All Andre 3000 stories

Featured Andre 3000 stories

While visiting my alma mater last week, I spent some time working from the back room of a coffee shop, the same room where I used to drag my acoustic guitar on stage for open mic night when I was in college. That room dredges up lots of memories, but none of them are as… More »

In roughly the early 1900s, painting dissolved into abstraction and appropriation, and artists working since then have veered away from realism. As modern life splintered and proliferated, popular music rushed to catch up to the visual arts, first with the advances of jazz and then with those of its contemporary offspring, hip hop. While a… More »

Even in an era when rappers rarely share studios with their collaborators, emailing in their contributions instead, the art of the guest verse is alive and well. It’s still a point of pride for one rapper to swoop in and steal a track’s spotlight away from another. And that sense of friendly competition is still… More »

More Andre 3000 stories

Stream Erykah Badu’s But You Caint Use My Phone Mixtape Feat. André 3000

Erykah Badu's But You Caint Use My Phone mixtape is supposed to be on iTunes and Apple Music right now, but there seems to be…
Chris DeVille | November 27, 2015 - 10:50 am

Big Boi Says OutKast Turned Down The 2004 Super Bowl Halftime

Big Boi guested on today's episode of ESPN's "The Dan Le Batard Show" during which he mentioned that OutKast were asked to play the Super…
Gabriela Tully Claymore | November 5, 2015 - 3:32 pm

Big Boi Hints At Potential Outkast Biopic

To promote their upcoming Big Grams project, Big Boi and Phantogram did a Reddit AMA a few days ago. As Billboard points out, one fan…
Peter Helman | September 14, 2015 - 6:26 pm

André 3000 Will Co-Star In American Crime Season 2

According to the Hollywood Reporter, OutKast's André 3000 is set to star in the second season of John Ridley's ABC anthology drama series American Crime,…
Peter Helman | August 1, 2015 - 5:42 pm

Watch Jeezy Bring Out Andre 3000, Kanye West, Usher, T.I., Bun B At Thug Motivation 101 Anniversary Show

On Saturday night, Young Jeezy celebrated the 10th anniversary of his landmark debut album Let's Get It: Thug Motivation 101 with a big show at…
Tom Breihan | July 27, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Kanye Addresses Charleston Shooting In New Freestyle, Hits Waffle House With OutKast

Kanye headlined Hot 107.9's 20th Birthday Bash in Atlanta last night. At the event, he brought 2 Chainz onstage to perform "Mercy," and he also…
Peter Helman | June 21, 2015 - 11:48 am

Frank Ocean And André 3000 Will Appear On Chance The Rapper’s Debut Album

Since the release of his breakout 2013 mixtape Acid Rap, Chance The Rapper has become something of a low-key star, and he’s also become a…
Tom Breihan | January 30, 2015 - 9:05 am

Tink – “UFO” (Feat. Timbaland & André 3000)

Timbaland signed Chicago up-and-comer Tink to his label a few months back, and they've been working with some pretty big names so far, including Jay…
James Rettig | December 7, 2014 - 2:46 pm

André 3000: “I Really Don’t Actually Get Anything From Performing”

OutKast have spent the summer on a grand reunion tour, playing their hits at an insane number of festivals around the world and generally reminding…
Tom Breihan | August 27, 2014 - 1:54 pm

Watch Little Dragon Cover Kelis & André 3000’s “Millionaire”

Little Dragon covered Kelis and André 3000's collab "Millionaire" for Australian radio station Triple J's Like A Version video series. The Swedish band softened the…
James Rettig | August 22, 2014 - 11:06 am

Watch André 3000 In The Jimi Hendrix Biopic Trailer

The André 3000-starring Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side is coming out this fall and the official trailer has just been unveiled. While…
James Rettig | July 5, 2014 - 4:33 pm

Aretha Franklin Working With André 3000, Covering Adele On New LP

In case you didn't know (I didn't), legendary singer Aretha Franklin has been hard at work on a covers album that focuses on songs by…
James Rettig | June 25, 2014 - 10:00 pm

Watch Chance The Rapper Join Childish Gambino At Governors Ball

During his Governors Ball set on Saturday, Childish Gambino was joined onstage by his friend and frequent collaborator Chance The Rapper. They performed two songs…
Peter Helman | June 9, 2014 - 11:29 am

Future – “Benz Friendz (Watchutola)” (Feat. André 3000)

Honest, the much-anticipated new album from Future, started streaming online a couple of days ago, but that stream had a couple of big omissions. "Never…
Tom Breihan | April 17, 2014 - 2:56 pm

Watch André 3000 Play Jimi Hendrix In A Clip From All Is By My Side

We learned last year that André 3000 would play Jimi Hendrix in the new biopic All Is By My Side. The movie faces an unfortunate…
Tom Breihan | March 6, 2014 - 9:29 am

Beyoncé & André 3000 – “Back To Black” (Amy Winehouse Cover)

For the upcoming soundtrack to The Great Gatsby, Beyoncé and André 3000 have collaborated for a cover of Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black." Mark Ronson,…
Liz Pelly | April 27, 2013 - 10:14 am

Great Gatsby Soundtrack To Feature New Songs By Jay-Z, The xx, Lana Del Rey, Beyoncé & André 3000

As we reported earlier this year, Jay-Z had a large hand in the music component of the upcoming Baz Lurhmann's film adaptation of F. Scott…
Claire Lobenfeld | April 4, 2013 - 11:09 am

Frank Ocean – “Pink Matter (Remix)” (Feat. André 3000 & Big Boi)

Frank Ocean orchestrates an OutKast reunion of sorts with this remix of "Pink Matter," one of Channel Orange's most melancholic tracks. While the song already…
Claire Lobenfeld | January 14, 2013 - 10:21 am