OutKast News

Canadian Government Gives Drake $300,000 For OVO Fest
Canadian Government Gives Drake $300,000 For OVO Fest Mar 21, 2014 at 07:15pm
Another year, another OVO Fest. At least that's how it is if you're the highly successful rapper/singer, Drake who recieved 300 grand in government funding for this year's festival. The grant comes from the Celebrate Ontario program brought to you by the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. For a frame of reference, this is the same amount of funding recieved by the Toronto International Film Festival and the Stratford Festival.
Rich Homie Quan Says His Joint Project With Young Thug Is The "Best Collabo Since OutKast"
Rich Homie Quan Says His Joint Project With Young Thug Is The "Best Collabo Since OutKast" Mar 12, 2014 at 01:58pm
Young Thug revealed that he and Rich Homie Quan would be releasing a joint mixtape in the near future, and while promises of collaborative projects rarely see any results these days, this one may just come to fruition. In an interview with ATL Night Spots, the Atlanta rappers revealed some minor details on the project. “I ain't gonna tell y'all when” said Quan of the release, insisting that the project would be a "Rich" tape rather than a mixtape. "It might be an EP. Might not even give y'all no more free music... but then again we love the friends”
Outkast, J. Cole, Childish Gambino & More To Perform At Osheaga Music Festival
Outkast, J. Cole, Childish Gambino & More To Perform At Osheaga Music Festival Mar 11, 2014 at 01:16pm
Osheaga music festival seems to be getting more rap-oriented every year. The official flyer for the event was released today, and while Oukast's name at the top of the bill was of no surprise, the many rappers that followed were pretty unexpected. On top of the legendary duo, the rapper/producer lineup will feature the likes of J. Cole, Childish Gambino, Pusha T, Chance the Rapper, Danny Brown, Joey Bada$$, Kid Ink, Bas, Slohmo, and Ryan Hemsworth.
Big Boi's Wife Filing For A Divorce [Update: Big Boi Responds To Wife's Demands, Wants Joint Custody]
Big Boi's Wife Filing For A Divorce [Update: Big Boi Responds To Wife's Demands, Wants Joint Custody] Feb 20, 2014 at 04:16pm
It looks like Big Boi's marriage with Sherlita Patton isn't working out. The Outkast rapper's wife filed for a divorce, and she's asking for sole custody of their 12-year child. TMZ reports that Sherlita filed the documents yesterday, stating that their 11-year marriage is "irretrievably broken." The couple got married in February 2002, and they have two children together, an 18-year old and a 12-year old.
OutKast & Drake To Headline OVO Fest 2014
OutKast & Drake To Headline OVO Fest 2014 Feb 18, 2014 at 12:44pm
We've received yet another OutKast festival announcement, to add to the growing list of their 40 festival tour dates. This time the ATLiens have been tapped by Drake's OVO Fest as headliners. Alongside the duo Drake will be headlining the fifth annual festival, which takes place this summer in Toronto, on August 3rd and August 4th. Tickets go on sale for OVO Fest February 21st.
Kanye West, Drake, OutKast & More To Perform At 2014 Wireless Festival [Update: J. Cole, 2 Chainz Announced]
Kanye West, Drake, OutKast & More To Perform At 2014 Wireless Festival [Update: J. Cole, 2 Chainz Announced] Feb 18, 2014 at 11:59am
This year's Wireless Festival which takes place in the UK has quite the list of headliners. The newly-reunited OutKast will be hitting the festival as part of their 40-date festival run, alongside Kanye West, Drake and Pharrell.  The show goes down at both London’s Finsbury Park and Birmingham’s Perry Park through out July 4th-6th. Apart from those headliners, Iggy Azalea, Angel Haze, Chance The Rapper, Azealia Banks, Bruno Mars, Wiz Khalifa, Earl Sweatshirt, A$AP Ferg, Salt N Peppa and more were tapped to hit the stage.
OutKast's 10 Best Music Videos
OutKast's 10 Best Music Videos Feb 11, 2014 at 11:56am
20 years ago, André 3000 and Big Boi were riding the massive wave of commercial success that followed "Player's Ball," their debut single, as it rose up the charts and secured them a gig opening for Notorious B.I.G. in New York. It was only the beginning for OutKast, a duo that would go on to win six Grammys, make six platinum albums, and put the South on the map as a hip-hop powerhouse.
Jimi Hendrix Biopic Starring Andre 3000 To Premiere At SXSW
Jimi Hendrix Biopic Starring Andre 3000 To Premiere At SXSW Jan 30, 2014 at 05:54pm
Andre 3000 was cast as Jimi Hendrix in the upcoming biopic, Jimi: All Is By My Side some time ago, and the film is finally ready to make its debut on U.S. soil. The film will screen at this year's SXSW festival, which runs March 3-15 in Austin Texas. Dre will be playing Hendrix in his pre-fame days, just before releasing his classic debut album, Are You Experienced? in 1967. A film following A$AP Rocky and A$AP Mob, titled SVDDXNLY will also premiere at the festival. The doc will be directed by David Laven.
Big Boi Confirms Solo Album Coming Soon
Big Boi Confirms Solo Album Coming Soon Jan 23, 2014 at 01:13pm
Earlier this week we heard from a source inside the legendary Stankonia Studios that Big Boi and Andre 3000 were working on respective solo albums which they would possibly be dropping this year.
Wiz Khalifa Recalls Sharing OutKast Albums With His Mom
Wiz Khalifa Recalls Sharing OutKast Albums With His Mom Jan 20, 2014 at 12:37pm
OutKast's influence has an insanely wide range, to the point that it's hard to find anyone in the hip hop community that doesn't have some sort of memory attached to their large body of work. In an interview on MTV RapFix, Wiz Khalifa (who may not immediately strike you as an OutKast fan) shared his own experiences with the duo's music, which he revealed was just as important to his mother as it was to him.
Rico Wade Confirms Outkast Reunion At Coachella 2014, Future Talks "Honest"
Rico Wade Confirms Outkast Reunion At Coachella 2014, Future Talks "Honest" Jan 3, 2014 at 10:37am
If one confirmation wasn't enough, we now have Dungeon Family's Rico Wade offering confirmation that Outkast will come together in 2014 at the Coachella festival. What was first a rumor was later confirmed by Revolt TV, and now in a new interview the producer makes mention of said reunion and how Future may play a part in it.
Photos: Outkast Linked Up In Atlanta
Photos: Outkast Linked Up In Atlanta Dec 2, 2013 at 09:42am
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.