- Real name: André Benjamin, Antwan Patton
- Nickname: André 3000 & Big Boi
- Hometown: Atlanta, GA
- Label: Epic Records
Let’s Examine Big Boi’s Incredible Catalog Post-OutKast
André 3000 earns all the praise. But Big Boi’s catalog is undeniably more impressive.
The Lasting Impact of OutKast's 'Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik'
'Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik' is the perfect example of what happens when building community within and alongside the music takes precedence.
10 Most Common Karaoke Rap Songs Based on Drunkenness, Ranked
I’m sorry, but I’m not.
20 Years Later: Organized Noize Remember OutKast's ‘Aquemini’
For the 20th anniversary of 'Aquemini,' we spoke with Organized Noize about the album's legacy.
Collaborative Crossover: 10 Hip-Hop Artists Who Directed Music Videos for Their Peers
There’s a small crop of talented artists who have found their way into the music video director’s chair.
Big Boi on the Possibility of New OutKast: "Whenever 'Dre is Ready, I'm Always Ready"
“Nobody can stop us, together or separate, and that’s not being cocky, that’s being real.”
From OutKast to Nas & Rakim—Is it Better for Legends to Burn Out or Fade Away?
It's the difference between living in the heart of a major city and wandering around on the outskirts.
OutKast Made "The Art of Storytellin' Part 4" After Cancelling Their Gangsta Grillz Mixtape
"And the next day, he returned this verse and it was the greatest thing I ever heard."
Faith, Fear & Fuck Yous: Revisiting the Emotional Mastery of OutKast’s 'Aquemini'
OutKast’s third studio album was timeless, unique, and, looking back, one of the most important albums in hip-hop history.
OutKast’s ‘Stankonia’ Album Was Inspired By London Clubgoers on Drugs
How the duo's 4x Platinum album was crafted to please kids using ecstasy who loved to dance.
OutKast, The Dungeon & the Impact of “Place” on Art
Location matters more than you might think.
The 7 Best OutKast "Hey Ya!" Covers on the Internet
"Hey Ya!" has spawned countless covers, but they're not all bad.
Why Erykah Badu Didn't Want to Hear OutKast's "Ms. Jackson"
Millions of people know every word of André 3000's break-up song—now imagine being the person that song was written about.
T.I., Shawty Lo & The Importance of Bankhead to Atlanta's Rap Scene
A lot of Atlanta history can be traced back to one Westside neighborhood.
Outkast Was Supposed to Appear in Kris Kross' "Jump" Video
Imagine a time when a young Outkast were just happy to get invited to appear in a Kris Kross video.
Andre 3000 Says Outkast & A Tribe Called Quest Had a Joint Album Planned
During a memorial speech for Phife Dawg, 3 Stacks drops some devastating news...