This weekend 15 years ago, legendary hip hop duo Outkast released their Stankonia album the follow-up to Aquemini. This album however turned out to be arguably the duos best work seeing that the album has won numerous awards throughout the years such as going platinum, winning the Grammy for best rap album that year and also being ranked in rolling stones 500 greatest albums of all time. In honor of this special anniversary MTV released a 10 minute documentary on Stankonia. The documentary features artist such as Father, Cee-Lo, Wale, T.I. and others as they share their personal experiences of the album and how it shaped and shook the hip hop world forever. Watch the documentary below.
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In honor of Black History Month our February playlist is curated around the empowerment and enlightenment of men & women of color through music over the years. We hope you enjoy this radically charged playlist and check back on the 15th of every month for an updated set of songs. Available via Spotify & Apple Music.
In Episode 033, @shawnowens sits down with us to discuss becoming a sponsored skateboarder at age 14, receiving a Nike sponsorship, being an African American skateboarder in the early 90’s compared to now, his skate/lifestyle brand ‘Sloppydays’ and much more in our bio now.
we are proud to announce our guest for tomorrow’s Episode 033 of The Perfect Play Podcast will be @shawnowens ▶️