The rapper, who can currently be seen at your local Multiplex in Be Cool, told reporters in Toronto that he needed tofind inspiration outside of music. 3000, real name Andre Benjamin, was in the Canadian city working on new film Four Brothers, also starring Mark Wahlberg.
Andre said: "I've been doing music for 10 years now, and after a while you kind of get dead on it and look for more inspiration.
"Film's a hard transition. Rappers spend their whole career trying to build up an image that is sometimes hard to get away from. In acting, you have to be able to reach out to all emotions - you have to sometimes look silly and most entertainers spend their careers trying to get away from that."
Big Boi has table dancers in his basement still, right?
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