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Jamie Foxx

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Artist's Top Tracks

Hot Wings (I Wanna Party) Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Will.i.am 02:16
Slow Jamz Twista, Kanye West, Jamie Foxx 05:16
I Don't Need It Jamie Foxx 03:58
Living Better Now (feat. Rick Ross) Jamie Foxx, Rick Ross 04:06
Fall For Your Type (feat. Drake) Jamie Foxx, Drake 04:31
Do What It Do Jamie Foxx 04:03
DJ Play A Love Song (feat. Twista) Jamie Foxx, Twista 04:18
Blame It (feat. T-Pain) Jamie Foxx, T-Pain 04:48
Can I Take U Home Jamie Foxx 04:15
You Changed Me (feat. Chris Brown) Jamie Foxx, Chris Brown 04:02

Most popular release

Unpredictable (feat. Ludacris)
Warm Bed
DJ Play A Love Song (feat. Twista)
With You (feat. The Game & Snoop Dogg)

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Given a strict Baptist church upbringing in a racially segregated area of Texas, Jamie Foxx had piano lessons from the age of five and became pianist and choir leader at the Terrell New Hope Baptist Church. At school he shone at basketball and American football and planned to join the Dallas Cowboys, but his plans were diverted after joining the band Leather & Lace and winning a scholarship to study classical music and composition at United States International University in California. He changed his name to Jamie Foxx in 1989 when he started appearing at comedy clubs, leading to his breakthrough into television when he joined the cast of comedy sketch show In Living Color. In 1996 Foxx starred in his own sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show and made his movie debut in Toys (1992), followed by various other high profile roles. His musical career, effectively started in 1994 with his first album Peep This. It flopped, but in 2004 Foxx hit the top of the charts when he featured on Slow Jamz by the rapper Twista. He also collaborated on singles with Ludacris, Field Mob and Kanye West before releasing his 2005 album Unpredictable, which topped the US album chart and reached Number 9 in the UK. Including collaborations with Lil Wayne, T-Pain, T-I, The-Dream and Kanye West, third album Intuition (2008) was similarly successful, including the singles Just Like Me, She Got Her Own and Blame It.