Words: Dylan Murphy
Photo: Outkast by Michael Lavine
They’ll arrive on streaming services to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the classic record alongside a reissue of the vinyl.
October 30 this year marks the 20th anniversary of Outkast’s seminal record ‘Stankonia’. To celebrate, the album will be updated on streaming platforms with additional unreleased remixes.
Vinyl Me, Please will also release a new version of the record to its subscribers. It’ll be a 2xLP version on black and white galaxy vinyl.
There is a remix of ‘B.O.B.’ from Rage Against the Machine’s Zack de La Rocha. Other inclusions are a remix of ‘So Fresh, So Clean’ featuring Snoop Dogg & Sleepy Brown, the Mr. Drunk Remix of ‘Ms. Jackson’, the Stankonia Remix of ‘So Fresh, So Clean’ featuring Snoop Dogg & Sleepy Brown, and aswell as a cappella renditions of those three songs.
Outkast won the award for Best Rap album for Stankonia at the 2002 Grammys. They also received the award for Best Rap Performance By a Duo or Group. Songs like ‘Ms Jackson’ helped propel the iconic Georgia duo to the mainstream.