War - OutKast - Speakerboxxx / The Love Below
Label: Not On Label - none • Format: 2x, CD Album, Unofficial Release • Country: Russia • Genre: Hip Hop • Style: Gangsta, Pop Rap
It was released on September 23,by LaFace Records. Issued as a double albumits playtime of more than two hours is distributed over solo albums from both of the group's members. The album was supported with the hit singles " Hey Ya! As of Marchit has shipped 5. He was relatively unsuccessful, landing a minor role in Hollywood Homicide and a one-episode appearance in the drama series The Shield.
He returned to music and recorded a solo album that was different from the material he had recorded as part of Outkast. The output was a blend of popjazz and funk with live instruments and singing instead of rapping. The CD artwork is designed so that the Speakerboxxx artwork is War - OutKast - Speakerboxxx / The Love Below the front of the case, whereas the Love Below artwork is on the back of Eccentricon - Black Horizonz - Eccentric Wrath case.
These images are merged on the artwork displayed on online stores Front cover on left, back cover on right. The CD booklet and the credits printed within is also divided in half and the back cover is printed on both sides, allowing fans to customize who appears on both the front and back covers. And lyricism, it's all about lyrics, taking pride in your pen and your pad. He spent several days working on "Unhappy"'s hook before driving to his mother's home and playing the song in her driveway, to which she responded War - OutKast - Speakerboxxx / The Love Below . He concedes that both enjoyed working solo and were doing so more frequently, but they continued to share and critique each other's music.
John Frye also describes how the format of the projects changed rapidly. The duo then began preparing to work on a motion picture, but reconsidered and compromised by interpolating background noise into songs, such as the slamming of car doors and footsteps.
It is a concept album  with the intention of each disc delivering each member's individual perspective and sound. Speakerboxxx is built on Southern hip hop. In contrast, The Love Below was identified as far more musically experimental. Its sound was described as "jazzy pop-funk" comparable to the music of Prince.
At Metacriticwhich assigns a normalized rating out of to reviews from mainstream publications, the album received an average score of 91, based on 26 reviews. Reviewing War - OutKast - Speakerboxxx / The Love Below AllMusicStephen Thomas Erlewine called both discs "visionary, imaginative listens, providing some of the best music ofregardless of genre". He nonetheless commended what he described as "commercial ebullience, creative confidence, and wretched excess, blessed excess, impressive excess".
In Australia, " Hey Ya! The jazz periodical Down Beat chose it as the best "beyond" War - OutKast - Speakerboxxx / The Love Below . In Complex named the album one of the classic albums of the last decade.
The album debuted at number one during the week of October 11,selling more thancopies in its first week. It became the second-biggest debut for a double album during the SoundScan -era beginning in The album soldcopies in its second week, holding its position atop the Billboard chart. Sales remained strong, and the album would spend another four weeks at 1 between January and February The single " Hey Ya!
It was the act's second 1 single, following 's " Ms. Jackson ". The third single released from the album was "Roses" from The Love Below, which reached 5. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Hip hop funk pop. LaFace Arista. Big Boi also exec. Reid exec. Carl Mo Mr. DJ Cutmaster Swiff Dojo5. Patton David Sheats. Patton Patrick Brown Phalon Alexander. Carl Mo Big Boi [a]. Patton Michael Render Myrna Crenshaw.
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