Stankonia

OutKast - Stankonia
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Based on 9 reviews
2000 Ratings: #1 / 112
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2000 Ratings: #5
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KIDWITHGUNs
100
☆☆☆☆☆

After all these years... It's tragic to see that Stankonia has been swept under the rug, and yet it holds up to be one of the most boldest and intrepid Hip-Hop experiences of all time.

Aside from that, the fact that this could very well be the greatest display of OutKast's comradery, the fact that "Stankonia" is the amalgamation of everything the duo has had their hands on beforehand, the fact that this is either artist's greatest performance... is why the album ... read more
musicmagpie55
86
20+ Songs? Yup

70+ minutes? I wish it were longer

Does it feel like a chore? Not once

Stankonia is a sublime funk/hip-hop moment that proves just because something is long doesn't mean it is terrible. OutKast push their incredible sound to new commercial heights. It is bursting at the seams with original songs, funny skits, and excellent guest spots. 'B.O.B.' is one of the best songs and holds up to this day; I honestly stop what I am doing and just smile at the speed and sounds passing ... read more
Rollo_P
100
**100TH REVIEW SPECIAL**

Welcome to Stankonia, Georgia.

I don't think it possible to understate the world-building on this album. OutKast wants to take you seven leagues below sea level, into the realm from which all funky things come. In doing so, the duo refused to listen to any rap or hip hop in the process of creating this record, in hopes of creating a sound that elevated past slick bars and booming beats. A flurry of skits decorate the tracklist to build an experience that isn't ... read more
LetalShertly
84
B.O.B. is the best track off this because it makes me want to go down the speedway at 120mph.
Phillip
90
Despite being a really long album, there weren't too many boring tracks and it turned out to be a really high energy, entertaining album. There were plenty of good flows and the production on this album was surprisingly solid for an album that was made 20 years ago.

Best tracks: gasoline dreams, B.O.B. (bombs over Baghdad), gangsta shit

Worst tracks: slum beautiful, toilet tisha, I'll call b4 I cum
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Gasoline Dreams - Goodie Mob, Khujo Goodie, OutKast
  3. I'm Cool (Interlude)
  4. So Fresh, So Clean
  5. Ms. Jackson
  6. Snappin' & Trappin' - J Sweet, Killer Mike, OutKast
  7. D.F. (Interlude)
  8. Spaghetti Junction
  9. Kim & Cookie (Interlude)
  10. I'll Call Before I Come - Eco, Gangsta Boo, OutKast
  11. B.O.B.
  12. Xplosion - B Real, OutKast
  13. Good Hair (Interlude)
  14. We Luv Deez Hoez - Backbone, Big Gipp, Bigg Gipp, OutKast
  15. Humble Mumble - Erykah Badu, OutKast
  16. Drinking Again (Interlude)
  17. Red Velvet
  18. Cruisin' in the ATL (Interlude)
  19. Gangsta Shit
  20. Toilet Tisha - Cee-Lo, Goodie Mob, OutKast
  21. Slum Beautiful
  22. Pre-Nump (Interlude) - Big Rube, OutKast, Sleepy Brown
  23. Stankonia (Stanklove)
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