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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 a… 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 »

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André 3000 Plays Hendrix, Big Boi Names Album

It’s been years since the two members of OutKast got together to record an album, and a reunion doesn’t seem to be anywhere on the…
Tom Breihan | May 29, 2012 - 9:23 am

Gorillaz – “DoYaThing” Video (Feat. James Murphy & Andre 3000)

The video for the Converse-sponsored Gorillaz/James Murphy/Andre 3000 single “DoYaThang” debuted today, and it features creepily lifelike CGI versions of the various cartoon Gorillaz, all…
Tom Breihan | February 29, 2012 - 8:58 am

Hear The 13 Minute Version Of “DoYaThing”

Earlier this week, we posted a radio rip of "DoYaThing," the new Converse-sponsored Gorillaz/James Murphy/Andre 3000 collab. Despite an on-fire Andre verse, the original versio…
Tom Breihan | February 24, 2012 - 9:05 am

Gorillaz – “DoYaThang” (Feat. James Murphy & Andre 3000)

"DoYaThing," the previously-announced blockbuster collaboration from the Gorillaz, James Murphy, and Andre 3000 is now online in radio-rip form, and we've got it streaming below.
Tom Breihan | February 22, 2012 - 3:31 pm

Preview Gorillaz x James Murphy x Andre 3000 Collab “DoYaThang”

Next up in Converse's "Three Artists, One Song" series (here are some previous ones) is the previously-announced collaboration between Gorillaz, James Murphy and Andre 3000.
Corban Goble | February 15, 2012 - 12:09 pm

Gorillaz, James Murphy, Andre 3000 To Team Up For Converse

Over the past few years, Converse has been teaming up trios of unlikely artists to record songs for the show company; the last one had…
Tom Breihan | February 9, 2012 - 9:55 am

Young Jeezy – “I Do” (Feat Jay-Z & André 3000) & “F.A.M.E.” (Feat. T.I.) Video

Jeezy called in some favors for this one! For his sound-drenched track "I Do," the once-dominant Atlanta rapper Young Jeezy managed to wrangle guest verse…
Tom Breihan | November 18, 2011 - 1:32 pm

Lloyd – “Dedication To My Ex (Miss That)” Video

Lloyd's "Dedication To My Ex" is a ridiculously catchy retro-soul workout which, when it appeared on his King Of Hearts album, was also one of…
Tom Breihan | September 13, 2011 - 1:57 pm

Beyoncé – “Party” (Feat. Kanye x André 3000)

B’s got her forthcoming fourth LP 4 on the way, and its most notable cameo-lineup comes via the track “Party,” featuring Kanye at the outset…
Amrit Singh | June 7, 2011 - 12:02 pm

New Big Boi Featuring Andre 3000 & Raekwon – “Royal Flush”

The first single from Big Boi's Sir Luscious Left Foot went and leaked, and it features guest raps from OutKast pal Andre and Wu-Tang-er Raekwon.
brandon | March 24, 2008 - 3:47 pm
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