Now I know what you may be thinking: "Outkast?! Hold up. Pump the breaks. Stop the presses. Is this a typo? Did you mean to type The Moody Blues and accidentally type Outkast because you were listening to them while writing this post or something?" No, dear reader. You read it right. Our beloved Steve Perry is a fan of Outkast.
This post is in no way meant to criticize Steve Perry's taste in music. Frankly, he could be a fan of Yanni and I would still think he was a god among men. No, the purpose of this post is quite the opposite: his loving Outkast just illustrates how badass he is. Think about it: he could be like every other musician and say that he was a fan of Steeley Dan or The Beatles, or some equally such "go-to" music group, but he says no. Fuck that. He chooses more relevant, progressive groups such as Outkast and The Postal Service, which broadens the spectrum of his appeal. Now, in addition to the 35 and older crowd, the 10-34 group favors him as well. His choice in music is both excellent and a shrewd marketing move.
Well played, Steve. Well played.
Edit: If you want to know the source of this information, click on the title of this post.