Two dope boys on a Cadillac: Andre 3000 and Big Boi in the early days. Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images hide caption

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Big Boi (left) and Andre 3000 perform on stage at Coachella during the first stop on OutKast's reunion tour. Adam Kissick for NPR hide caption

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The fictional band from This Is Spinal Tap plays a real-life concert in 1984. Nigel Tufnel, the guitarist played by Christopher Guest, favored amplifiers whose volume could be cranked up to 11. Ebet Roberts/Redferns hide caption

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Big Boi's debut solo album stayed on the shelves of Jive Records for nearly three years. It was recently released by Def Jam. hide caption

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