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

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Fans of both Outkast and AndrĂ© 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 – AndrĂ© 3000 delivered. Sort of.  Though it’s probably not exactly what we’d all been pining for, AndrĂ© 3000’s flute-forward, ambient, instrumental album is …

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AndrĂ© 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 AndrĂ© 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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