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Outkast: When Andre 3000's eccentricities are paired with Big Boi's street smarts, the results are electric: 1998's "Aquemini" was an weird, wild masterpiece, while 2000's "Stankonia" gave the duo its first major hit, the still-classic "Ms. Jackson." Choice Cut: "Rosa Parks"

Andre 3000 won't be appearing on OutKast partner Big Boi's new album, but don't expect it's the end of the hip-hop duo.

"The [Gillette] Statement was me being Sarcastic, man y'all slow as hell," Big Boi tweeted on Wednesday, after a joke about Andre being too busy with "contractual obligations" to the shaving company to lay down some verses went viral. "No Beef between me and Stacks. No More Outkast ?'s will be answered."

He made similar remarks in an appearance on MTV's "RapFix Live," telling the show, "It was a vicious misunderstanding, how my man ain't gonna be on my album to do a shaving commercial? Get the f--- outta here." Gillette named Andre a brand ambassador earlier this year.

And with Big Boi's second solo set, "Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors," out Dec. 11, he seems ready to stop talking about his other gig.

"Until you see me and Dre sit side by side... when you see both of us together then you'll know it's coming," he told MTV.

The new album will have its fair share of guests, with Kelly Rowland, A$AP Rocky, T.I. and Ludacris expected on the track list, among others.

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