Artist, Q&A

Omar Phillips: Recreating The Outkast Sound

Omar Phillips

Omar Phillips gets around. As the drummer for Outkast he has lately been on tour with Big Boi and Andre 3000, currently in a career uptake with recent performances at Coachella and other big events. Omar (or “O”) has also lent his talents to tours or records with Curtis Mayfield, Bono, Mary J. Blige, Usher, and Leela James. We interviewed him by email during the recent tour.


P.O.V.: Go-To Cymbal Patterns

We ask drummers Steve Brown, Danny Thompson, Michael Miley, Ron Lipnicki, and Jesse Marquardt what their go-tot cymbal patterns are.