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WATCH: Outkast’s Andre 3000 Play Jimi Hendrix in ‘All Is By My Side’ Teaser

A teaser clip of All Is By My Side, featuring the rapper portraying the late guitar legend, has been released online prior to the film's upcoming premiere at the South by Southwest music and arts festival in Austin, Texas, next week

Just a week before the much-anticipated Jimi Hendrix biopic premieres at South by Southwest, footage of the film has begun emerging online.

The first teaser for ‘All Is By My Side’ shows Hendrix (Andre 3000) with friend Linda Keith (Imogen Poots), trying to convince her to run away with him behind his girlfriend’s back.

The film premieres in the U.S. on Wednesday, March 12th in Austin, and is written and directed by John Ridley, according to Rolling Stone, who recently won an Oscar for writing 12 Years A Slave.

The Outkast rapper said he, “listened to hours of [Hendrix] interviews … watched films – watched his mannerisms,” to prepare for the role. Do you think it paid off?

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