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OutKast Might Be A Wrap, But The Cadillacs They Love Are Still Going Strong

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Big Boi and André 3000 introduced many a folk to the joy of driving a Cadillac. Through two of their earliest albums, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik and ATLiens, this duo allowed ‘The Caddy’ to enter into their respective cypher as a sacred third member. And why not? Everyone knows that driving a Cadillac is one of the coolest […]

ABFF Exclusive: 10 Things About The New Superfly That Makes It A Classic

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Director X’s remake of Superfly debuted this week to rave reviews and here are 10 things about the new movie that will make it a cult classic. 1. Trevor Jackson is officially grown. Trevor Jackson plays the lead, Priest. He is a drug-dealer like Ron O’Neal’s Youngblood Priest from the original 1972 classic. He also […]

Happy 43rd Birthday To Andre 3 Stacks!

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Rapper/actor and member of the legendary Hip Hop duo Outkast, Mr. Andre 3000, has a Birthday today! Andre Benjamin is known for his eclectic style and flow, from his start with the Dungeon Family to his movie roles in films like Idlewild and Jimi: All Is by My Side . He has become a household name […]

Andre 3000 Releases 2 New Songs For Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day 2018 just got real. After years of creative reclusion, which is occasionally broken by a steady string of dynamic guest vocal appearances on other artists’ projects, André 3000 has released nearly 22 minutes of new music in homage to his deceased parents. He’s posted the two soul-baring songs, “Me&My (To Bury Your Parents)” […]

Big Boi Heading Down Under to Australia and New Zealand

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Atlanta’s Big Boi of Outkast heads out to Australia and New Zealand early next month for a handful of large solo shows after headlining one of the largest music festivals in Western Australia – Golden Plains XII. The rapper/actor/producer has had a busy month playing a stack of shows across Canada, throughout America, and is […]

Big Boi Casted For ‘Superfly’ Remake

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Outkast‘s own Big Boiwill soon hit the big screen as the class-act rapper has joined the cast of Sony’s Superfly remake. Big Boi’s role has yet to be revealed, but it is certain he will be joining Grown-ish actor Trevor Jackson who stationed as the leading actor playing Youngblood Priest, alongside Straight Outta Compton Star […]

Happy 43rd Birthday To Outkast’s Big Boi!

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On this day in 1975, Andre Antwon Patton, who is best known as Big Boi, one half of the legendary ATL duo Outkast, was born. Patton has morphed into one of the biggest rappers/actors of this generation. With four Outkast albums as well as four solo full length releases of his own, Big Boi is […]

20 Hip-Hop Inspired Christmas Songs

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Christmas is today, and if you’re in the spirit, there might be holiday-themed music on your playlist. If you’re a Hip Hop fan, “Silent Night” or “Deck the Halls” might not be ideal tunes to get the house gathering lit. You might prefer listening to Master P and C Murda tell tales of “Christmas in […]

Big Boi on New Outkast Album: Whenever “Dre Is Ready, I’m Ready”

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Big Boi and André 3000, the bodies of Atlanta based funkadelic hip-hop duo Outkast have allowed 11 years to go by without putting out an album. Since their 1994 debut, Southernplaylistcadillacmuzik Outkast has exposed their mesmerizing, bouncy, and distinctive sound to the hip-hop masses and beyond, causing outsiders to develop a profound outlook on the […]

Watch Andre 3000 Draw Live Portrait Of Naked Woman At 2017 ComplexCon

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This past weekend at ComplexCon in Los Angeles, there were all types of artistic and creative people there to show off their art and creativity. One person who isn’t short on either that was present was ATL Hip Hop legend and one half of Outkast Andre Three Stacks. This year’s festivities included Dre wowing the […]

Outkast Releases Classic Album Stankonia 17 Years Ago Today

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Words by Jasmine Johnson This day 17 years ago, Outkast released the classic album Stankonia.  Like Aquemini (the duo’s equally brilliant offering), this joint fused different styles and took Atlanta hip-hop to higher heights. Considered on of the best hip-hop albums of all time, this medley of funk, gospel, rock and hip-hop became the stamp of what the […]

Will Andre 3000 Ever Release More Music?

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Words by Fatima Barrie In a candid interview with Will Welch for GQ Style, Andre Benjamin, aka Andre 3000, opens up about his life after his classic Outkast hit “Hey Ya.” The Atlanta rapper discusses a multitude of topics including coping with the deaths of his parents, social anxiety, and his stance on fellow OutKast […]

Andre 3000 Thinks Big Boi is a Better Rapper Than Him

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It’s not everyday that Andre 3000 sits down to bring us up to speed about what he has going on, so if he does, listen. The celebrated rapper had a recent interview with GQ to discuss what new music he has up his sleeve, his existing music he has secured in the vault, and why […]

Big Boi Unveils New Tour Dates

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On the heels of his freshest release Boomiverse, Big Boi has announced his plans to once again take his show on the road for his latest “Daddy Fat Saxxx” Tour. It is on September 2nd that the veteran emcee will kick off the first leg of the tour in Chicago at the North Coast Music […]

Andre 3000 Reveals An Outkast Reunion Album May Never Come

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In a recent interview with Complex, Andre 3000 of duo Outkast seemed to extinguish all hope of fans ever receiving a reunion album from him and partner Big Boi. “It’s really just an excitement thing, and where I am in life. I kind of like not being a part of [rap], now that I’ve done […]

Pimp C’s Widow Calls Out Young Thug For Line On “Big B’s”

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Chance The Rapper and Young Thug, took to Soundcloud last weekend to release their brand new joint track “Big B’s.” The song was very well-received by many, except for Chinara Butler, widow of the late UGK member Chad Butler otherwise known as Pimp C. Butler took to Instagram to address Thugger’s line “Big pimping, iced out my crew […]

Big Boi Reveals An Outkast-ATCQ Album Was In The Works

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It was last week, as one-half of duo Outkast, Big Boi made his rounds promoting his latest solo album Boomiverse that he stopped by New York’s Hot 97 and made a striking revelation. Sitting down with Peter Rosenberg and Laura Stylez, he mentioned that Outkast and A Tribe Called Quest were actually in the process of […]

Here’s A Look At Atlanta’s Underground Youth Culture During A3C Week

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“Atlanta’s been on top. I couldn’t have done what I’ve done with my product if I wasn’t in Atlanta.” It was while in preparations for her own A3C event that Tialer Scott, publicly referred to as Flockaland, sat down to discuss the significance of Atlanta’s culture as it relates to the  formation of her clothing brand Stay […]