New Andre 3000 album due out next year

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It’s been a whopping ten years since Outkast released their double album, Speakerboxxx / The Love Below (and another seven since the ‘Idlewild‘ soundtrack).

Big Boi‘s given us two albums since then, but, acting roles aside (and the odd guest spot on singles by John Legend, UGK, Drake and Rick Ross), Andre 3000‘s dished up nothing.

The good news for all those who’ve been wondering if he’d ever bother, is that 3000 has sorted something out and got his arse back in the studio.

Whilst it’s far from definite, the new album rumours come courtesy of Stephen G. Hill, President of Music Programming and Specials for BET Networks.

Hill bumped into Andre backstage at Lil’ Wayne and T.I.’s America’s Most Wanted Tour in Washington D.C. recently. During their brief conversation, 3000 told him of his plans. Hill followed up the news with the following tweet:

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