André 3000 and Big Boi met in High School
With the mutual love for Hip-Hop and funk music that we hear in their music, they would both join forces to form the group we all know today as Outkast. They would release their debut single on LaFace Records’ Christmas album titled Player’s Ball. LaFace would sign them and they will release their debut album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik in 1994.
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OutKast’s fourth studio album Stankonia, which came out in 2000, earned them two Grammys, one for Best Rap Album of the Year and one for Best Rap Performance by a Group or Duo.