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I recognize this is an issue of taste, but Governors Ball 2014 was a little bit of a mixed bag for me. There were two headliners I loved, and they conflicted, and I had no interest in the subsequent four on Saturday and Sunday. After being impressed and surprised repeatedly on Friday, I had a… More »

They were kids. Watch the first few OutKast videos, and that reality keeps smacking you in the face, over and over. Both members of OutKast hadn’t quite left their teens when they released Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, their first album, 20 years ago tomorrow. Big Boi still had a hint of pubescent chirp in his voice. André 3000… More »

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 »

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Key & Peele Explain Why Outkast Haven’t Made Another Album

On last night's episode of Key & Peele, the comedy duo parodied Outkast with a sketch that explains why Big Boi and Andre 3000 haven't…
Chris DeVille | August 20, 2015 - 5:18 pm
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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
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Surfer Blood – “Hey Ya!” (OutKast Cover)

Amazon is putting together an Amazon Acoustic covers compilation that will exclusively be available via their Music service in an effort to remind people that…
James Rettig | July 9, 2015 - 12:54 pm
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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
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OutKast Opener Kid Cudi Tells Quiet Crowd To Suck His Dick

Last night, Outkast wrapped up a three-night concert series in their hometown of Atlanta called #ATLast (there's photos from the event here, if you're interested).
James Rettig | September 29, 2014 - 10:52 am
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Photos: OutKast @ Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta 9/26/14

OutKast are back in their hometown of Atlanta this weekend after traveling all over the world this summer for their massive festival reunion tour. They’ll…
James Rettig | September 27, 2014 - 3:20 pm
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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
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Photos: Øyafestivalen 2014

Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival’s 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like…
Miles Bowe | August 13, 2014 - 5:43 pm

Osheaga 2014: Lorde, The Replacements, HAIM, Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, & More

More than most North American cities, Montreal gets it right when it comes to hosting music festivals. Fortunate enough to have a setting like Parc…
Adrien Begrand | August 4, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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Watch The Lollapalooza 2014 Webcast Here

Lollapalooza is starting right now in Chicago, and Red Bull TV has done us all a solid by livestreaming as many of the performances a…
Scott Lapatine | August 1, 2014 - 2:46 pm
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BottleRock 2014 Saturday: OutKast And Weezer Deliver The Hits, No Age Open For Smash Mouth

Every now and then, it's good to reorient your perspective. At any given more established or mainstream festival stocked with your usual indie mainstays, No…
Ryan Leas | June 1, 2014 - 3:38 pm
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OutKast Played A Tense, Private Show For Adult Swim Last Night

When OutKast played their first reunion set at Coachella last month, there were reports that Andre 3000, away from the stage for so long, seemed…
Tom Breihan | May 15, 2014 - 1:39 pm
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LouFest Lineup 2014

St. Louis' LouFest has been going strong since 2010, and this year's lineup has just been announced. OutKast will headline (as can be expected at…
Miles Bowe | May 13, 2014 - 1:34 pm

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
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Coachella 2014: The 8 Best Things From Friday

The first day of Coachella brought us the first Outkast concert since 2006, the fourth Replacements concert since 1991, and the first time Haim wa…
Chris DeVille | April 12, 2014 - 12:07 pm
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Watch OutKast Reunite At Coachella

Looking back, it's hard to believe that there was ever any doubt that an OutKast reunion would happen. When the rumor mill started up last…
James Rettig | April 12, 2014 - 8:10 am
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Outkast, Chance The Rapper, Run The Jewels Playing 2014 Mad Decent Block Parties

Here's at least one more of Outkast's 40 festival appearances this year. The newly expanded traveling Mad Decent Block Party features different lineups on different…
Chris DeVille | April 7, 2014 - 6:02 pm
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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
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