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Album Of The Week: Outkast Put Southern Rap On The Map With Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik

Yet another 25-year celebration comes in the form of OutKast's Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik; the debut album from this Georgia hip hop duo which became the first record of the genre to be released on LaFace Records. It's...

Has Gucci Mane Revealed The First Outkast Music In A Decade?

Fans of Atlanta-based hip-hop legends Outkast were sent into a frenzy today after rapper Gucci Mane mentioned that he had recorded music with the duo, teasing the possibility of the first new music from the...

Big Boi: 'Outkast Turned Down The Chance To Headline Super Bowl Half-time Show'

The rapper tells ESPN’s Dan Le Betard he and his partner Andre 300 were approached to perform on America's biggest stage, but Big Boi's sidekick nixed the idea over their allotted playing time....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lollapalooza Line-up 2014: Your Guide To The 3 Day Extravanganza

Lollapalooza has sold out of three-day general tickets. Got that? No more tickets. Which is a shame, considering that one hell of a line-up has just been announced including Eminem, Kings of Leon and Outkast....

Lollapalooza Festival To Welcome Kings Of Leon, Eminem, Arctic Monkeys And Outkast

Eminem, OutKast, Kings Of Leon and Skrillex have been officially announced as the headliners for this year’s Lollapalooza festival. The festival will take place over the August 1-3 weekend at its home of Chicago’s Grant...

Placebo, Outkast, Bombay Bicycle Club Lead Record Store Day 2014: Race You There!

The vinyl list has been released for this year's Record Store Day, which will be celebrated by 240 independent music shops throughout the UK with over 600 exclusive releases available. More big-name acts than ever...

Oscar Winner John Ridley: 'I Was Blessed To Land Andre 3000 As Hendrix'

Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley has heaped praise on Outkast star Andre 3000 for the lengths he went to to perfect his portrayal of rock legend Jimi Hendrix in new biopic Jimi: All Is By My...

Andre 3000 Dedicated To Hendrix Role

Andre 3000 played guitar for six hours a day to prepare for his role as Jimi Hendrix in a new biopic. The Outkast singer, who takes on the lead role of the 'Purple Haze' musician...

Coachella Festival 2014: Your Guide To This Year's Lineup

The Coachella festival always manages to bring out the big names for its annual two weekend spectacular in April. This year, organizers have outdone themselves with a feast of big name acts that will take...

Big Boi: 'Outkast Is Not Working On An Album'

Rapper Big Boi has dismissed reports suggesting he and Andre 3000 are working on a new Outkast album.Last month (Jan14), fans got excited when reports swirled indicating the newly-reunited rap duo were working on new...

The Even Bigger Sasquatch! Announces Outkast And Soundgarden As Headliners

The annual Sasquatch! festival is set to be even even bigger and better this year as it grows to two weekends this summer with Outkast and Soundgarden announced as headliners.Outkast's Andre 3000 will reunite with...

Bestival 2014 Lineup Kicks Off With Outkast Announcement

The reunited hip-hop outfit OutKast are the first act to be announced for the Bestival 2014 line-up. The event takes place at the Robin Hill Country Park on the Isle of Wight from September 4th-7th....

Kanye West To Headline Wireless

Kanye West, Drake and Bruno Mars are to headline this year's Wireless festival.The annual music event is moving to a new site in London, Finsbury Park, and will also be staged in a second location,...

Coachella Line-up Sees Outkast Return Alongside Muse And Arcade Fire

It doesn’t seem right to be talking about the international headliners set to grace sun-drenched climes of Coachella 2014, not when January still plagues us so. But with Andre 3000 and Big Boi set to...

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