Legacy Celebrates' the 20th Anniversary of OutKast's ground-breaking sophomore album ATLiens with a 2LP 180-gram picture disc vinyl featuring OutKast's iconic album cover image. Featuring the classic singles "Elevators (Me & You)," "ATLiens," "Wheelz of Steel," "Jazzy Belle" and many more.
ATLiens by American hip hop duo OutKast, released on August 27, 1996, on LaFace Records. The duo wanted to improve on their 1994 debut album Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik and gain respect for their growing Southern hip hop scene. OutKast recorded ATLiens in sessions at several Atlanta studios-Bosstown Recording Studios, Doppler Recording Studios, PatchWerk Recording Studio, Purple Dragon Studios, and Studio LaCoCo-as well as Chung King Recording Studio and Sound On Sound Recording in New York City. ATLiens debuted at No. 2 on the U.S. Billboard200 chart, and it sold nearly 350, 000 copies in its first two weeks of release.
The album was very well received by music critics upon its release, who praised the record's lyrical content. It has been certified double platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), for shipments of 2 million copies in the United States. The album spawned the singles "Elevators (Me & You)," "ATLiens," and "Jazzy Belle." Since its release, ATLiens has been listed by several magazines and critics as one of the greatest hip hop albums of all time.