Big Boi reveals that Cee-Lo Green almost became a member of Outkast, and explains why it didn't work out in the end.
To many, the duo known as Outkast is untouchable when it comes to hip-hop. They were beyond unique and influential in their prime, and as individuals they areÂ considered two of the best emcees in the game. However, what would it have been like if there was a third in the group of Outkast? And what if that wasn't a rapper, but a singer?
At one point in time, this third addition could have been Cee-Lo Green. Although we'll never know what that would have sounded like, it is interesting to consider.
Big Boi reveals in a new interview with Young Jack Thriller that the Goodie Mob member,Â who is close with both Big Boi and Andre 3000 was almost a part of Outkast, but in the end, the chemistry between Big Boi and Three Stacks was more dominant.
"Yeah, kinda, sorta. Like he was hanging out with us. Cee-Lo and me go way back, so you know, kinda. For a brief minute," Big Boi says of Cee-Lo's status in Outkast. He continues to explain why it didn't catch on,Â "Me and Dre was just together more. We would see Cee-Lo sometimes,Â but not all the time. Me and Dre was just together day in, day out."
Big Boi's new album, Vicious Lies & Dangerous Rumors, is in stores tomorrow.
Watch the full interview below.