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Queen Of Soul Says New Covers Album Feels Fresh

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 10.07.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin says her new album brings out an excitement she hasn't felt since 1982 and the music feels as good as Marvin Gaye's ...

On Location With Leonie Prendergast -- 'Jimi: All is By My Side'

Duane Wells | Posted 09.29.2014 | Travel
Duane Wells

Jimi: All is By My Side offers a snapshot of the singer's journey from Harlem to the heights of fame on the other side of the pond. Interestingly, however, the film was shot in Dublin, which acts as a stand-in for the swinging 60's in London -- a fact that thrilled the film's Dublin-based Costume Designer Leonie Prendergast.

Aretha Franklin's ‘Surprise' Album Delayed

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 10.02.2014 | Black Voices

NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin is showing some R-E-S-P-E-C-T to her fellow divas: The Queen of Soul will release an album Oct. 21 covering classic ...

André 3000 Is Electric As Jimi Hendrix, But How's The Movie?

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment

Jimi Hendrix gets the big-screen biopic treatment in "Jimi: All is By My Side," written and directed by John Ridley, who won an Oscar earlier this yea...

Sonic Dreams: Exclusive Interview With PELL

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

There is a space where existential nuance and personal confession all exist in the rhythms of a dreamscape universe. This is the world of Pell, and with his recent album Floating While Dreaming, he transports us to a universe of varied influences manifested in ambient sounds and serious hip-hop grooves.

If There's An Outkast Biopic, Andre 3000 Wants Leo To Play Him

rollingstonelogo | Posted 09.23.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By STEVE APPLEFORD Rapper Andre Benjamin worked obsessively on his startling portrayal of J...

Vh1's 'ATL: The Untold Story of Atlanta's Rise in the Rap Game'

Nsenga Burton | Posted 09.03.2014 | Black Voices
Nsenga Burton

Despite a strong introduction, the film quickly falls into a narrative that is hyper focused on rap music, yet fails to include in a meaningful way, other musical movements that were taking place simultaneously and contributed significantly to the rise of Atlanta rap.

Queen Of Soul Set To Debut New Music

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 09.28.2014 | Black Voices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Aretha Franklin is jazzed about more than music at the Ohio State Fair: She's also looking forward to the food. "I love the s...

See André 3000 As Jimi Hendrix In The First 'All Is By My Side' Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.03.2014 | Entertainment

André Benjamin, who you know as Outkast's André 3000, stars as Jimi Hendrix in a new biopic that was unable to use any of Hendrix's actual music. Fr...

Guess Who Aretha Is Working With To Finish Her New Concept Album

Posted 06.30.2014 | Black Voices

As Outkast continues their comeback tour across the country, Aretha Franklin has summoned one half of the rap duo, Andre 3000, to help wrap up her sch...

This Is Some Next-Level Snapchatting

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 06.09.2014 | Comedy

Get ready -- you're going to want to screen shot every part of this Snapchat song cover montage. The compilation comes from recent Harvard graduate...

Outkast's Reunion Had A Weird Ending

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

Following Outkast's reunion at Coachella on Friday night after nearly 10 years away from performing, some fans criticized the group's on-stage energy ...

Outkast Reunite After Decadelong Hiatus

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.12.2014 | Entertainment

Outkast reunited onstage after a near decadelong hiatus with a jam-packed set at the Coachella music festival, their first of many performances planne...

See Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix In New 'All Is By My Side' Clip

Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment

At long last, a clip from the Jimi Hendrix biopic, "All Is By My Side," has premiered on YouTube. Starring Outkast's Andre 3000, the movie is set to m...

Why an OutKast Reunion Matters

Salvatore Bono | Posted 02.04.2014 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Hip-hop is in an interesting place right now and 2013 was a great year for the genre, however, a new OutKast album could shake up the music world more than a new Kanye, Drake, Eminem, or Jay Z album ever could in this day and age.

Just Big Boi And Andre 3000 Hanging Out

Posted 12.02.2013 | Entertainment

There has been a lot of hype around Outkast's imminent return, and Big Boi has further fueled the fire with an Instagram photo of the duo hanging out ...

What André 3000 Can Teach Men About Taking Fashion Risks

The Huffington Post | Dana Oliver | Posted 09.23.2013 | Style

Today marks the 10-year anniversary of Outkast's "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below" album, meaning it's been a decade since André 3000 stole our hearts wi...

The History Of 'Hey Ya!', As Explained By André 3000

The Huffington Post | Todd Van Luling | Posted 09.12.2013 | Entertainment

Outkast's beloved hit "Hey Ya!" turned 10 years old this month, and despite its age, the song has remained as infectious as ever. For those fans who s...

Ready To Feel Old?

Posted 09.09.2013 | Entertainment

OutKast's "Hey Ya!" turned 10 on Monday, prompting internet users to collectively sigh and remark upon how old they are. It's also a time for somber r...

BACK AT IT

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 08.04.2013 | Entertainment

André 3000 is back at it. The Outkast alum is reportedly readying a new album, hyped to hit stores at the beginning of next year. The 38-year-old...

LOOK: André 3000 Is Jimi Hendrix

Posted 07.23.2013 | Entertainment

The upcoming Jimi Hendrix biopic "All Is By My Side" will debut at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, and the TIFF website has released a n...

André 3000 Is BACK

Posted 07.08.2013 | Entertainment

André 3000 may be returning to the music business. Prolific producer Mike Will Made It got the rumor mill stirring on Monday morning when he post...

Andre 3000's Mom Dies On Rapper's Birthday

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 05.29.2013 | Celebrity

Andre 3000's mother died Tuesday, just one day after the rapper celebrated his 38th birthday. Sharon Benjamin-Hodo passed away in her sleep early ...

Sad News For Andre 3000

Billboard | Posted 05.29.2013 | Black Voices

Andre "3000" Benjamin's mother Sharon Benjamin-Hodo has passed away, a representative for the musician and actor confirms to Billboard. ...

5 Things That Creative Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Andre 3000

Bessie A. Winn-Afeku | Posted 06.09.2013 | Arts
Bessie A. Winn-Afeku

In following Andre's music career, acting career and his entrepreneurial endeavors there are quite a few things that I believe many creative professional can learn from the success of Andre Benjamin's journey as an artist.