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Hey Ya!: The Unauthorized Biography of Outkast

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Since 1994 OutKast have been reinventing the rules of hip-hop, blending different styles of music into a Southern style that is wholly their own, soulful, outrageous, and addictive. They've captured the hearts of fans and music critics alike, and have achieved records and scaled heights in the music world that most artists can only dream of.

The full story of OutKast has n
Paperback, 224 pages
Published September 1st 2004 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published 2004)
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Jaimie Shapiro
May 06, 2016 rated it liked it
As a super fan of OutKast, I very much enjoyed reading the book. I knew must of the material covered however did learn some new things. Though as it was an unauthorized biography it didn't cover the depth I would love to read about. It also has some typos and a very repetitive nature, as though the author is just trying to make the book longer. There are also unnecessary tangents of thought, that are then discussed later on. As there are no other books on OutKast that I know of, I highly recomme ...more
A Battleground
Apr 30, 2014 rated it it was ok
Repetitive, lots of typos, written a few years too early to be relevant as anything other than a prolonged origin story.
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