Outkast have come a long way since the band began making Hip-Hop and Rap music in the Atlanta area of America. They came to the attention of the music world when they won the Source Rap magazine award for Best New Rap Group. This then followed by a slow climb to world dominance, that spanned a selection of well made albums.
The group have always distanced themselves from the norms and values that have been built into the sometimes "tuff" world of Urban Rap music, and have instead set their own path of a more colourful and often experimental style, which they plan to return to after a break of several years.
After a series of successful albums, including the chart topping 'Speakerboxx' the group are now reaching their 20th anniversary year of being involved in the music business. For this reason they plan to release an anniversary edition of their first album 'Southernplayalisticadillamuzik' which should include new, unheard music from the group.
To celebrate this anniversary the Rap group are also planning a tribute show where they may play music from through out their long and consistent career. They have not created anything as a group since the release of their 2007 album 'Idlewild', however they should reform for this occasion.