Andre 3000 Explains Why He’s Not Currently Rapping
Written by Site Hub on November 17, 2023
Andre 3000’s new album drops today, and in a new GQ video cover story he OutKast artist reiterated his plans not to rap on his new solo album, New Blue Sun, but simply couldn’t.
He stated: “I’ve worked with some of the newest, freshest, youngest, and old-school producers. I get beats all the time. I try to write all the time. Even now people think, Oh, man, he’s just sitting on raps, or he’s just holding these raps hostage. I ain’t got no raps like that. It actually feels…sometimes it feels inauthentic for me to rap because I don’t have anything to talk about in that way. I’m 48 years old. And not to say that age is a thing that dictates what you rap about, but in a way it does. And things that happen in my life, like, what are you talking about? ‘I got to go get a colonoscopy.’ What are you rapping about? ‘My eyesight is going bad.’ You can find cool ways to say it, but….”