Andre 3000 News

Stream Erykah Badu's "But You Caint Use My Phone"
Stream Erykah Badu's "But You Caint Use My Phone" Nov 27, 2015 at 10:44am
Erykah Badu dropped her mixtape last night, But You Caint Use My Phone, however it wasn't a 'proper' mixtape (and by that we mean, 'free'), it was released exclusively via iTunes and Apple Music. Thus you can purchase your own copy or else stream it on Apple Music.
Outkast Turned Down An Opportunity To Perform At The 2004 Super Bowl
Outkast Turned Down An Opportunity To Perform At The 2004 Super Bowl Nov 5, 2015 at 07:20pm
The New England Patriots narrowly defeated the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl XXXVIII, but no one remembers that. All that anyone outside New England remembers from that Super Bowl is when Justin Timberlake accidentally-on-purpose ripped of Janet Jackson's shirt and bared her titty for all of Earth to see. The "wardrobe malfunction" could have been prevented, if Outkast had accepted the NFL's invitation to perform at that year's Super Bowl.
Big Boi Says Andre 3000 Really Likes Young Thug
Big Boi Says Andre 3000 Really Likes Young Thug Sep 30, 2015 at 09:11am
Big Boi was a guest on RapRadar's latest podcast, and shed some insight as to what is currently inspiring him, throwing his rapping partner Andre 3000 into the mix as well. 
Classic Rotation: Outkast "Aquemini"
Classic Rotation: Outkast "Aquemini" Sep 29, 2015 at 01:25pm
Earlier this year we’ve done Classic Rotations pieces on Outkast’s Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik and ATLiens, and today we’re bringing you a reflection piece on Outkast’s third album, Aquemini. The 1998 follow-up to ATLiens was recorded in Atlanta and features a sound along those lines. It still sounds experimental in 2015, and it was completely out there seventeen years ago today, when it was first released.
Big Boi And Andre 3000 Have Been Discussing An Outkast Biopic
Big Boi And Andre 3000 Have Been Discussing An Outkast Biopic Sep 14, 2015 at 10:40am
The success of "Straight Outta Compton" has proved the commercial viability of rap biopics and sparked public (and private) interest in biopics about Master P, Tha Dogg Pound, Death Row Records, the Wu-Tang Clan. The latest -- a possible Outkast biopic.
Classic Rotation: Outkast's "ATLiens"
Classic Rotation: Outkast's "ATLiens" Aug 27, 2015 at 06:16pm
If Outkast’s debut made the case that Big Boi and Andre 3000 were legitimate rappers, then their sophomore album proved that they were great artists. While the straight-forward gangster-pimpin’ vibe on Southernplayalistic was indeed awesome, the experimental nature of ATLiens was-- no, is-- absolutely mind-blowing.
Andre 3000 Joins Cast Of ABC’s “American Crime” Series
Andre 3000 Joins Cast Of ABC’s “American Crime” Series Aug 1, 2015 at 12:57am
It looks like Andre 3000 is taking his talents to the small screen. According to Variety, the Outkast member has been tapped as a co-star on season 2 of ABC's crime drama series “American Crime”. Andre will reportedly play the part of a father, Michael Lacroix, whose teenager is suspected of the season's central crime. He will star opposite of Regina King.
#TBT: OutKast's Early Deep Cuts
#TBT: OutKast's Early Deep Cuts Jul 16, 2015 at 01:58pm
OutKast might be best known for their later material like "Ms. Jackson" and "Hey Ya!," but this duo's discography runs deep. Their first few albums, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, ATLiens, and Aquemini are hip-hop classics that melted southern twang with funky experimental fusion. With hits like "Elevators (Me & You)" and "Rosa Parks," OutKast began to pave their way to mainstream success, but it was lesser-known gems like "Babylon" and "Mainstream" that speak volumes of their limitless art.
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time
10 Best Hip-Hop Crews Of All Time Jun 24, 2015 at 10:48am
The hip hop crew is an essential part of success. Whether big or small, every rapper has an entourage. Sometimes it's full of rappers, and other times it's just his buddies from back in the day, nonetheless, weak links in a crew can water down the crew as a whole-- something we took into consideration when crafting this list. You have the multimedia approach that Odd Future takes, and also the full-on lyrical assault that Wu-Tang Clan makes. Both are great crews, but who would comprise a list of the best rap crews of all time?
Classic Rotation: Outkast "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik"
Classic Rotation: Outkast "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik" Apr 26, 2015 at 10:13am
Atlanta is a modern-day hotspot for rap music, but before Young Thug, Migos, Ludacris, Gucci Mane, Young Jeezy or T.I. had captured the spotlight, there was a duo named OutKast. Andre 3000 and Big Boi’s debut album turns 21 today, and it’s important to understand the influence that the record had, and continues to have. It’s greatest accomplishment, arguably, was putting Atlanta hip-hop on the map. Maybe they weren’t the first to do it, but they were definitely the first to do it really, really well.
10 Essential Raury Tracks
10 Essential Raury Tracks Dec 14, 2014 at 04:00pm
Raury has had a huge 2014. In addition to turning the ripe age of 18, the artist garnered the attention of Andre 3000 and found a place on beat-maker SBTRKT's sophomore album.
J. Cole Lists Top 5 Rappers, Recalls "Worshipping" Eminem
J. Cole Lists Top 5 Rappers, Recalls "Worshipping" Eminem Dec 12, 2014 at 02:01pm
J. Cole's address of white privilege on "Fire Squad" has consistently been misconstrued as an Eminem diss by fans and media alike. Cole has always been pretty vocal about his admiration for Shady, but he nevertheless took the chance to set the record straight in his recent interview with Angie Martinez.
Andre 3000 Says OutKast Reunion Tour Made Him Feel Like A "Sell-Out"
Andre 3000 Says OutKast Reunion Tour Made Him Feel Like A "Sell-Out" Dec 4, 2014 at 06:37pm
One of the biggest draws at most music festivals this summer was the reunion of OutKast, the game-changing ATL duo who hadn't performed together in a decade. When watching their inaugural performance at Coachella last April though, many fans (myself included) noticed that Andre 3000 didn't appear to be having much fun. While his reluctance seemed to diminish in later performances, the rapper/singer has now been quoted saying that he didn't "wanna do the tour," and that it made him feel like a "sell-out."
Andre 3000's Outkast Jumpsuits To Be Featured At Miami Art Exhibit
Andre 3000's Outkast Jumpsuits To Be Featured At Miami Art Exhibit Nov 21, 2014 at 11:21pm
Andre 3000’s infamous jumpsuits from Outkast’s recent 20th anniversary tour will be displayed during the Art Basil Show in Miami next month. All of Andre’s 47 jumpsuits will make their way down to South Beach where they will be featured in the upcoming Art show titled “i feel ya: SCAD + André 3000 Benjamin.” The exhibition will explore “fashion, film and painting through the work of artist, musician, performer, fashion innovator,” including Andre 3000, filmmaker Greg Brunkalla, and painter Jimmy O’Neal.
#TBT: Deep Cuts From T.I.
#TBT: Deep Cuts From T.I. Oct 9, 2014 at 05:00pm
T.I. is a legend at this point. For nearly 20 years he has been blessing the mic with verses of the hustle, the struggle, roads to success and pimpin'. He's a rapper, actor, convicted felon and one of the south's most heralded artists.
Andre 3000 Says He Has Plans For Solo Album Following OutKast Tour
Andre 3000 Says He Has Plans For Solo Album Following OutKast Tour Oct 3, 2014 at 02:11pm
Andre 3000 chopped it up with Life + Times recently about his new film "Jimi: All Is By My Side," and of course, a few music-related questions got thrown into the mix. While it seems like every other interview we have from Three Stacks says something different about whether or not he's working on new OutKast music or a solo album, according to this latest interview, Andre IS working on a solo album.