Jimi Hendrix isn’t the only well-known figure Anthony Mackie will bring back to life on the big screen. Mackie, who can currently be seen in the new Captain America flick (which is close to grossing $800 million at the box office, by the way) is developing a film about olympian Jesse Owens.
Nashville, TN is set to honor the musical and cultural contributions of Black artists by building the new National Museum of African American Music.
The first footage of André 3000 portraying Jimi Hendrix in the forthcoming biopic All Is By My Side has been revealed. The film will have it’s U.S. premiere at the upcoming South By Southwest festival.
André 3000 says he will be dropping a new album in 2014. The OutKast rapper and actor dropped the news during a backstage convo with a TV exec at the America’s Most Wanted tour stop in Washington, DC on Friday night (August 2).
Janelle Monáe graced the stage on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night, where she paid tribute to late, great Rock legend Jimi Hendrix by performing his classic Axis: Bold as Love song, “Little Wing.” She was backed by house band The Roots and her guitarist Kellindo Parker, who gave a hell of a Hendrix impression.
The legacy of Jimi Hendrix has long outlived his 27 years on earth. Releasing only three projects plus a live album, Hendrix is the most lauded guitar player in music history. Since his death in 1970, more than 10 posthumous Hendrix albums have been released, alongside accolades including an induction into the Rocking Roll Hall of […]
As the filming of the Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side continues to go forward in Dublin, producers are explaining just what music will be in the flick. Representative’s for Hendrix’s estate—Experience Hendrix LLC—released a statement attempting the halt production if it included the unauthorized use of his music. However, according to Andre […]
Andre 3000 is still in Dublin, Ireland shooting the Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side. Although details behind the film have been kept under wraps, The Outkast member has been snapped in character before. In the latest flicks, Three Stacks shoots a scene with co-star, Hayley Atwell, who plays Hendrix’s girlfriend Linda Keith. In […]
The rumor over whether or not Andre 3000 will portray Jimi Hendrix in the biopic, All Is By My Side, is picking up steam. Although it was previously reported that Three Stacks landed the lead role, the Hendrix Experience—the family-owned company in charge of the late guitarists business matters— wants to stop the Outkast member from […]
Talk about a tease. Amid the fervor that musician-actor Andre “Andre 3000” Benjamin of Outkast fame was cast to play the lead in the proposed Jimi Hendrix biopic All Is By My Side, the family-0wned company Hendrix Experience who represents the late guitar virtuoso’s business interests says then never granted the filmmakers permission to proceed with production, reports […]