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BIST, or the 'Black EGOT': Celebrating the Elite Who've Won a BET Award, NAACP Image Award and Soul Train Award

BIST, or the 'Black EGOT': Celebrating the Elite Who've Won a BET Award, NAACP Image Award and Soul Train Award

Two—that’s the number of black people who have an EGOT, that is, at least one Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony award. Whoopi Goldberg and John Legend are a part of that elite 15-member club. Cynthia
Waka Flocka Argues André 3000 Could Out-Rap Eminem 'Any Day'

Waka Flocka Argues André 3000 Could Out-Rap Eminem 'Any Day'

Though Em and 3 Stacks are wildly different artists, a debate has been initiated.
Yasiin Bey Presenting His New Album Negus Exclusively in Museums Surrounded by Art Is What Happens When Musicians Get Bored

Yasiin Bey Presenting His New Album Negus Exclusively in Museums Surrounded by Art Is What Happens When Musicians Get Bored

It’s not quite rocket-surgery or anything, but I definitely believe in the maxim that too much of anything can be bad. And when I say “anything” I mean literally anything, from obvious stuff like food
Outkast and The Neptunes Have Been Nominated to Join the Songwriters Hall of Fame 2020 Class

Outkast and The Neptunes Have Been Nominated to Join the Songwriters Hall of Fame 2020 Class

Following the historic induction of Missy Elliott into this year’s Songwriters Hall of Fame, it’s time to bring in the new class. Read more...
Andre 3000 May Have a New Album With Dr. Dre on the Way

Andre 3000 May Have a New Album With Dr. Dre on the Way

It’s been 13 years since Andre 3000's last studio album—long enough that many casual and devout fans of the rapper had squared up with the reality that Andre may never do one again. In fact, Mr. Three
The 100 best albums of the 21st century

The 100 best albums of the 21st century

We polled 45 music writers to rank the definitive LPs of the 21st century so far. Read our countdown of passionate pop, electrifying rock and anthemic rap – and see if you agreeRead more about our No
Big Boi Responds to Controversial Outkast x EarthGang Comparison

Big Boi Responds to Controversial Outkast x EarthGang Comparison

"When you reach god-MC status, it's hard for people to see you up here in these clouds."
10 Affordable Graphic Tees for Old-School Music Lovers

10 Affordable Graphic Tees for Old-School Music Lovers

Though the golden era is considered long gone, fortunately, you can still show love for your favorite old-school artists through a graphic T-shirt. Even better, reminiscing over your favorite era of
André 3000 Playing the Flute in Public Is the Purest Story of 2019

André 3000 Playing the Flute in Public Is the Purest Story of 2019

The rapper has been spotted with his flute "at least a dozen times" in Philadelphia and Los Angeles.
10 Failed Rapper Clothing Lines You Might Have Forgotten

10 Failed Rapper Clothing Lines You Might Have Forgotten

Hip-hop isn’t just about the music, not anymore. In fact, anyone who has even a passing familiarity with rap will know that fashion plays a vital role in hip-hop too, helping artists to forge a
André 3000 Spotted at Airport Casually Playing Bass Clarinet

André 3000 Spotted at Airport Casually Playing Bass Clarinet

NPR producer Antonia Cereijido spotted the artist around her terminal Friday afternoon: 'I thought it was André 3000. And then it WAS André 3000!'
The Evolution of Gender Fluidity in Hip-Hop Fashion

The Evolution of Gender Fluidity in Hip-Hop Fashion

This piece appears as part of our initiative on Identity & Representation, a six-month-long project highlighting different facets of identity and how they shape the practices, conventions, and
OutKast Reunites at Big Boi's Son's Graduation

OutKast Reunites at Big Boi's Son's Graduation

Big Boi and André 3000 haven't performed together as OutKast for a couple of years now.
From R&B Star to ‘Real Housewives’ and Back: How Kandi Burruss Built an Empire

From R&B Star to ‘Real Housewives’ and Back: How Kandi Burruss Built an Empire

Before her role on Bravo’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” Georgia-bred Kandi Burruss made her name in one of the biggest R&B acts of the 1990s, Xscape, whose hits “Just Kickin’ It,” “Understanding”
From Outkast To Mainstream: 25 Years Of Big Boi & Andre 3000

From Outkast To Mainstream: 25 Years Of Big Boi & Andre 3000

It’s hard to imagine now, but back when Outkast won Best New Rap Group at the Source Awards in 1995, the pair were openly heckled on stage. Living up to their namesake, Big Boi and André 3000 were
A Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneakers Releases

A Complete Guide to This Weekend's Sneakers Releases

A complete guide to this week's best sneaker releases including the 'Clay' Adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2, 'Air Max 1' Air Jordan III Tinker, and more.
The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!

The 20 greatest breakup songs ever – ranked!

On the 40th anniversary of Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive topping the charts – and as the UK blunders towards its own acrimonious divorce – here’s the definitive list of tear-stained stonkers Hip-hop
Big Boi Drops New Songs With Killer Mike and Sleepy Brown Ahead of Super Bowl

Big Boi Drops New Songs With Killer Mike and Sleepy Brown Ahead of Super Bowl

Big Boi is set to join Maroon 5 and Travis Scott during this weekend's controversial Super Bowl halftime ordeal.