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An New Video Shows The Rise Of The Soulquarians & Why Things Fell Apart

During the week of special engagements leading up to last Sunday's Grammy Awards, The Roots held a four-day residency at The Gramercy Theatre in Manhattan. During the day, the three-time Grammy-winners programmed events that included the first live taping of Questlove Supreme with guest Common, as well as a Black... Read more

Your Old Droog Puts Together A Playlist Featuring Mobb Deep & Miles Davis

Anybody familiar with the music of Brooklyn, New York's Your Old Droog knows that that the MC enjoys music beyond his own. Admittedly a fan of Rock & Roll music first, this MC draws inspiration from 1990s East Coast Hip-Hop, and dusty Jazz and Funk breaks. All of these forms... Read more

Andre 3000 Explains Why Each OutKast Album Sounded So Different; Talks Jimi Hendrix (Video)

Andre 3000 sat down for an extended interview with HardKnock TV where he detailed how he prepared for his role as Jimi Hendrix, explained why each OutKast album sounded so different from its predecessor, discussed his foray into clothing and more. Check out the video and a detailed description from... Read more

Here’s an Amazing Mixtape Blending the Music of Wu-Tang Clan & Jimi Hendrix (Mixtape)

Here's a timeless gem from back in the day. British producer Tom Caruana put together a mixtape seamlessly blending the sounds of Wu-Tang Clan and Jimi Hendrix. Similar to projects like Danger Mouse's Grey Album (Jay Z x The Beatles) and Keys Open Doors (The Clipse x The Doors), this... Read more

Andre 3000 Discusses Playing Jimi Hendrix with David Letterman (Video)

Andre 3000 appeared on Late Show with David Letterman to discuss his role as Jimi Hendrix in the biopic, All is By My Side. For a good portion of the interview, Letterman quizzed Andre as if he actually was Hendrix and Andre took it in stride. He shared some compelling... Read more

Yelawolf Reworks Jimi Hendrix As A Modern Man’s Voodoo Chile (Audio)

Yelawolf's freestyle diggin' in the Classic Rock continues. This time, the pride of Gadsden, Alabama salutes the pride of Seattle, Washington. Catfish Billy goes down to some old Electric Blues, sketching out lyrics about some evil tendencies on the mic, covering the Jimi Hendrix Experience's 1968 Electric Ladyland album single,... Read more

Here’s a Look at the First Trailer for Andre 3000’s Turn as Jimi Hendrix (Video)

All is By My Side, the film featuring Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix, hits theaters on 9/26. Here's a look at the first official trailer for the film. Check out the video. Related: How Will Andre 3000 Fare as Jimi Hendrix? Watch This 1st Look and Weigh In (Video)... Read more

How Will Andre 3000 Fare as Jimi Hendrix? Watch This 1st Look and Weigh In (Video)

The Hip-Hop and Rock worlds have been abuzz since it was announced Andre 3000 would take on the role of Jimi Hendrix in the film "All is By My Side." Now, some years later, we finally have our first look at Mr. Benjamin channeling Mr. Hendrix. Take a look at... Read more

Get A Glimpse Of The Jimi Hendrix Hear My Train A Comin’ Documentary (Video)

Jimi Hendrix was a guitar god. The master of Blues, Rock and Psychedelia all in one has been the subject of many books in films. Outside of the prospects of OutKast's Andre 3000 playing the Washington state native in a biopic, Jimi's ties to Hip-Hop run deep. The music of... Read more

Official Picture of Andre 3000 as Jimi Hendrix in All is By My Side

Here's an official photo of Andre 3000 in his role as the iconic Jimi Hendrix. The film, All is By My Side, will premiere in September. To date, few details have surfaced about the movie but you can watch a brief clip from last year about what Andre had to... Read more