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.
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.
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.
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.
OutKast are gearing up for big things this spring and summer, as they take themselves on the road for over 40 different festivals tour dates, not to mention the possibility that they'll be starting a new album (!).
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.
The OutKast rumors are bountiful, and they aren't done just yet. It's quite possible we'll get a retraction of this tomorrow, but take it for what's it worth. Apparently the ATLiens are to release solo albums prior to releasing a reunion LP.
We were waiting on some information like this. Although it's not very official, and it's not from the mouths of Big Boi and Andre 3000 themselves, Queen Latifah suggests that OutKast are working on a new album in a recent interview with Horward Stern.
The good news concerning OutKast just keeps on coming today. Following the official announcement from Coachella that the duo would be headlining the festival, another concert with the ATL legends has been announced.
The OutKast news keeps getting better and better. Last week we received official news that the duo would headline the stage at Coachella 2014, followed up by the news that they'd also be performing at the annual Governors Ball in NYC.