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Andre 3000'S Huge Hat Collection

30th November 2005

Rapper ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is such a huge fan of headgear he now boasts a 100-strong hat collection. The OUTKAST frontman, often lauded for his sense of style, admits he rarely feels dressed until...

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Civil Rights Icon Rosa Parks Dead At 92

25th October 2005

African-American civil rights icon ROSA PARKS has died. She was 92. The activist who made headlines almost 50 years ago (01DEC1955) when she refused to give up her seat on a bus for a...

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Labelle Reform For Patti Tribute

21st October 2005

PATTI LaBELLE is to reform her LADY MARMALADE hitmaking group LaBELLE for a personal tribute show. MARIO, ASHANTI, GERALD LEVERT and OUTKAST's BIG BOI will also perform LaBelle's hits at the televised tribute, AN...

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Big Boi Lands Hometown Honour

12th October 2005

OUTKAST rapper ANTWAN 'BIG BOI' PATTON was awarded the Fine Arts Award by the King-Tisdell Cottage Foundation on Saturday (08OCT05) in his hometown of Savannah, Georgia. The HEY YA! star was honoured to be...

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Pride And Prejudice Holds On At The Top

6th October 2005

JOE WRIGHT'S PRIDE AND PREJUDICE remains aloft of the UK box office for the third week running, beating off a string of high profile new entries. DAVID CRONENBERG's acclaimed A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE debuted...

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Benjamin Convinced New Outkast Record Will Flop

2nd October 2005

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is terrified about the release of the group's new album - because there is no way it can compete with the success of million-selling second album SPEAKERBOXX / THE LOVE...

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Wahlberg Praises Benjamin's Acting Talents

30th September 2005

MARK WAHLBERG is amazed by his FOUR BROTHERS co-star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN's work attitude - insisting the OUTKAST rapper is one of the most professional entertainers he has ever met. Wahlberg, formerly of MARKY...

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Thriller Tops Greatest Songs List

20th September 2005

MICHAEL JACKSON's THRILLER has topped a new list of 'greatest songs' released since 1980. The 1982 pop hit beat OUTKAST's B.O.B and GUNS N' ROSES SWEET CHILD O'MINE in the new Blender magazine list....

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Andre 3000 Hates Movie Costumes

19th September 2005

Rapper/actor ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN hates wearing unflattering costumes for movie parts because he feels they compromise the fashion icon image he has built for himself. The OUTKAST musician had to force himself to get...

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Andre 3000 And Madonna To Duet?

16th September 2005

Hip-hop star ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is considering recording a duet with MADONNA after meeting the Queen of Pop on the set of new movie REVOLVER. The OUTKAST rapper was wracked with nerves when the...

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All Go For Outkast Movie Musical

9th September 2005

OUTKAST's period gangster musical has a home at Universal. Studio bosses at the Hollywood powerhouse will release the untitled film, starring Outkast stars ANDRE BENJAMIN and ANTWAN PATTON, after new musical numbers and choreography...

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Armani A 50 Cent Fan

6th September 2005

Fashion legend GIORGIO ARMANI has declared himself an unlikely fan of 50 CENT. The 71-year-old Italian designer enjoys listening to an eclectic range of music - and he lists rap and rock among his...

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Mariah Makes Chart History With One-two Strike

1st September 2005

MARIAH CAREY has become only the fifth artist to hold the top two spots on the Billboard Hot 100 chart since the pop list began in 1958. The singer's WE BELONG TOGETHER hit has...

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Rhames Thought Twice About Acting With Andre 3000

9th August 2005

Actor VING RHAMES was hesitant about taking a role alongside ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN in the musical MY LIFE IN IDLEWIND, because his movie experiences with other rappers left him cold. According to Benjamin, Rhames,...

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Usher Tops New Pop Power Poll

25th July 2005

USHER has topped a new poll to find the most powerful voice in pop music in 2005. The R+B star beat ALICIA KEYS, COLDPLAY and EMINEM to claim the top spot in the Los...

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Andre 3000 A 'Movie Star In The Making'

21st June 2005

ANDRE '3000' BENJAMIN is a future Hollywood superstar - according to MARK WAHLBERG, who appears alongside the OUTKAST rapper in new movie FOUR BROTHERS. The THREE KINGS star was blown away by Benjamin's commitment...

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Earth, Wind + Fire Plan Major Comeback With Stars

10th June 2005

R+B icons EARTH, WIND + FIRE are planning a major comeback after signing up BLACK EYED PEAS star WILL.I.AM, RAPHAEL SAADIQ and JIMMY JAM and TERRY LEWIS to write and produce tracks on their new...

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Wahlberg's New Film Close To Past

6th June 2005

Hollywood hunk MARK WAHLBERG is finding it easy to relate to his character in forthcoming movie FOUR BROTHERS, because the plot reflects his own tough upbringing. Wahlberg, model GARRETT HEDLUND, singer/actor TYRESE GIBSON and...

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Norton To Present American Live 8

30th May 2005

Gay Irish comedian and TV presenter GRAHAM NORTON will host the American leg of charity concert LIVE 8. The flamboyant 41-year-old is thrilled with the deal - as he was desperate to stay in...

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Macy Gray To Launch Fashion Line

25th May 2005

Eccentric soul star MACY GRAY is set to become the latest musician to launch a clothing line, under her real name NATALIE HINDS. The I TRY singer is planning a retro fashion range she's...

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Santana Postpones Album Release

13th May 2005

CARLOS SANTANA has been forced to postpone the release of his new album after failing to persuade STING and SHERYL CROW to join him for duets. The Latino guitar great had planned to put...

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Andre 3000 Signs Up For Children's Movie

11th May 2005

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 is using his creative skills to take his career into a whole new realm - children's movies. The HEY YA! hitmaker, real name ANDRE BENJAMIN, has signed a deal with...

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Andre 3000 Confused About Women's Motivation

29th April 2005

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 struggles to find true romance because he fears women are only interested in his celebrity status. The MS JACKSON superstar is always wary of infatuated women because he sees so...

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Outkast Movie Will Hopefully Play At Cinemas

27th April 2005

ANDRE 3000 is confident the forthcoming OUTKAST movie MY LIFE IN IDLEWILD will be released in cinemas - although film bosses have yet to decide how it will be unleashed on the public. Andre...

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Outkast Settle With Rosa Parks

15th April 2005

OUTKAST finally settled a legal dispute with American civil rights veteran ROSA PARKS yesterday (14APR05), after a song on their 1998 album AQUEMINI used her name. Parks, 92, initially sued the rappers in Detroit,...

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Big Boi Solves Car Problem

11th April 2005

OUTKAST rapper BIG BOI has so many cars in his collection he's constructing another building at his Georgia home to house them all. The MS JACKSON star - real name ANTWAN PATTON - owns...

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Outkast Accused Of Stealing Ms Jackson

25th March 2005

A Florida woman has filed charges against OUTKAST's ANDRE 3000 and BIG BOI, claiming she's both the writer and subject of the group's monster 2000 hit MS JACKSON. JACQUELINE JACKSON claims she wrote the...

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Andre 3000 Started Acting Career At The Bottom

21st March 2005

Hip-hop icon ANDRE 3000 was unafraid of damaging his image when he took acting classes to help him break into Hollywood, because he knew he had to suffer some humiliation to better himself. The...

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Reid Praises UK Music Scene

20th February 2005

Music guru ANTONIO 'LA' REID has praised the UK music industry for it's serious fans and vibrant atmosphere. Reid, who as chairman of the ISLAND DEF JAM record label is responsible for the global...

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Interpol + Franz Ferdinand Lead Spin Readers Poll

17th February 2005

INTERPOL and FRANZ FERDINAND have topped the newly-released 2004 readers poll in top US rock magazine SPIN, while ASHLEE SIMPSON hit rock bottom. Cult New Yorkers Interpol, who won the magazine's Best New Band...

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