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Stankonia Turns 20

I remember exactly where I was the first time "B.O.B." hit. It's not the kind of thing you forget. I remember everything about it -- the tingly music-box intro, the whispered count-off, the sudden adrenaline-jamming surge of booming bass and rampaging drums and needling dubbed-out electric guitars, the way that adrenaline surge didn't let up … More »
Tags: Music, Andre 3000, Big Boi, The Anniversary, OutKast

OutKast To Celebrate ‘Stankonia’ Anniversary With Expanded Edition

The 20-year anniversary is rapidly approaching.
Tags: News, Jazz, OutKast

OutKast’s ‘Stankonia’ Gets 20th Anniversary Treatment With New Digital and LP Editions, Remix Bundles

OutKast’s “Stankonia,” one of the defining albums of hip-hop, will have its 20th anniversary celebrated with previously unreleased remixes, streaming bundles and new vinyl and digital download editions, Sony Music Thursday. Originally released on Halloween 2000, the group’s fourth album will be coming out in multiple formats and with several attendant streaming bundles on Oct. […]
Tags: News, OutKast, New Digital

Q&A With Rising Canadian Rapper Killa Con

Hey Killa Con! Dope project you dropped with Nobody from Namibia! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I started rapping when I was 16 after I heard Killer Mike’s verse on Outkast’s ‘The Whole World’. I got into producing beats when I was in 2nd year of University, studying business. I was spending all my time making music, so I decided to move to Australia and do a music degree instead. I’m 35 now, so I’ve been making mus...
Tags: Australia, Germany, Africa, Toronto, University, Canada, United States, Bob Dylan, Jazz, Wu Tang, Connor, Drake, Killer Mike, BLM, Namibia, Rza

Q&A With Rising Underground Hip Hop Group Gawds

Hey Gawds! You guys are a dope group for sure! So please tell us how long have you guys been making music together? Most importantly, how did you guys come up with the group name? Ans: We’ve been making music together for a little over 4 years now. However, we met in the Baltimore Hip-Hop scene as we were affiliated with different crews/groups originally. Gawds was discovered by an original “Gawds” member Plaii and current member Pinpoint. We wanted something catchy and we all knew how many yea...
Tags: Bruce Springsteen, Hip Hop, Jazz, BLM, Baltimore, Regulus, OutKast, Sean Price, Buckshot, Q&A Interviews, Underground Hip Hop, GAWDS, Plaii, Wu Tang Nas Biggie, BDK G Rap EPMD Cypress Hill

Louisiana’s Bold Stance On The Bar Exam, Hurricane (And COVID) Be Damned — See Also

Neither Pandemic Nor Hurricane Will Stop The Louisiana Bar Exam: Which seems entirely foolhardy, but I digress. More Biglaw Good News: Deferred bonuses deferred no more! Biglaw Overbilling Allegations: At a billion-dollar firm. Is The Practice Of Law Forever Changed? Like Outkast says, nothing lasts forever. Fourth Circuit Strikes Down Trans Bathroom Ban: And we have Justice Gorsuch to thank.
Tags: Law, Louisiana, OutKast, Gorsuch, See Also

The Evolution Of Hip Hop In The 2000s

‘Fight the Power,’ a hot hip-hop song in the late 1980s, was a revolutionary anthem emphatic of the rampant racism around the country. ‘In Da Club’, another famous hip-hop song in 2003, was a celebration of the lavish lifestyle of hip-hop artists. Note the difference? While both songs hit the Billboard charts, they echo two different messages. In the late 80s and the early 90s, chart-topping hip-hop songs focused on political messages, but towards the 2000s, artists shifted focus to singing abo...
Tags: News, Jay Z, America, Kanye West, Jazz, Drake, Black Lives Matter, Da Club, OutKast, Lottoland, Poppa Sims, Social Media Platforms Today, YouTube SoundCloud Facebook

Q&A With Tel-Aviv Hip Hop Artist Benjamin Elia$

Congratulations on your latest Album release “On The Way”. We checked it out and we really enjoyed the fresh new sound & perspective on new Hip Hop coming out of Tel-Aviv. What motivated you to create this style of music. And how did you come up with your MC name Benjamin Elia$? So glad that you guys enjoyed the project. I’ve been creating music for years and throughout it all my goal has been to find my own unique sound. The truth is, most of that is trial and error and just discovering the th...
Tags: Facebook, Usa, Instagram, Israel, Tel Aviv, America, Jazz, Wu Tang, BLM, Kanye, Ben, OutKast, Elias, Q&A Interviews, Benjamin Elias, Benjamin Elia

Lollapalooza Announces 2020 Virtual Festival With OutKast, Chance The Rapper, Future & More

Summer may be a dub, but the music never stops.
Tags: News, Future, Jazz, Run The Jewels, Chance The Rapper, Kehlani, OutKast, H.e.r, Gunna

From Dukes of Hazzard to Kanye West: the curse of the Confederate flag

Lynyrd Skynyrd flew it, Ludacris stamped on it and Spike Lee compared it to a swastika. In the era of Black Lives Matter, what do these battles reveal about the American South’s Confederate flag?John Schneider, AKA Bo Duke from the TV show The Dukes of Hazzard, recently asked his fans a question via YouTube: “Was The Dukes of Hazzard a racially charged show? Was the intention of the paint scheme on the General Lee a white supremacist statement in any way? And if you think it was, I wanna know.”F...
Tags: Music, Television, Film, Race, Georgia, Society, World news, Film Industry, US news, Rap, Kanye West, American Civil War, Culture, Pop and rock, Television & radio, US television

Big Boi Talks About Having Dinner With Kate Bush, Teases Possible Collaboration

Ever since the high OutKast era, Big Boi has been vocal about his love of the reclusive British art-rock great Kate Bush. He's been bringing Bush up in interviews for years, naming her as a dream collaborator. Big Boi even showed up in a BBC Kate Bush documentary in 2014. And today, Big … More »
Tags: Music, News, Bbc, Kate Bush, Big Boi, Bush, BOI, OutKast

'Ro-Na,' a coronavirus parody of OutKast's 'Hey Ya!'

YouTuber Chico Roze and friends have taken OutKast's 2003 hip-hop hit "Hey Ya!" into the age of coronavirus with their parody song, "Ro-Na." Song starts around the 1:11 mark. Thanks, Simon! screengrab via Chico Roze/YouTube
Tags: Post, Video, News, Simon, OutKast, Daf Ent, Hey Ya, Ro Na, YouTuber Chico Roze

Q&A Interview With Westcoast Gillie Out Of Los Angeles

– Congrats on your new album, “Judge Me Not”, and your latest single “Peace”. Before we get into those projects, how long have you been making music Westcoast Gillie? I’ve been making music for about 11+ years now. – What exact area in L.A. are you from? How’s the Hip Hop scene there? I’m from Gardena. The hip hop scene has its spitters RIP YG Soprano aka Boobie one of the ones to really put Gardena in the circle of this west coast rap shit. There’s definitely some pressure in the city. We a...
Tags: Facebook, Youtube, Los Angeles, Jazz, West Coast, East Coast, Dre, OutKast, Gardena, Jeezy, Q&A Interviews, WestCoast Gillie, Sean Draper

Q&A With Rising Hip Hop Duo Default Universe

What motivated you guys to create this style of music? Early on I was a huge fan of WU, Nas etc my homie Dorien (Milofuk0) in our senior year of high school put me on Tyler and Odd Future. Heard Yonkers was like cool cool but once I heard Earl I was like “DAMN dude my age spitting like this I can do this too shit” then I heard DOOM for the first time and I was done mentally. How did you come up with your name Default Universe? We had problems coming up with a name so we figured until we find a ...
Tags: Jazz, Earl, Tyler, OutKast, Yonkers, Gil Scott Heron, Q&A Interviews, DeFault Universe, WU Nas, Dorien Milofuk0

Roger Troutman I Want to Be Your Man for Throwback Thursday

  Once again, we have arrived at another Thursday which makes up closer to the weekend. My playlists this week consisted of the King album from T.I., Compton by Dr. Dre and Usher’s Raymond vs. Raymond. UGK’s Ridin Dirty, the Idlewild soundtrack from Outkast and a personal Ice Cube Greatest Hits. This week, the featured track comes from neither of those as we’re going in another direction. For some odd reason, Roger Troutman and Zapp tracks have been in my head all week. For my Throwback Thursd...
Tags: California, Jazz, Raymond, Dre, OutKast, Zapp, Throwback Thursday, Roger Troutman, Blog Hops & memes, I Want to Be Your Man, Raymond UGK, Dre Either, Bedistguitarist

Q&A With Rising Atlanta Based Hip Hop Duo Rap Innovators

What motivated you guys to create this style of music? We both have solid music backgrounds and what you hear in our music is a reflection of our influences. We vibe with artists like Pro Era, A Tribe Called Quest, J Dilla, Nas etc. At the same time we love our old school you know, artists like Sade, Lauryn Hill, Stevie Wonder Earth, Wind, and Fire all that. So we try to merge those two concepts into something we could make our own. We want our beats to be soulful and also sample the greats tha...
Tags: New York, Atlanta, Queens, Rae Sremmurd, Jazz, Mark, OutKast, Cyhi The Prince, Q&A Interviews, Rap Innovators, Jon Chandler, Dilla Nas, Sade Lauryn Hill Stevie Wonder Earth Wind, Outkast Mobb Deep Gang Starr, Nas Lauryn Hill Pro Era, Starr Pete Rock

Rap Innovators – “Innovative Movement” (Album Review)

Atlanta, GA Hip Hop group Rap Innovators drops there 1st album “Innovative Movement“, The ATL artist with nostalgic schemes reminds you of a mixture of Outkast and Carter 3 Wayne very dangerous elements to merge together. The album begins with a skit called “Don’t Label Us” which is the group explaining their style is not boxed in like most fans do to artist who are lyrical inclined. We see this thought Hip-Hop were the labels limit how the world views the artist and or group. Wu-tang Clan is o...
Tags: Reviews, Jazz, Wu Tang Clan, Carter, Don, Wayne, OutKast, Cozz, Rap Innovators, Atlanta GA Hip Hop, Jon Chandler

Best of Georgia Hip Hop for Mixtape Friday

For my first Mixtape Friday of the year, we had to do something special. Last week, we debuted the new track from Horus Gump and an idea came to me. Georgia has a lot of talent and have had their fair share of influential talent. We can go all the way back to Raheem the Dream, Kilo Ali and Freak Nasty. Outkast took the reins and became arguably the greatest duo ever in hip hop. The Dungeon Family and Goodie Mob became stars and Georgia hip hop was at an all-time high. T.I. and Ludacris took ove...
Tags: Atlanta, Georgia, Society, Hip Hop, Jazz, Gucci, Ludacris, Lil Jon, OutKast, Jermaine Dupri, Kris Kross, Raheem, Goodie Mob, Blog Hops & memes, Dro, Mixtape Friday

Horus Gump Returns with Don After Dusk

Horus Gump returns with his much anticipated track, Don After Dusk. Ever since his Selah release, I’ve been a fan of his work. With that release, it brought me back to the Outkast and 8Ball & MJG era. A true artist is able to show growth over the years and that’s something he’s showed with this new release. During this day and age, lyrics seemed to be out the window but not when it comes to Horus Gump. Don After Dusk shows that Mr. Gump gets better with every release. A Don After Dusk by Horu...
Tags: Music, Hip Hop, Jazz, Singles, OutKast, Selah, Gump, Horus, Horus Gump, Don After Dusk

Tailgate Fest lineup includes Dierks Bentley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, TLC

Dierks Bentley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Justin Moore and TLC are among the artists providing the soundtrack to the third edition of the Tailgate Fest, which moves to a venue known for tailgating — Auto Club Speedway in Fontana — Aug. 15 and 16. And that parking lot party mindset was front and center when it came to Bentley, according to Melissa Carbone, co-founder of the festival. “We try to get into the heads of tailgaters,” Carbone said. “He’s definitely the artist you’d want to hang out with.” Bentle...
Tags: California, Berlin, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, San Diego, Music Festivals, Coachella, Bentley, Nascar, Speedway, Southern California, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Inglewood, Toby Keith

International Center of Photography Refocuses in a New Home

When images are everywhere, what is the role of a photography museum?
Tags: Art, Photography, News, New York City, Ny, Arnold, Mitchell, Eagle, OutKast, International Center of Photography, New Home, Pappas, Riis, Beckman, Rap and Hip-Hop, Okwui

‘You Just Want an Even Playing Field.’ Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs Calls Out Grammys for Lack of R&B, Rap Representation

(BEVERLY HILLS, Calif.) — Sean “Diddy” Combs called out the Grammy Awards for dissing rap and R&B stars in its major categories in a blazing speech that earned him a standing ovation from Beyoncé, Jay-Z and several other music industry players. At the end of his 50-minute speech Saturday night at Clive Davis’ white-hot pre-Grammys gala, where Combs was honored, the music mogul demanded change and said he was happy to be involved in making a difference. “So I say this with love to the Grammy...
Tags: Music, News, Jay Z, Uncategorized, America, Davis, Erykah Badu, Wiz Khalifa, Jamie Foxx, Jackson, Michael Jackson, Mariah Carey, Grammys, Carlos Santana, Snoop Dogg, Janet Jackson

Atlanta Pays Homage to LaFace Records During YouTube Music 2020 Leaders & Legends Ball! (PHOTOS)

Kenny ‘Babyface’ Edmunds and Antonio ‘L.A.’ Reid were the guests of honor last night as YouTube Music celebrated the 30 year legacy of LaFace Records last night (January 15, 2020). It was a magical evening in Atlanta as all of the LEADERS and LEGENDS that have made the city into a musical powerhouse all converged for a black tie gala, which took place at the Atlanta History Center. The event was held to reflect on the city’s longstanding contributions to popular music, largely established by th...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Youtube, Future, Atlanta, Rick Ross, Killer Mike, Youtube Music, Big Boi, Janet Jackson, Princess, Lyor Cohen, Monica, Xscape, Reid

Andrè 3000 Explains Why He Hasn’t Released New Music… (AUDIO)

Andrè 3000 Benjamin recently opened up about his future in music in a rare candid interview. The talented rapper, who is one half of the legendary rap group Outkast, paid a visit to the Broken Record Podcast earlier this week, powered by celebrated author Malcolm Gladwell and legendary producer Rick Rubin. In the hour long interivew, Drè opened his heart to Rubin, explaining his current relationship with music and why he isn’t motivated to create another studio album. Lisen to the full strea...
Tags: Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Andre 3000, Malcolm Gladwell, Benjamin, Dre, Rick Rubin, OutKast, Rubin, Atlanta Gossip, Lisen, Lawrence Walker Andr

André 3000 Opens Up in ‘Broken Record’ Convo with Rick Rubin

From OutKast's glory days to mental health.
Tags: Jazz, Andre 3000, Rick Rubin, OutKast, Podcasts & Mixes

Big Boi Partners With Budweiser for Limited Edition ‘Tall Boi’… (PHOTOS + VIDEO) #BigBoiBud

Antwan “Big Boi” Patton of the legendary super duo Outkast recently added his name in collaboration with Budweiser. This past weekend (Nov. 9), Big Boi joined the beer company for an event to celebrate the launch of Budweiser Big Boi Tall Bois in Atlanta. Photos + video below… (more…) Related Posts NEWSFLASH! Big Boi of #Outkast Is ‘Man Enough To Be A Girl Scout’… [PHOTOS]Boo’d Up ~ Big Boi’s Hot New Babe30-ft OUTKAST Mural in Atlanta’s Little 5 Points Becomes Instant Tourist Attractio...
Tags: Featured, Celebrities, News, Atlanta, Big Boi, BOI, OutKast, Antwan "Big Boi" Patton, Atlanta Gossip, Savannah College, Budweiser Big Boi Tall Bois

Marathon: Becoming a Runner

A writer’s journey to becoming a runner For nine months, I haven’t met a day without soreness or left it without exhaustion. Whether nursing an inflamed Achilles tendon or dealing with a pre-arthritic runner’s knee or just a general ache from a speed, distance, or strength workout, my body, at 34, has become the site of a shady remodeling project, a real gut job like someone’s trying to flip me for cash. I ran my first marathon in the spring, came in under four hours, and in the summer I sta...
Tags: Sport, Cycling, Running, Romeo, Stan Getz, McDonald, OutKast, New York Marathon, Go Outside, November - December 2019, Jeremy D Larson

Outkast, R.E.M., Pharrell, Patti Smith, More Nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Outkast, R.E.M., the Neptunes (Pharrell Williams and Chad Hugo), Eurythmics, Patti Smith, and many others are among the 24 acts nominated for the 2020 class of the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Other performer nominees include Mariah Carey (who was nominated last year), Journey, Vince Gill, Gloria Estefan, the Isley Brothers, Beach Boy Mike Love, Bread’s […]
Tags: News, Patti Smith, Pharrell Williams, Mariah Carey, OutKast, Songwriters Hall of Fame, R.E.M, Pharrell Patti Smith, Neptunes Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo Eurythmics Patti Smith, Vince Gill Gloria Estefan, Isley Brothers Beach Boy Mike Love Bread

Kathy Iandoli's Playlist for Her Book "God Save the Queens"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Kathy Iandoli's God Save the Queens is a timely and important book that explores how hip hop's female performers influenced the genre. Publishers Weekly wrote of the book: "Music...
Tags: Spotify, Music, Beyonce, Nicki Minaj, David, Queens, New Jersey, Kim, D'angelo, Bay Area, Lauryn Hill, Monie Love, Blondie, Publishers Weekly, Atomic Books Comics Preview, PAUL

Atlanta pays tribute to the legendary rap duo OutKast with a huge mural

Finally, the city at the heart of southern hip-hop has been given what it deserves -- the benevolent gaze of André 3000 and Big Boi in a photorealistic mural.
Tags: Atlanta, Cnn, Big Boi, OutKast