Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All Is By My Side

Outkast’s Andre Benjamin stars in the Jimi Hendrix biopic, All Is By My Side.  Written and directed by John Ridley, Oscar winning screenwriter 12 Years a Slave, the movie focuses on Hendrix’s early career and his journey from being a backup player to becoming a rock-n-roll star. Primarily, focusing on the years 1966 to 1967, a few years before Hendrix death at age 27, the movie shows Hendrix personal love life with Linda Keith and his move to London to start his career.

Unfortunately, the Hendrix estate did not agree to releasing Hendrix music so All Is By My Side will not feature any of the guitarist original compositions. But the movie will feature songs by the Beatles, Muddy Waters, The Troggs, and other artists.

 All Is By My Side was completed in 2012, and made its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2013.  Finally, having it’s U.S debut a few weeks ago at the South by Southwest Film Festival. Although, there is no release date for a nationwide viewing you can watch an exclusive clip of the movies above!!

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