The Story Behind How Kanye West Gave Jamie Foxx His Start in Music

One of the most important characteristics of truly successful people is their willingness to reach down and give those below them a hand up, because success is nothing if you have no one to share it with.

That’s basically the story of how comedian Jamie Foxx got his big break in music — a fresh Kanye West gave him his hand up by featuring him on his tracks “Slow Jamz” and “Gold Digger” when others told Foxx that his music career was “impossible.”

Jamie Foxx vividly shared his story on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show”:

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