*Outkast has enjoyed phenomenal success in their trek together over the last 16 years.  But, it’s been a sort of “all quiet on the set” mode for the last three.

The last thing we saw the dynamic duo that consists of Antwan A. Patton (Big Boi) and Andre Benjamin (Andre 3000)do together was the movie “Idlewild” and its soundtrack which was their last studio album together.  The movie bombed at the box office, but its ticket sales were not reflective of one of the most beautifully crafted musical motion pictures since the era of Cabin in the Sky or Stormy Weather.

But since that time, the two have parted on a mission to prove themselves as solo artists.  Big Boi has been working on a studio album that has been nearly four years in the making. (more…)