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André 3000

Dancer + Rapper + Singer
Male
Born May 27, 1975
Age 39
Hometown Atlanta
Net Worth $45 Million
Genres Drum and bass + S...
Instruments Keyboard instrume...
Performed With Tlc (Band) + Gwen...
Record Label LaFace

André Lauren Benjamin, better known by his stage name André 3000 (formerly known as Dré), is an American rapper, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor, best known for being part of hip-hop duo OutKast alongside fellow rapper Big Boi. As an actor, Benjamin has made appearances in a number of TV series and films, including Families, The Shield, Be Cool, Revolver, Semi-Pro, and Four Brothers.… Read More

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André 3000
André 3000
Age 39

parents

  • Sharon Benjamin Hodo
    Sharon Benjamin Hodo
    Mother

children

  • Seven Sirius Benjamin
    Seven Sirius Benjamin
    Son

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    Why I Will Never Want The 'Same Love'
    Huffington Post - Jan 27, 2014
  • For The Stans: Big Boi And Andre 3000 Working On Solo Projects Before New Outkast Album
    Bossip - Jan 23, 2014
  • Coachella Music Festival Strikes Big With Out Kast Reunion
    LATimes - Jan 10, 2014
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    Out Kast Coachella Reunion Finds Band Joining Muse, Arcade Fire As Festival's Headliners
    Huffington Post - Jan 09, 2014

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CHILDHOOD

1975 Birth Born on May 27, 1975.

TEENAGE

1994 19 Years Old In high school, Benjamin (who was then performing as "Dre") met Antwan "Big Boi" Patton. Benjamin & Patton teamed up to form Outkast. Shortly after graduating high school, the duo was signed to the Atlanta-based LaFace label and released their debut album, Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, in 1994. … Read More

THIRTIES

2008 33 Years Old 1 More Event
In addition to music and acting, Benjamin has also been an active entrepreneur. In the spring of 2008, he launched a clothing line called Benjamin Bixby. … Read More
On 30 July 2010, Big Boi revealed in an interview that Outkast would release a new album "as soon as Dré finishes his album" stating that Dré is indeed recording an album. … Read More
2011 36 Years Old 1 More Event
On June 7, 2011, Beyoncé's song "Party" was leaked, it features Benjamin, it is his first collaboration with the singer. It is also featured on Beyoncé's fourth studio album entitled 4 released June 24, 2011. The collaboration was later nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration at the 54th Grammy Awards held in 2012.
In February 2012, Andre stated that there is no new Outkast album in the works, but that he is planning on releasing a solo album later in the year. … Read More
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