Andre 3000 Stars in Jimi Hendrix Biopic [Video]

Guitarist and legend Jimi Hendrix is finally being honored in a biopic entitled Jimi: All Is By My Side and the choice for his leading role is a perfect match. The funky film stars Andre 3000 as Jimi showcasing the early stages of his career circa 1966 London and the issues that followed being a black man in rock and roll during the 60s.

Written by 12 Years a Slave’s John Ridley, the movie documents the timeline of Hendrix transitioning from a broke musician to becoming the international superstar that he is today. Andre Benjamin’s major transformative role is set to release September 26. Watch the official trailer for the Jimi Hendrix biopic on the next page.

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