Coachella 2014 is about to officially be the hottest ticket in town. Reportedly, OutKast is in talks to reunite at the festival in April, 2014. Yeah, Andre “André 3000” Benjamin and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton may be coming off that damn hiatus in a matter of months.
The Atlanta hip-hop duo is indeed in talks to reunite next year for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, multiple sources have confirmed to Billboard. Under the current plan, Coachella, which kicks off on Apr. 11, 2014 in Indio, Calif., would be the start of the reunion run and would be followed by additional festival dates in 2014.
One source tells Billboard that there have definitely been “some conversations” about Outkast reuniting, while another says it is “all systems go” for Big Boi and Andre 3000 to end their hiatus next year. A rep for Outkast did not comment for this story, while reps for their current label home, Epic, as well as Coachella organizer Goldenvoice, did not respond to request for comment at press time.
The next question is obvious; when can we get a new OutKast album?
Back in January 2013, 3 Stacks issued a statement that some recent songs with him and Big were not proper OutKast collaborations, which dashed the hopes of many fans. Today’s news will surely get the people going.