Does André 3000’s ‘New Blue Sun’ Signal a New Dawn for Musical Expression?

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Fans of both Outkast and André 3000 have been begging for new music from the duo’s idiosyncratic cofounder. And in late November with New Blue Sun – his first album of new music in 17 years – André 3000 delivered. Sort of.  Though it’s probably not exactly what we’d all been pining for, André 3000’s flute-forward, ambient, instrumental album is …

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New Music Friday | André 3000, The Smile, Madi Diaz & Kacey Musgraves, J Mascis and More

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The biggest surprise of the week came today, with the first new album of original music from André 3000. Surprising because 1) We weren’t expecting it and 2) Because the record does not contain a single bar of rhymes.  Read more about the flute-forward New Blue Sun and listen to a single from the record and five more tracks below.   …

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André 3000 Opens Up About ‘New Blue Sun,’ his Daring New Solo Album

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At a certain point in the winding lifespan of André 3000’s musical journey, there came a time when we as fans began to worry less about his lack of creative output and more about his general well-being. He’d ascended pop’s mountaintop as the outrageous half of OutKast, the best-selling hip-hop duo of all time. Then, without much explanation, he bowed …

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