Andre 3000 Questions His Return To Music

Andre 3000 says that he is "kind of up in the air" about making new music.

With five-plus years since their last project Idlewild, fans have been feverishly anticipating the return of the original ATLiens Outkast. Now, in a recent interview with Rolling Stone, the duo's less prolific member Andre 3000 speaks on the possibility of his solo career and a reunion with his partner Big Boi.

Three Stacks explained that he's been wavering in his desire to make music as of late. While he didn't rule out any kind of a return to music either as a solo artist or a group, he said that his focus is more on film these days. Still, he added that his indecision hasn't kept him writing and recording new music, whether it's for other artists or himself.

"Things are kind of up in the air with me, and some days, I feel like yeah, I'll do it," he said. "Some days, I feel like, I don't. I don't know the future of music right now. I have no idea what I do. I honestly don't. I record and I write ideas. I think I'll always do that, for some reason. But I don't know if it will go to another artist or will it be my stuff or will it go to some movie? I don't know. I just kind of keep creating and hopefully, it'll fall into a slot." 

He added, "My whole motivation is, I don't want to mess these people's songs up, more than anything than let me do something great. I try to do great, but it's just a different mind frame now. I don't sit around and rap everyday. I don't."

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  • T

    its the ice age of hip hop once the ice melts(bling) the true essence of hip hop will rise again 2090-2099 prophecy for told

  • The Ice Cold Phenom

    It damn sure seems like internal beef between Andre 3000 and Big Boi. Anyway, an Outkast album doesn't matter anymore so I'll just keep rocking new music from Big Boi. Andre 3000 is full of shit!

  • well

    but he got time to make guitar-trash music with rick ross?

  • Anonymous

    you kiddies just dissing Dre because he sons ur favorite bullshit rappers on their own tracks lol you kiddies don't know shit about writing a verse or Hip Hop. "It's no longer smart to be dumb" Wise Intelligent

  • Ihatebiters

    Andre bit off Kool Keith with the whole 3000 thing. Niggas that bite don't have the same shelf life as originators do. Check out Dr. Octagon album; Keith was talking that 3000 shit back in 1994. And he addressed this on the "Diesel Truckers" album. This drag queen been exposed.

  • Anonymous

    so sick of this gay ass clown. wants to be prince can't play the guitar. forget music just do gilette shaving cream ads instead. that would be a legendary move. question whether you wanna make music and show the people what you really want to do. play dress up and sell razors. this man is a joke. a drugged up has been that got burnt up in hollywood cuz he cant act. now hes too big to rap. save it. just come through if drake or chris brown call. avoid big boi at all costs.

  • Meli hiphopdx are a bunch of a FUCKING idiots. this is the link to the video to which states exactly what Dre says. He even states, "don't believe anything you hear on the net about OutKast". You guys made the article out to seem negative to get more hits, fucking assholes.

  • So Icy Boi!

    I ask again. who is diz nigga? I know he wuz on Ross and Drake albums but I still have no idea. diz nigga fucks up songs. dats his talent. go away old man! swag

    • nickrazor2000

      Ha Ha!!!! So Icy got removed! Damn DX, it took yall this long for him to piss you off? Thanks droppin a gem on that little bitch ATL BOI

    • The Decatur ATL BOI

      You should learn your hip hop history...let me teach you a bit.... Grammy Awards Wins YearCategoryTitle 2002Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group"Ms. Jackson" Best Rap AlbumStankonia 2003Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group"The Whole World" 2004Album of the YearSpeakerboxxx/The Love Below Best Urban/Alternative Performance"Hey Ya!" Best Rap AlbumSpeakerboxxx/The Love Below DISCOGRAPHY: Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik (1994) ATLiens (1996) Aquemini (1998) Stankonia (2000) Speakerboxxx/The Love Below (2003) Idlewild (2006) Nominations YearCategoryTitle 1999Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group"Rosa Parks" 2002Best Short-Form Music Video"Ms. Jackson" Record of the Year Album of the YearStankonia 2004Producer of the Year Non-Classical-- Best Short-Form Music Video"Hey Ya!" Record of the Year 2007Best Urban/Alternative Performance"Idlewild Blue (Don't Chu Worry 'Bout Me)" Best Rap Performance by Duo or Group"Mighty 'O'" 2008Best Rap Performance by Duo or Group"Int'l Player's Anthem (I Choose You)" w/ UGK The duo is one of the most successful hip-hop groups of all time, having received six Grammy Awards. Over 25 million copies and counting have been sold of OutKast's eight releases: five studio albums, a greatest hits release, and the Grammy Award-winning (for Album of the Year) Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, a double album containing a solo album from each member. Along with their commercial success, OutKast has maintained an experimental approach in their music and are widely praised for their originality and artistic content

    • Anonymous

      Yo So Ici when ya album droppin'?

    • biged

      the question is who the fuc are u ?? some fag with tight jeans and uggs i bet...fuckin homo nigga

    • Anonymous

      Oh wait. Your the one everyone think is retarded and stupid.. I should have known better. go awawy little man with your little brain.. So icy boi.. Sound like a guy who every gay guy wanna lick the shit out of.

  • Yung Boss Baby

    Let me tell you something, Andre Ice Cold 3000 ain't tripping on nothing but how he about to come through and beat out all this with how Atlanta on top. They said it themselves, turn on the tv and all you see is the A, you niggas better make up a dance and try to get radio play, keep on snapping your fingers, I ain't going away, I don't regret what i spit because i know what I say. It's already been decided about who it is, whatever you choose to go with, it's going to stay your Yung Boss Baby.

  • rick

    Respect! Dude is thinking outside the box. yeah we all want some new material from dude but his focus is in movies. Aint nothing wrong with that. Look at Cube and all the millions he's made off of writing, acting in movies. We are just being selfish. Let him do what he pleases man.

  • Anonymous

    He talkin bout movies but what was the last one he did?? Semi-Pro??? And that shit came out like 5 years ago. Comeback 3 Stacks!!!

  • harveybabyyy

    looks like hip hop is waiting on a nother Dre. to make an album

  • Anonymous

    Get ove yourself, you ain't THAT talented. Youare a great musician, that's it. doesn't mean you candesign clothes, act or sell product X. You are a fool, but if you want to quit a legendary rap carrer to be a B- list actor, it's your right.

    • Anonymous

      Wrong. I'm 30+ and have every Outkast CD, store bought. That's why I can say what I say. " if I don't like it I don't like it, don't mean that I'm hatin!"

    • Anonymous

      you're right, he should just cater to some hater like you that probably won't even buy a dollar iTunes song.

  • WTF IZ GOIN' ON?!!

    All day today we get Big Boi news, 3000 news, more Big Boi news, more 3000 news, etc, etc, etc. This sh!t is more confusing than the Mobb Deep beef.

  • Anonymous

    this is some confusing bullshit

  • Anonymous

    better do some more songs with rick ross & lil wayne

  • Howmanymore3000articlestoday?

    The next article posted will be titles "Andre 3000 Likes Strawberry Jelly."

    • Cudder

      yeah okay, these jokes have been used for Kendrick, for Lupe, for 50 Cent, now it ain't even been a day and we're going with these for 3stacks. whatever haters...

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