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You might think Jamie Foxx got his start in comedy, but music was his first career choice. He joined us on “The Rickey Smiley Morning Show” where he shares the interesting story behind his music taking off. It stems back to his “In Living Color” days when people didn’t really take him serious as an artist. “For that long period of time I couldn’t really get my music off because everyone knew me as a comedian,” Jamie said.

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It wasn’t until Jamie Foxx met Kanye West, before he was the Grammy award-winning artist he is today. Watch the video to hear Jamie reveal how a young Kanye was the one who really got his music off the ground in this exclusive interview!

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