Based in Atlanta, Georgia USA, the Alternative-Rap duo OutKast consists of Big Boi, real name Antwan Patton and André 3000, real name Andre Benjamin, who initially adopted the stage name Dré.
The pair began playing
music together in 1992 and released, two years later, their debut full-length
All their subsequent three efforts peaked at #2 on The Billboard Top 200 Albums chart and "Stankonia" won them a Grammy Award for Best Rap Album.
With their 2003's "Speakerboxxx / The Love Below", OutKast hit the top of The Billboard
200 and entered The Modern Rock
Tracks at #16 with the transatlantic smash single "Hey Ya!", it
topped The Billboard Hot 100 and many others official charts all over
At the 46th annual Grammy Awards in early 2004, André 3000 and Big Boi, won for Album Of The Year, Best Rap Album and Best Urban/Alternative Performance with "Hey Ya!".