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An Appreciation, Commentary, Jimi Hendrix, Microsoft, Paul Allen, Rest In Peace -

In his 2011 memoir Idea Man, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen recalled a phrase his mother coined to describe risk-takers. “That person is an edge walker,” Allen’s mom would say. Given this familial admiration for adventure seekers, it’s not surprising that Allen seemed attracted to some of the flashier products of black pop culture, namely thrill-chasing […]

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Hip-Hop, Jimi Hendrix, Mac Miller, Music, Rock, Soul -

“Everything has so much weight, but it’s all just chapters. It’s all just pieces of the story. There’s gonna be a next part. It’s not a big deal. It’s not. That’s the thing. Trust. The more I trust in who I am as a human being, the more I’m like, ‘Okay, this will all kind […]

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Commentary, Duke Ellington, Jimi Hendrix, Marvin Gaye, Music, National Anthem, Pots And Pans, Star Spangled Banner -

I Hear America Singing by WALT WHITMAN: “I hear America singing, the varied carols I hear …” I, Too, by LANGSTON HUGHES: “I, too, sing America. I am the darker brother …” America, from sea to shining sea, knows how to throw a great birthday party: parades and cookouts, sweet tea and chilly brews, fireworks […]

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Are You Experienced, Jimi Hendrix, Music, Purple Haze -

It commences with a buzz. A high-pitched drone, insistent and frenzied, like a wasp tunneling for your brain. The sound builds, intensifying until it erupts in a blast of lurching rhythm and stabbing electric guitar. A male voice, sly and insinuating, arises from the din: You know you’re a cute little heartbreaker (foxy!) You know […]

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27 Club, Black Entertainers, Celebrity deaths, Editor's Picks, Forever 27 Club, jean-michel basquiat, Jimi Hendrix, List -

The Forever 27 Club is comprised of talented artists and musicians who passed away at […]

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aaliyah, DONNY HATHAWAY, Editor's Picks, Jimi Hendrix, List, THE NOTORIOUS B.I.G. -

  Aaliyah Haughton Singer and actress Aaliyah died Aug. 25, 2001, in a plane crash […]

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Barry White, Bob Marley, Editor's Picks, Jimi Hendrix, List, Nate Dogg, steve mcnair -

Bob Marley When Bob Marley died in 1981, he was said to be worth about […]

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Black Guitarists, Entertainment, Hendrix, Janie Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix, Jimi Hendrix New Music, Music, People Hell Angels, Rock and Roll, Rock n' Roll -

VIDEO - NBC News' Olivia Santini recently sat down with Janie Hendrix, the sister of legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix and one of the keepers of his musical archive since 1995. Janie describes her brother's musical legacy and his 'latest' project "People, Hell and Angels," ...

The post Janie Hendrix describes brother Jimi’s musical legacy appeared first on theGrio.

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All Is by My Side, Andre 3000, Biopic, Entertainment, Estate, Film, Jimi Hendrix, Music, Rock, Songs -

Ever since on-set photos of Andre 3000 sporting an uncanny resemblance to rock legend Jimi Hendrix hit the Internet, the buzz for the rapper's upcoming biopic of the rock legend has been deafening...

The post Andre 3000's Hendrix biopic can't include rock legend's songs appeared first on theGrio.

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All Is by My Side, Andre 3000, Andre Benjamin, Entertainment, Films, Hayley Atwell, Jimi Hendrix, Movies -

SLIDESHOW - Andre Benjamin (otherwise known as Andre 3000 of the Atlanta-based group Outkast) hit the streets of Dublin, Ireland to film scenes for the upcoming biopic "All Is By My Side," a biopic in which he plays Jimi Hendrix.

The post New pics: Andre 3000, Hayley Atwell in Dublin filming Jimi Hendrix biopic appeared first on theGrio.

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