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Andre 3000 breaks record w/ flute song


As a conscious creator, Andre 3000 has achieved a new milestone with his flute song, "I Swear, I Really Wanted to Make a ‘Rap’ Album But This Is Literally the Way the Wind Blew Me This Time," now recognized as the longest track on the Billboard Hot 100, as reported by CNN and has a new tour as reported by People.


Stepping away from rap, Andre 3000's flute-focused music in "New Blue Sun" represents a shift towards conscious media. This track has gained a lot of attention and broke a record on the Billboard Hot 100. It shows Andre 3000 trying new things and being true to himself in his music.

Now 48, his change to flute music is a big step in his career. People really like this new style, as the album is doing great, especially on the New Age Albums chart. It's a sign that his music is helping people find inner peace.

Tips / Thought-starters

  • Old Instruments, New Purpose: Using the flute in a modern way, Andre 3000 shows how old instruments can be part of conscious media. This brings something fresh and peaceful to the music world and can really stand out.

  • Change for Inner Peace: His shift from rap to flute music is a great example of how changing music styles can bring inner peace, both to the artist and the listeners. It's about finding new ways to express yourself and connect with people.

Key Questions/Next Steps

  • Blending Traditional Instruments in Today’s Music: How can musicians use traditional instruments like the flute in modern music to create a peaceful and unique sound that people will enjoy?

  • Growing as a Musician for Inner Peace: What can musicians do to change their music style in a way that feels right to them and helps bring peace and new experiences to their audience, like what Andre 3000 did with his flute music?

  • Resource: check out helpful items here today for to support your own uplifting creativity within Hip Hop and your best life.



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