Speakerboxxx / The Love Below


Speakerboxxx / The Love Below

'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below' is the fifth studio album by American hip hop duo OutKast, first released on September 23, 2003, by LaFace Records.

Issued as a double album, its playtime of more than two hours is distributed over solo albums from each of the group's members. Big Boi's 'Speakerboxxx' is a Southern hip hop album with a P-Funk influence, while André 3000's 'The Love Below' features psychedelic, pop, funk, electro, and jazz styles.

'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below' received widespread acclaim from music critics, who praised the consistency of Big Boi's 'Speakerboxxx' and the eclectic musical style of André 3000's 'The Love Below.' The album was supported with the hit singles "Hey Ya!" and "The Way You Move," which both reached number one on the US Billboard Hot 100.

'Speakerboxxx/The Love Below' has been certified diamond and 11 times platinum by the RIAA (each disc in the double album counted as a separate unit for certification).