Imagine minding your own business as you patiently (or not so patiently) wait for a flight when suddenly, ‘Is that André 3000 playing a flute?’ Nah. It can’t be.’ But then — surprise — it is! That’s exactly what happened to NPR radio producer Antonia Cereijido.

She was blown away when she spotted (who she believed was) the Outkast luminary wandering around the terminal playing a flute. After 40 minutes of wondering, she finally mustered up the courage to approach him.

“I saw a man walking around my terminal playing a flute for 40 minutes and was losing my mind because I thought it was André 3000,” she tweeted on Friday (June 14). “And then it WAS André 3000!!!”

André and Cereijido posed for a photo, and he confirmed he was indeed playing a “double flute.”

She later revealed she wished their conversation had gone differently but had “no regrets.”



“Of course I didn’t say anything good,” she said. “Now I’m like… I should’ve talked about how good his verse on Solo is. And how my mom once had a dream he taught our family to dance the hey ya dance and we had achieved the American Dream. W/E NO REGRET.”

The ATLien has a history of positive fan interactions. Last August, he posed for a photo with a fan who just happened to be wearing an André 3000 t-shirt. The photo quickly went viral.