OutKast takes off in 2006 with two new projects all at once, the first of which happens to be a new album and the other one is a movie project. The Atlanta hip hop-duo set to hit hard the industry with the release of their highly anticipated set, titled "Idlewild", which will hit store shelves on Aug. 22.
The long-anticipated release will serve as the soundtrack for the Universal/HBO Films release of the same name, open August 25, as well. Also starring in the big-screen musical are Ving Rhames, Ben Vereen, Cicely Tyson, Patti LaBelle and Macy Gray.
In the accompanying feature, it is reported that the first single of the album, tentatively titled "Mighty O," will marry the street two weeks earlier. "Mighty O," besides serves as the lead single of the set also is marking first collaborative track for Andre 3000 and Big Boi.