BY LYDIA RICHARDSON ON MARCH 6, 2014
Watch: First Look At Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix In New Biopic, All Is By My SideFilm features Jimi’s rise to stardom
The first footage from the highly anticipated Jimi Hendrix biopic, All Is By My Side has been released online, giving fans of the music legend an opportunity to judge lead actor, Andre Benjamin, better known as Outkast’s Andre 3000.
Director John Ridley has decided to release footage online from his biopic, All Is By My Side featuring the singer Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix. The film focuses on the guitar supremo’s life between 1966 and 1967, which is where his fame finally took off.
The official synopsis for the film explained: “Jimmy James, an unknown backup guitarist, left New York City for London, England in 1966. A year later he returned – as Jimi Hendrix.”