS, after receiving five nominations including BEST SINGLE and BEST ALBUM. But the PARANOID ANDROID band face tough competition from...

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Outkast Return To The Top

21st January 2004

OUTKAST are back on top of the American album charts after a week away. The funky group's two-CD set SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW has now spent a total of six weeks at the top of...

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Kelis Slams Fellow Grammy Nominees

20th January 2004

R+B sensation KELIS is angered rather than excited by her GRAMMY nomination for Best Urban/Alternative Performance - as she considers her rivals in the category "a joke". The MILKSHAKE beauty - who is engaged...

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Beyonce And Outkast To Dazzle Brits

18th January 2004

Superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES is set to dominate this year's (04) BRIT AWARDS, with an eagerly awaited collaboration with hip-hop stars OUTKAST. The R+B singer, 22, is nominated for two awards and set to steal...

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Outkast + Justin Top Rolling Stone Poll

15th January 2004

OUTKAST and JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE have been named the top choices for the 2003 ROLLING STONE Music Awards. Outkast's HEY YA! was voted the Number One single on the Critics' and Readers' Top Ten,...

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Reid Ousted From Arista

14th January 2004

Music mogul ANTONIO 'LA' REID has been sacked as boss of ARISTA RECORDS - despite masterminding the success of acts including OUTKAST, PINK and AVRIL LAVIGNE. Reid was told the sad news by BMG...

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Timberlake, Aguilera And Outkast To Play Grammys

13th January 2004

JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and OUTKAST have joined the WHITE STRIPES as confirmed performers at the GRAMMY AWARDS next month (08FEB04). Rap duo Outkast will perform with funk legends GEORGE CLINTON and PARLIAMENT-FUNKADELIC, EARTH,...

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Outkast: Hip-hop Needs To Be 'Cranked' Up

9th January 2004

Rappers OUTKAST have blasted the state of contemporary hip-hop as too "safe". The duo, whose singles HEY YA! and THE WAY YOU MOVE are still at numbers one and two in the American chart...

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Outkast Still On Top

9th January 2004

Funky duo OUTKAST will not be budged from the top of the American charts - their singles HEY YA! and THE WAY YOU MOVE are still at numbers one and two respectively - for a...

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Outkast Lead In Naacp Nods

8th January 2004

Rap stars OUTKAST led the pack of nominees for the 35th NAACP (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF COLORED PEOPLE) AWARDS, picking up six nods for their album SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW. DESTINY'S CHILD frontwoman BEYONCE...

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Outkast's New Parks Song

7th January 2004

OUTKAST have responded to their ongoing legal spat with ROSA PARKS by referring to her in a new song - but the rappers have been careful not to name the civil rights icon. Parks...

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White Stripes Claim Mojo Best Album

5th January 2004

THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT has beaten OUTKAST's double album SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW and BLUR's THINK TANK to claim the Album of The Year title in music bible MOJO. The magazine's writers summed up the...

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Nikka Calls On Prince And Outkast

5th January 2004

Fiery singer NIKKA COSTA is planning to follow up her cult 2001 album EVERYBODY GOT THEIR SOMETHING with a little help from PRINCE and OUTKAST. Nikka, the daughter of jazz great DON COSTA and...

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Outkast Honoured As Best Act Of 2003

5th January 2004

Pioneering hip-hop duo OUTKAST were yesterday (1JAN04) named the best musical act of 2003 in a huge British poll. Music retailers HMV created the 'poll of polls' by compiling charts and reviews from newspapers...

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29th December 2003

---------------------------------------------- We asked all the staff at to vote for their favourite stars of the year - and the chart-stealing front page-bagging A-list came a clear first. It's been a good year for these celebs...

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Outkast, Rosa Parks To Reach Settlement

23rd December 2003

Hip-hop superstars OUTKAST are close to reaching a settlement with civil rights icon ROSA PARKS over a five-year battle about one of their songs. Parks had claimed the HEY YA! duo defamed her in...

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50 Hits The Top

22nd December 2003

Rap badboy 50 CENT's astonishing debut album has become the top-selling album in America this year (03). GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN', which contains the megahit IN DA CLUB, has gone platinum six times...

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Outkast Double Up For Christmas

19th December 2003

Hip hop duo OUTKAST are celebrating Christmas in style at the top of the American singles chart - their two new tracks are number one and two. ANDRE 3000's HEY YA! has held on...

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Outkast Team Up With Polaroid

18th December 2003

OUTKAST have landed a lucrative deal with POLAROID, after the camera company were namechecked in the rap group's hit track HEY YA. In the song, frontman ANDRE 3000 directs women to hit the dance...

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