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Reid Ousted From Arista

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...

Timberlake, Aguilera And Outkast To Play Grammys

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,...

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

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...

Outkast Still On Top

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...

Outkast Lead In Naacp Nods

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...

Outkast's New Parks Song

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...

Nikka Calls On Prince And Outkast

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...

White Stripes Claim Mojo Best Album

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...

Outkast Honoured As Best Act Of 2003

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...

Contactmusic.com Christmas Poll 2003

---------------------------------------------- We asked all the staff at Contactmusic.com 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...

Outkast, Rosa Parks To Reach Settlement

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...

50 Hits The Top

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...

Outkast Double Up For Christmas

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...

Outkast Team Up With Polaroid

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...

Outkast Compete With 50 Cent

OUTKAST's blockbuster double album SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW has tied with hip-hop superstar 50 CENT's chart-topping debut after being certified six times platinum. The duo's album is competing with 50's GET RICH OR DIE TRYING...

Beyonce + R Kelly Win Big At Billboard Awards

BEYONCE KNOWLES and R KELLY were big winners at last night's (10DEC03) BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS - they stole the show and walked away with four awards apiece. Sexy singer Beyonce stunned the Las Vegas,...

Rosa Parks To Sue Outkast

African-American civil rights icon ROSA PARKS and her family have been given the go-ahead to take OUTKAST to court, claiming the hip-hop duo defamed her in a song. The 90-year-old activist, who famously refused...

Outkast Punk'd By Kutcher

Rap group OUTKAST have become the latest victim of actor ASHTON KUTCHER's practical joke show PUNK'D. ANDRE 3000 and BIG BOI were pranked after they pulled out of an aftershow party in Hollywood to...

Jay's Birthday Grammy Treat

Hip-hop star JAY-Z had an extra reason to celebrate his six GRAMMY nominations yesterday (04DEC03) - he received the good news on his 34th birthday. The BIG PIMPIN' rapper - who along with his...

Fox Sign Up Metallica + Ashanti For New Year

FOX TV bosses have signed up METALLICA, ASHANTI, WYCLEF JEAN and OUTKAST to star in their New Year's Eve (31DEC03) celebrations. The acts will perform on a stage outside Las Vegas, Nevada's VENETIAN hotel....

The White Stripes Make Album Of The Year

THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT has been named best album of 2003 by Britain's influential Q magazine. BLUR'S THINK TANK and THE MARS VOLTA's album DE-LOUSED IN THE COMATORIUM came second and third respectively....

Rappers + R+b Stars Join Forces To Dub Martial Arts Movie

SNOOP DOGG, METHOD MAN and MYA are among the stars who'll voiceover characters in a new MTV martial arts movie. South Korean kung-fu film VOLCANO HIGH was released in 2001 and became a cult...

Big Boi Wants Kate Bush To Produce New Outkast Album

OUTKAST hip-hop star BIG BOI has a surprising musical hero - eccentric British singer KATE BUSH. The MISS JACKSON rapper - real name ANTWAN PATTON - credits his teenage musical development to Bush, and...

Coldplay Named Best Band On Spin List

British rockers COLDPLAY have been named the Band of The Year by top American rock magazine SPIN. In the year's (03) first major Best Of poll, THE WHITE STRIPES' ELEPHANT claimed the Album of...

50 Cent Wins Big At Vibe Awards

50 CENT had three reasons to celebrate at last night's (20NOV03) VIBE AWARDS in California - he picked up statuettes for Artist of The Year, Dopest Album (GET RICH OR DIE TRYIN') and Hottest Hook...

Andre 300 Wants To Hook Up With Kylie

OUTKAST's ANDRE 3000 wants to get up close and personal in the studio with singing superstar KYLIE MINOGUE. The flamboyant star loves Kylie's latest single SLOW - and she in turn has heaped praised...

Andre Dismissed Outkast Split Rumours

Rapper ANDRE 3000 has dismissed reports hip-hop duo OUTKAST have split up. The HEY YA! singer insists he will "definitely" be working with partner BIG BOI again - not least because they're contractually obliged...

Outkast Go Back To The Top

Rappers OUTKAST have been given two good reasons to celebrate today (05NOV03) - their new album SPEAKERBOXXX/THE LOVE BELOW is back on top of America's album charts and it has been awarded triple platinum status....

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