Andre "3000" Benjamin

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Q&A with Krispy Kream of the Knux

    ​Don't let the tight jeans and thick-rimmed glasses fool you. The brothers who make up The Knux were raised about as far away from the suburbs as you can get: New Orleans' Ninth Ward. Still, Krispy Kream and Rah Almillio (aka Kentrell and Alvin Lindsey) found their sound by listening to just a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2009

    Q&A with Jesse F. Keeler and Alex "Al-P" Puodziukas of MSTRKRFT

    Photo by Geoff McLean What began as a simple phone interview with Jesse F. Keeler for this week's profile of the dance duo MSTRKRFT turned into something considerably stranger, and more amusing. Yes, Keeler talked at length -- but when he had to use the primitive toilet in the group's new Toronto s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Friday Rap-Up: Suge Knight, Outkast, YouTube Live

    Suge Knight files lawsuit against Kanye West Former Death Row Records CEO Suge Knight has filed a $135,000 lawsuit against Kanye West for a gunshot wound and a robbery of his diamond-stud earring that occurred at West’s pre-MTV Music Awards party back in August 2005. According to TMZ, Knight bel ... More >>

  • Film

    February 28, 2008


    Will Ferrell’s umpteenth sports comedy is only half bad. His half.

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2007
  • Film

    August 24, 2006

    About a Boi

    OutKast's Depression-era hip-hop musical has a loving respect for the Old South.

  • Home Entertainment

    December 22, 2005
  • Music

    December 15, 2005

    Yule's Tide

    Searching for gems in the flood of seasonal discs.

  • Film

    August 11, 2005

    Mommy Dearest

    Four Brothers makes revenge a frat party.

  • Film

    March 3, 2005

    Get Lost

    It'd Be Cool if this sequel were any good. Too bad it ain't.

  • Music

    February 17, 2005

    Buck 65

    This Right Here Is Buck 65 (V2)

  • Music

    January 27, 2005

    The Beatdown

    In which yours truly auditions for Gimme the Mike.

  • Music

    December 9, 2004

    Gwen Stefani

    Love, Angel, Music, Baby (Interscope)

  • Music

    September 2, 2004

    The Beatdown

    All hail the return of royalty.

  • Music

    August 26, 2004

    Let's Go Crazy...Please!

    Only one man can save us from our own devastating lack of sex appeal.

  • Music

    March 4, 2004

    Shake It Up

    Kelis gives thanks to more than her mammaries.

  • Music

    January 15, 2004

    Soul Survivor

    Through injury, adversity and obscurity, Orlando Terrell struggles to keep his music alive.

  • Music

    December 25, 2003

    For the Record

    For national releases, 2003 wonked as much as it rocked.

  • Music

    May 16, 2002

    Perfect Truth

    Cee-Lo breaks from the Mob in a solo quest to save hip-hop.

  • Music

    March 29, 2001
  • Music

    November 19, 1998

    Two for the Future

    To hip-hop's OutKast and Black Eyed Peas, the glass is half full.