Antwan ‘Big Boi’ Patton of the legendary hip-hop duo Outkast has partnered with Converse for the upcoming Converse Rubber Tracks studio takeover.
Big Boi appears in the brand’s latest video, where he speaks on what it’s like to create musical art at Stankonia Studios, home of Big Boi, Outkast, The Dungeon Family and many more.
Narrated by Big himself, the new video features the rapper/producer sharing personal anecdotes about recording some of Outkast’s biggest hits at Stankonia, including The Way You Move, Hey Ya, Ms. Jackson, and So Fresh, So Clean.
Watch video + more details about the Converse Rubber Tracks studio takeover below…
Stankonia, along with other iconic studios including Sunset Sound in Los Angeles, California; Tuff Gong in Kingston, Jamaica; and Abbey Road in London England are all a part of the next chapter of Converse Rubber Tracks, which invites aspiring artists of all genres from all corners of the globe to follow in the footsteps of legends, past and present, to record original music at each of these landmark studios — at no cost.
When artists like Big Boi recorded at Stankonia Studios, they turned the regional sounds of Atlanta into a global force in music. Now it’s your band’s turn. Starting in September, Converse Rubber Tracks is giving emerging musicians the keys to Stankonia and eleven other world-class recording studios.
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