Outkast has been tapped to headline MTV’s Isle
of MTV in the South of France, on August 7.
The annual event will take place on the island
of Ile du Gaou and will also feature performances by Saian Supa Crew, 2 Many
DJ’s and others that will be announced in the coming weeks.
The event will be broadcast to over 115 million
homes via MTV Europe.
In related news, Outkast is preparing to release
their highly anticipated fifth studio effort, the two disc Speakerboxx/The
Love Below, which is due out on August 18.
In addition to the new album, group member Big
Boi recently finished up production on "Big Boi’s Boom Boom Room."
The DVD is a 65 minute peek into the lives of
Outkast and features behind the scenes footage of the duo mingling with celebrities,
as well as scenes of parties held at Big Boi’s Atlanta mansion.