How André 3000 Mastered Jimi Hendrix's Voice For A New Biopic

Outkast's André 3000 (real name: André Benjamin) didn't have to physically change much to play Jimi Hendrix in the film Jimi: All Is By My Side—he didn't even have to wear a wig! But as a Southern-born-and-raised musician, mastering the accent of the Seattle native was a bit more difficult. » 10/01/14 7:26pm 10/01/14 7:26pm

Jimi Hendrix's Last Interview, Recorded a Week Before He Died

Jimi: All Is By My Side, the biopic following a young Jimi Hendrix, opened this weekend. In the movie, André Benjamin just about nails Jimi's distinctive, wandering way of talking. Tonight, let's go to the source: Jimi Hendrix's final interview, recorded just seven days before he died in September 1970. » 9/27/14 7:30pm 9/27/14 7:30pm

Jimi Hendrix: Auld Lang Syne

As we charge into the future (at least here on the East Coast), maybe take a few minutes to travel back to the past for a spectacular version of that classic New Years song that's playing practically everywhere tonight. There's not much to be said about Jimi Hendrix's Auld Lang Syne that isn't summed up in the… » 1/01/13 12:00am 1/01/13 12:00am

Jimi Hendrix: Purple Haze

Jimi Hendrix was one of the greatest guitar players of all time—something that still rings true today. Forty-two years ago, he was tragically found dead at the age of 27. In honor of the late rock star, here's a video of him tearing up the classic "Purple Haze" at Woodstock. His unforgettable performance happened a… » 9/18/12 7:00pm 9/18/12 7:00pm

Jimi Hendrix Died 40 Years Ago

Jimi Hendrix passed away 40 years ago and his timeless sense of style, swagger and so-ridiculously-awesome-it-needs-a-better-word-than-awesome electric gee-tar skills lives on. When you're rocking out to Rock Band or strumming the air guitar, remember who did it best. » 9/18/10 5:00pm 9/18/10 5:00pm