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Days after revealing that it will be among the headlining acts at this year's festival in Indio in April, OutKast announced Monday that it's to spend the spring and summer "as the marquee act at over 40 festivals around the world," according to a statement.
The pioneering Atlanta hip-hop duo, which is re-forming after a hiatus of nearly seven years, didn't say which festivals it plans to play, though Rolling Stone reported last week that OutKast will appear at New York's Governors Ball in June.
The group's anticipated reunion comes 20 years after the release of its 1994 debut, "Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik," which spawned rap hits including "Player's Ball" and "Git Up, Git Out," a collaboration with Atlanta's Goodie Mob. OutKast's last album was the companion disc to its 2006 movie musical "Idlewild."
"It's truly an honor to celebrate 20 years and still be free to do music the way we choose," said the duo's
"And imagine, all we wanted to do was rap!" added Big Boi's bandmate,
Other acts slated to play the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, set for April 11-13 and April 18-20 at Indio's Empire Polo Club, include Muse,