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Outkast To Reunite At 2014 Coachella Festival

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Andre 3000, right, and Big Boi, from the group Outkast, accept the award for best group during the 4th annual BET Awards, Tuesday, June 29, 2004, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian) | ASSOCIATED PRESS

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rap duo OutKast is reuniting to headline the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in April, ending a half-decade hiatus for one of hip-hop's most popular and important acts.

OutKast joins Arcade Fire and Muse as headliners for the festival that plays over two weekends in Indio, Calif. Other acts scheduled include Pharrell Williams, Beck, Queens of the Stone Age and Lorde. The reunited The Replacements also will appear.

Andre "Andre 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton came out of Atlanta with a unique sound two decades ago and became one of rap's top-selling and most-lauded acts, winning the Grammy Award for album of the year for double album "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below." They have not released an album as OutKast since 2006's "Idlewild," a soundtrack.



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