Outkast returns to home state for CounterPoint


ROME, Ga. (AP) — Despite the wet and muddy conditions, the energy was high for Outkast's performance in their home state of Georgia at the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival.

Organizers suspended the festival due to heavy rain and inclement weather, pushing Outkast's set back more than an hour Sunday night. But the Grammy-winning rap duo still put on an energetic show that kept the crowd jamming in the late hours.

Outkast was one of the final acts to close out the three-day festival in Rome, Ga., which is about 60 miles northwest of downtown Atlanta. The group, which consist of Andre "Andre 3000" Benjamin and Antwan "Big Boi" Patton, grew up in East Point, Ga.

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