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  • Andre 3000’s Father Dies From A Heart Attack

    Feb 14, 14 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment


    *Less than a year after losing his mother, Andre 3000 of the rap group Outkast is mourning the passing of his father. A spokesperson for the duo confirmed that the rapper’s father, Lawrence Walker, died Thursday morning from a heart attack. According to reports, he was chopping wood for his fireplace outside of his Atlanta […]

  • Andre 3000’s Jimi Hendrix Biopic, A$AP Rocky Doc Among Films Premiering at SXSW

    Jan 31, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Documentaries on A$AP Rocky, Rahsaan Roland Kirk and the soul music of Memphis, will make their world premieres at the SXSW Film Festival while the Jimi Hendrix movie starring OutKast’s Andre Benjamin will make its U.S. premiere. Fourteen films that chronicle music and musicians are among the 76 world premieres at the festival running March […]

  • OutKast Books More than 40 Festival Dates in 2014

    Jan 13, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *OutKast has added more than 40 festival dates in 2014, coinciding with their 20th anniversary year. The Grammy Award-winning rap duo revealed across its newly launched social media platforms Monday morning that it will play the dates, but no venues have been announced.

  • Outkast to Start Rumored Reunion Tour at Coachella?

    Nov 19, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment


    *Sources tell Billboard that Andre 3000 and Big Boi are in talks to end their hiatus next year and reunite for the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. Outkast has long been the subject of reunion rumors ever since Andre “Andre 3000″ Benjamin and Antwan “Big Boi” Patton put their Grammy-winning duo on hiatus in […]

  • Andre 3000’s Jimi Hendrix Film Acquired by U.S. Distributor

    Sep 13, 13 by EURpublisher02 6 Comments


    *Open Road and XLrator have closed an acquisition deal for U.S. rights to “All Is By My Side,” the Jimi Hendrix film that John Ridley wrote and directed with OutKast’s Andre Benjamin playing the legendary artist in his formative years. According to Deadline.com, the deal went down following its first screening Saturday night at the […]

  • Andre 3000’s Mom Sharon Benjamin-Hodo Dies in Atlanta

    May 29, 13 by EURpublisher02 12 Comments


    *Andre “3000″ Benjamin is mourning the loss of his mom Sharon Benjamin-Hodo, who reportedly died at her Atlanta home on Monday — Andre’s 38th birthday. The cause and time of death are both unconfirmed, however Billboard reported it received confirmation of Benjamin-Hodo’s passing from a representative for the rapper, actor and music producer. Benjamin-Hodo founded […]