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Andre Benjamin Didn't Get High To Prepare For Role

Andre Benjamin didn't prepare for the role of Jimi Hendrix just by ''getting high''.The Outkast star - also know as Andre 3000 - portrays the famous rocker during his early years in the upcoming biopic...

Andre Benjamin: 'I Had To Play The Guitar Left Handed Just Like Jimi'

Outkast star Andre Benjamin had to perfect playing the guitar left-handed in just days after learning it would be too expensive to let camera trickery make him look like Jimi Hendrix on film.The singer, aka...

Andre Benjamin Is Effortlessly Cool As Jimi Hendrix In 'Jimi: All Is By My Side' [Trailer + Pictures]

Andre Benjamin, better known by his Outkast pseudonym, Andre 3000, bleeds cool in the new trailer for ‘Jimi: All Is By My Side’ in which he plays the legendary musician before worldwide fame caught up...

Jimi Hendrix Biopic Altered After Ex's Complaints

The Jimi Hendrix biopic 'All Is by My Side' had to be re-edited after the musician's ex-girlfriend complained.The late legend's former flame was so unhappy with director John Ridley's take on his life that she...

Andre 3000'S Career 'Up In The Air'

Andre 3000's music career is ''up in the air.''The singer, rapper and producer has not got together with Outkast band mate Big Boi since 2006's 'Idlewild' album and although he still writes, isn't sure if...

Andre Benjamin Records Classic Covers For Jimi Hendrix Biopic

A new Jimi Hendrix biopic, starring Outkast star Andre Benjamin as the guitar great, will not feature original material by the rocker due to a rights dispute between filmmakers and Hendrix's sister Janie.Instead, All is...

Music Executives Try To Block Outkast Reunion

Jive Records bosses are blocking an OUTKAST reunion on BIG BOI's new album - because they won't free up ANDRE BENJAMIN to record with his old pal.Big Boi jumped labels to Def Jam after Jive...

Outkast Star Court Date Cancelled

OUTKAST star ANDRE BENJAMIN has escaped a jail sentence by paying a fine in connection with a recent speeding offence. The R&B and hip-hop star, aka Andre 3000, was arrested in his native Georgia in March...

Outkast's Andre 3000 Arrested For Speeding

OUTKAST star ANDRE BENJAMIN has been arrested in his native Georgia for speeding. The R&B and hip-hop star, aka Andre 3000, was clocked speeding at almost double the legal limit on a freeway. According to TMZ.com,...

Wahlberg Declined Supergroup Offer

MARK WAHLBERG almost returned to his hip hop past on the set of FOUR BROTHERS when co-stars TYRESE GIBSON and ANDRE BENJAMIN tried to coax him into the studio. The former MARKY MARK + THE...

Andre 3000 Teams Up With Farrell For Basketball Tale

OUTKAST singer ANDRE 3000 is teaming up with WILL FARRELL for a comedy set in the world of the US National Basketball League. The hip-hop star - real name ANDRE BENJAMIN - will play a...

Theron To Protest For Boyfriend's Directorial Debut

CHARLIZE THERON is set to star in boyfriend STUART TOWNSEND's directorial debut - and she'll be bringing a slew of famous friends to the set The Irish actor has written the screenplay for THE...

Andre 3000: 'I Always Carry A Gun'

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 always carries a gun with him because he would rather protect himself than be surrounded by bodyguards. The HEY YA! rapper - real name ANDRE BENJAMIN - insists carrying a fireman...

Outkast Rubbish Split Speculation

OUTKAST have laughed off reports they are on the verge of splitting, insisting they just prefer to work separately sometimes. ANDRE BENJAMIN and ANTWAN PATTON recorded the music for their new musical film IDLEWILD apart,...

Outkast Andre In Cartoon Series

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 is starring in his own animated TV series, which will hit screens in November (06). CLASS OF 3000 will see the HEY YA! star - real name ANDRE BENJAMIN - play...

Andre 3000: 'Outkast Are Staying Together'

LATEST OUTKAST frontman ANDRE 3000 has hit back at reports the acclaimed duo is splitting up, insisting, "Everything is still tight." The HEY YA! singer insists too many people are jumping to conclusions about his...

Andre Turning His Back On Music

LATEST: ANDRE 3000 has further fuelled speculation he has completely turned his back on music, after failing to contribute vocals to an upcoming DJ DRAMA mixtape. Last month (JUL06), the HEY YA hitmaker - real...

Outkast Still Good Friends

Hip-hop duo OUTKAST have hit back at reports of a rift between them, insisting they are lifelong friends. BIG BOI has been forced to tour as a one-man band after ANDRE 3000, real name ANDRE...

Outkast's One Man Tour

LATEST: OUTKAST have confirmed they will go ahead with a tour, despite ANDRE 3000's absence reducing the shows to one man. Andre 3000, real name ANDRE BENJAMIN, placed the gigs in jeopardy after revealing he...

Andre 3000 Quits Touring

OUTKAST singer ANDRE 3000 may never perform live again, because he wants to concentrate on his burgeoning acting career. Andre 3000, real name ANDRE BENJAMIN, became a household name with singing partner BIG BOI after...

Outkast Stars Feud Over Family Values

OUTKAST founders BIG BOI and ANDRE 3000 have publicly fallen out over family values. The two pals feuded during a recent interview for America's Entertainment Weekly after OH YEAH! hitmaker Andre, real name ANDRE BENJAMIN,...

Outkast Stars Plan For A Split

The two members of OUTKAST are on the verge of splitting up for good after ANDRE 3000 told partner BIG BOI he won't tour. The old pals still have one more album to record under...

Andre 3000: 'I Don't Want To Be An Old Rapper'

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 doubts he'll still be rapping in ten years time, because he believes hip-hop and rock are best performed by young people. The 30-year-old, real name ANDRE BENJAMIN, has no plans...

All Go For Outkast Movie Musical

OUTKAST's period gangster musical has a home at Universal. Studio bosses at the Hollywood powerhouse will release the untitled film, starring Outkast stars ANDRE BENJAMIN and ANTWAN PATTON, after new musical numbers and choreography...

Andre 3000 Goes Easy On Marky Mark

OUTKAST star ANDRE BENJAMIN refused to mock FOUR BROTHERS co-star MARK WAHLBERG's rap career - because he was the best of a bad bunch. Wahlberg - who once performed in MARKY MARK AND THE...

Madonna Teams Up With Outkast Star

MADONNA has enlisted the talents of ANDRE 3000 on her new album, after meeting the OUTKAST star on the set of her husband GUY RITCHIE's forthcoming movie REVOLVER. MATERIAL GIRL Madonna is set to...

Andre 3000 Signs Up For Children's Movie

OUTKAST rapper ANDRE 3000 is using his creative skills to take his career into a whole new realm - children's movies. The HEY YA! hitmaker, real name ANDRE BENJAMIN, has signed a deal with...

Andre 3000 Signs Up For Big-screen Musical

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 is set to flex his vocal chords in yet another movie, after signing up to appear in a second musical. The HEY YA! rapper, who recently finished work on TV...

Web Sealed Movie Role For Andre 3000

OUTKAST star ANDRE 3000 credits an internet advertisement for influencing his decision to join the cast of upcoming movie FOUR BROTHERS. The HEY YA! hitmaker, real name ANDRE BENJAMIN, MARK WAHLBERG, TYRESE and GARRETT...

Andre 3000 Started Acting Career At The Bottom

Hip-hop icon ANDRE 3000 was unafraid of damaging his image when he took acting classes to help him break into Hollywood, because he knew he had to suffer some humiliation to better himself. The...

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