Outkast

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Outkast

OutKast's blend of gritty Southern soul, fluid raps and the rolling G-funk of their Organized Noize production crew epitomized the Atlanta wing of hip-hop's rising force, the Dirty South, during the late '90s.
Along with Goodie Mob, OutKast took Southern hip-hop in bold, innovative new directions: less reliance on aggression, more positivity and melody, thicker arrangements, and intricate lyrics. After Dre and Big Boi hit number one on the rap charts with their first single "Player's Ball," the duo embarked on a run of platinum albums spiked with several hit singles, enjoying numerous critical accolades in addition to their commercial success.
Andre Benjamin (Dre) and Antwan...

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Outkast Leak Splendour in the Grass 2014 Festival Appearance

20 April 2014 0 comments

The 2014 Splendour in the Grass line-up isn’t officially released until this Wednesday 23rd April – ...

Lollapalooza 2014 line-up: Eminem, Kings of Leon and Outkast to headline

27 March 2014 0 comments

A line-up like this is no LOL-ing matter! Eminem, Kings of Leon and Outkast are among over 100...

Not Enough Hip-Hop and Game Of Thrones Crossovers In your Life? Then Try 'Catch The Throne' Mixtape

09 March 2014 0 comments

It what has to go down as one of the more unlikely associations of recent times, hip-hop icons like ...

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