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Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix


Famous as :

Guitarist, singer, songwriter and producer

Birth Name :

James Marshall Hendrix

Birth Date :

November 27, 1942

Birth Place :

Seattle, Washington, USA

Claim to fame :

Song "Purple Haze" (1966)

Latest News

Jimi Hendrix Gets Official Biopic With Paul Greengrass on Board to Direct

May 08, 2015 16:57:09 GMT

Legendary's long-gestating movie is finally moving forward. The project was previously put on hold due to disapproval from Experience Hendrix LLC. Now the studio reaches an agreement with the estate and secures rights to the musician's biggest hits like "Purple Haze" and "Foxy Lady".

Jimi Hendrix Postage Stamp Released

March 14, 2014 06:45:38 GMT

The United States Postal Service has released a new stamp featuring . The new stamp shows the late guitarist playing the instrument with colorful stripes as the background. According to press release, the new Forever stamp is on sale starting from Thursday, March 13.

First Authorized Jimi Hendrix Biopic in the Works by His Estate

March 12, 2014 02:34:38 GMT

An official biopic is in the horizon, Deadline reports. The movie is developed by his estate in conjunction with ICM Partners. It will be the first authorized film that focuses on the late rocker since previous attempts to tell his story on the big screen never came to fruition.

Jimi Hendrix's New Posthumous Album Gets Release Date

March 04, 2013 03:30:40 GMT

An album of unreleased songs by iconic rocker will be released more than four decades after his untimely death from an accidental drug overdose in London in September 1970 at the young age of 27. Entitled "", the new album will contain 12 tracks and will be released in a couple of days on March 5.

Andre 3000 to Cover The Beatles' Song in Jimi Hendrix Biopic

July 04, 2012 02:56:17 GMT

Tackling the lead role in "All Is by My Side", aka Andre 3000 will not only show his acting skill but also his vocal chops. The film's producers have said that the rapper/actor will be covering songs by , Muddy Waters, Chip Taylor, Elmore James and more in the biopic.

Report: OutKast's Andre 3000 to Star as Jimi Hendrix in 'All Is By My Side'

May 08, 2012 03:42:43 GMT

Rapper Andre 3000 a.k.a is reportedly set to bring late guitarist back to life through a big screen role. The news was first broken by the Irish Film and Television Network, which stated that the member has joined a biopic called "All Is By My Side" about the rock legend.

Dr. Dre Hopes Tupac Shakur's Hologram Inspires Jimi Hendrix's Virtual Incarnation

April 20, 2012 02:43:15 GMT

is thrilled by the overwhelmingly-positive response for his effort in bringing back via hologram image at the Coachella recently. The rapper/producer hopes it inspires the resurrections of other legends.

Jimi Hendrix Tops Rolling Stone's Greatest Guitarists of All Time List

November 24, 2011 03:13:00 GMT

Passing away over 40 years ago, seemingly would never lose his charm and would continue to inspire the next generations in the years to come. The legendary guitarist, who died after suffering a drug overdose in 1970, is honored with the title of Greatest Guitarist of All Time on the newest issue of Rolling Stone magazine.

Drake Makes Emotional Stop at Jimi Hendrix's Grave

September 17, 2010 07:00:01 GMT

Hip-hop star made an emotional stop at 's grave in Washington state following his recent appearance at the nearby Bumbershoot festival - so he could finally pay his respects to his hero.

Jimi Hendrix Sued by Former Collaborator

July 14, 2010 03:43:16 GMT

The estate of guitar legend has been hit with a lawsuit from the rocker's former collaborator, who claims one of his tracks was included on a tribute compilation without permission. Lonnie Youngblood befriended Hendrix in the late 1960s and the pair recorded several songs together before the star's death in 1970.

'Boardwalk Empire' Set Visit: Sex, Alcohol, Jazz

July 08, 2010 06:43:57 GMT

HBO gives a walkthrough to its new series "" which will premiere this Fall. The visit to the set opens up with the background fact of how Atlantic City, New Jersey looked like in the 1920s, emphasizing the existence of "Sex, Alcohol and Jazz" instead of "Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll".

Details of 'Men in Black 3' Reveal Celebrity Aliens

July 08, 2010 04:35:20 GMT

More info on "" surfaces as JoBlo claims to have obtained "inside details" about the film. One of the interesting points is that Yaz is said to be the only one real bad guy in the film while previous report mentioned there will be some new villainous characters.

Paul McCartney Pays Tribute to Jimi Hendrix at Britain's Isle of Wight Festival

June 14, 2010 08:17:59 GMT

paid tribute to the late during his headlining set at Britain's Isle of Wight festival on Sunday, June 13, admitting he was overwhelmed to learn the rocker was a big fan of . The star regaled the audience with tales of his heyday with the Fab Four and, during one anecdote, he opened up about his little-known friendship with Hendrix in the 1960s.

Jimi Hendrix's Home Opened to Public on His 40th Death Anniversary

June 03, 2010 09:28:15 GMT

The London flat once called home is to be opened to the public to mark the 40th anniversary of the guitar great's death. The Mayfair apartment, where Hendrix lived in the late 1960s, will be filled with memorabilia and artifacts donated by Seattle, Washington's Experience Music Project.

Jimi Hendrix's Sex Tape Allegedly to Be Released

March 27, 2010 06:49:48 GMT

A sex tape allegedly featuring late music legend is set to be released on DVD. The film is titled "Jimi Hendrix: The Story of the Lost Sex Tape" and purportedly features the "Purple Haze" hitmaker in 11 minutes of pornographic footage.

'Despicable Me' Gets First Full Trailer and a Bunch of New Images

March 25, 2010 03:15:53 GMT

After three teaser trailers which do not focus on the key storyline, the first full trailer for "" has come out, shedding light on what the film is really about. Though it contains new scenes which have never been included in the previous sneak peek videos, the newly-released video is actually similar to the one screened at 2010 ShoWest in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lady Antebellum Back to No. 1, Justin Bieber to Reign Chart Next Week

March 25, 2010 02:48:26 GMT

reclaim the No. 1 position on Billboard Hot 200 this week, making it their fourth non-consecutive week reign. Their album "" adds another 93,000 copies (down 11%), becoming the first chart topper to sell less than 100,000 units since 's "" ruled the chart with 96,000 in August last year.

Ludacris' 'Battle of the Sexes' Rules Billboard Hot 200

March 18, 2010 04:35:09 GMT

debuts atop Billboard Hot 200 this week. His latest studio installment "" has sold around 137,000 copies, becoming his fourth chart topper and his third No. 1 debut. Also, it becomes the first rap album to top the chart since bowed at the hot spot with "" in October 2009.

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