It’s no secret that Jamie Foxx has made a name for himself in the industry. However, a few pages from his book could have told a different story if it wasn’t for a major figure in the industry.
Nov 8, 2022
It’s one thing to have friends who support your work as an artist, but another thing for them to be the person you can lean on in times of need. For R&B singer Tank, that friend has been Jamie Foxx. During a time when he wanted to quit music and literally had nowhere to go, the renowned actor stepped in and offered up his home to his good friend.
Oct 25, 2022
Comedian Earthquake fell on hard times while living right beside one of Hollywood’s highest-paid Black actors, Jamie Foxx. The comedian explains that while he was a neighbor to the renowned entertainer, who has an estimated $170 million net worth, he had somehow acquired $3 million in debt. For Earthquake, it’s a difference between “being broke” and “being in debt.” He further explained during an appearance on “Club Shay Shay,” the podcast led by former NFL superstar Shannon Sharpe.
May 26, 2022
Jamie Foxx is still making moves. This time, NME is reporting that he can be seen in the second installment of the Netflix docu-series, “jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy,” directed by Coodie & Chike. The archival footage features Yeezy and Jamie Foxx recording their smash hit, “Slow Jamz,” and it’s a true treat to watch two masters of their craft volley off of one another in such an intimate studio recording. jeen-yuhs: A Kanye Trilogy Act 2 is now streaming and features footage of Kanye and Jamie Foxx recording Slow Jamz pic.twitter.com/fuQFkYLDjn — Netflix (@netflix) February 23, 2022 To watch one of Hollywood’s highly-sought after — and paid! — actors at a young age, makes us realize how integral Jamie Foxx has been in the pop culture zeitgeist for the past 30 years. Whether you first saw him on “In Living Color” bringing such characters as “Ugly Wanda” to life, or you remember him for his pitch-perfect — and Oscar-winning! — performance as the legendary Ray Charles, the man born Eric...
Feb 22, 2022
Jamie Foxx has done it all and now he’s venturing into the spirits industry. Flavored Whiskey brand BSB-Brown Sugar Bourbon has announced the award-winning actor, musician, and entrepreneur as the company’s new owner, reports Travel Noire. Under his leadership, Foxx will lend his entrepreneurial spirit and guide the creative direction to help further the brand’s expansion. The new packaging of BSB is a turning point for the brand with a goal to anchor its position as the nation’s premier flavored whiskey equipped with style and sophistication for any event. “I’ve always lived by the rule that life is short, and you need to go out and do what you want to do. Owning a brand that brings sweet life to the party has always been a goal and with BSB we’re making it happen,” said Foxx in a news release. “Before the quarantine I watched bottles of BSB disappear at all my celebrations and knew this was a brand I wanted to bring into the spotlight. Anyone who tries BSB is going to love it just...
Mar 17, 2021
If there was ever a renaissance man of entertainment, Jamie Foxx would get our vote. The Grammy award-winning musician and actor is set to be the leading voice in Disney and Pixar’s new movie, “Soul.” According to CNN , this will be Pixar’s first-ever Black-led animated movie in its 21 movie catalog. The trailer gives us a glimpse into the overall storyline of “Soul,” which follows middle school band teacher, Joe Gardner, on his quest to fulfill his life’s purpose, jazz. “I think Joe is having that crisis that all artists have,” director, Kemp Powers, said, according to The Walt Disney Company . “He’s increasingly feeling like his lifelong dream of being a jazz musician is not going to pan out and he’s asking himself ‘Why am I here? What am I meant to be doing?’ Joe personifies those questions.” Gardner falls into a manhole where he is transformed into a soul and begins his journey of self-realization and discovery. The Disney and Pixar production — which also includes Tina Fey,...
Feb 26, 2020