Andre 3000 is about to get experienced.
NME is reporting that the Outkast member has been confirmed to play Jimi Hendrix in an upcoming biopic about the rock legend. The film will be titled All is By My Side, and is scheduled to begin shooting in three weeks. The film will cover Hendrix’s discovery as an artist, and his rise to notoriety.
This won’t be Andre 3000′s first foray into acting. The versatile hip hop star has appeared in such films as Semi-Pro, Four Broters, and Idlewild.
Here’s a clip of Jimi Hendrix shredding The Star Spangled Banner during Woodstock in 1969:
…And for all you Outkast fans, here’s a classic cut from Stankonia:
Posted on May 8th, 2012