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This was originally supposed to be the first Big Boi video from Sir Lucious Left Foot, shot back in 2008 when Big put together his amazing collaboration with the Atlanta Ballet, featuring Janelle Monae, The Goodie Mob and an all new intro from the one and only Big Rube. Check it out.

The Train, Pt. 2 (Sir Lucious Saves the Day) from Big Boi on Vimeo.

Chris Brown Deuces Remix Single Cover

Chris Brown's track "Deuces" is everywhere lately, so its only fitting it got an all star remix featuring Drake, Kanye, T.I., Fabolous, Rick Ross and none other than Andre 3000, the man they call in to murder any remix of note.

Use the link below to buy the EP, which contains a remix with everyone on it, and 2 more versions, one with just Andre and Fabolous, and another with Andre, Drake, and Kanye.

Click here to download Chris Brown - Deuces remix (Ft. Andre 3000, Drake, Kanye West, Fabolous, T.I., Rick Ross) on iTunes now.Read more

Stankonia album cover

Click here to buy Outkast - Stankonia in the official Outkast store.

This Halloween will mark the 10 YEAR anniversary of Outkast's 2000 album, Stankonia. 10 years kids. That's nuts considering how often we still reference this album today. Its far from obsolete...in fact, the chorus to Big Boi's new track "Daddy Fat Sax" is built from Big and B-Real's rhymes on "Xplosion", which was already a great song, now given new life on Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty.

It was also the album that had the most Outkast "hits". Think about it - "So Fresh, So Clean", "B.O.B.", goddamn "Ms. Jackson", a song that, if there is any justice in the world, will live on every "Top Ten Rap Songs of All Time" list...for all time. Still blending their own freaky styles, they proved that freaky could be popular long before the Lady Gagas of the world. None of the songs on Stankonia, especially "Ms. Jackson" compromised their sound for one split second, and the whole world loved it - from the hood, to the suburbs. From yourself to your grandma, everyone was singing that "Forever? Forever ever? Forever ever?"

In addition to the hits that ended up on the radio, tracks like "Humble Mumble", "Gasoline Dreams", and "B.O.B." were real, actual next steps for the hip hop genre, and ten years later, rappers are still trying to replicate that style.

Alright, this Halloween, let Stankonia be your soundtrack. Dress up like Andre and dress your girl up like the one printed on the CD and celebrate 10 stankin-ass years of Stankonia.

Also, share some of your favorite moments from the album in the comments, here's a start.

1. One minute 35 seconds into "Humble Mumble"

2. "Takin them hoes to the cheesecake factory, lettin them hoes order strawberry lemonade and popcorn shrimp, they ain't gonna do nothin but try and get all your motherf&%@in' cheese!" -"We Luv Deez Hoez"

3. The video for "So, Fresh, So Clean"Read more

With Halloween coming up, Westword.com put together this list of the “Ten Greatest Monster Songs that Aren’t Monster Mash” and “Dracula’s Wedding” from The Love Below is number ten.

Great pick, but "Land of a Million Drums"should have also been on the list. That song is about monsters too, and Vincent Price, and Shaggy and Killer Mike beating down Scooby-Snack punks. Check out the article here, and the "Land of a Million Drums" video below.



Outkast.com now has an official fan blogger. Bracin3000 will be checking in every once in awhile to post questions for discussion, take suggestions for content, and write blogs here on the homepage. He's a living 'Kast encyclopedia, so make sure to show him some love, and if there is anything you want to hear his thoughts on, send him a message.

His first topic for discussion is up now in the community section.

Have you been dying to see a live performance of "You Ain't No DJ" WITH Yelawolf? Well look no further than this video from the BET Hip Hop Awards. "I stole your couch and I took your truck to move it with..."

Big Boi is hosting a DJ Contest for all the real DJ's out there. Check out his video introduction right here and head to Big Boi's Site for more info about the competition and your chance to win Stankonia's Own Boombox and some signed vinyl.


Big drops yet another amazing video from Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son of Chico Dusty, this time for "You Ain't No DJ", the track produced by Andre 3000. The production values are a little higher on this one, with the world at the mercy of a REAL DJ (no instant replay, no "fuckin mixtapes") and an appearance from Yelawolf. Check it out below.

Outkast ATLiens album cover

On August 27, 1996, ATLiens was released. If Southernplayalisitccadillacmuzik put Outkast on the map, then this album put them on a different planet. It still had that oh-so-solid Organized Noize production, but Big and Dre's otherworldly lyrical concepts were starting to stretch out, as was their almost-perfect attention to detail that eventually rose up fully formed on Aquemini. Its a perfect bridge between their beginning and their future, and damn its a sturdy one. If its been a minute, go back now and give it a re-listen. You won't be disappointed.

To celebrate the release of this classic, we at Outkast.com have come up with some of the best moments from the album. Enjoy and if you don't own it yet, buy ATLiens in the official Outkast store now.

Click "Read More" to see the Top 5 Moments From ATLiens...Read more

Outkast featured on myspace rewind

Myspace just posted their newest edition of "Rewind", a feature where they tell the stories behind the best albums of all time. This time they chose Stankonia (which will turn 10 years old this year) and put together an amazing article about the history of the album with interviews from Big Boi, Cee-Lo, Rico from Organized Noize, and more. It's crazy, and its definitely worth reading to learn a little more about one of the greatest records of all time.

Click here to read Myspace's Rewind: Stankonia

Click here to buy Stankonia in the Official Outkast Store if you haven't yet.

Dre opens this one up with one of the most vicious rhymes he's ever done. Years later, you can still find something new with each listen to this ever-shifting masterpiece.

Lets talk about time travelin/ Rhyme javelin/ Something mind unravelin/ GET DOWN

Pitchfork just posted their professional quality video of Big Boi doing "Shutterbugg" at the Pitchfork Music Festival...and its slightly better than the FlipCam version we posted. Check it out below.Read more