Posts Tagged ‘Jamie Foxx’

R. Kelly Prepping To Release New Single “My Story”

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R. Kelly is almost ready to kick off the ‘Black Panties‘ era, his return to a more sex driven, club and mainstream sound. Kellz has been getting in front of the people this summer, he rocked the Bonnaroo stage last month, will headline the Pitchfork Festival on Sunday, July 21, and of course performed a medley of his classics at this years BET Awards. It was that appearance in fact, where he first previewed the new song “My Story,” which will be the lead single of his forthcoming ‘Black Panties’ album.

The record has a R&B Trap feel, with a very confident verse from the R&B icon.  According to his longtime collaborator and A&R DJ Wayne Williams, the record is coming very soon.  We heard a rumor there might even be a feature from 2 Chainz on it, or on the remix.  After hearing the preview, it sounds like a track fitting for the rappers style.

In related news, Kellz has always been a big basketball player, following the BET Awards he paid a visit to Jamie Foxx’s house to get into a pick-up game at 5 AM! Robert hit the game-winning three-point shot from almost half court right in Jamie’s face. Check out the video footage below:

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Jamie Foxx Crashes Ciara’s BET Awards Performance Rehearsal

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Ciara‘s performance at the 2013 BET Awards has become one of the more talked about positive moments, which saw the R&B chanteuse performing her singles “I’m Out” with Nicki Minaj and “Body Party.”

While Cici was in prime form, and killed the stage with her dance moves, she had a lighthearted moment during an outdoor rehearsal.

While Ciara and her dancers were getting in some last minute prep before hitting the stage, the always funny Jamie Foxx crashed their practice as he jokingly got in on the dancing, with his own directing and comedic moves.

Check out the footage after the jump, and if you missed it, watch Ciara’s BET performance here.

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Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, Jamie Foxx, India.Aire, Snoop Dogg & Stevie Wonder Honor Charlie Wilson at BET Awards

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The legendary Charlie Wilson was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the BET Awards on Sunday.

He received a star-studded tribute from India.Arie, Jamie Foxx, and Stevie Wonder, who covered his classics. Justin Timberlake presented him with the award before he hit the stage to perform a medley of Charlie’s hits with some help from Pharrell, Snoop Dogg, and the man himself.

Now, this was a tribute! Watch below:

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New Music: Lonny Bereal feat. Anthony Hamilton, John P. Kee, Jamie Foxx, Omarion, Dave Hollister & Tyrese – Soldier Cries

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In celebration of this Memorial Day, Grammy Award winning singer/songwriter Lonny Bereal joins forces with a troop of his fellow R&B singers to honor the many brave men and woman who serve and protect their country. Lonny recruits frequent collaborators and friends, Anthony Hamilton, John P. Kee, Jamie Foxx, Omarion, Dave Hollister and Tyrese for the touching tribute, “Soldier Cries.”

The heartfelt composition takes a look at war from the perspective of those who fight, as well as their loved ones who are left behind to pray that they return home safely. The accompanying visual is collection of photos featuring graphic images of war, disaster and sadness, but also heroism and strength.

Take a listen to the emotional record below:

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Jamie Foxx Portrays Obama-esque Character in New ‘White House Down’ Movie

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So, last weekend I took my nephew to see the new action-thriller Olympus Has Fallen. If you aren’t familiar, the basic plot is that Washington, DC, specifically the White House, is attacked by a terrorist group out of North Korea, they take over the building and hold the President hostage. A single ex-Secret Service agent is the countries only hope to spoil the plan and save the President. Quick opinion, it was a good flick, edge of your seat action and suspense. But, now I see there is another movie coming out this summer, which appears almost identical in the basic plot.

This film just so happens to be starring the multi-talented Jamie Foxx though, and he is playing the role of President of the United States (hence the posts title). However, even though Jamie is playing the leader of the free world as an African American man, he says we won’t see many Obama parallels, “I am not doing an impression of Obama,” he said. “Although certain times I do Obama-type things.”

The film, which is titled “White House Down,” also stars Channing Tatum as a police officer named John Cale, who helps fight off domestic terrorists to save the president and our historic monuments.

Watch the trailer below:

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Solange, Jamie Foxx, Robin Thicke, & John Legend Attend Vanity Fair Oscar Party

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Many of music’s brightest stars mingled with Hollywood’s elite following Sunday nights 85th Academy Awards. Solange hit the town in a simmering yellow dress to attend Vanity Fair’s glamorous annual Oscar Party at the Sunset Tower in West Hollywood.

The star-studded affair also drew Robin Thicke and his wife, actress Paula Patton. John Legend and his fiancée Chrissy Teigen, and the multi-talented Jamie Foxx with his 19-year-old daughter Corinne.

See pics below…

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Jamie Foxx and Kelly Rowland Share Awkward Red Carpet Interview

As you should know by now Kelly Rowland helped co-host the red carpet arrivals of the 85th annual Academy Awards on Sunday. The network made sure that Kelly would be the one to interview the incomparable Jamie Foxx, and his beautiful daughter Corinne. While the two are old friends, the interview played out with some awkward moments, so much so that Kelly cut it short to send the camera’s over to her co-host Lara Spencer.

Nothing crazy, but kind of funny. If you missed it live, catch the footage above.


Gladys Knight, Jamie Foxx, & Keke Palmer Celebrate The 44th NAACP Image Awards

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The legendary Gladys Knight showed grace and class on the red carpet for the The 44th NAACP Image Awards at the Shrine Auditorium in L.A. on Friday. Jamie Foxx, Keke Palmer, Mindless Behavior and Wyclef Jean were also in attendance. Jamie Foxx took home the Entertainer of the Year award and the other winners of the night included Usher for Male Artist, Elle Varner for New Artist, Whitney Houston and R. Kelly for Outstanding Song (“I Look to You”), and Alicia Keys for Female Artist and Music Video.

Check out pictures from the award show below…

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