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All We Are Want Outkast Collaboration

All We Are want to work with Outkast.The 'Keep Me Alive' trio - comprising Guro Gikling, Rich O'Flynn and Luís Santos - are big fans of the 'Hey Ya group and would love the chance...

Rapper Big Boi Honoured By Girl Scouts Association

Outkast star Big Boi has been appointed an honorary Girl Scout in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia.The rap veteran was honoured by officials at his local branch of the youth organisation last week (ends20Feb15) to...

Andre 3000 Launching Outkast Tour Jumpsuits T-shirt Line

Rapper Andre 3000 is launching a T-shirt line inspired by his jumpsuit collection from Outkast's 20th anniversary festival dates earlier this year (14).The Ms. Jackson hitmaker, real name Andre Benjamin, wore a different custom one-piece...

Andre 3000'S Outkast Tour Jumpsuits Make Up New Art Exhibit

Rapper Andre 3000's jumpsuit collection from Outkast's 20th anniversary tour is set to go on display as part of an art exhibit in Miami, Florida.The Ms. Jackson hitmaker, real name Andre Benjamin, wore a different...

Kid Cudi Ends Outkast Performance Early, Curses At Crowd

Rapper Kid Cudi left fans stunned over the weekend (27-28Sep14) when he ended his set at Outkast's Georgia festival with an expletive-laden rant aimed at the audience.The Day 'n' Nite hitmaker opened up for the...

Root Canal Complications Force Solange To Scrap Outkast Festival Gig

Dental issues have forced Solange Knowles to pull out of her planned performance at Outkast's ATLast festival in Atlanta, Georgia this weekend (26-28Sep14).Beyonce's sister was billed to hit the stage on Friday night (26Sep14) alongside...

Andre Benjamin: 'I Had To Play The Guitar Left Handed Just Like Jimi'

Outkast star Andre Benjamin had to perfect playing the guitar left-handed in just days after learning it would be too expensive to let camera trickery make him look like Jimi Hendrix on film.The singer, aka...

Andre 3000 Planning Rap Retirement Next Year

Outkast star Andre 3000 is planning to retire from rap next year (15) after he turns 40.The Ms. Jackson hitmaker, who will mark the age milestone in May (15), is convinced hip-hop is a young...

Andre 3000'S Heart Isn't In Performing

Andre 3000 doesn't ''get anything from performing''.While the 39-year-old star has reunited with Big Boi for an Outkast tour to mark the group's 20th anniversary, he admits he would quite happily never tour because he...

Andre 3000: 'Prince Helped Me Get Ready For Outkast Reunion Shows'

Outkast star Andre 3000 insists fans should thank his hero Prince for the success of the group's 20th anniversary festival tour - because his advice helped the singer get into the right mindset for the...

Death Mystery Mars Canadian Music Festival

A Canadian music festival featuring performances from Snoop Dogg, Nine Inch Nails, Outkast and Soundgarden has been marred by a death mystery.Homicide cops in British Columbia are investigating the passing of 21-year-old student Nick Phongsavath,...

Outkast And Robin Thicke Take To The Stage At Wireless Festival 2014

Outkast and Robin Thicke were among the star performers at this year's Wireless Festival in London and Birmingham, which saw a few familiar faces in the crowds as well as on the stages.Outkast have been...

Little Mix Join Outkast At Wireless

Little Mix joined Outkast onstage at Wireless festival on Sunday (06.07.14).'Salute' hitmakers Jade Thirlwall and Leigh-Anne Pinnock were invited onto the stage by Andre 3000 and Big Boi to dance with them as they performed...

Outkast Announce Huge Homecoming Show In Atlanta

Outkast are returning to their native Atlanta, Georgia to curate and headline a homecoming show in September (14).The duo reformed earlier this year (14) for a series of summer festivals and now Andre 3000 and...

Reading And Leeds Festivals Offer Free Tickets

The Reading and Leeds Festivals are offering free tickets to charity volunteers.The annual music festivals, along with a number of other popular summer events, are offering fans the chance to see hundreds of acts for...

Outkast Are Still Outkast And Rocked Governors Ball New York This Weekend

Governors Ball is a notoriously difficult music fest for logistical reasons – remote location, frequently awful weather, etc. Still, crowds flock to the festival year after year – and looking at this year’s lineup, it...

Experience Sun, Sand And Sensational Sounds At Hangout Festival 2014

Alabama's sun-soaked, sold-out Hangout Music Fest begins officially today (May 16th 2014) following yesterday's kick-off party - and there's almost too much fun to take in.Set against the glorious backdrop of Gulf Shores' pure white...

Big Boi Lands Solo Deal: Bad News For Outkast?

Big Boi has landed his very own record deal with Epic Records, where he'll have the chance to work with his mentor L.A. Reid once again. The rapper, better known as one half of the...

Big Boi Reunites With Mentor L.a. Reid

Outkast star Big Boi has signed a solo record deal with Epic Records, reuniting him with his mentor, label boss L.A. Reid.Although the rapper is back on the road with Andre 3000 as part of...

Janelle Monae: I Didn't Like The Coachella Crowd

Janelle Monae didn't like the audience at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. The 'Tightrope' singer joined OutKast on stage to sing with Big Boi at the event in Indio, California last month, and while...

Betty Who, Tegan And Sara And Foster The People - Big Guava Music Festival 2014 Is Definitely Worth A Visit

Arguably what could be Florida's most fun-packed 3-day event of the year, Big Guava Music Festival makes its debut today (May 2nd 2014) with an impressive line-up headlined by Outkast, Vampire Weekend and Foster The...

Outkast Were Back In Georgia For Counterpoint Festival 2014, With A Few Special Guests

Outkast returned home to Georgia for their stint at CounterPoint Festival 2014 - and fans were a lot more pleased this time round than they were at their comeback gig at Coachella.Nothing was going to...

Outkast's Homecoming Set Delayed By Heavy Rain

Organisers of the CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival in Georgia were forced to keep Outkast fans waiting on Sunday (27Apr14) after heavy rain delayed the reunited rap duo's set by over an hour.Andre 3000 and...

Eminem And Pearl Jam Among Headliners For Austin City Limits Music Festival

Eminem and Pearl Jam are just two of the big name acts chosen to headline the annual Austin City Limits Music Festival. Hosted in Austin, Texas, the three date event is scheduled to take place...

Coachella Weekend Two: Outkast Pull It Back, Pharrell Brings More Surprise And Arcade Fire Leave Us Confused

The Coachella festival has closed its gates for another year, but not before it got an almighty second weekend send off. Last weekend the festival brought plenty of star performances, special surprises and maybe a...

Counterpoint Festival 2014 To Feature Hometown Return Of Outkast

Next weekend's CounterPoint Festival will be the event's first year at a new 5000-acre site, featuring campgrounds, a food court, bars (including a draught house), carnival rides, free water stations and its very own arts...

Did Technical Difficulties Fail Outkast During Reunion Gig At Coachella 2014?

Outkast – aka Big Boi and Andre 3000 – reunited for the first time in 10 years at Coachella Saturday night. It was a pretty big deal. The set was broadcast live, so even those...

Coachella 2014: Was It The Best Year Yet?

The Coachella Festival has closed its doors for another year, leaving a bunch of sweating Californian hipsters and A-list celebrities to pack up and dream of 2015. Many had described the 2014 line-up as one...

Was Outkast's Comeback At Coachella A Total Disaster?

Outkast made their long awaited comeback at Coachella, topping last night’s bill and making their first stateside performance for 12 years. But with all that expectation came only disappointment, if The Guardian’s review is anything...

Outkast Cut Off At Coachella

Reunited rap stars Outkast sealed their comeback by kicking off the 2014 Coachella music festival in California on Friday (11Apr14), but the show ended on a sour note as the set was cut short.The hip-hop...

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Get Wired For Wireless 2015! London To Explode With Pop Favourites This Weekend

There's a lot to look forward for Wireless' 10th anniversary event.

Owner Of Anti-Kanye Glastonbury Flag Responds To Lily Allen

The pop star burned part of the flag after she spotted it walking round the Glastonbury camp site.

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Lionel Richie On Course For Number One Album After Glastonbury Show

Soul legend Lionel Richie could be headed back to the top of the charts, with the news...

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner divorce 'best thing for family'

The Hollywood duo - who have children Violet, nine, Seraphina, six, and Samuel...

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