Rapper Andre Benjamin to play Jimi Hendrix in biopic
IFTN is reporting that the Outkast singer will play the rock legend in a movie written and directed by John Ridley. The film will focus on Hendrix's life in 1966-67. It is then that Hendrix was discovered by the girlfriend of Rolling Stones' guitarist Keith Richards. Soon after that, Hendrix recorded his debut album.
Benjamin last acted in 2008 in the movie "Semi-Pro" as well as in an episode of "The Shield." Ridley is best known for his work on "Three Kings" and "U-Turn."
So Zappers, what do you think of Andre playing Jimi?