André 3000 Becomes Jimi Hendrix in Biopic

André 3000

Lights, camera, action! André 3000 transformed into rock legend Jimi Hendrix for the biopic All Is by My Side. The OutKast rapper, born André Benjamin, was photographed on set in the town of Bray, Ireland, rocking an Afro as he looked over a balcony.

The film, starring André, will explore Hendrix’s early career, including his time spent in England in 1966 and 1967 while working on his classic debut Are You Experienced. The shoot is expected to last for six weeks.

Does he look the part? Sound off below.

André 3000

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27 Comments

  1. andy

    he’s alive? lmaoo
    he looks just like him…

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  2. TEAM QUEEN B

    YES for a BLACK BROTHA playing such an iconic role.

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    oldirtycontron Reply:

    @TEAM QUEEN B, were they auditioning white dudes or something?

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    aij Reply:

    @oldirtycontron, ikr what a stupidly redundant comment. jimmy hendrix was black. lol

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    KingBEY92 Reply:

    @aij, LOL

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  3. Carlos

    I would have thought Kid Cudi would have been better cuz he looks more similar to Jimi, but Dre pulls it off surprisingly well

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    Neickha Reply:

    @Carlos, nah if anyone. Lenny Kravitz.

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  4. HopeuDieSoon

    I honestly think Wiz Khalifa is the biggest Hendrix look a like in my opinion but he probably can’t act!!

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    M. Reply:

    @HopeuDieSoon, Wiz and Jimi Hendrix look nothing alike

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    uhuh Reply:

    @M., plus he cant act

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    jackswagger Reply:

    @HopeuDieSoon, no, wiz cant act worth a sH%t

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  5. OUTRAGE OUTZILLA

    I thought it would be either wiz or cudi to play as jimi but since it’s 3 stacks I reckoned it’s gonna be one hell of a good film I mean think about it all the movies he’s been (be cool, four brothers, revolver etc) are dope

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  6. misty

    They picked the right guy, i mean my babe Mr Andre 3000 is the real deal..hope he gets more roles after this cuz he is sooo talented…

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    shhh Navry24 lop Candaxc Reply:

    @misty, true that

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  7. ANDRE 3'

    THE THING IS ANDRE CAN ACTUALLY ACT. SO IT FITS PERFECTLY, NOT JUST THE LOOKS!!!

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  8. Hugh

    Def looks alot like Jimmy

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  9. Andrae

    Dead on Him!!!!

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  10. shhh Navry24 lop Candaxc

    HE IS DOING HIS THING kEEP IT UP ANDRE 3000. I knew he could act in a Movie can’t wait to see it

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  13. TRA

    Andre 3000 is the perfect actor to play Jimi Hendrix and considering that Andre 3000 is a good actor, a great rapper, and a great music artist, I can’t see no one else playing this role better than Andre 3000. I wish Andre 3000 more success in the near future.

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  14. whitechocolate

    cant wait ho

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  15. scotty2fly

    the real JIMI—wait for the guitar—http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IRnCZQPYDY

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  16. Fink Daddy

    Doesn’t look exactly like Jimi but looks more like him than Will Smith looked like Ali.

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  17. Derail

    Andree is the natural choice to play Hendrix, outKast is The Beatles of hip hop! Stankonia is just south of Electricladyland and rocks just the same!

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  19. Marcel

    Freddy, I just wish that they would milk Jimi’s name in a more dignified maennr. Nothing wrong in capitalizing on his legend, but there are better ways of doing it — while still making a very healthy profit. This new product is just plain selling out.

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