Actor/rapper Andrè Benjamin aka Andrè 3000 of the legendary group Outkast was spotted in Santa Monica, California earlier today (February 21, 2015).
The iconic rapper attended the 2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards at Santa Monica Beach after being nominated for nominated for best male lead for his work in Jimi: All is By My Side.
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Benjamin rocked his favorite overalls, the same pair of workman overalls he wore onstage at Coachella (and a few other times).
[FLASHBACK: FINALLY! Outkast ‘Reunites’ Onstage at Coachells (WATCH FULL VIDEO)]
While many are making a big deal out of Drè’s awards show fashion statement, I’m just glad he’s out and about smiling and posing for pics!
More photos of Andrè from The Spirit Awards below… Continue Reading…
As Atlanta preps for the homecoming concert of the legendary group Outkast, Andre Benjamin (aka Andre 3000
) preps for the debut of his highly anticipated portrayal of Jimi Hendrix.
The film, ‘All Is By My Side’ hits theatres nationwide today and Andre has spent a full week promoting the new flick, where he stars as stars as legendary rocker Jimi Hendrix.
The revealing biopic was penned by Academy Award-winning writer-director John Ridley (12 Years A Slave) and it covers a year in Hendrix’s life (from 1966-67). The film presents an intimate portrait of the sensitive young musician on the verge of becoming a rock legend.
[READ: First Look! Andre 3000 Portrays Jimi Hendrix in ‘All Is By My Side’ (OFFICIAL TRAILER)]
I attended the LA press conference for the film last Sunday and the both Andre and Ridley shared quite a few intimidate details about the film.
For example, Andre spoke of how difficult it was to learn to play guitar with his left hand… a task he hilariously compared to pleasuring one’s self with the wrong hand.
Photos + exclusive video coverage of Andre 3000’s ‘All Is By My Side’ Hollywood press conference below… Continue Reading…