Thursday, September 02, 2004 : Andre 3000 Filming Voting Documentary For HBO : News: "Outkast’s Andre “Andre 3000” Benjamin appeared at the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention to conduct interviews for an upcoming documentary.

The untitled project is being made for HBO and focuses on the rapper’s change from musician to voter registration activist.

Benjamin interviewed John Kerry’s daughters and on Tuesday, he interviewed current President Geoge Bush Jr.’s daughters Jenna and Barbara Bush.

The two mentioned mentioned Outkast and alluded to the group's big hit “Hey Ya” in their convention speech to the Republicans.

“Contrary to what you might read in the papers, our parents are actually kind of cool,” Jenna Bush said. “They do know the difference between mono and Bono. When we tell them we're going to see Outkast, they know it's a band and not a bunch of misfits. And if we really beg them, they'll even shake it like a Polaroid picture.”

Benjamin works with the nonpartisan group "Declare Yourself," the organization founded by legendary TV producer Norman Lear. Benjamin will vote for the first time in November.

"Stuff came up," Benjamin told The Atlanta Journal Constitution in May. “I was out of town, I couldn't see how my vote would matter. It just wasn't that important to me.”

Benjamin said he was enthusiastic about casting his first vote. "

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