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From Stages To Film Sets: Singers Who Have Traded Microphones For Acting Careers

By Charlotte Court | 1st August 2014

It seems if you can sing, you should be able to act with a whole host of super singers putting down their microphones and picking up a script instead. Justin Timberlake has made one of...

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See Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix In 'All Is By My Side' [Trailer]

By Elinor Cosgrave | 4th July 2014

The movie trailer for the upcoming biopic of Jimi Hendrix has been released. The film, entitled Jimi: All Is By My Side, stars Outkast's Andre 3000 AKA Andre Benjamin as the late rock icon.Jimi Hendrix...

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Outkast Are Still Outkast And Rocked Governors Ball New York This Weekend

By Victoria Pavlova | 8th June 2014

Governors Ball is a notoriously difficult music fest for logistical reasons – remote location, frequently awful weather, etc. Still, crowds flock to the festival year after year – and looking at this year’s lineup, it...

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Big Boi Lands Solo Deal: Bad News For Outkast?

By Lauren James | 12th May 2014

Big Boi has landed his very own record deal with Epic Records, where he'll have the chance to work with his mentor L.A. Reid once again. The rapper, better known as one half of the...

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Outkast Were Back In Georgia For Counterpoint Festival 2014, With A Few Special Guests

By Holly Williams | 29th April 2014

Outkast returned home to Georgia for their stint at CounterPoint Festival 2014 - and fans were a lot more pleased this time round than they were at their comeback gig at Coachella.Nothing was going to...

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Did Technical Difficulties Fail Outkast During Reunion Gig At Coachella 2014?

By Victoria Pavlova | 15th April 2014

Outkast – aka Big Boi and Andre 3000 – reunited for the first time in 10 years at Coachella Saturday night. It was a pretty big deal. The set was broadcast live, so even those...

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Andre 3000 Is Jimi Hendrix In New Biopic Premiering At Sxsw Next Week

By Victoria Pavlova | 7th March 2014

Outkast’s Andre 3000 got the chance of a lifetime – to play one of his idols, Jimi Hendrix, in an upcoming biopic. The first promotional images for All By My Side have been released, and...

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First Jimi Hendrix Biopic Clip Released, See Andre 3000 In His New Role [Video]

By Lauren James | 6th March 2014

The first clip has been released from the upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic, All Is By My Side, in which Outkast's Andre 3000 plays the legendary guitarist. Having premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival last...

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Coachella Line-up Sees Outkast Return Alongside Muse And Arcade Fire

By Jack de Aguilar | 9th January 2014

It doesn’t seem right to be talking about the international headliners set to grace sun-drenched climes of Coachella 2014, not when January still plagues us so. But with Andre 3000 and Big Boi set to...

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Outkast, Muse And Arcade Fire Headline Coachella

9th January 2014

OutKast, Muse and Arcade Fire will headline this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Hip-hop act OutKast, featuring Andre 3000 and Big Boi, are reuniting for the event at the Empire Polo Fields...

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90s Popstars Eternal Re-group: 5 Reunions To Look Out For In 2014

By Lauren James | 27th December 2013

Calling all fans of cheesy, sing-along 1990s pop: girlband Eternal have been confirmed as part of the line-up for ITV2's The Big Reunion alongside Gareth Gates, A1 and Damage. The news that Louise Redknapp's chart-dominating,...

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Outkast Reforming? 2014 Tour Dates Could Be On Horizon

By Lauren James | 20th November 2013

Outkast may be ending their six year hiatus for a performance at California's Coachella in April next year, according to Billboard's multiple sources. One said that there had "definitely been 'some conversations'" between band members...

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Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix In Biopic 'All Is By My Side'- Lacked Crucial Elements

By Nick Hill | 10th September 2013

The Toronto Film Festival has a very diverse movie list this year, but no film stands more alone than the biopic 'All Is By My Side', portraying the pre-fame years of Jimi Hendrix, one of...

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Kendrick Lamar Bigs Himself Up, By Calling Out Other Rappers

By Lauren James | 14th August 2013

No one has ever called out as many people in one verse as Kendrick Lamar did in his contribution to Big Sean's new track, 'Control.' The song isn't even destined for an album but that...

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Andre 3000 Is Suffering From Severe Stage Fright

8th August 2013

Andre 3000 is suffering from stage fright, according to Cee Lo Green.The 38-year-old musician - one half of hip-hop duo OutKast, who released their last album in 2006 - is planning on releasing a new...

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Andre 3000'S Mother, Social Activist Sharon Benjamin-hodo, Dies At 58

By Victoria Pavlova | 29th May 2013

The mother of rapper and Outcast member Andre 3000, Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, died this Tuesday (May 28). The tragic news was announced by a representative for her son, real name Andre Lauren Benjamin, this Wednesday (May...

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Amy Winehouse's Father Continues Mitch-ing Session Against Beyonce And Andre 3000 Back To Black Cover

By Contributor | 29th April 2013

Beyonce might have been on the wrong end of a tongue lashing from Amy Winehouse’s father, Mitch Winehouse, but it was nothing to the sort Andre 3000 received as Winehouse Sr once again tore into...

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Beyonce & Andre 3000 Drop Cover Of Amy Winehouse's 'Back To Black' [Listen]

By Joe Wilde | 29th April 2013

Beyonce has teamed up with Andre 3000 for a rendition of the Amy Winehouse instant classic 'Back to Black,' with this track being the latest sample of the Great Gatsby soundtrack, with the song premiering...

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Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Is It Too Late To Become A Hendrix Fan?

By Hayley Avron | 27th November 2012

Jimi Hendrix, in action, in his heydayHappy Birthday, Jimi Hendrix! Today, Jimi Hendrix would have been celebrating his 70th birthday, had a tragic turn of events not resulted in his death on September 18, 1970.He...

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Andre 3000 Definitely Has No Debut Solo Project In The Making

By Holly Williams | 15th November 2012

Andre 3000 has no plans to release a solo album despite former OutKast buddy Big Boi working on his own new project.The former duo member admits he has toyed with several music ideas but isn't...

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Rumors Of Outkast Rift Are Vicious Lies Says Big Boi, Ahead Of New Album

By Contributor | 15th November 2012

Big Boi dropped into MTV Rapfix recently to play down rumors of beef between he and his Outkast band mate Andre 3000, whilst at the same time drawing a line under answering any further questions...

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Paloma Faith Would Raise Kids Alone

7th May 2012

Paloma Faith wants to be a single mother.The 26-year-old star would've love to have children and because she has been let down by men in the past, she is happy to raise a family on...

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Drake Respects Women With His Raps

16th November 2011

Drake tries not to offend women with his raps out of respect for his mother. The 'Make Me Proud' rapper was raised largely by his mother by after she and his father split when he...

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