The Atlanta hip-hop collective is credited with changing the landscape of rap music during the 1990s and 2000s, and a homecoming concert of sorts had Georgia's Aaron's Amphitheater on tilt.
The man who launched so many singers into the stratosphere is now reflecting on his own legacy.
OutKast‘s appeal has been wrapped in nostalgia for a while, but it wasn’t that long ago when the duo was the biggest hip-hop group in the country. “Hey Ya” was the last time Polaroids were really relevant, and Speakerboxxx/The Love Below is the last hip-hop album (well, half hip-hop) to win the coveted Album of the Year […]
It’s September and that only means one thing: Teachers are back to their classrooms with pure joy on their faces, while students are somberly walking into another year of misery. Even though there will be an air of melancholy swarming the classroom, kids will be around their friends to wipe away their sadness. Let’s be […]
Boom Moment In Hip-Hop (May 27th) Today we celebrate the birthday’s of two of hip-hops all time greats, Andre 3000 and Jadakiss. Both rappers were…
Fellow collaborators such as Kurupt, Snoop Dogg, and Shock G have spoke of Tupac Shakur’s work ethic and willingness to collaborate in the 18 years since his untimely death. A new series of handwritten letters being auctioned by Bonhams touches on that collaborative spirit and more. One letter, written to a friend of Shakur’s named […]
Last year, when Outkast announced they’d be performing together again, fans were on the edge of their seats in anticipation. Would the tour actually happen? Does this mean another ‘Kast album is in the works? As the tour came and went, fans’ hope slowly dwindled. The group that we’ve all grown to love had […]
Whether it’s his style of dress or the music he makes, Andre 3000 has always approached things from his very own unique perspective. So while doing a Q&A session at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles for his new film ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side‘, Dre took the time to give his thoughts […]
Southern hip-hop legends OutKast have been touring the world over the course of the summer to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their landmark album “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik.” Even with the money coming in and taking the chance to wax nostalgic on 20 years of success, co-leading man Andre “3000” Benjamin, ever the trendsetter, is ready to move on to different things. […]
New York City came out in droves for the 4th Annual Governors Ball at Randall’s Island this past weekend for some great music, free Ben and Jerry‘s ice cream, and excessively priced merchandise. The New York festival also notably, at least for me, upped the number of hip-hop/R&B acts from seven in 2013 to 11 this […]
Okay music lovers….are you feeling a way about not being able to attend the Coachella Music Festival this weekend? Well, feel bad no more! While we can’t magically recreate the events for you….we can at least give you a little taste of the goings on at the festival over the last few days! Check out […]
Big Boi and Andre 3000 made Outkast fans very happy when they announced last year that they’d be reuniting at this year’s Coachella Valley Music And Arts Festival to celebrate the 20th anniversary of their classic debut album “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik.” The ATL duo took the stage Friday night in California and opened their 92-minute set with […]