Outkast is celebrating their 20th anniversary as a musical act by performing at more than 40 festivals around the world, kicking off this world wind tour will be a performance at the three day festival Coachella in California.
The news broke on Outkast official website earlier today. “The influential group will be the marquee act at over 40 festivals around the world.” The dates are soon to be announced.
Returning to the stage together is the most exciting way for us to thank everyone for 20 years of supporting Outkast. -Andre 3000 #Outkast20
— Outkast (@Outkast) January 13, 2014
Group member, André 3000 spoke about how far the duo has come as band and how things have changed over the past 20 years. “And imagine, all we wanted to do was rap! I am thankful to have been a part of a group that allowed me to explore anything that came to mind and have fun doing it. Returning to the stage together is the most exciting way for us to thank everyone for their 20 years of supporting Outkast,” said Andre.
Billboard reported that on April 26th, Outkast’s debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik turns 20 years old.
Coachella sold out within three hours, Outkast will be one of the main headliners for the festivals.
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