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André 3000 opens up about his writer’s block: “My focus is not there”

Andre 3000
"Maybe my history is kind of handicapping in a way"

OutKast, R.E.M., Patti Smith nominated for Songwriters Hall of Fame

Songwriters Hall of Fame nominations 2020 induction OutKast REM Patti Smith
OutKast, R.E.M. and Patti Smith are up for induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2020. A total of 24 performing and non-performing songwriters were nominated for the Songwriters Hall of Fame. The list of nominees was published by Associated Press on November 5. Other notable performing songwriters up for induction include The Neptunes (the duo of Pharrell Williams and...

Is André 3000 working on a new album with Dr Dre?

André 3000 is rumoured to be working on a new record with Dr Dre after a US hip-hop star seemingly revealed their collaboration. Los Angeles' Thurz was being interviewed on the Real 92.3-FM’s Homegrown Radio show in Los Angeles when he spoke about the experience of working with Dre in the studio. While discussing the famous faces that drop by when...

Listen to Panic! At The Disco’s brilliant new cover of Outkast’s ‘Hey Ya!’

Panic! At the Disco have released a cover of Outkast's epic hit 'Hey Ya!' Check it out below. The band are the latest to take part in the 'Spotify Sessions' series and as well as covering 'Hey Ya!' they also recorded a new stripped-back version of their song, 'High Hopes.' You can listen to both tracks here: https://open.spotify.com/album/2ofkss2PsSivatWu9zTkdh?si=o3ccJ2DMTCKCsJixDNEMBw Meanwhile, fans have been reacting...

James Blake and Andre 3000 collaborate on new track ‘Look Ma No Hands’

James Blake plays piano for Andre 3000
James Blake has collaborated with Andre 3000 on the latter’s track ‘Look Ma No Hands’, it has been revealed. Andre 3000 revealed two new tracks this morning (May 13) to honour his late parents. ‘Look Ma No Hands’ and ‘Me&My (To Bury Your Parents)’ are the first recorded solo tracks from the artist for years. Hours after the tracks were released,...

Andre 3000 returns to music with two new songs honouring his parents

Andre 3000
Andre 3000 has released two pieces of music to honour his parents - both of which have passed away. These represent the first solo music released from the Outkast rapper for a long while. Though Andre has featured on a number of albums for artists like Kanye West, Frank Ocean and A Tribe Called Quest recently , 'Look Ma No...

N.E.R.D unveil new track ‘Rollinem 7’s’ featuring Andre 3000

N.E.R.D have unveiled another new single, ‘Rollinem 7’s’, which features Outkast’s Andre 3000. The Pharrell-fronted trio marked their return earlier this month, breaking silence with the Rihanna-featuring cut ‘Lemon’. Aside from the group contributing music to The SpongeBob Movie soundtrack in 2014, it’s the first new material since 2010’s ‘Nothing’ LP. The band have been largely inactive since - with...

Andre 3000 to star alongside Robert Pattinson in new sci-fi movie

Andre 3000 and Robert Pattinson are set to star together in 'High Life'
Outkast's Andre 3000 is set to star in upcoming sci-fi film 'High Life' alongside actor Robert Pattinson. 'High Life' follows a group of convicts who earn reduced sentences in exchange for setting out on a dangerous mission to explore a black hole. It will be directed by Claire Denis, and is to be the French director's first English language movie. Variety report...

OutKast and A Tribe Called Quest almost made a collaborative album

Outkast Tribe Called Quest
In a new interview with Big Boi on Hot 97 to discuss his newest solo album, the rapper revealed that an OutKast/A Tribe Called Quest album was definitely in the works. The Dungeon Family and OutKast MC told the radio hosts that the wheels were already turning on the album but the tragic loss of Tribe's Phife Dawg changed the plans. Big...

Watch Weezer cover Oukast’s ‘Hey Ya’

Weezer Outkast cover Hey Ya
Weezer covered Outkast's 'Hey Ya' during their set at Firefly Music Festival on Friday (June 16). The festival saw performances from Muse, The Weeknd, Chance the Rapper, Bob Dylan and Twenty One Pilots. Weezer's set featured songs from across their 20-year-long discography, along with a surprise cover of Outkast's iconic single. Watch a clip of the cover below. https://www.instagram.com/p/BVcutdggvSC/ Earlier this year, Weezer...