OutKast - Aquemini
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
1998 Ratings: #1 / 87
User Score
Based on 202 ratings
1998 Ratings: #3
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Rolling Stone

Sporting plenty of live chops (check the Felastyle horns of "Spottie Ottie Dopalicious") and soulful harmonies, Aquemini's fresh, original feel defies rap's coastal clichés.

Mar 4, 2018
OutKast's 'Aquemini' still is a timeless hip hop album to me, displaying all of the duo's greatest qualities throughout. Both André 3K and Big Boi deliver some of their best lyrics to date on this project, and at times, it comes close to surpassing 'ATLiens' in that sense. At times, the lyrics come off as a little bit corny, I'll admit it, but there are far more lyrical moments where I'm impressed than unimpressed. The greatest issue that I have with this album, though, is the mixing. ... read more
Oct 25, 2017
I've listened to this like 3-4 times and i'm really struggling to see why it's considered one of the all time best hip-hop albums. Very few of these songs had much of a distinct flavour to them to really keep me engaged, it just kinda felt like a slog to get through honestly. A lot of the features are pretty awful too, especially george clinton who completely ruins the song he's on. Many of these songs went on for way too long as well. It absolutely has it's highlights, andre & big boi are ... read more
Oct 25, 2015
This is an album that I would love to listen to again for the first time. It's very ambitious, experimental and pushes the boundaries of hip hop and has gone on to be quite influential in the genre. At the same time though it is still very accessible and immediate. Definitely a great gateway record for people who don't have a lot of history with the hip hop genre.

For me, this is OutKast's magnum opus and arguably hip hop in general. This album has an extremely high replay value, thanks to ... read more
Jan 7, 2018
Southern hip-hop has not jumped over the bar that Andre and Big Boi placed so high 20 years ago this September, and there's a chance it never will.

Incredible production, unbeatable bars, all complete with the George Clinton feature that the pair had been deserving for four years previous.
Jul 25, 2017
Righteous blend of genres. Meaningful, trippy visionary kind of stuff on here.
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Track List
  1. Hold On Be Strong 
  2. Return Of The "G" 
  3. Rosa Parks 
  4. Skew It On The Bar-B 
  5. Aquemini 
  6. Synthesizer 
  7. Slump 
  8. West Savannah
  9. Da Art Of Storytellin' (Part 1)
  10. Da Art Of Storytellin' (Part 2)
  11. Mamacita
  12. SpottieOttieDopaliscious 
  13. Y'All Scared 
  14. Nathaniel 
  15. Liberation 
  16. Chonkyfire
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Added on: September 27, 2011