André Benjamin

Biography

Better known by his MC pseudonym, Andre 3000 (a moniker by which he performs musically, as one half of the Dirty South rap act OutKast), André Benjamin first practiced rapping in his teenage years, when the genre was still relatively fresh and young. The then-Atlanta-area teen met Antwan Patton (aka Big Boi), a fellow student at a local high school in the city's East Point; the two impressed each...