Jamie Foxx

Dec
12
50 Cent, Jamie Foxx, Diddy, and John Legend Attend ‘Django Unchained’ Premiere

50 Cent

Music’s leading men mingled with Hollywood’s A-listers at the premiere of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained in New York City on Tuesday. The film’s star Jamie Foxx looked sharp in a navy blue suit, while hip-hop moguls 50 Cent and Diddy held court on the carpet.

G.O.O.D. Music’s John Legend and Q-Tip also checked out the western starring Foxx, Leonardo DiCaprio, Samuel L. Jackson, and Kerry Washington.

The movie received the stamp of approval from Mr. Legend, who tweeted, “Just saw #DjangoUnchained. So good. See that as soon as you can.”

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Dec
9
Jamie Foxx Hosts ‘SNL,’ Performs ‘Birthday Song’ with 2 Chainz

Jamie Foxx and 2 Chainz

Jamie Foxx returned to his comedic roots, hosting “Saturday Night Live” for the second time. The star of Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained kicked off the show with his monologue (“How Black Is That?”), impersonating President Obama’s dance moves and sitting down at the piano for a musical number.

The Oscar winner, who turns 45 this week, told the audience what he wants for his birthday by singing the hook from 2 Chainz’ “Birthday Song.” It wasn’t long before the Grammy-nominated rapper made a surprise appearance to help him convey his birthday wish.

During other skits, Jamie played a Michigan State student who loves Japanese culture (“J-Pop: Christmas”), Madea and Alex Cross (“Tyler Perry’s Alex Cross 2 Madea: Special Ops”), and a former porn star (“Swarvoski Crystals”).

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Dec
5
Jamie Foxx Gets in the Holiday Spirit in ‘SNL’ Promo

Jason Sudeikis and Jamie Foxx

Jamie Foxx gets jolly for Christmas in his promo for “Saturday Night Live.” The actor-singer, who stars in Quentin Tarantino’s western Django Unchained, returns to host the show for the second time this weekend with musical guest Ne-Yo. In the series of funny promos, Jamie trades jokes (and Christmas sweaters) with “SNL” cast member Jason Sudeikis while standing in front of the famed Rockefeller Center Christmas tree in NYC.

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Nov
30
New Music: Rick Ross – ‘100 Black Coffins’

Django Unchained

Rick Ross is going Hollywood. The Maybach Music boss lends his voice to the soundtrack to Quentin Tarantino’s western Django Unchained. On “100 Black Coffins,” Rozay narrates a dark tale produced by Jamie Foxx, who plays a slave-turned-bounty hunter in the film.

“I seen 100 ni**as die/ I put that on my life/ Lord, I wouldn’t tell a lie,” raps GQ’s “Bawse of the Year.”

In addition to Ross, the soundtrack includes contributions from John Legend, Anthony Hamilton, and a collaboration between late legends James Brown and Tupac Shakur. Despite earlier reports, Frank Ocean’s record did not make the final tracklisting.

Listen to the song and watch the movie trailer below.

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Nov
19
New Music: Game f/ Jamie Foxx – ‘Hallelujah’

Game

Game tries to balance religion with his unorthodox lifestyle on “Hallelujah,” one of the songs that will appear on his fifth album Jesus Piece. The West Coast MC praises the Lord and hollers at bad bitches while a gospel choir and Jamie Foxx sing out over the soulful beat.

“Bad bitches in here, forgive me for my sins/ I ain’t mean to walk inside a church cursing again/ I want to live righteous and you know I love Jesus, but you can’t catch the holy ghost in the Prius,” raps a conflicted Jayceon.

You can now listen to snippets and pre-order the album on iTunes prior to its December 11 drop date.

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Nov
14
Rihanna, Frank Ocean, Big Sean, Cassie, & Diddy Celebrate GQ’s ‘Men of the Year’

Rihanna and Frank Ocean

Rihanna celebrated her GQ “Men of the Year” cover at a star-studded bash in Hollywood last night. The “Diamonds” singer, who was named “Obsession of the Year” by the men’s magazine, stole the show in a slinky red Calvin Klein mini, toasting with her fellow honorees Ben Affleck and Channing Tatum.

Big Sean kept it player in a one-of-one Katie Eary shirt and red adidas sneakers, Kid Cudi and Ne-Yo looked fresh out of the pages of GQ, and even the elusive (and tipsy) Frank Ocean came out to party with RiRi at Chateau Marmont. Jamie Foxx was snapped grabbing Rihanna’s digits, while Cassie snuggled up with her man Diddy in VIP.

Check out more pics from the glamorous affair below.

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Mar
24
Diddy, Frank Ocean, & Keyshia Cole Wear Hoodies in Support of Trayvon Martin

Diddy

Diddy donned a hoodie in remembrance of Trayvon Martin, the 17-year-old who was shot to death by a neighborhood watch captain in Florida last month. The shooting has sparked a nationwide uproar over race and justice, with even President Obama weighing in.

Thousands of people participated in the Million Hoodies March in cities across the country to seek justice for Martin, who was wearing a hoodie when he was killed.

“I didn’t know wearing a hoodie made me a target,” tweeted the Bad Boy mogul, while Swizz Beatz wrote, “Had to Hoodie up for Trayvon. What a sad situation! Blessing to his fam.”

Many celebrities voiced their support via social media, while Keyshia Cole, Ludacris, Jamie Foxx, Frank Ocean, Nelly, The-Dream, and players from the Miami Heat sported hoodies in a showing of solidarity. See them band together below.

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