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Stankonia

OutKast

2000

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Stankonia

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3.53

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5

Im back. The website has given me some eh albums so i took a break. So now we have a timeless classic to look back on. Stankonia, in my opinion, is Outkast's most 'Outkast' album. Combining their southern rap expertise with the electronic, then-modern 2000s feel. It's probably because of the production handed onto Earthtones III. But along with this feel comes with the vibes this album brings. There are like 8 skits on here, making the album feel bloated but in reality it goes by prefty fast. The features feel so natural too, rappers likr Mike or Gangsta Boo just spit their verses like they were born to. And in my opinion, while Aquemini is 100% a better album, songs like B.O.B., Ms. Jackson, & So Fresh So Clean are some of the best songs they have made due to the energy André & Big Boi bring to the table. Both GOATS. 9/10 As of July 18th, 2021 Best Tracks: Gasoline Dreams, So Fresh So Clean, Ms. Jackson, Spaghetti Junction, I'll Call B4 U Cum, B.O.B., Xplosion, We Luv Deez Hoes, Humble Mumble, Red Velvet, Gangsta Shit, Toilet Tisha, Stankonia (Stanklove). The skits are alr too. Worst Track: Snappin' n Trappin'. Very Clunky imo. Still good but I can't listen to it without getting a headache.

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5

Outkast’s masterpiece and still the best rap album of this century. Broad and deep in scope, dense but accessible across its almost 75-minute running time (which for once isn't a second too long for an LP). Musically drawing on rock, jazz, blues and soul, Sly Stone, George Clinton, Hendrix, Electric Miles; it's all in there and you can hear these influences coalesce into something unique, urgent, exciting, transcendental and totally stoned but in the best way.

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5

Intro—by no means the most memorable skit on an album laden with great ones (Kim and Cookie just jumped straight to the top of my favourites list)—sums up a couple of Stankonia’s virtues. To start, “bounce”—from the depths of the earth’s core, to the farthest reaches of space, to the Cadillac rolling down the street blasting the hottest new sound. This is a fizzy, bubbly, gloopy, rubbery, soft-play Adventureland of bounce. Next, that’s a harmonium and backwards tabla you can hear. In other words, this is insanely ambitious. Like, 1999 ambitious, There's A Riot Going On ambitious, Blonde on Blonde ambitious. Whether or not Big Boi and Andre intended to change the face/interface of rap and pop, they did. For me, at least. After this, nothing was the same. Correction: after Ms Jackson, nothing was the same. That beat—featuring, ahoy! backwards congas—blew my natural mind. I can still feel my 12-year-old brain struggling to contain the rush of endorphins when that wrong-way-round k - k - ku - k, k - k - ku - k loop starts. (Can you believe this is the first time I’ve realised how perfect it is that a song about bittersweet regret uses a backwards beat. It's literally the sound of turning back time.) So how did pop and rap become inseparable after Ms. Jackson? The best way I can explain it isn't great, but it goes something like this: Outkast set themselves the Prince-ly goal of recording literally every idea they’d ever had, carved out a galactic-sized sonic space for their exploration, then covered so much ground in the process that once they were done no one could claim a new sound without it feeling like Outkast got there first. The breadth of their exploration also goes some way to explaining Stankonia’s curious amorality, which swings from the criminally retrograde (Snappin’ & Trappin’) to politically fired-up (B.O.B.) to socially conscious (Toilet Tisha, Humble Mumble) to sexually chivalrous (I’ll Call B4 I Cum) to borderline misogynistic (We Luve Deez Hoez) without reconciling the differences. Forget the big picture, that'll take care of itself. But back to that intro. What it doesn’t tell us is anything about Big Boi and Dre as rappers. Now, as much as I like Big Boi (and I think Speakerboxxx is to The Love Below what Plastic Ono Band is to McCartney), I become deaf to everything around me when I know a 3000 verse is coming. That only happens with three or four rappers. I don’t know what gives someone that power, but he has it. “You can plan a pretty picnic but you can’t predict the weather.” What other rapper could come up with that? What folksinger? Then there’s the “knee / pad […] be / sad […]" rhyme scheme, his verses on Xplosion and Gangster Shit that make the guests preceding him vanish into obsolescence, and “Speeches only reaches those who already know about it / This is how we go about it.” Perhaps I'm too influenced by Stakonia's turn-of-the-century release when I say I hear it as the final proof of hip hop as the most progressive and inventive music of the last 30+ years. But just consider the differences between this and Mama Said Knock You Out or Fear of a Black Planet. Ten years in real time, light years musically. Finally, having said too much about Ms Jackson, a word on B.O.B. First, it’s actually the better song. Second, most MCs would die trying to rap over that beat. And third, it could end at 2:35 and still be one of the greatest rap songs ever. But then the guitar solo starts, followed by the scratches and cuts. Then the beat changes. The guitar becomes a riff. Andre counts in the gospel choir—1, 2, 3—who regale us with a chorus—“Power music electric revival”—to usher in this (alleged) new age of music. And, just to underscore what talented motherfuckers they are, they finish it off with a squiggly P-Funk synth they absolutely didn’t need to include. Then again, they didn't need to include three-quarters of what's here. That's masterpieces for you. They succeed in spite of their irregularities. Maybe because of them.

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Certified. Legendary. Status. It really doesn't get much better than this. It's innovative and creative and manages to alternate between fun and meaningful without giving the listener whiplash. "Stankonia" Is a masterwork of the genre and deserves its place on Mt. Olympus in the pantheon of the greatest albums ever made.

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On s'ennuie entre les tubes c'est tout ce que j'ai à dire.

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I was expecting big things based on Ms. Jackson alone (Ms. Jackson is a 5). Maybe it was the unnecessary interludes. Maybe overall it was just too obnoxious. Or maybe it's because the God awful updated Rolling Stone 500 Greatest albums list has this baby at number sixty freaking four. Seems high. Which is something you might want to be while listening to this.

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5

ANOTHER FUCKIGN 90S/2000S ALBUM ARE YPU KIDDING ME. OH MY GODDD this albums a 10 im just putting that on the table asap. its not because its consistent, cuz it aint. its probly my most inconsistent 10, but like..the sheer amount of ideas here overflowing thru every track is just overwhelming. i can never rly hate it. except 4 we luv deez hoes the chorus on that song is grating. also that guest verse on xplosion is fucking botdf-quality but with none of the charm. how!!!!! other th an that this is amazing. ms jackson has a rly interesting beat with choruses where everything just CLICKS. the verses feel chaotic and weird but then the chorus hits and it all just makes sense!!! b.o.b. is really cool too. but its a top 100 singvle on this site so who cares about it. the real shit: ill call before i come. very pretty song :) gangsta shit goes way harder than i expected btw. its one of the less original creative songs on this album but it doesnt matter cuz it fuckin goes/ the interludes are lame though

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5

Maybe my favorite hip hop album of all time. So innovative and ahead of its time. Bangers on bangers. Best track: B.O.B

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ooh!

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Misstänker att jag inte får många chanser att sätta 5or så jag bjuder på denna. Bra album bra pågar.

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5

One of my favourite albums. Not keen on the skits and a lot of it is incomprehensible to me but ...

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5

So sick

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5

Yes.

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5

Legends

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5

I love Outkast

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5

Too many skits. But it’s still amazing.

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5

Love this album!!!

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5

An all time classic

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5

Great craic.

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5

Dang this album is so good!!!

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5

Perfection

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5

Banger

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5

Outkast showing how to be funny, serious, straightforward and weird as hell all in the space of one album. Love it.

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5

Haiku Tuesday: Outkast and Big Boi A duo for the ages play this one more time!

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5

Yeah, already understand 3 tracks in why it's on the 1001 - awesome hiphop flows with all kinds of other genres plugged in for visits. Just has that "seminal" feel to it. No doubt Gorillaz was hip to this duo as Dan started building his albums.

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5

Full of bonks, i personally not to fond of the song about a pregnant minor end thier own life but that might just be me. I am a fan of the 30 seconds of "cum" noises at the start its an interesting listen espically with the big hot men repeating the word bounce. But whole thing skeng

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5

Hip-hop de qualidade, lindo lindooo

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5

Its hard for this to come right after MBDTF because this is better so should probably get above a 5 somehow but thats not how this works

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5

Such a great album. Not my favourite OutKast album but still hard to find real fault.

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5

Sick album. Awesome beats, lyrics, production, legacy, influence. Ticks all the boxes. 9/10

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5

Absolute classic album. Remember buying this on CD at Uni and it not sounding like the sort of hip hop I was used to. So many good tracks on here.

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5

Stone cold hip-hop classic

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5

Love the group they good

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5

Brilliant album

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5

Bangers all around, clearly a very influential album. Heavy at times, but even at those times, really fun to listen to. Capturing some real humanity with sick beats, varied sound, rooted in funk, soul, hip hop, electronic.

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5

Fucking classic

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5

Stone cold classic. Amazing beats, poignant varied lyrics, absolute bops.

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5

I had forgotten how much I love Stankonia. It’s amazing how frantic and up beat it is, but at the same time functions as chill background music.

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5

Top notch

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5

Killer Mike!

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5

second outkast album for me (but this one's older), i liked the other one well enough but it was way too long. really liking this first song 'gasoline dreams'. okay this album's going to be a 5 lol. it's amazing so far. snappin & trappin sounding a bit disjointed, but i kinda like it anyway. killer mike was awesome i love you killer mike. okay i'm done, fave songs: gasoline dreams, so fresh so clean, B.O.B. great album, i'm giving it a second listen rn, snappin & trappin just clicked for me so that's cool.

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5

The best southern hip hop album of all time. Every track crushes the beats, the rhymes, and the production. Andre 3000 and Big Boi are on fire creatively and they know it. B.O.B. is the kind of song rappers dream of writing. As close to hip hop perfection as it gets.

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5

Of course I already listened to this one, but I am not (grieving) to listen to it again. What a crazy album, it deserves a 5 based on B.O.B alone, but personally I'm hovering a 4.2 to 4.6 rating. Such a creative album though, I'll give it a 5 because I want it to be recognized as one of the greats.

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5

Classic. 10/10. We all know this.

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5

This album starts out on an absolute tear, with Snappin & Trappin being the first song that I don't think of as an absolute classic. Honestly, though, every song on this album is good. For the most part, you could drop this album today and it would be just as impactful as it was when it was release. It's aged much better than most early 00s hip-hop 5/5

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5

Few, if any, do it like Outkast.

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5

This is a great album! BOB is one of my all time favorite rap songs. Not a fan of the Interlude tracks.

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5

Wow

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5

It makes sense they had to virtually split up after this, they had become too powerful

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5

Not sure what I need to say here, but all of the songs on this album are hiphop anthems. Outkast deserve their status as GOATs of hiphop and this album is one of their best works.

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5

The best hip-hop music to come out of Atlanta. Beats, Boasts, and Bars.

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5

Literally broke ground for southern hip hop. Bops for days, for weeks, for years.

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5

My favourite album ever. I even enjoy the skits on it. So creative that a lot of it doesnt sound dated yet. So many good percussion led songs. Love it from start to finish

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5

Classic album. I’d do 4.5 if I could just bc it’s not perfect. Hard to do better than OutKast

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5

YESSSSS! Oh how I miss these hip hop albums which are pure story telling with the crazy interludes. This was teenage Grace's absolute JAM, thank God for friends from Cov in school always bringing the edge and the grit into my middle class privileged life! This is a prime example of a classic hip hop album of the early noughties and I love it so much! Exciting innovative sounds, catchy hooks, lightning raps, bouncy beats, hard-hitting lyrics, important topics, it's got everything for me. When you listen, you can tell exactly what era it's from (although I was listening to this well after it came out as I was 8 at that point haha, the album is timeless!) I wouldn't change the album and it definitely belongs on this list!

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5

So fresh

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5

Cool hip hop album

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5

Outkast at their best, full of classic songs and really fun sounds.

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5

Snappy and melodious tracks namely in 'So Fresh, So Clean' and 'Ms. Jackson', 'Stankonia' is an obvious favorite with important contributions to hip-hop. Unapologetically OutKast, this album shines through its thoughtful beats, which in tandem with soulful rap, renders it one of the best OutKast albums. Fun, memorable, and clever; OutKast remains a treasured hip-hop sensation.

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5

Easy five. Never realised how much influence Childish Gambino takes from this, especially on Awaken My Love. Cee Lo has popped up as a feature on heaaapps of the hip hop albums on here, man was prolific. Killer Mike on Strappin & Trappin takes the feature crown on this one though. Humble Mumble is a huge track as well. Impossible not to mention Ms Jackson, up there with the greatest songs of all time.

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5

I do, of course, love Ms. Jackson and the other hits from OutKast, but I never listened to the full album! This was excellent listening.

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5

Ja kan ik niet anders dan certified classic noemen, geweldige bangers die nog lang gaan meegaan...maar zit ook wel wat filler in en had gerust een halfuur korter mogen zijn

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5

4.5/5. Very impressive album, very unique, great shit

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5

Snappin and trappin is a hard skip But the rest of the album slaps so i round up to 5 stars

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5

Outkast RULES

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5

An absolute classic.

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5

It’s very obvious to me when I peaked based on the current music I owned at the time.

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5

4 Saf7at Men 3l Bouheli Mte3 Dostoevsky. Still Sick

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5

Wow. Two classics two days in a row. This is easily five years ahead of any other hip hop album in 2000. The messed up productions with reversed snares and all manner of odd going on. Andre and Big Boi both delivering classic bars on every track. The fact it killed East and West dealer than the bullets that hit Tupac and Biggie, because the only correct answer was South. Take Gasoline Dreams, BOB, Miss Jackson and So Fresh So Clean. Each is so different to the last and each is a great song. It's got a Killer Mike feature a decade before the world caught up with him!

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5

Always amazing listem this álbum

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5

Бомбы сами знает над чем.

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5

This is my favorite OutKast album. I listened to this so much back in the day that it almost sounds like a greatest hits compilation to me now. Especially those first 3 songs! It's like a three punch combo ending on an uppercut. Though I love the bursting-at-the-seams creativity of Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, this album is the absolute peak of Big Boi and Andre 3000 working together fluidly. Two things I love about OutKast: 1) their uncanny ability to cover such an incredibly wide range of emotions/subjects (and somehow blend it all together in a way that feels natural and smooth), and 2) their fearlessness in simply being themselves. Perhaps it is being outside of the East Coast/West Coast scenes that allowed them/forced them to sort of go all out in terms of forging their own unique identity? Whatever the reason, I am thankful they put it out there.

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5

They really have something unique and special. Not as good as Speakerboxx/The Live Below but close and still top notch.

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5

Очень хорошая музыка, на удивление спокойная (как я люблю)

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5

The place where all funny things come from

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5

Ushered in a new age of hip hop

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5

Ég keypti (óvart) censoraða útgáfu af þessari plötu í Prag 2001. Mjög fyndði að heyra alvöru útgáfurnar af öllum lögunum. Ekki það að hún er jafn mikið dúndur með og án allra ljótu orðanna. Fullt hús.

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5

cool

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5

mega geil. hallo? dachte ich mag das nicht hab erstmal genervt aufgestöhnt aber hey....der spaß ist scheiße geil. würde ich noch öfter hören honestly.

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4

3.75/5. I enjoyed this. I thought there were some funny lyrics throughout the album. I also thought most of the songs sounded good. I will have to listen again.

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4

Far better than I remember from my first listen; Certainly rewarded a closer listen. There's still a bit of patchiness, and the sheer number of skits has been commented on to death. But Gasoline Dreams is an absolute monster of a track which I missed the first time around, and the hits still hit. A big part of my perception of higher lows is the consistent-but-interesting production and way Big Boi and André 3000's voices slot into the mix.

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4

First time listening to this in full, and I understand why this is on the list. It sounded fresh and interesting, but I wasn't really into the interludes. Still, a solid record for sure, and I'd listen to it again!

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4

Classic album. Some great hip hop hits that were great to revisit

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4

Great album but for all the hype that it typically gets I was a little underwhelmed on my latest listen.

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4

Lots of classics, "so fresh so clean", "gasoline dreams", "ms jackson". Nice to listen to the full album, will definitely keep this one in the rotation.

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4

pretty solid hip hop, started stronger than it finished, not a huge fan of the interludes

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4

Great music, good and fun beats.

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4

Some really good memories. Probably best listened to while high

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4

Straight FIYAHHH 4.5

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4

Really good. Far from perfect, too long and too many shitty interludes. Probably closer to 3 than 5 overall.

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4

Solid Album. 3.8

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4

Funky fresh, ya'll.

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4

Innovative and Bad Ass. outstanding Tag Team. Did not get 5 stars because the album overall was songs that were Grand Slam hits (miss jackson, so fresh/so clean, Hey Ya) mixed with songs that were just 'meh'

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4

Great, funky, weird album.

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4

I love Southern rap, and Outkast are the progenitors of the whole thing. Atlanta wouldn't exist in music the way it does today if it weren't for Andre and Big Boi. Stankonia is a universally acclaimed classic and one of those essential albums that everybody should listen to. And in spite of all that, I can't give it a 5. Don't get me wrong, there are phenomenal classic tracks ("Bombs Over Baghdad", "Ms. Jackson", and "So Fresh, So Clean" come to mind) on this album. But there are also some odd choices ("Toilet Tisha") and some groan-inducing skits that should have been left off. Stankonia is absolutely worth a listen, but you're well within your rights to just stick to the highlights.

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4

good one, some great tunes and classics althoug the concept drags a little

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4

Solid album, particularly enjoyed the second half. Still prefer Surfer Rosa, but would be interested in giving this album additional listens.

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4

As Marge Simpson’s psychologist would say: it’s a rich tapestry. Great tracks mixed with some not so. ‘Snapping & Trappin’ painful drum track- skipped. Outkast always a mix of serious and taking the piss. I like the interludes in albums, but there could’ve been some tracks dropped from this lengthy album that goes for ever. Forever ever?

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4

Crazy talent and really great songs. Happy to have listened to the whole thing.

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4

Hip hop de calle. No es lo mío, pero no ha estado mal.

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4

Hotlanta. Took rap in a southern direction.

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4

This album is pretty lit lyke

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4

really good album, a little jaded as it was so overplayed when I was younger

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4

Count me Inkast

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4

A great album full of energy, let down only by the skits and a couple of duff tracks.

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4

Fun, funky hip hop

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4

A classic Hiphop album that evokes memories of happy uni days

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4

One of the truly great hip hop albums, masterful beats, lyrics, and skits. One of my favorite southern rap albums

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4

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4

Very good, enjoyed it a lot more than most hip-hop.

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4

I didn't give this a proper listen but with Ms. Jackson and So Fresh, So Clean alone this album gets a 4.

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4

Album tout bonnement exceptionnel, bien loin de la fraude Ghostface Killah subie precedemment. Malheureusement, la longueur de l'album ainsi que les interruptions répétées de mes collaborateurs pour raisons professionnelles ne peuvent permettre à l'album d'obtenir la sacro sainte note de 5/5, qui n'a toujours pas été attribuée de mon côté (mon compère Robtrippier ayant eu la main un peu lourde sur Back to Black, mais je ne peux lui jeter la pierre)

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false

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4

Liked it a lot. 21 years old, still very potent flows/lyrics , beats not my fave sometimes. Favourites: snappin and trapping, ?, so fresh

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4

I like how this doesn’t sound dated.

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4

Great album. Funny interludes, couple bangers ("Ms. Jackson" & "B.O.B."), couple goofy tracks ("We Luv Deez Hoez").

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4

Great stuff, classic

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4

This was alright. a good reflection on the well known tracks

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4

Too longer and some filler, but some tremendous tunes here. Very difficult to gainsay the triple-punch of So Fresh, So Clear, Ms Jackson and B.O.B. Also some fantastic deeper cuts like Red Velvet and Humble Mumble.

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4

This was a very good surprise. A great album that sounds very different from "normal" American hip-hop.

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4

Love OutKast but in the minority of not absolutely loving this album. It’s got joints for sure but a smaller chunk feels like filler. Still great

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4

sorry ms johnsonnn

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4

Outkast is a top 3 rap group of all time. This is like a 4.5 because of the interludes and what they did during their first three albums

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4

Hip-hop muy entretenido. Mezcla con funk, rock... Me ha gustado.

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4

Liked it. Reminded me of Emina and gravediggers

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4

This came out in 2000? Damn I’m old. I wasn’t sure about this one when it started… aside from the throwback radio hits… but this album is pretty good.

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4

Good album. A bit too long

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4

Didn't listen to whole thing, but Bombs Over Baghdad is amazing.

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I'm sorry Ms. Jackson ooooo! Enjoyed B.O.B. - Bombs Over Baghdad. I remember years ago there was a The Clash mash-up; London Booted, Spanish Bombs Over Baghdad, https://youtu.be/ZgLTO_LqOQA

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4

Excellent album…if they cut a few songs it would have been 5 star

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4

This is so much more of an album than I expected, which admittedly was Ms. Jackson plus filler. Great bars, great production, and still holds up as pretty original and refreshing in comparison to a lot of other rap/hip hop, both then and now. The soul and funk influences go a long way. Drags a bit towards the end, but Stankonia is a great closer

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Album s kojim je i krenulo moje skupljanje (kupovanje) ploča. Uglavnom album mi nije u top 3 njihovih, ali je isto tako album sa dosta opasnih hitova, i daleko najpoznatiji meni se čini? Kvalitet na nivou, s obzirom da Outkast ima jako opasnu diskografiju, teško je napraviti top 3.

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4

There is some of this album I love, some I can take or leave, but overall it's fun and enjoyable

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4

classic bangers on here. not huge about a couple of the tracks but still a very influential album.

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4

Long but enjoyable good quality hip hop like me granny used to love.

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4

Nostalgic but holds up

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4

Buen disco de Hip-Hop, un poco largo para mi gusto

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Wonderful stuff. I remember watching Ms. Jackson on a music channel just before school one day and thinking it was excellent. I haven't actually listened to it properly for a long long time so it's nice to know it is a very good song.

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4

I thought this album was beautiful, varied and very different to what I imagine OutKast to be, glad I listened

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4

Bombs over baghdad greatest song of the 2000s

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4

4/5

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4

I had almost forgotten about hip hop inclusion of joke/skit tracks

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4

Okay, it's rap, isn't it? Some songs are obscene, and I have nothing else to say, kinda generic hip-hop music to my ear. Still better than generic blues rock.

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OutKast’s sound is distinct and instantly recognizable. Their flow and lyrical constructions are refreshing. I could do without the misogyny and gangster-ish stuff (I didn’t keep track of the tracks), and I certainly would prefer not to hear CeeLo’s voice. But overall these feel like minor speed bumps. I want to listen to more OutKast. I have Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, but I never really got into it. I guess I need to go back earlier in their catalogue.

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I love Outkast. I love their sound. Do I wish they bent their considerable talents towards worthier lyrical topics than their many conquests? Yes. However, contemplating the aftermath of those conquests as in "Ms. Jackson" makes it clear to me they have something more to say than just rapping about "Gangsta Shit" (but they can do that too).

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Aaaah! I'm so conflicted! It sounds so fresh and so clean, but it leaves you feeling dirty! At least on a few tracks. If you took out "Gasoline Dreams," "Snappin' & Trappin,'" and "Gangsta Sh*t," this would be a top-tier album. With them, "Stankonia" is going to fall a star short. "Stankonia" includes all the OutKast hallmarks - incredible lyricism, flows, and funk aplenty. They were so unique and groundbreaking, but I wish that their style had influenced more of the musical style of Southern rap music. The stuff that I have heard coming out of Atlanta and the South in the last decade have been much less inspired. "Stankonia" wasn't my favorite OutKast album, though. It is apparently their most acclaimed, but "ATLiens" and especially "Aquemini" were better for me. But neither of those made the list! I went back to start "Aquemini," but will have to spend more time digging back into the OutKast catalogue. "Speakerboxx/Love Below" is on the list, but I don't remember that one beyond the overhyped singles. It's too bad OutKast is best known for "B.O.B." and "Hey Yaaaaaa(how many a's?)," because those are not their best (for me).

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goed maar wat te lang... wel soms gedacht "oh dit is cool"

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A super important record to me. This was the first hip hop album I ever purchased. I had always been into other genres and never really understood rap so this album has a big nostalgia hit for me as a big door opener. That said, the album is still really good all these years later. Almost every song is solid. I actually forgot how good Humble Mumble and Red Velvet are to my ears. The 3 big singles from this album are still amazing. Snappin' and Trappin', We Love Deez Hoez, and Stankonia (Stanklove) are the only songs that I could take or leave. The skits are also something I could do without. Thankfully they are all pretty short. Part of me wants to give this 5 stars because of my personal attachment and the soaring high points of the album, but I think it's a 4 at this point for me. Still great and highly recommended but not perfect.

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Very good!

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I am for real!

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i heckin love outkast

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So much character on this project. You seemingly can't find anything like this nowadays.

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Oh I am exciiiiited to see this one! Reminds me of middle school. Gasoline Dreams is very 90s hip hop. Each track is so different. I love this album. I will say I appreciate this a lot more now than I did 10 years ago at Coachella lol

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All around 4.

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Не совсем мое, но качает знатно. Пару треков утащила себе, натанцевалась, шо аж шея болит. Хорошо, короче, 3.5

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Great stuff. Already listened to this album before, plenty of times. Ms jackson is always and wil always be a sad song :(

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This was my introduction to OutKast. I listened to this a lot in college, but i must have made a cd without the skits/interludes. Those are awful. The rest of the album is great.

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Great, although the often frenetic pace and elaborate vocals delivered at the same left me trailing behind and not picking up a lot: this is one I need to spend more time with.

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Classic, holds up

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Some absolute belters on this album, but not quite a 5-star as there's also a lot of dud filler. Prefer Andre 3000's leads to Big Boi's, some of it does veer a bit too much towards the bragadocious. Miss Jackson, So Fresh, So Clean and Bombs over Baghdad stand out

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I’m not a hip hop person, but not going to lie, this one has catchy tunes. Wish it’d be shorter, thou...

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Very little to hate about this work of art

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So good. Full of classics!

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Very good album, with a couple of great songs that I've had on repeat when it came out. However, having listened to the album again, there are just a few too many songs I don't care much for. Just short of 5 stars for me.

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A typical Outkast album with typical Outkast pop hooks - slightly surprising to see this album is on the list (wasnt the previous one considered to be the classic one?) Anyway it is very strong album even though 73 minute is overkill and hard to take in in one go. Rated it as 4* and still do.

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After listening to this album it is evident that it has a huge place in the evolution of hip-hop into the Pop mainstream. OutKast combine 70's funk and soul, with elements of rock music and hip-hop, to create a work that is ready to take on the world of Pop. The album also lyrically stands out from most at its time in that the lyrics are socially conscious. The album clearly requires repeated listens to really appreciate it's place in the evolution of hip-hop but even after a few listens it becomes clear that this album was/is something special. The one song that seems out of place here is "Snappin and Trappin", not a fan of this song, mainly lyrically. Favorite song: Ms. Jackson 4 out of 5

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Fresh. Futuristic. Aware. These guys crafted such a timeless rap classic as the new millenium arrived. In terms of tracks, the funkier/softer ones are among the best rap songs I have ever heard. Those beats are on a different level. The skits and the rock-ish tracks are skippable, imo. However, the album as a whole is a pretty solid 70+ minute epic. Apparently, the duo tried to be more melodic, explored new musical influences, and worked with new producers to capture the colors of their times. Geez, the 2000's feels like a mirage now. Overall, while it's not something that I would listen from start to finish, it's definitely a solid modern classic.

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It's pretty good. Not all tracks stand out but the ones that do (Like Gasoline, Ms. Jackson, Red Velvet) are really good.

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I LOVE THIS ALBUM. I can honestly say that I listen to a few songs from this album every week. Similar to “The Low End Theory” this album changed hip hop as it expanded peoples’ perceptions of what hip hop could be.

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This was a nostalgic listen for me, I was in 6th grade when this came out and although I never listened to it myself I found myself remembering parts of it here and there. I was not a huge fan, but I definitely see how influential Outkast was on hip hop.

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Listened to on the RS500 - surprisingly good

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A big depart from their previous records, "Stankonia" threw away the mellow and chillness of early Outkast and focused on the zeitgeist of the early 2000, with a chaotic sound, mixing 1970s funk and early hip hop references with a a solid alternative and progressive rap production. Thematically, you can trace a topics from start to finish in this album, with lyrics about the aspirations of the black people in the USA, materialism in black culture, the public perception on hip hop at the time and the life of black women in southern United States. Songs like "Ms. Jackson" and "B.O.B." are great classics of an eternally evolving hip hop sound on which Outkast have a very important role to this day.

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Already have listened

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This album suffers in my eyes simply because it's been so overplayed throughout my life. It's not as good as Aquemini, but it's an absolute classic and one of the best albums of the 2000s.

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Excellent rap album by the best rap duo of all time. This album varies stylistically in many ways and it’s good from front to back. This album has several interludes that break up the flow and in my opinion don’t add much. This album is good but I’d OutKast’s 3rd or 4th best.(Idlewild is obviously last) Which shows how good they are. 8.2/10

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Banger after banger. OutKast has consistently put out innovative albums trying new things every album, hitting the mark every time. Our first three tracks make up the strongest opening in their catalog. Tight production, clear, fast, and clever raps, and strong influences from funk, jazz, and rock, though still having the structure of pop hip hop of the late 90s, making it accessible to both mainstream audiences and fans of other genres. "Gasoline Dreams" starts us off strong with some p-funk licks (reminds me of Maggot Brain) and impressive raps with a corresponding fun chorus. The next two are super hits. "So Fresh So Clean" shows like four distinct styles of singing and rapping, super funky. "Ms. Jackson" is reminiscent of other pop songs of the time, but has super memorable hooks, a catchy chorus, and a funk style like no other. "Snappin & Trappin" moves us into hardcore territory, but is characterized by surreal "alien futuristic" samples. Strange how this is so early in the album as it might turn off some listeners, but the raps are nevertheless insane as always. I'll stop talking about each track since that'll take forever, but it's more or less the same strengths, but yet ton of diversity to keep me interested in what they'll do next. The interludes are weird and hilarious. They're inclusions are welcome all throughout the album to keep it fresh and interesting, giving me small breaks to contemplate on what the next track is like. BREAK The only major weakness is the length. I know it's Aquemini and The Love Below are just as long, but starting with "Humble Bumble" I lose focus. They're great tracks for sure, and it doesn't take much to appreciate them, but there's a lack of standout tracks to attract your attention. However, I do speculate it'd be easier with more listens with how much character they all have.

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I expected the back half to fall off in quality due to the number of tracks, but it was solid all the way through.

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An absolute classic full of bangers

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Some good songs, I'm not a fan of hip hop, but I do like some Outkast!

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Power Music Electric Revival

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Lots of garbage on this album. Most of the filler was unnecessary but the good songs were incredible. Really close to giving this 5 stars but the skits were all terrible enough to lose it a star.

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Lyrical legends, these dudes.

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stanky

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Hip-hop muy entretenido. Mezcla con funk, rock... Me ha gustado. Un 4.

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Not as bad as some rap I've heard from around the time, kinda catchy in places, cool mix of pop and rap, and fuck the chorus in ms jackson is gonna stay in my head for weeks now, but fuck.... no one needs an album that's 1hr 17min. lots of filler, interludes that add nothing, a couple of long plodding songs... would make an absolutely stellar 45min album though.

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Long and a little bloated. When this album hits, it really hits though. Favorite tracks: "Bombs Over Baghdad", "We Luv Deez Hoez", "Snappin' and Trappin'"

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Yes it is good, but a bit overrated. Except some songs that are totally banging!

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I liked 9 songs, its long album though with lots of interludes, so I didn't like over half the album. 3/5

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Cool, but not really my bag, man.

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Great album, even though im not a fan of hi-hop or rap OutKast always makes it enjoyable.

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Классический реп 90х. Один трек я узнал

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Fav Song: So Fresh, So Clean

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Imagine throwing two of the biggest hits of the genre side by side on an album full of bits. Was this Killer Mike's first big thing, the feature? You can tell Gambino listens to this. Weird as hell and I think I liked it- also how much did it make you miss Jonathan, I know you live with him but I was straight up focused trying not to fall apart to Ms Jackson while dancing

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This is a solid album by Outkast, when they fully established their sound in a newer era. I unfortunately prefer their earlier stuff, but this is known as one of their best. I'm only giving this a 3 because they have better.

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Long album, good tracks.

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I only really knew Ms Jackson before this listen. It’s kind of an outlier. Big Boi is good but Andre 3000 is unreal. He’s in my top 5 rappers. A list I admittedly have yet to compile. I liked So Fresh, So Clean. I finally understand what my wife has been singing whenever I have a shower.

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No está mal. Pero no es el disco de Law

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3/5

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Too much going on for me

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Enjoyed it more than i thought I would. Mrs Jackson overplay over the years made me dislike them previously, but the rest of the album got me bopping

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Not bad 😎😎

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Had never listened to the album straight through. What an experience.

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6

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Nice album with an array of different sounding tracks. Bit long though; and I still don’t understand skits

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OutKast halt. Unverwechselbar. Wichtiger Bestandteil meiner nicht interessen

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Sicherlich ein gutes HipHop-Album…

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Not as good as anticipated

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Some great lyrics, however, the after 1 listen the album didn't grab me.

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Not my thing. I feel like if I knew more about hip-hop, I would appreciate this more. 2.7/5

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// Favs: Ms Jackson Score: Decent 3

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Intro- oooh cheeky, suggestive women moaning! A nice bit of 60's esque organ and promises of a Gasoline Dreams- blaring fuzzed out guitar riff, tight breakbeat, impassioned vocals, strong opening after foreboding intro I'm Cool (Interlude)- palate cleanser So Fresh, So Clean - Silky smooth slice of R&B. They sing the hook in octaves, with falsetto! Electric piano plays the hook through the whole song and there are lovely string swells. Bass drops in and out. It's very mid-tempo, could cruise along to it. Although at face value, lyrics about someone being fresh, clean and sexy aren't quite as visceral as preceding track. But who cares? It's dope. Ms Jackson- Here we go! We're in it now, boys! The track getting all the love and praise 20 years on. The one I'd heard. I think of Mrs Jackson from my high school who taught Maths and Economics and probably thought Stankonia was The drums are brilliant in this- there are great gated rolls that hit every now and again, and stop-start beat with the vocals every now and then. So far- loving it. This is on track to be at least 4* The instrumentation is very organic I love the tone of their voices Snappin & Trappin - this isn't doing as much for me. Features Big Boi and not Andre- does this mean I'm an Andre 3000 man? I cringe at the crude lyrics like the sheltered prude I am - you may be a big boi but do we really need to know about what girls do to your dick? Spaghetti Junction - The retro skipping/mixing sound effects- was this knowingly retro and ironic back in 2000 or was it still a done thing? I like the brass samples but not much else here. I'm concerned this is falling down Kim & Cookie - Don't know what they're trying to achieve with these interludes... I'll Call B4 I Cum - Blimey, I'm too old for this. But wait- wow! They're being respectful! They are saying "after you" and it's 2000. The music sounds like a CASIO keyboard. BOB - This is excellent. Listen to that thumping bass! It's actually a little overpowering... so boomy... but I love the little bass riff that comes in with the chorus Xplosion - Is that harpsichord?!?! Musically, this feels a bit more in line with BOB and Gasoline Dreams. Apocalyptic... doom... catchy. I like this direction more. And that brilliant bass tone from BOB is back! We Luv Deez Hoes - please tell me this is ironic. And I'm missing a joke. (30 seconds in) Nope. Sarcastic or not, it's bad and just a bit tedious. I don't even like the music very much. All the good three tracks before is undone. Andre isn't here again! I must prefer him. Humble Mumble - I like the phrasing in the chorus. The keyboards are giving a nice mellow bed. Some really great drums kick in around 1:40. With an amazing flow. Drinkin Again- Quite a funny interlude! I almost smiled. ? - This is annoying because I've always wanted to do this for an album. It sounds brilliant. There are lots of questions. And what could almost be a theremin in the background. The production is dense. Bewildering. And stops to pour a drink and play an arcade game. Then piano! And filtered drums! And a complete change for the outro. Red Velvet - Was that Kate Bush?! (I googled and it was) Other than that this was a really boring track Gangsta Sh*t - I'm getting bored now. A lot of this album feels quite disappointingly generic. The first few tracks set me up for a lot of genre mash-ups and experimentation which hasn't quite stuck it out. All big singles in first half hour, were all great. Toilet Tisha - Just isn't justifying its length now. Slum Beautiful - Nope. Stankonia - With all the powers of my critical faculties, I can offer the insightful and balanced assessment that... I was bored. It had overstayed its welcome. I'd have cut this way down. 3 Likes: Gasoline Dreams Ms Jackson BOB 3 Strikes: Deez Hoes Toilet Tisha Those interludes Fave Track: BOB Least Fave Track: Deez Hoes Will I Listen Again? Yes! I'd like to get more into this but I think it's unlikely to be a classic for me, despite the potential I heard at the start. I'll listen and hope the second half will open up. Still prefer it to lots of hip-hop I know.

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Not too shabby. Never listened all the way through

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In retrospect, not as good as I remember, despite So Fresh, So Clean, BoB and Ms. Jackson.

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Ms. Jackson er god. Inspo til tyler nogle gange. Fint. Ultra OG hip-hop kultur. Vildt forskellige numre. Nice breaks

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This is a quintessential 2000s hip hop album and it certainly feels like an encapsulation of the era in which it was made. Ms. Jackson is still a classic to this day and the bars in each song still hold up for the most part. I liked it but it’s not my favorite era of hip hop/rap. Fav songs: gasoline dreams, ms. Jackson, bombs over Baghdad

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Meh. Bit too shouty. Sorry Miss Jackson is a banger.

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4

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Hip hop. Rap

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Good album obscured by really painful skits. The rise of Spotify should at least mean the death of the Chumbawumba effect and the skit.

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-Nice to hear an album from a new genre! -Surprisingly long tracklist (a lot of interludes) -I enjoy Outkast, Andre 3000 has a unique voice and the group has cool beats that make you wanna move -A lot of the songs are fast pace which I really like, it makes me want to mosh and jump around -Favourite songs are Gasoline Dreams, Ms Jackson, B.O.B., We Love Deez Hoez, Gangsta Sh*t

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Enjoyed to an extent

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Jekyll and Hyde album. First half is superb and the second is terrible.

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Not a bad album. Obviously has the hits I remember from its launch but found a few other songs that I liked. I don’t like all the interlude tracks but realize this is pretty common for this genre.

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Just not my thing.

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I feel like there are a couple of OK songs on here. I like some of their music, but it's just not my thing I guess.

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Has multiple bangers

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Love Ms Jackson

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It's fine, I'm kinda vibing but it's not my favorite

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Some jams, some wak

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Pretty diverse and interesting album

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first listen ever to this album - lots to take in and very ambitious! It made a good first impressions and I will go back and listen again to fully unlock and appreciate.

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Couple of hits I recognized that were good. Otherwise too long and just ok. Hip hop is just not my thing.

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Inte min bakgård men gillade! Men var är elgitarren

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Många toppenlåtar men också lite mycket filler. Saknar Interludes så jävla mycket. Även om inte alla låtar verkar följa ett musikaliskt tema så knyter de olika avbrotten ihop det till någon löst ihopsatt minipjäs. Några riktiga toppenlåtar men också liiite för mycket filler för att gå till albumet och inte bara lyssna på de bra låtarna.

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Kinda trash apart from only a couple of songs

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Ms. Jackson was the first Outkast songs I remember hearing from them. I loved it. What a great and unique sound they had. So Fresh and So Clean was pretty good too, BoB ok. This was the first time I heard the album though. They have a great sound. The explicit lyrics bring it down a peg for me though. Still a really great album. 3/5.

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Never heard this one before but brilliantly produced. I can hear the artistic vision behind this and can clearly see how this has influenced the rap genre.

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I had low expectations, but it exceeded my expectations. Probably won't come back to it for a while, but definitely expanded my understanding of OutKast, beyond the one song that everyone knows.

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Haiku: Couple of nice songs, I quite liked the interludes, Album is too long. 5/10

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Not bhed

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Strong 3, Funky and fun lyrics, also this man needs to go to horny jail

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Breakthrough hits, innovative structures, lots of variety, rarely a dull moment.

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Not a huge hip-hop fan to start with. I can admit that some of these songs are total bangers. Some are huge misses for me. And I can't stand the interludes. Without them it would no doubt be my highest rated hip-hop album so far. With them, I think it's still my highest rating hip-hop album. But it could've been better (to me.)

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Definitely better on the second listen. Stand out tracks - So, Fresh, So Clean - Ms. Jackson

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Ok

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Good album by OutKast. Ms.Jackson is timeless. Bit too long though

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Surprisingly enjoyable given their most popular song.

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Love the cover but I'm not sure the music will be for me. The title does not appeal and looking at the track list we have almost all explicit songs, except, oddly, "Toilet Tisha". A healthy sprinkling of interludes. Sigh. I have never listened to any Outkast but I'm quite sure I should so here we go. Gasoline Dreams sounds great, clear message well delivered, and very listenable. So Fresh, So Clean is, dare I say it, fun. Ms. Jackson I am sure I've heard before, which is really saying something, must have been quite a hit. Then there's a stretch of songs that sound great but the content isn't quite as compelling to me. Goodness this is a long album. I don't love every song but I do recognize that they are all quality. Lots of humor and plenty of variety while still sounding like an album. I enjoyed this album *much* more than I was expecting to. Favorites: Gasoline Dreams, So Fresh, So Clean, Slum Beautiful (the music makes me think of Lizzo).

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3/7/22 Fun album. Didn’t love it but it wasn’t bad. Mrs. Jackson is by far the best song, but I had heard two others before. The interludes included in this album are cool, never seen that in an album before. Makes me feel like I’m watching late night Nick lol! Favorite Song: Mrs. Jackson

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I dunno why but this time I'm not too jazzed about OutKast. I thought the concepts of the previous albums on the list were stronger. Also the intro song really set the mood to be eye-rolling. Bombs over Baghdad is the standout, but not sure what this song is really saying.

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If you like Rap this album might be for you but it was not for me

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reikejo kalt zvairio pirma

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Already done this one: "Good album obscured by really painful skits. The rise of Spotify should at least mean the death of the Chumbawumba effect and the skit."

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Mi favorita es Ms Jackson, pero escuchándolo en su completitud me sorprende la cantidad de otras canciones que conozco. En todo caso, mi debilidad con los discos de hiphop son los skits y creo que, en la gran mayoría de los casos, no aportan nada.

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andré 2000

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Some tracks are so fresh and clean, other leave me ice cold.

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Oh, the days when every single hip-hop album had skits. What was that about? I kind of struggled with this album, since it feels to me more like two albums blended together. One is socially minded, has a purpose, and is focused. This album includes tracks like 'B.O.B. - Bombs Over Baghdad', 'Humble Mumble', 'Spaghetti Junction', 'Xplosion', and '?'. The tracks are musically and lyrically dense and each is full of enough dimension and depth to keep them fresh for years. The other album is sophomoric, goofy, and full of "get my stank on" innuendo (or worse). I'm thinking of tracks like 'Snappin' & Trappin'', 'We Luv Deez Hoez', and all the skits. On the whole, it is a great hip-hop/rap album that pushes the boundaries and challenges pre-conceived notions. I do think it would've benefitted from being 8-10 tracks lighter, but I can also appreciate that the group was probably having a great time being in full control of their recording process.

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Had some ok songs though a lot were just annoying. Lyrics very so so. Not sure why albums need to be 1h 13 mins

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Pretty good

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Niet helemaal geluisterd, maar klonk best aardig

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Love it but at 24 tracks, it's too long (even if 7 are interludes).

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Olis helposti 4-5 tähden levy, mut ylimäärästä turhaa skeidaa liikaa. Ja siis sama fiilis ollut aina joka kerta ku levyn kuunnellu vuosien saatossa

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Pari tosi hyvää biisiä, mutta levyä arvioitaessa kolmonenkin tekee jo tiukkaa.

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Some classic songs. Overall though, the album was just ok.

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Really inventive and creative with some great songs. But seems a bit bloated for me.

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I am four eels

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Four of these tracks are on constant rotation (BOB, Humble Mumble, So Fresh So Clean, Ms Jackson). I had forgotten why I don't listen to the whole thing anymore, but it all came back. The rest is a VERY mixed bag, sometimes veering into terrible (We Love Deez Hoez). Still a deserving entry for this list.

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There are some great tracks on here.

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I really liked 3/4 of it. Great energy and creativity. Not a 4 cause the 1/4 I didn’t like, I really didn’t like.

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Bien. Outkast, rap, pero no me ha encantado. 3

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they have other songs?! haha but yea this is very hiphop and album is so loooong

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Fine enough with some good ideas but the second half really lets it down. Miss Jackson is still incredible.

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näää

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No my jam although a few good lines

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Some decent tracks on there other than the hits but I was largely bored for the rest of it. I can see its appeal within the genre but it didn't offer me much though I wouldn't begrudge somebody else putting it on to listen to. Also too many interludes.

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Very good rap album which I didn't like. Ms. Jackson was great but almost everything else is very much not my style. However I see why it's considered to be great and why it deserves to be on this list.

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Apart albumpje, eigenlijk vond ik alleen ms. jackson lekker

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Decent but not my favorite. I thought I liked this album but I guess not.

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I thought the production was pretty good, but overall, the lyrics didn't speak to me, and it felt like an exercise in speed rapping. More is not better, especially if what you're saying is mostly meaningless.

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There's more interludes in this album than there were songs in the Tears for Fears album

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Only liked 1 or 2 songs

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Couple of good moments but it's not really my thing.

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not a fan

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I'm sure it's great for what it is, but not my thing.

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2/5 didn't really stuck to me tbh

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Is it good? Is it annoying? Are there too many ideas on every song? Definitely too many skits (as per). Would I listen again? Nah. ('Ms Jackson' is a million percent banger though.)

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Good of it's type

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Too freaking long.

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Far too long.

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Such a long and painful album to listen to. Miss Jackson is still good though

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Långt album!! Medräknat ett par interludes är det 24 låtar långt. Min vetskap om Outkast har innan idag inte sträckt sig bortom "Hey ya" och "Ms.Jackson" men jag vågar ändå påstå att min bild jag hade stämde ganska bra. Det är inte helt min genre men det har ändå något extra. Jag går inte alls igång på partierna där de rappar, vet inte vad det är, jag kan bara inte frammana några känslor kring det. Det är dock ganska genomgående "softa beats" som rullar på i bakgrunden och en ljusare röst som pratar med den snabba rappen. Just dessa saker kan jag ändå påstå får en lite större inverkan på mig. Än så länge har jag inte hittat det Hip-hop-albumet som öppnar upp genren för mig, kanske kommer jag aldrig göra det? Det kanske är mer min inställning det beror på och att jag aldrig riktigt ger det en ärlig chans? Jag vet inte. Bäst: "Ms. Jackson" Jag gillade även den sista låten som var featuring Big Rube och Sleepy Brown: "Stankonia (Stanklove)"

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ok? i kinda stopped listening

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Why does it break out into a year 7 drama class every other song? It wasn't the worst rap album on this but not for me. Very long

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Bad. Not my kinda material.

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Hard to take this album seriously. Two good songs, a few ok songs, and the rest are silly or skits.

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хз

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Although I can appreciate the collaborative effort and the results, this just isn’t my genre.

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Well I enjoyed hearing the memorable songs, but some of them did my nut in and this album felt too long. Maybe my covid brain wasn't up to it, but yeah was well ready for this to be done by the end

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"So fresh and so clean, clean!" If I lived in a show like the Truman Show, I'd make sure this song played every time I brushed my teeth or got out of the shower. However, I didn't find much to love about remainder of the song... or the album for that matter.

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Some jaunty beatz and definitely better than most hip-hop/rap - bug that's not saying much. I don't like it.

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An Eagle’s nest. A red kite soaring in a blue sky. Music heard in the air. Is it safe to assume that the term Stank Love is referring to sex, the smell, specifically? I’m familiar with the similarly labeled, Stank Foot, defined as an offensive, unpleasant odor. However, the title track appears to be celebrating Stank Love, so I’m confused. Unless, perhaps, the lyricist enjoys a stanky bounce, and then… This whole LP found me scratching my head. Take this lyric from an early track (‘So Fresh, So Clean’) as but one example: ‘… you’re so Anne Frank, let’s hit the attic to hide out for ‘bout two weeks…’ (for the sole purpose, the lyricist concludes, of having sex.) I can only hope he’s unfamiliar with what Anne Frank actually endured up in her attic. Stank lyric, my brother. And while the commentary on 'Stankonia' is hardly confined to odiferous sex, any political/cultural/racial, etc. statements that were being made just got lost on me. Hard to listen for any potentially thoughtful ideas amongst the company of songs like, ‘I’ll Call B4 I Cum.’ Captivating rhyming and rhythm style, clever effects and quality general studio work, I’ll give you that. I wish I could’ve made more sense of the lyrics, though. No doubt a cultural diversity too large for an easy and immediate crossing by this listener. Or, it’s entirely possible that 'Stankonia' just stank.

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OutKast is a band that I want to like. The album sounds like OutKast. "B.O.B." is the track that I've heard off this album before. I think I tried to listen to Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, but didn't enjoy that album either. OutKast are talented, but the music is not for me. I could not and would not want to sing along with most of the tracks. The multiple interludes on their own may have been enough to sink this album to 2 stars.

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Acabo cansando da sequencia de rap.

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it was fine

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not my Jam

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Listened to on 3/7/22 2.5/5 Favorite song: Ms Jackson & So Fresh, So Clean A vibe - not my vibe but a vibe

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Listened Before? N These guys are OK. They have talent, but the sound is very dated now. If I were a previous fan I'd probably love it but never really got on board. Added to Library? N Song added to Playlist: Ms. Jackson

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I don't love this album, but it has some good songs, and it's a good window into a life experience that isn't mine- namely being a Black man in Atlanta. 2.5

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Paar leuke liedjes maar verder moet je hiervoor niet bij mij zijn.

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I've heard better from OutKast, this has a few decent tracks, but a lot of it is pretty poor.

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I never got the fuss over OutKast. I still don't.

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B.O.B and sorry miss Jackson were the only reason for this album. Too many interludes all over the place.

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A couple of good ones but too many bad ones to make the list for me. And what was with all the interludes? it’s not like it was a really heavy or fast album where you need a breath. Just felt like filler!

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Oh well, now I know how to misspell OUTKAST and feel good at the same time! Frequent sounds of arousal - I guess that music of sorts? Direct theft from Black Eyed Peas? They're the nearest to rap I ever got. The lyrics I could manage to catch seemed to frequently explicit (therefore loss of impact) I thought they had done a whole track about British Accent until I realised it was Mrs Jackson. Listened to half a dozen tracks and got REALLY bored. Life is to short for rap even in lockdown.

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Not my thing

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Repetitive

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si

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Nope.

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Annoying

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No thanks guys

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Nee, dit is niks voor mij. Ik houdt niet zo van patserige mannen die opgefokt een verhaaltje aan het vertellen zijn. Uitzondering is "Ms Jackson" dat gered wordt door een leuke zangeres en een leuke melodie. Daarnaast klinkt "Bombs Over Baghdad" ook nog wel leuk. *

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Not my thing

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Please send me something i can listen too. This is the epitome of 'rap acts that white critics like'

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Not a fan

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Possibly a little unfair but I just couldn't get into it at all. And found it actively annoying.

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I tried...honestly I did, the one star I am giving goes to the mix and to me for being able to recall the Ms. Jackson track but overall this really didn't do a thing for me, at the time or now.

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Good album

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