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André 3000’s new instrument is opening new doorways for him. He has revealed that he was requested to carry out at Virgil Abloh’s funeral however he respectfully declined.

As beforehand reported the Outkast member is on the verge of returning to the music trade however his means. This week it was introduced that he might be releasing his new album New Blue Solar. He won’t be rapping on the album however enjoying his flute. During the last couple of years the “So Contemporary, So Clear” MC has put the microphone down and picked up the aerophone. Throughout an interview with NPR he mentioned his musical transformation and extra.

In the course of the dialog he talked about being invited to carry out at Virgil Abloh’s funeral to which he mentioned no. He defined his determination saying “his household requested would I play on the funeral and I denied it, however solely as a result of I felt like I might be a distraction,” He added “I don’t know, I simply felt like it will have taken away from the second and I solely knew Virgil via texts and some conversations. So I couldn’t fake like I knew him that effectively.”

The Dungeon Member of the family went on to say “when my mother handed, I had this urge to play. However I wasn’t even enjoying flute again then. I believe I used to be extra on guitar at that time. And I simply didn’t” André 3000 revealed. “I don’t suppose I may undergo with it. However yeah, there’s one thing about it … enjoying at funerals. I believe New Orleans has it greatest. Like, I believe the way in which we do funerals, I believe it’s actually antiquated and unhappy. I believe we have to celebration extra.”

New Blue Solar might be launched Friday, November 17. You’ll be able to hear the NPR interview right here.  

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