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Discussion: OutKast’s ‘ATLiens’ vs. ‘Aquemini’

Discussion: OutKast’s ‘ATLiens’ vs. ‘Aquemini’

OutkastIf you have been reading Potholes for the past two years or so, you might remember that we used to do a weekly discussion post/poll that we admittedly failed to keep going. But earlier this year one of our writers, Jake Greene, proposed that we start doing it again, but in a different way. Rather than create a poll and run with that, two of our writers will debate their favorite, say, OutKast album and then leave it open to y’all in the comments section to let us know which you prefer. You can also throw out another idea, like the fact that you think one of their other records is actually the best one and not one of the two we picked.

Click below to read our first great debate: ATLiens vs. Aquemini.

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5 Comments

  1. noHatersplease
    May 31, 2013 @ 11:10:00

    the production and lyrics are better in Aquemini, but my favorite is ATLiens because of the approaches and overall feel, and most of the songs and a underlining similar vibe, dat ATLiens vibe

  2. δΔṂƱ€ℓ ∞ ЩØØ₫δ
    Apr 10, 2013 @ 11:56:00

    I’d go with Aquemini. They are both 5 mic albums regardless.. Aquemini is the peak of their creative abilities combining at the exact same time. “13th Floor” though is one of my all time favorite tracks.

  3. Clif Kitchens
    Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:06:00

    I would say play Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City after Aquemini and you can hear the direct influences. Aquemini is by far the more cohesive album. And to say ATLiens didn’t have a go-to single is just wrong. Tracks 2,3,4 and 6 are all go to singles. However, if i were trapped on a desert island the one album in the world that I would bring with me is Aquemini. it’s just that good.

  4. Guest
    Apr 10, 2013 @ 10:01:00

    Jake Gree

  5. Rafi
    Apr 10, 2013 @ 09:52:00

    Personally, I have to go with Aquemini.

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