Outkastwinner of the 2001 MTV Award for Best Hip-Hop Videowith special guest 2 Skinnee Js will get the West Virginia University Coliseum bouncin’at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29.
The Grammy nominated duo that makes up OutkastAndre 3000 and Big Boiare said to have taken southern hip-hop in bold, innovative new directions. Their style reflects less reliance on aggression, more positivity and melody, thicker arrangements and intricate lyrics.
Outkast’s blend of gritty southern soul, fluid raps and the rolling G-funk of their Organized Noize production crew epitomized the Atlanta wing of hip-hop’s rising force, the Dirty South, during the late’90s.
Stankonia, their latest CD, features the award-winning”Ms. Jackson”and their latest hit”So Fresh, So Clean.”
Ticket prices are $29.50, $24.50 and $19.50, depending on seat location. WVU students, with valid WVU Student ID, receive a $3 discount on all price levels. Tickets go on sale Sunday, Sept. 23, at noon at the Coliseum Blue Gate, all Ticketmaster outlets and on-line atwww.ticketmaster.com. For more information, call (304) 293-SHOW.