Outkast are back and soon they’ll take the “Orange Stage” at Roskilde festival!Roses, Ms. Jackson and Hey Ya. Yes, the legendary hip-hop duo OutKast has delivered hits as a rule more than exception and topped the chart for a veeeeery long time. OutKast contains of André 3000 and Big Boi, who started mixing the different Hip-Hop styles Dirty South with G-Funk, but became more open for new genres of music with time. They started mixing funk and pop and soul and jazz – which became the final ingredients to their sound.
After taking a break, the band reunited this spring and now they’re on a world wide tour that will take them to this years Roskilde Festival – HEEEEY YAAAA!
Facts about OutKast:
__OutKast was formed in 1991 and disbanded in 2007. __
__The group consists of André Benjamin and Antwan Patton aka. Andre 3000 and Big Boi. __
__Andre and Antwan are both from Atlanta, went to the same high school and were both born in 1975. __
__André has a child with singer Eryka Badu. They are no longer together and the song ‘Ms.Jackson’ is about the breakup. __
__Antwan has three children and is married. __
__André is vegan. __
__OutKast is on the 13th place of the richest in hip hop. __
__André never writes his lyrics down – he improvised ‘Hey Ya’ during recording. __
OutKast is one of the best-selling hip-hop groups and has sold over 20 million copies of seven albums.
Monday, 23. June 2014