Big Boi and Dre Present... Outkast

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Big Boi and Dre Present... OutKast
Greatest hits album by OutKast
Released December 4, 2001
Recorded 1992-2001
Genre Hip hop, funk, R&B
Length 73:05
Label Arista/RCA
Producer OutKast, Organized Noize
OutKast chronology
Stankonia
(2000)
Big Boi and Dre Present… OutKast
(2001)
Speakerboxxx/The Love Below
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars link
BBC 7/10 stars link
Billboard (favorable) link
Robert Christgau (B+) link
Entertainment.ie 4/5 stars link
Q 4/5 stars link
RapReviews (8/10) link
The Rolling Stone Album Guide 3.5/5 stars link
Village Voice (favorable) link
Yahoo! Music 9/10 stars link

Big Boi and Dre Present... OutKast is the first OutKast greatest hits album, released on Arista Records in 2001. The compilation consists of five tracks from Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, one from ATLiens, and three each from the break-out albums Aquemini and Stankonia. There are three new tracks: "The Whole World", featuring Killer Mike, "Movin' Cool (The After Party)" featuring Joi, and "Funkin' Around". In addition, "Ain't No Thang", "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik", "Aquemini", "Git Up Get Out", "Ms. Jackson", "Rosa Parks", "SpottieOttieDopaliscious", and "Bombs Over Baghdad" differ from the album versions. It also omits some songs which were released as singles, notably all but one from ATLiens. However, the title track from the album is mentioned as being included on this compilation in the essay contained in the booklet, but is not actually included. It is assumed it was dropped at a late stage of the compilation's production.

The album reached Platinum status and reached a peak of #18 on the Billboard 200.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Intro" – 1:07
  2. "Funkin' Around" – 4:34
  3. "Ain't No Thang" – 5:39
  4. "So Fresh, So Clean" – 4:02
  5. "Rosa Parks" – 3:57
  6. "The Whole World" (featuring Killer Mike) – 4:55
  7. "Aquemini" – 4:42
  8. "B.O.B." – 4:38
  9. "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik" – 4:11
  10. "Crumblin' Erb" – 5:17
  11. "Ms. Jackson" – 3:59
  12. "Player's Ball" (Original Version) – 4:23
  13. "Elevators (Me & You)" – 4:18
  14. "SpottieOttieDopaliscious" – 5:58
  15. "Git Up, Git Out" (Remix) – 7:26
  16. "Movin' Cool (The After Party)" (featuring Joi) – 3:59

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (2001) Peak
position
U.S. Billboard 200 18
U.S. Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums 4