Andre 3000 Says He Has Plans For Solo Album Following OutKast Tour
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.
Andre 3000 Covers Billboard, Talks Solo Album, $100k Verses & More
Andre 3000 is coming out of his shell in order to promote the Jimi Hendrix film, "Jimi: All By My Side." We've seen him do several interviews as we lead up to the film's release date, which is actually today, and now he's on the cover of Billboard magazine.
Andre 3000 Speaks On Jimi Hendrix Role & Possibility Of OutKast Movie
Andre 3000 is set to play Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming movie "Jimi: All Is By My Side," centered around one important year in the guitarist's life, from 1966-1967. Following a preview of the film this past Sunday in L.A., the rapper took part in a panel discussion alongside the writer-director and the producer of "Jimi: All By My Side."
André 3000: "I’d Love To Put Out An Album"
Today, The New York Times published an interview with André 3000 that was supposed to focus on his role as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming film "Jimi: All Is By My Side," but a little hint within about new music seems to be attracting much more attention.
Top 10: Rap Interludes
The interlude has always been an opportunity for an artist to switch up the vibe of their album and transition from one style to another. Sometimes they're musical, sometimes they're a humorous skit (or not so much) thrown in for comic relief. Hip Hop albums have had interludes for a long time, but they're transformed slightly during this current generation of the genre. The skit has almost entirely gone the way of the dinosaur, with very few albums featuring them. However, the musical interlude has flourished, even producing songs that are considered classics.
Andre 3000 Reportedly Working On Solo Album
Hmmm. Here's a story we've heard before. Andre 3000, who took the stage alongside Big Boi this past weekend for the Governors Ball in NYC, is reportedly working on new solo music.
10 Rappers Who Switched Their Style Up
Superman isn't Superman if he inexplicably switches from superpowered do-gooder, to some sort of motorcycle-riding anti-hero, to maniacal villain, and back and forth between the extremes. Such mythology is a big part of the hip-hop culture, as well as proper marketing. Any marketing novice and comic book savant knows that consistency is key to building one's image/brand. A rapper who constantly switches up can lose a fan base or market, or even worse: he or she gets labeled as a fake for wearing different styles (there's nothing worse than not being real).
Andre 3000 Working On New Music With Aretha Franklin
Famed soul singer Aretha Franklin's 72nd birthday arrives soon, on March 25th, but she's already begun celebrating, holding a small party at the Ritz in New York City on Saturday. On that same day she spoke to Billboard about upcoming music plans, which include Andre 3000 and Babyface.
Big Boi Reveals Solo Mixtape Coming Soon, Confirms There Is No New OutKast Album
The OutKast rumors have been all over the map this past year. It seems as though every other week we get confirmation or denial of a new OutKast album, a solo album from Andre 3000, or whatever it may be.
Andre 3000's Father, Lawrence Walker, Passes Away
In a story we never wish to report, sources are saying that Andre 3000’s father, Lawrence Walker, passed away Wednesday, February 12th after suffering a heart attack. According to the Chicago Defender, Walker's home lost power due to the ice storms in Atlanta, and he was reportedly chopping wood and suffered the heart attack after he returned inside.
Jimi Hendrix Biopic Starring Andre 3000 To Premiere At SXSW
Andre 3000 was cast as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming biopic, Jimi: All Is By My Side some time ago, and the film is finally ready to make its debut on U.S. soil. The film will screen at this year's SXSW festival, which runs March 3-15 in Austin Texas. Dre will be playing Hendrix in his pre-fame days, just before releasing his classic debut album, Are You Experienced? in 1967. A film following A$AP Rocky and A$AP Mob, titled SVDDXNLY will also premiere at the festival. The doc will be directed by David Laven.
Future & Andre 3000 Are In The Studio Together
Future has been talking about getting an Andre 3000 feature on his upcoming album, Honest, for some time-- and it seems he may have finally locked it in.
Photos: Outkast Linked Up In Atlanta
Good news, everyone! Shortly after receiving confirmation that Outkast would be reuniting, not only for a Coachella 2014 show, but for an actual tour, the legendary duo have been spotted together-- although no word on if it was to work on music.
Childish Gambino Talks How Andre 3000 Influenced Him & Kendrick Lamar
Andre 3000 and Big Boi are reuniting for an upcoming tour and it has people talking about the influence of the legendary hip hop group. Prepping for the release of his new album because the internet, Childish Gambino talked about Andre 3000 in an interview and how he influenced him, and other rappers.
Outkast May Reunite For Coachella 2014 [Update: A 2014 Reunion Tour Has Been Confirmed]
It's hard to believe Outkast has been on hiatus since 2007. Ever since putting the project on hold, fans have anticipated a reunion for the duo, but so far there's been no sign of it (or a 3 Stacks solo album for that matter).
Young Dro Talks Disappointing Andre 3000, Getting Gucci Mane & T.I. In The Studio Together
Young Dro only just released his sophomore album, but he's far from a newcomer. The Atlanta spitter's second album has been long delayed, but he's kept busy releasing 12 mixtapes in the meantime. With that kind of experience, he's seen a lot go on in Atlanta, speaking of the changes in the scene, disappointing Andre 3000, as well as getting T.I.
The-Dream Says "Watch The Throne 2" Is Likely To Happen
Many people are anticipating and wondering if Jay Z and Kanye West will follow up the mega successful Watch The Throne with a second installment. The-Dream, who is affiliated with both rappers, and had a part in the first album, shared his thoughts on whether or not we'll see a Watch The Throne 2 in a new interview.
Future's Album "Honest" Features Andre 3000, Nicki Minaj & Miley Cyrus
Yesterday we found out that Future was delaying his upcoming album, Honest, and aiming for a December release. Nonetheless, the album is nearing completion, as Future previewed the project for Billboard recently.
Andre 3000 Recorded A Verse For Juicy J's "Bandz A Make Her Dance" Remix
In a recent interview on MTV's "RapFix Live", producer Mike Will Made It revealed that Andre 3000 recorded a verse for a remix of Juicy J's inescapable strip club banger "Bandz A Make Her Dance".
Cee Lo Green Talks Andre 3000's Hiatus & "Severe Case Of Stage Fright"
In a recent interview with RapFix Live, Goodie Mob/Gnarls Barkley's Cee Lo Green opened up about Andre 3000's lengthy hiatus from music. The two have been friends since they were kids, and the recent death of the latter's mother and Cee Lo's grandmother has brought them closer together.