Outkast's Andre 3000 Charged With Going 109 MPH in Georgia

The mug shot of Andre 3000 of the hip hop duo Outkast, whose real name is Andre Benjamin. He was charged with driving 109 mph on a highway in suburban Atlanta. The mug shot of Andre 3000 of the hip hop duo Outkast, whose real name is Andre Benjamin. He was charged with driving 109 mph on a highway in suburban Atlanta.

Andre 3000 of the hip hop duo Outkast has been charged with driving 109 mph on a highway in suburban Atlanta.

Henry County Police Capt. Jason Bolton says the entertainer, whose real name is Andre Benjamin, was clocked speeding in a 65 mph zone in his Porsche south of Atlanta about 12:30 a.m. Saturday.

The 33-year-old Benjamin is free on $1,200 property bond pending a court date April 29.

Benjamin’s publicist, Eufaula Garrett, did not immediately return a call seeking comment.

Police say Benjamin told them he was going so fast because he missed an exit and had to turn around.

As the Grammy-winning Outkast, Andre 3000 and Big Boi have churned out six platinum-plus albums, including their ubiquitous “Speakerboxxx/The Love Below.”

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