Everyone is raving about a new circulating trailer with a jaw dropping performance starring Andre ‘Andre 3000’ Benjamin as Jimi Hendrix. One social media post read, “They truly could not have cast a better match up.” Andre 3000 definitely slays in what has surpassed all biopics in the works as one of the year’s most anticipated film. Along with the entire Hip Hop community, we’re sure even rapper; Flo Rida who tatted his idol Jimi Hendrix on his arm is supporting Andre 3000’s leading role in the film directed by the award winning “12 Year’s a Slave”; John Ridley. In an interview with Rolling Stones Magazine, when asked about casting Andre 3000 for the starring role, Ridley said: Read Interview
There is much speculation on all the details behind the Hendrix estate refusing the film makers to use Hendrix’s music. A Hendrix film without the music seems almost pointless. Although, Ridley has stated the film is about portraying Hendrix’s life before stardom, fans would definitely appreciate the full picture involving elements during Hendrix’s moments with fame with proper tribute paying homage to the music he’s most remembered for.
Considering that the estate has not ruled out possible participation to this films soundtrack, regardless of the finalizing decisions as this story develops music will be heard. Andre 3000 is said to have provided his rendition to some of Hendrix’s music to fill the void. Either way, our attention is on an overly fitting, talented and dedicated Andre 3000 rocking out as Jimi Hendrix in the biopic, Watch Movie Trailer ‘All Is By My Side’ hitting the big screen in September.
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