Woman sees Andre 3000 look-alike playing flute airport; turns out, it was him

Credit: Earl Gibson III

Credit: Earl Gibson III

It's not every day that you'd see a man playing a flute in the middle of a bustling airport. An even rarer sighting would be if that man was Grammy-winning hip-hop artist Andre 3000.

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Antonia Cereijido happened to experience that anomaly Friday. Cereijido, who is a radio producer for NPR's Latino USA per her Twitter bio, randomly witnessed the Atlanta music legend playing the double flute while she apparently was at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday.

Cereijido tweeted that seeing what appeared to be Andre 3000, whose real name is Andre Benjamin, made her feel like she was “losing” her mind. After 40 minutes of the melodious flute playing, she was convinced it was him. She confirmed and snapped a photo with the fashion and music icon.

The tweet has been shared more than 29,000 times and liked more than 200,000 times, making it a certified viral moment for the radio producer. Many social media users noted that the random flute-playing sighting was a signature Andre 3000 move.

Her tweet even caught the attention of fellow music legend Missy Elliot.

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