Posts Tagged ‘outkast’

Even The Sun Goes Down

I didn’t think I was going to get to see Outkast. My favorite group of all time was reuniting for a major tour. I’d never seen them live. I never would. When they played Coachella, I... Read more »

20 of the Most Unexpectedly Awesome Samples in Rap

A lot of the time, rap produces are stunningly unoriginal, sampling the same records over and over and over again. Sometimes, however, they hit us with that offbeat, unexpected, or just plain weird sample that helps... Read more »

What’s Next For André 3000?

What does the future hold for André 3000? With Outkast’s 40-date festival run coming to a close, fans are wondering if new music will come next. There have been rumors about new Outkast music and solo albums from André and... Read more »

Video: André 3000 Talks About #ATLast Homecoming Shows on The Ellen Show

The last time was probably that Gillette commercial, right? It doesn’t happen very often, but André 3000 dropped by The Ellen Show the other day to discuss the highly anticipated final three shows of Outkast’s reunion... Read more »

Listen to a New Version of James Blake’s “200 Press” and Mash-up of Outkast’s “International Players Anthem”

Last month, James Blake surprised us and unveiled a new song titled “200 Press” on his BBC Radio 1 program. Like an artist who’s never really finished with his or her painting, Blake has since revisited... Read more »

André 3000 Talks Coachella, Getting Advice from Prince, and Playing Jimi Hendrix

André 3000—one half of the legendary rap group Outkast—has been known to be somewhat of a recluse from the music industry. After taking it by storm in the late ’90s/early 2000s with friend and collaborator Big... Read more »

Awesome Outkast-Inspired Artwork, Cosigned by Outkast Themselves

We’ve seen terrible Jay Z fan art and awful Eminem fan art, but what about when it all goes right? Like a breath of fresh air, Outkast has been sharing a bunch of amazing Outkast-inspired artwork via... Read more »

We Collected Every Slogan From André 3000’s Jumpsuit on Outkast’s Reunion Tour

André 3000 was the wildcard in this whole Outkast reunion circus. Since 2007, Big Boi has been regularly releasing music, selling out shows, and generally cementing his legendary status, but André has been harder to pin down. Did... Read more »

Lollapalooza 2014 in Photos: Outkast, Lorde, Eminem, Childish Gambino, Meg Myers, and More

Photos by Daniel Garcia This year at Lollapalooza, we turned our cameras on the fans for a series of portraits and interviews, but we couldn’t resist snapping some pictures of the performers too. Makes sense, right?... Read more »

Watch André 3000 Play Jimi Hendrix in Hendrix Biopic “All is By My Side” Trailer

Finally, after much anticipation, the trailer for the forthcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic—which features André 3000 as the legendary artist—is here. Directed by 12 Years a Slave‘s John Ridley, All is By My Side focuses on the... Read more »

20 of the Best Songs to Wake Up To (For Any Occasion)

Waking up sucks, but sadly living requires that you do it every now and then. So, to help you endure the joyless process of staggering bleary-eyed from your bed to the kettle for your coffee, we've... Read more »

10 Musician Biopics Hollywood Should Make Right Now

It's official: 2014 is the year of the musician biopic. Andre 3000's Jimi Hendrix film (All Is By My Side) and the James Brown biopic (Get On Up) will be released, and this year projects are... Read more »

Video: Janelle Monáe Joins André 3000 on Stage for “Hey Ya” at Governors Ball

Today’s the second day of NYC’s weekend-long music festival Governors Ball, but for many, yesterday would be the highlight of the weekend, as Outkast performed for the massive crowd. During André 3000’s performance of “Hey Ya,”... Read more »

Soundcloud Surfing: Governors Ball Special

P&P went to Governors Ball on Randall’s Island in NYC yesterday. We played frisbee, had some drinks, got excited for Run The Jewels’ new album, were reminded how many hits La Roux’s debut had, and, of course, saw... Read more »

The Philosophy of OutKast: Wise Words From Over A Decade Ago

As OutKast's summer festival extravaganza rolls on, and we continue to appreciate just how incredibly well Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik has aged in its 20 years of existence, we take a look back at some of the duo's wise... Read more »