JIMI HENDRIX Estate Refuses To Allow Guitarist's Music To Be Used In Biopic

According to ContactMusic.com, OUTKAST star Andre 3000's dreams of bringing Jimi Hendrix's life story to the big screen have been dealt a bitter blow — the rock great's estate won't allow his music to be used in the film.

Andre, real name Andre Benjamin, fears the Hendrix biopic will remain unmade because movie-makers will never gain the rights to use the guitar great's songs.

He says, "I've heard that Will Smith wanted to do it (the film) at one time, Laurence Fishburne; Eddie Murphy had wanted to do it in the beginning of his career.

"There's been a lot of scripts to try to make it happen, but nothing can go on.

"I can go and make a Hendrix film right now, but I could not use any Hendrix songs that he wrote in the film."

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