Video interview with Andre 3000 Benjamin for “Jimi: All Is By My Side”

By: Izumi Hasegawa   September 24, 2014

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Andre 3000 Benjamin, who stars in Jimi: All Is By My Side, fills us in about the process of stepping into the shoes of the legendary Jimi Hendrix in this video interview. How did the singer/actor tackle playing guitar with his left hand? And how did he capture the essence of Jimi on screen?

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In this second clip from our video interview, Andre 3000 Benjamin shares what he learned while researching the iconic musician, including Hendrix’s thoughts on Clapton and drugs. Plus, he chats about what he has in common with Hendrix and how that affected his portrayal.