25 Things You Didn't Know About OutKast

When Andre was "10 or 12," he smashed a copy of "When Doves Cry" on the sidewalk because the b-side "God" "really scared [him]."

"It sounded creepy," he told Complex when explaining his longtime interest in the music of Prince. The rapper/musician had been asked, at the time, if Prince had made an impact on the recording approach to The Love Below; Andre described this formative experience with Prince's music, as if to suggest that the influence went much deeper. 

Complex October/November 2003

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