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Rapper Big Boi Joining Celebrity Big Brother

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...

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

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...

Wyclef Jean Open To New Fugees Album

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...

Amy Winehouse's Father Hates Cover

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...

Beyonce Teaming With Andre 3000 For Amy Winehouse Cover

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...

Big Boi: 'Outkast Reunion May Happen In 2014'

Rapper Big Boi has given fans hope for an Outkast reunion next year (14) after revealing he has been "discussing some things" with Andre 3000 to mark the 20th anniversary of their debut album.Big Boi...

Andre 3000: 'Frank Ocean Song Is Not An Outkast Reunion'

Rapper Andre 3000 is urging fans not to view his appearance with Big Boi on Frank Ocean's new song Pink Matter as an Outkast reunion, because he signed up to work on the record as...

Outkast Stars Reunite On Reworked Frank Ocean Track

Outkast stars Big Boi and Andre 3000 are reuniting on a new cut of Frank Ocean's hit Pink Matter.Big Boi has recorded a new verse to the song, which already features Andre 3000.It's the first...

Cee Lo Was Almost Part Of Outkast

Soul singer-turned-reality Tv star Cee Lo Green almost became a member of legendary rap group Outkast after befriending members Big Boi and Andre 3000 at the start of their careers.The three musicians went to the...

Big Boi And B.o.b To Appear In Army Of Two: The Devil's Cartel In Song And Character

The Outkast rapper Big Boi has both worked with the creme-de-la-creme of hip hop and pop, but now he is spreading his wings in the medium of... video games. Big Boi has already appeared as...

Army Of Two: B.o.b. And Outkast's Big Boi Lined Up For Shoot 'Em Up

OutKast’s Big Boi is adding another string to his bow, by featuring in a videogame, along with his friend and collaborator B.o.B. The two of them will reportedly feature in the Electronic Arts shoot-em-up entitled...

Lenny Kravitz To Play Marvin Gaye In New Biopic

Lenny Kravitz will play Marvin Gaye in a new biopic.The 'Fly Away' singer is set to portray the late Motown singer in a film directed by Julien Temple, who is best known for helming the...

Big Boi Denies Andre 3000 Feud

Rapper Big Boi has shot down rumours of a rift with his Outkast bandmate Andre 3000 following a joke he made about the star's endorsement deal with shaving company Gillette.Earlier this week (begs12Nov12), Big Boi...

Andre 3000 Definitely Has No Debut Solo Project In The Making

Andre 3000 has no plans to release a solo album despite former OutKast buddy Big Boi working on his own new project.The former duo member admits he has toyed with several music ideas but isn't...

Rumors Of Outkast Rift Are Vicious Lies Says Big Boi, Ahead Of New Album

Big Boi dropped into MTV Rapfix recently to play down rumors of beef between he and his Outkast band mate Andre 3000, whilst at the same time drawing a line under answering any further questions...

Kate Bush To Collaborate With Big Boi

Kate Bush is set to collaborate with Outkast's Big Boi.The 'Wuthering Heights' singer is thought to be in talks about working together after the rapper tweeted to say he had been talking to her. Big...

Jimi Hendrix Movie Won't Feature His Music

A biopic about Jimi Hendrix will not include any songs written by the legendary rocker. 'All By My Side' stars Outkast musician Andre 3000 as the late guitarist, and while he will perform covers of...

Outkast's Big Boi Launches Sock Range

Big Boi has launched his own sock range in the United States.The Outkast rapper revealed that he has teamed up with Crooks & Castles to release the line of clothing in Atlanta, Georgia.He also called...

Andre Benjamin Records Classic Covers For Jimi Hendrix Biopic

A new Jimi Hendrix biopic, starring Outkast star Andre Benjamin as the guitar great, will not feature original material by the rocker due to a rights dispute between filmmakers and Hendrix's sister Janie.Instead, All is...

Big Boi's Indie Album

Big Boi has renamed his next solo album to reflect a more indie direction. The rapper - who is also a member of Outkast - has decided against his working title of 'Daddy Fat Sax:...

Andre 3000 Heading To Ireland To Play Jimi Hendrix

Andre 3000, singer with the multi-award winning hip-hop outfit Outkast, will play legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix in a forthcoming biopic. Andre will begin shooting the movie - written and directed by John Ridley - in...

Andre 3000 Lands Jimi Hendrix Role In Biopic

Andre 3000 will be undertaking perhaps the biggest movie role of his life after it was confirmed that he'll be playing guitar legend Jimi Hendrix in a biopic film of the rock n' roll pioneer....

Andre 3000 To Embody Jimi Hendrix In New Film

Andre 3000 will play Jimi Hendrix in a film about his life. The Outkast rapper will take on the role of the guitar legend in biopic 'All Is By My Side', which focuses on Jimi's...

Is He Experienced? Andre 3000 To Play Jimi Hendrix In Biopic

It has been announced that Andre 3000, the Outkast rapper, will be playing the role of Jimi Hendrix in a biopic about the legendary guitarist's life. The Irish Film and Television Network announced the news...

Paloma Faith Would Raise Kids Alone

Paloma Faith wants to be a single mother.The 26-year-old star would've love to have children and because she has been let down by men in the past, she is happy to raise a family on...

Andre 3000: 'Outkast Could Be Over'

Funk and hip-hop duo Outkast appear to have disbanded - frontman Andre 3000 has revealed he has no plans to make any more music with bandmate Big Boi.The hitmakers haven't released anything together since the...

Gorillaz Team Up With Murphy & Andre 3000 For New Converse Track

Gorillaz have teamed up with Lcd Soundsystem's James Murphy and Outkast's Andre 3000 to create a new anthem for sportswear company Converse.DoYaThing was unveiled as a free download on Converse's official website on Thursday (23Feb12)....

Gorillaz Releasing Track With Andre3000

Gorillaz are releasing a new single with Andre3000.The cartoon band have joined with the Outkast star and former LCD Soundsytem frontman James Murphy for 'DoYaThing', available to fans as a free download from shoe company...

Drake Respects Women With His Raps

Drake tries not to offend women with his raps out of respect for his mother. The 'Make Me Proud' rapper was raised largely by his mother by after she and his father split when he...

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