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Blige And Big Boi Help Troubled Homeowners

Singer MARY J. BLIGE and OUTKAST star BIG BOI have teamed up to support struggling homeowners in the U.S. - backing a campaign to raise awareness of the country's foreclosure crisis. The current global economic crisis...

Andre 3000 In Speeding Arrest

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 was branded an "accident waiting to happen" after he was arrested for speeding.The rapper, famous for hits such as HEY YA!, was clocked doing 109mph in a 65mph area on Interstate...

By on 01 April 2009

Outkast's Andre 3000 Arrested For Speeding

OUTKAST star ANDRE BENJAMIN has been arrested in his native Georgia for speeding. The R&B and hip-hop star, aka Andre 3000, was clocked speeding at almost double the legal limit on a freeway. According to TMZ.com,...

Big Boi Blasts Outkast Split Rumours

Rapper BIG BOI has blasted rumours of a rift with his OUTKAST bandmate ANDRE 3000, revealing the pair is preparing to return to the studio to record the group's first album in six years. Both artists...

Big Boi Leaks Own Songs Online

OUTKAST rapper BIG BOI has confessed to leaking his own tracks online to generate interest in his long-awaited solo album - after facing setbacks with bosses at Jive Records. The star completed work on Sir Lucious...

Andre 3000 Debuts Play Based On Cartoon

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is bringing his short-lived children's TV cartoon CLASS OF 3000 to the stage in his hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. The rapper - real name Andre Benjamin - has written each of the...

Andre 3000'S Clothing Line In Difficulty

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is reportedly struggling to sell items from his luxury clothing line - with the brand falling victim to the current global economic downturn. The star launched the Benjamin Bixby label in...

New Kids To Copy Outkast

Reformed pop stars NEW KIDS ON THE BLOCK are considering following in OUTKAST's footsteps by releasing their solo material under the boyband's name. OutKast are known for their unusual recording style and their 2003 album...

Andre 3000 Sued Over Tv Series

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is facing a $2 million (GBP1.37 million) lawsuit from an art student accusing the rapper of stealing his idea for hit animated series CLASS OF 3000. Timothy MCGee has filed papers...

Andre 3000 Regrets Tattoos

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 wishes he could revisit his past - because he regrets getting so many tattoos during his youth. The rapper/actor admits he would have thought otherwise about getting so many designs inked...

Andre 3000 Wants Prince Charles To Wear His Fashion Range

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is convinced PRINCE CHARLES would approve of his new clothing line Benjamin Bixby, because he can see the British royal wearing the range himself. The hip-hop star, real name Andre Benjamin,...

Big Boi Is Spokesmodel For Coca-cola Energy Drink

OUTKAST rapper BIG BOI is to front a new Coca-Cola advertising campaign in a bid to expand the brand's reach into the African-American demographic. The Way You Move hitmaker, real name Antwan André Patton, was...

Kanye West Picks Up Two Bet Awards

US hip hop star Kanye West has picked up two Black Entertainment TV (BET) awards.West won best male hip-hop artist and best collaboration for his song Good Life, with T-Pain.Best group went to UGK, who...

By on 25 June 2008

Lifetime Achievement Prize For Singer Al Green

Soul legend Al Green is to receive a lifetime achievement prize at an award ceremony honouring black artists.The Let's Stay Together star is to given the honour at the Black Entertainment TV (BET) awards in...

By on 16 May 2008

Andre 3000 To Release Solo Album

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 is heading into the studio to record his debut solo album. The Hey Ya! singer has focused his efforts on his movie career over the past couple of years - with...

Outkast Star Runs For Tv Mayor

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is running to become a TV mayor of Los Angeles. The singer/songwriter will test his acting skills when he campaigns for public office in the upcoming season of hit U.S. drama...

Outkast Star Launches Clothing Line

OUTKAST's ANDRE 3000 has launched his own Benjamin Bixby clothing line.The "timeless" collection will feature 70 items of US prep style and college football inspired clothing.It includes wide-brimmed fedora hats, assorted waistcoats and pink sweatshirts.The...

By on 20 February 2008

Andre 3000: 'My Clothing Line Is Truly Timeless'

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is confident his new clothing line is so well-designed that it would have impressed late style icons BEAU BRUMMELL and British monarch EDWARD VIII. The Hey Yeah! singer - real name...

Big Boi To Star In Ballet

OUTKAST rapper BIG BOI will star in a ballet production choreographed to his hit records. The Hey Ya hitmaker - real name Antwan Andre Patton - has teamed up with dance troupe Atlanta Ballet...

Jay-z Ranked As 'Richest Hip-hop Star'

Rap star and all-round business mogul Jay-Z - aka Shaun Carter - has been named as the richest star in hip-hop by Forbes.The media group's latest Hip-Hop Cash Kings survey ranked the Roc-A-Fella records star...

By on 17 August 2007

Outkast Star Turns Detective

OUTKAST star BIG BOI is offering a $50,000 (GBP25,000) reward after thieves stole an entire collection of jeans from his wife's clothes store. The rapper - real name Antwan André Patton - was angered after...

Big Boi's Golf Fundraiser

OUTKAST star BIG BOI is teaming up with golfer CALVIN PEETE to host a charity sporting event for American's disadvantaged youngsters. The rapper - real name Antwan André Patton - will host a golf tournament...

Andre 3000 To Play Sammy Davis Jr.

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is set to play SAMMY DAVIS JR. in a new biopic documenting the entertainer's controversial romance with KIM NOVAK. The film, entitled Sammy and Kim, will focus on the interracial relationship...

Andre 3000: 'I Want To Be A Teacher'

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 has a contingency plan if his music career fails - he wants to be an art teacher. The quirky singer admits he won't be in the pop charts forever and can't...

Stars Line Up For Hard-hitting Hip-hop Lessons

PRINCE, KRS-ONE and OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 have teamed up with civil rights activist Dr Cornel West for a new album project to promote hip-hop. The trio will join the likes of Talib Kweli, Killer...

Big Boi Goes To The Ballet

OUTKAST star BIG BOI has been commissioned to create a score for an upcoming Atlanta Ballet production in his native Georgia. The rapper/producer reportedly met with choreographer Lauri Stallings earlier today (01May07) with a view...

Peppers, Aguilera + Dylan Top Rolling Stone Readers Poll

RED HOT CHILI PEPPERS, CHRISTINA AGUILERA and BOB DYLAN scored the lion's share of the votes in the newly-announced Rolling Stone magazine 2006 Reader's Poll. The DANI CALIFORNIA hitmakers claimed the Best Album (STADIUM ARCADIUM)...

Outkast Star Channels Dangerfield In New Golf Comedy

OUTKAST star BIG BOI is heading back to the big screen as the star of a new golfing comedy. The hip-hop star, who made his big screen debut in ATL and IDLEWILD this year (06),...

Andre 3000 Teams Up With Farrell For Basketball Tale

OUTKAST singer ANDRE 3000 is teaming up with WILL FARRELL for a comedy set in the world of the US National Basketball League. The hip-hop star - real name ANDRE BENJAMIN - will play a...

Nirvana Top Pop Songs List

NIRVANA's breakthrough single SMELLS LIKE TEEN SPIRIT is the best pop song of the last 20 years, according to British magazine Q. The seminal song beat efforts by MADONNA, U2 and BRITNEY SPEARS to top...

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