jimi hendrix

Andre 3000 has left the building. After this weekend’s shows in Atlanta, OutKast may be done. Andre Benjamin, who stars as Jimi Hendrix in the John Ridley helmed Jimi: All Is By My Side opening this weekend, says he’s ready to move forward. The 39-year-old rapper hasn’t made an OutKast record since 2003’s Grammy winner […]

Southern hip-hop legends OutKast have been touring the world over the course of the summer to commemorate the 20th anniversary of their landmark album “Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik.” Even with the money coming in and taking the chance to wax nostalgic on 20 years of success, co-leading man Andre “3000” Benjamin, ever the trendsetter,  is ready to move on to different things. […]

Music and movie fans alike have been waiting anxiously to see Andre 3000 star as legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix. While the film “All By My Side” hits theaters on September 26th, another trailer has been released. “All Is By My Side” follows the life of the artist gone too soon for one year, 1966 to […]

When news first broke rapper Andre 3000 would be playing the role of Jimi Hendrix in a film, many were skeptical. Now, a few days before it makes it’s debut at South By Southwest Music Festival, the first clip is making the rounds on the internet. The film, titled “All Is By My Side,” focuses […]

The Grammys keep snubbing Nas. The Queens rapper has been nominated a whopping 13 times and has not won a single award, which is surprising because “Life is Good” was hailed as one of the best albums of 2012. He is not the only great artist who has been upset by the Grammys. Take a […]

  In a new interview with VIBE, André 3000 discussed his much talked about role as Jimi Hendrix. During the exchange, the OutKast star reflected on what changed his style then proceeded to send a warning to the kids out there: Drugs are no good. Please relay that message after you check out the following […]

James Marshall Hendrix is one of the most prolific artists to have ever stepped foot on a stage. Between his stellar guitar skills and reckless behavior, fans ate up his rebel demeanor. Hendrix’ mystique was added to with the inaccuracies surrounding his death. With the observance of Veteran’s Day, The Urban Daily brings you five […]

Outkast member Andre 3000 started filming scenes in Ireland for a Jimi Hendrix bio-pic entitled All Is By My Side directed by John Ridley.  We think Three Stacks looked pretty much like the late rocker as he began filming in Ireland, but what do you think? Like TheUrbanDaily.com on Facebook to stay updated with the […]

Many of us think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer or Veteran’s Day as a day off. But let us not forget the real reason for the holidays: to remember those who gave their lives in military service to the United States.  Below is a gallery of some famous faces who have […]

This year Wu-tang mash-ups seem to be all the rage. Earlier this year there was Shaolin Jazz: The 37th Chamber, an ethereal remix of Wu classics using samples of Jazz greats like Pharoh Sanders . Next we had Wugazi, an unlikely pairing between the Wu and punk rock group Fugazi. Now we have “Black Gold,” […]

Where: (click below to visit venue on Foursquare) Woodstock Festival White Lake, NY When: August  18, 1969 What: On Monday morning, August 18, 1969, the last day of the Woodstock Festival, headliner Jimi Hendrix closed his two hour set by performing a searing rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner” on his electric guitar. The performance […]

With the country at war in Vietnam, Jimi Hendrix started off the final day of the first Woodstock festival with his now legendary rendition of “The Star Spangled Banner.”