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Andre 3000 Talks "I Feel Ya" Art: "Some Are Lyrics to Songs You Haven't Heard Yet"

"I never said I wanted to be the best rapper, that's not my goal," says André 3000. "I just want to connect with people."

The ATLian is nonetheless one of the most celebrated creative minds of his generation. His work with Big Boi in Southern rap duo Outkast has brought him critical acclaim and monetary gain. But music isn't his only medium. He acts. He writes. And sometimes, he makes art by jumpsuit.

His latest foray, in collaboration with the Savannah College of Art and Design, is an exhibition of 47 jumpsuits that he personalized with social messages and wore each night for this past summer's Outkast reunion tour. We caught a panel discussion with André and his fellow artists on the subject of art and modern society. Here are the most interesting things Mr. 3000 had to say.

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Kat Bein is a freelance writer and has been described as this publication’s "senior millennial correspondent." She has an impressive, if unhealthy, knowledge of all things pop culture.