Outkast album and film to hit in August

May 15, 2006 at 8:46 PM
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LOS ANGELES, May 15 (UPI) -- Grammy Award-winners Outkast finally have a U.S. release date for their long delayed soundtrack for their film "Idlewild," it was reported Monday.

Like the album, the release date for the "Idlewild" film written and directed by Bryan Barber has been pushed back several times as well, SOHH.com reported.

The film starring Andre "Andre 3000" Benjamin, Antwan "Big Boi"Patton, Cicely Tyson, Patti Labelle, Macy Gray, Terrence Howard, Ben Vereen and Faizon Love now has an Aug. 25, the Web site said.

The first single from the "Idlewild" album recently leaked on the Internet is "The Mighty O," featuring a sample of 1930's big band leader Cab Calloway's hit "Minnie the Moocher."

The full soundtrack hits U.S. stores Aug. 22.

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