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Big Boi: 'Outkast Is Not Working On An Album'

20th February 2014

Rapper Big Boi has dismissed reports suggesting he and Andre 3000 are working on a new Outkast album.Last month (Jan14), fans got excited when reports swirled indicating the newly-reunited rap duo were working on new...

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Fascinating Fact: 4074862

18th February 2014

Drake has recruited reformed duo Outkast to headline his fifth OVO Fest in Toronto, Canada in August (14). The Ms. Jackson hitmakers are planning to mark their comeback by performing at 40 festivals in 2014.

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Rapper Andre 3000'S Father Dies

14th February 2014

Outkast's reunion celebrations have been hit by a family tragedy following the death of rapper Andre 3000's father.Lawrence Walker passed away on Wednesday (12Feb14) following a heart attack in Georgia, according to multiple reports....

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Busta Rhymes To Perform At Bestival 2014

10th February 2014

Busta Rhymes is set to perform at Bestival this year. The hip-hop star will mark his first appearance at a UK festival this September when he joins the main stage line-up at the event, which...

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The Even Bigger Sasquatch! Announces Outkast And Soundgarden As Headliners

By Stephanie Chase | 4th February 2014

The annual Sasquatch! festival is set to be even even bigger and better this year as it grows to two weekends this summer with Outkast and Soundgarden announced as headliners.Outkast's Andre 3000 will reunite with...

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Bestival 2014 Lineup Kicks Off With Outkast Announcement

By Michael West | 28th January 2014

The reunited hip-hop outfit OutKast are the first act to be announced for the Bestival 2014 line-up. The event takes place at the Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from September 4th-7th....

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Kanye West, Drake And Bruno Headline Wireless

28th January 2014

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars will headline this year's Wireless Festival. The acts will top the bill at the event, which takes place at London's Finsbury Park for the first time and Birmingham's Perry...

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Outkast To Headline Bestival

28th January 2014

OutKast have been named as the first headliners of Bestival 2014.The hip-hop duo, made up of Andre 3000 and Big Boi, have reunited and will be one of four acts topping the bill at the...

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Kanye West To Headline Wireless

28th January 2014

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars are to headline this year's Wireless festival.The annual music event is moving to a new site in London, Finsbury Park, and will also be staged in a second location,...

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The Strokes Come Out Of Hiding

17th January 2014

The Strokes have announced their live return with a festival date in New York this year. The band - featuring Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi, Albert Hammond, Jr., Nikolai Fraiture and Fabrizio Moretti - are...

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Queen Latifah: 'Outkast Is Working On A New Album'

14th January 2014

Outkast's former manager Queen Latifah has revealed the newly-reunited rap duo is working on their first album in eight years.Big Boi and Andre 3000 announced last week (ends10Jan14) they would perform at Coachella in California...

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Outkast Announce 40-Date Festival Tour

14th January 2014

OutKast have announced a 40-date world festival tour. Andre 3000 and Big Boi are making their live comeback headlining Coachella Festival in California in April, which will reportedly be the start of their world tour...

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Outkast To Celebrate 20th Anniversary With 40-Date Festival Tour

13th January 2014

Hip-hop duo Outkast's comeback is complete - Andre 3000 and Big Boi will perform at over 40 festivals around the world in 2014.Last week (ends10Jan14), the Ms. Jackson hitmakers confirmed spots at Coachella in California...

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Outkast Add New York's Governors Ball To Reunion Plans

9th January 2014

Hip-hop stars Outkast have added a third prestigious show to their 2014 comeback - Andre 3000 and Big Boi will also headline the Governors Ball in New York.The Ms. Jackson hitmakers have already announced two...

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Coachella Line-up Sees Outkast Return Alongside Muse And Arcade Fire

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th January 2014

It doesn’t seem right to be talking about the international headliners set to grace sun-drenched climes of Coachella 2014, not when January still plagues us so. But with Andre 3000 and Big Boi set to...

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Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire Headline Coachella

9th January 2014

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Hip-hop act OutKast, featuring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, are reuniting for the event at the Empire Polo Fields...

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Outkast To Reunite At 2014 Coachella Festival

9th January 2014

Funk and hip-hop stars Outkast are making a long-awaited comeback at the 2014 Coachella festival in California.After weeks of speculation suggesting Andre 3000 and Big Boi were close to reuniting for the desert event, promoters...

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Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire To Headline Coachella 2014

By Joe Wilde | 9th January 2014

Coachella 2014 will be returning to Indio, California, this spring for a two-weekend spectacular that will see some of the world's biggest performers gather in one polo field in the middle of the desert. This...

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Fascinating Fact: 3977972

2nd December 2013

Rapper Big Boi has thrilled Outkast fans buy posting photos of himself and bandmate Andre 3000 hanging out in Atlanta, Georgia on his Instagram and Tumblr pages. The funk and hip-hop duo has been on...

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Outkast Reforming? 2014 Tour Dates Could Be On Horizon

By Lauren James | 20th November 2013

Outkast may be ending their six year hiatus for a performance at California's Coachella in April next year, according to Billboard's multiple sources. One said that there had "definitely been 'some conversations'" between band members...

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Outkast In Talks For 2014 Coachella - Report

19th November 2013

Funk and hip-hop stars Outkast are in talks to return to the stage after a long hiatus to headline next year's (14) Coachella festival, according to U.S. reports.Sources tell that Andre 3000 and Big...

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Outkast's Big Boi To Face Custody Battle

3rd October 2013

Big Boi is facing a custody battle with his estranged wife.The Outkast rapper's spouse Sherlita Patton allegedly filed divorce papers on Wednesday (02.10.13) in which she is demanding sold custody of their 12-year-old son, Cross.According...

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Big Boi's Wife Files For Divorce

3rd October 2013

Former Outkast star Big Boi's wife has filed for divorce and requested sole custody of their 12-year-old child.Sherlita Patton filed the documents on Wednesday (02Oct13) stating the couple's 11-year marriage is "irretrievably broken," according to...

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Outkast Rapper Agrees On Fee To Join Celebrity Big Brother House

By Joe Wilde | 7th August 2013

Big Boi, the rapper who first found international fame and acclaim with the hip-hop group OutKast, has agreed to appear on the upcoming season of Celebrity Big Brother. The Sun first reported that the rapper...

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Rapper Big Boi Joining Celebrity Big Brother

6th August 2013

Outkast rapper Big Boi is set to follow in the footsteps of fellow hip-hop stars Coolio and Sisqo after signing up to appear in the latest series of the U.K.'s Celebrity Big Brother.The star, real...

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Andre 3000'S Mother, Social Activist Sharon Benjamin-hodo, Dies At 58

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th May 2013

The mother of rapper and Outcast member Andre 3000, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, died this Tuesday (May 28). The tragic news was announced by a representative for her son, real name Andre Lauren Benjamin, this Wednesday (May...

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Wyclef Jean Open To New Fugees Album

29th May 2013

Wyclef Jean says the ''door is always open'' to making a new Fugees record.The singer and producer would like to reunite with former bandmates Lauryn Hill and Pras Michel to follow up their second album...

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Amy Winehouse's Father Hates Cover

27th April 2013

Amy Winehouse's father is not impressed with the new cover version of his late daughter's hit 'Back to Black'.Mitch Winehouse is not a fan of Andre 3000's collaboration with Beyonce and has branded the Outkast...

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Beyonce Teaming With Andre 3000 For Amy Winehouse Cover

2nd April 2013

Beyonce is reportedly teaming up with Outkast star Andre 3000 to revamp an Amy Winehouse song for a new movie.The superstar singer is said to be covering Winehouse's 2007 hit Back to Black for the...

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A Week In Music - Bowie's 'The Next Day' Album Was Worth The Wait, Sigur Ros Back At Their Spectacular Best, Everything Everything Take Another Step Into The Mainstream With 'Duet'

By Hayley Avron | 11th March 2013

Albums of Note... David Bowie’s return to the shelves of our local record shops (well, the few that still exist) has been met with a grateful and adulatory fanfare, across the board and it’s been...

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