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 ostracized by East and West Coast gatekeepers who felt that the Dirty South couldn’t add anything new to their ongoing battle. Little did they know that Outkast would go on to record the best-selling rap album of all time and redefine the limits of what hip-hop can achieve.

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