André 3000

Nov
26
Single Cover: T.I. f/ André 3000 – ‘Sorry’

Sorry

The King of the South holds court with hip-hop royalty, André 3000, on their new collaboration “Sorry.” T.I. has revealed the artwork for the Jazze Pha-produced track, which is set to debut tomorrow as part of his “Trouble Man Tuesdays” series.

“It’s just more narration of life and the reasons why I should not be sorry for anything that I’ve endured, for anything that I’ve gone through, and the reason why I don’t owe motherfu**ers any apologies,” Tip told Rap-Up.com. “I’ve come all this way from zero. I ain’t got no reason to say sorry to anybody. It’s probably one of the most creative records I’ve done in a long time.”

In addition to the OutKast rapper, T.I.’s eighth album Trouble Man: Heavy Is the Head features appearances from Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, Pink, CeeLo Green, Meek Mill, and more.

Nov
14
André 3000 Calls Frank Ocean an ‘Icon,’ Uncertain About New OutKast Album

André 3000

André 3000 doesn’t do many interviews, but he sat down with Fuse to raise awareness for prostate cancer as part of Gillette’s “Movember” campaign. Dressed in a beanie and denim jacket, the OutKast rapper spoke about working with T.I. on “Sorry,” being proud of his partner-in-rhyme Big Boi, and collaborating with Frank Ocean on his debut channel ORANGE.

“He said, ‘I just want you to tell a story. Honestly, I don’t care what it is, just tell a story,’” said Three Stacks of the Odd Future singer. “When I got the track ['Pink Matter'], I just started writing to it. I’m just happy to be a part of that whole movement and his whole movement because he has become a whole ‘nother kind of icon in today’s age. I was just happy to be a part of that album.”

He also said that plans for another OutKast album are up in the air. “We don’t know what the future will be. There could be, I just can’t say right now,” he said, while warning fans not to believe everything they read.

“If we decide to do something, you’ll know about it,” he added. “The Internet is such a misinformation age right now. There’s so much bad stuff that you don’t even know what to believe, so don’t believe anything about OutKast on the Internet until we say it.”

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Oct
19
Kendrick Lamar Vibes in the Studio with Dr. Dre and André 3000

Kendrick Lamar and André 3000

As the release date for his debut quickly approaches, Kendrick Lamar continues to garner love from hip-hop heavyweights.

A video of K. Dot zoning out in the studio with his mentor Dr. Dre and André 3000 has surfaced via Rolling Stone. As the trio listens to Kendrick’s “Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe,” it’s clear that Dre and Three Stacks are feeling the music. At the end, 3000 says, “Excellent.”

Earlier today, Kendrick snagged kudos from another music icon, Pharrell. The Neptunes hitmaker tweeted that the young rapper was akin to Bob Dylan. “@kendricklamar is this era’s Bob Dylan. Masterful story telling. Listen to it, it will elevate you. And just like that music has changed.”

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Sep
21
T.I. Talks André 3000 Verse, Retirement with ‘The Breakfast Club’

T.I.

T.I. continued his book promo tour with a visit to “The Breakfast Club.” The King of the South maintained his composure while Charlamagne Tha God, Angela Yee, and DJ Envy fired off touchy questions about his career and rumored beefs. He also spoke about his collaboration with André 3000 on Trouble Man, why he won’t be retiring anytime soon, and whether he will resign with Atlantic Records after delivering his eighth album on December 18.

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Aug
8
Video: B.o.B f/ André 3000 – ‘Play the Guitar’

B.o.B

B.o.B finally gives his André 3000-assisted single “Play the Guitar” a visual. The Atlanta rapper gets creative with the concept, turning objects into dots in the black-and-white “digital visualizer.” Unfortunately, the elusive OutKast member does not make a cameo.

Bobby Ray recently shot a video for his next single “Out of My Mind” with Nicki Minaj, which should premiere in the weeks ahead.

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Aug
2
André 3000 to Direct Rick Ross’ ‘Sixteen’ Video

Rick Ross and André 3000

Not only did Rick Ross get André 3000 to guest on “Sixteen” off his latest album God Forgives, I Don’t, he also recruited the elusive rapper to direct the video.

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Jul
10
New Music: Frank Ocean f/ André 3000 – ‘Pink Matter’

Frank Ocean and André 3000

Frank Ocean teams with André 3000 on “Pink Matter,” one of the few collaborations on his new album channel ORANGE, which rocketed to No. 1 on iTunes hours afters its release. The OutKast MC adds a stellar verse (“If models are made for modeling/ Thick girls are made for cuddlin’”) and plays a funky guitar solo on the vulnerable record.

Big Boi revealed that Frank originally wanted both him and André on the track, but Three Stacks didn’t want an OutKast collaboration on anyone else’s album. However, Big Boi may still add his own verse to the song.

You can stream the full channel ORANGE on Frank’s Tumblr page.

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