(AllHipHop Rumors) Many Hip Hop fans have been waiting for Andre 3000 to finally follow after his OutKast partner Big Boi by releasing an official solo studio album. Despite rumors and innuendos for years, that 3 Stacks LP has never arrived. Last night, comedy legend Chris Rock reignited some people's hope a musical body of work from Dre is on the way.
Rock posted a picture on both Twitter and Instagram that included him, Andre, Dave Chappelle, D-Nice, Jarobi White of A Tribe Called Quest, and Jack White of The White Stripes. The caption for the photo read, "Me, Dave, D-nice, Jack White and Jarobi hard at work on the new Andre 3000 album."
The statement had social media users questioning if Rock was just joking or if the post was a hint that something was indeed coming from the Grammy winning emcee. Dre was recently in the studio with Kanye West, and in January he said, "I’ve been holding [back] for a long time, so now I’m really interested in figuring out some type of music to do. I’m always recording.”
This is not the first time an industry insider used Twitter to suggest Andre 3000 was set to return with a new LP. Back in 2013, BET executive Stephen Hill tweeted Dre would drop an album the following year which did not happen.
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Check out Chris Rock's social media posts and reaction tweets below. What do you think? Was Chris trolling or did he just reveal Andre 3000 is set to drop a solo album?