The wait is over! Finally after years of anticipation, we get to see Andre 3000 take on the role playing Jimi Hendrix in ‘All Is By My Side’. Written and directed by John Ridley, the film focuses on the time frame when Hendrix was putting together his classic album, Are You Experienced (which takes place from 1966-1967.
As it becomes apparent in the following clip, Andre 3000 flawlessly channels Jimi Hendrix all the way down to his mannerisms and dialect. Andre recently revealed that he spent countless hours of watching footage of the legendary Hendrix and remained determined until he nailed it spot on. This is Andre’s biggest role as an actor thus far and by all means met the challenge head on.
The film has already premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival in September and is set to premiere later this month at the upcoming SXSW Film Festival. As of now, there is no official date for release in nationwide theaters.
It looks like fans of DMX will get what they’ve been anxiously waiting for. X’s manager, Jason Fowler, recently announced that his next album will be released on June 26th. The name of the upcoming album is titled ‘Undisputed’. This will be DMX’s seventh studio album. Once a member of the Ruff Ryder crew, X will still be expected to bring heat.
The Atlantan is a narrative feature film. Jimmy Donora lives happily in the city of Atlanta, Georgia until he loses his family in a tragedy. Ending up on skid row, Jimmy starts taking the law into his own hands.
Check out the movie trailer for new comedy movie, ‘Think Like A Man’. The movie is a must-see and seems to have the potential to give moviegoers endless gut-wrenching laughs all while bringing a positive message. The movie features big names such as Kevin Hart, Megan Good, Taraji P. Henson, Chris Brown, Regina Hall, & Michael Ealy.
“My birthday’s July 6 so that’s a cool date for ME,” 50 Cent said. “Its gonna be July2 album, July4 independence day, then July6 my birthday.”
These are the words of none other than 50 Cent who says he is excited and confident about his new release. According to Fif’, the release date was decided after an extended conversation with both Eminem and Dr. Dre. Other than Dr. Dre, the album is due to feature production from Mark Ronson, Just Blaze, Swizz Beats, and a few others. The new release will be 50’s fifth album and it will also conclude his contract with Interscope Records. (AllHipHop News)
As we gear up for the 4th quarter of 2011 Nairobi City’s “Poster Child” Noggz aka Tripple Tripple, prepares the world for his second release “Don’t Try This At Home” since Organized Rhyme.
The collection of songs will be made available digitally on Oct 3rd on various platforms. Some producers featured on the project include long time collaborator Stoney Blak, Shaw Da Drum Major, Juice Black and Noggz himself.
Other artists slated to appear on the project are Oomp Camps Loko Da Lunatic, Ms Funana, E.D.N.A, Forte The Green Giant and many more.
Noggz has also been busy building his extensive catalog and shooting various videos for songs of which shall be featured on “Don’t Try This At home” & other related projects.
During the summer, Noggz went on video shooting marathon with acclaimed UK film makers & long time affiliates Anthony Timi Ogunmuyiwa (ATO Productions) & Juice Black (Urban XL).
The experience brought about some very interesting memories and visuals that shall carry his debut project and the CGENT brand to a completely new level. Watch out for the movement, you cant stop the reign.
Tyler Perry has become the go-to man for feature films and now he’s becoming a household name for producing hit tv shows. With ‘The House of Payne’ and ‘Meet the Browns’ doing very well, Perry is now set to bring to primetime a new drama/comedy series titled, ‘For Better of Worse’. the show is an extension to Angela and Marcus’ characters from the movie, Why did I Get Married. The series will star Michael Jai White and Tasha Smith who starred as the titled characters in the movie as well as its sequel.
Common has been one of the few entertainers of our time that has been able to be successful in several avenues of entertainment. The Chicago native has always had a way of putting words together, which has made him one of hip hop’s most influential rappers of our time. To go along with that, Common transitioned into a talented actor which subsequently led him to be one of Hollywood’s most talked about actors (especially after appearing opposite Queen Latifah in ‘Just Wright’). And now, on September 13, Common will be release ‘One Day It’ll All Make Sense’, an autobiography which will enlighten readers on his rise to stardom in the music industry as well as the Hollywood scene. The book, which is co-written with Adam Bradley, will be released through Atria Books.
Check out Common’s new video ‘Ghetto Dreams’ featuring Nas