André 3000’s prime years in the rap game were spent as a member of his collective (Dungeon Family) and group (Outkast) in the mid-90s and early 2000s.  

Although André 3000 has been lauded for his creativity and lyrical prowess as one of the greatest rappers ever by a litany of hip-hop outlets, he never truly received the credit he deserved as a dynamic pioneer, in terms of artistry and fashion, by the mainstream. Yesterday, the man who’s gone viral throughout the past year for being spotted at random locations around the world (such as Japan and Philadelphia) playing his Mayan Flute got his well-deserved “flowers” after his guest verse on Killer Mike’s new song, “Scientist and Engineers” began trending on social media.  In addition to the feature, he also produced.