Baker's Dozen

Artists discuss the 13 records that shaped their lives

12. OutkastATLiens

This was the first hip hop record that I listened to, and it’s actually one of the first records I bought as well so this album was a huge part of my growing up. I fucking love OutKast, I love Andre, I love Big Boi. They’re sort of a huge influence, for a lot of people probably. When I heard this record I was like “What the fuck is this? I want to know more about this.” And then I was a massive hip hop head as a kid and in my teens really, that was the music that informed my life. I was really taken by it because it was so alien to me but yet very familiar. I lived in quite an urban area in London, and it felt like music that we could connect to yet knew nothing about.

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