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One of my favourite moments in 90's hip-hop is when Andre brings his baby in the studio to cry and wail into the mic in the midst of a funky rap song. Also, I so badly want to wear what Big Boi is wearing in the cover art.

BEST: Return Of The "G", Rosa Parks, Skew It On The Bar-B, Aquemini, Synthesizer, Slump, West Savannah, Da Art Of Storytellin', SpottieOttieDopaliscious, Y'All Scared, Nathaniel, Liberation, Chonkyfire

WEAKEST: Mamacita


It's always been funny to me that one of the most beloved, respected, and revered rap acts of all time is OutKast. You know what an outcast is, right? It's someone who doesn't fit in. So, the fact that EVERYONE loves a group called OutKast has some ironic humor in there. But, and this might come as a surprise to some younger folks, but,

OutKast wasn't always regarded this way.

Cut to 1996/97ish. This is the time where Big Boi's balls dropped and Andre went straight edge with a turban to boot. ... read more


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


outkast is just great


OutKast have so much classic albums and this is one of them.


A nearly perfect southern hip hop album, a nearly perfect hip hop album in general. Andres lyricism and flow are better than ever and his storytelling capability is unmatched. Big Boi isn’t a slouch either coming in with great bars, nice flow, and equally impressive storytelling. The production is amazing and there isn’t a weak part about it. The features also add to the experience as a whole (especially Cee-Lo). Aquemini is an almost perfect listen, the only thing holding this ... read more

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Added on: September 27, 2011