Tag Archives: Jamie Foxx
Burden of Representation or a Structural Problem in Hollywood?
Adam Thompson of the great Shadow and Act asks: So here’s the $64,000 question: Isn’t performance, rather than race, the true representation? When a talented actor delivers a masterful performance and creates an indelible character, does it matter if the … Continue reading
Posted in Film, Television Tagged Academy Awards, Aibeline, Alonzo Harris, black actor, Black actress, black characters, black film, black humanity, Bleek Gilliam, Boys on the Side, burden of representation, Collateral, Denzel Washington, Flight, Ghost, Halle Berry, Jamie Foxx, Malcolm X, mammy, Monster's Ball, Oscar winner, Oscars, Shadow and Act, Taraji P. Henson, The Help, The Wire, Training Day, Viola Davis, Whoopi Goldberg 10 Comments
‘Django Unchained’; Tarantino’s Love Affair with Black Cool
My thoughts on the “Django Unchained” trailer.
Posted in Film Tagged black cool, Django Unchained, Jamie Foxx, Kerry Washington, Kill Bill, Leonardo DiCaprio, Pulp Fiction, Quentin Tarantino, The Bride 1 Comment
Here We Go Again
My thoughts on Joe Jonas’ inevitable solo stardom.
Posted in Music Tagged 100% Ginuwine, Black Keys, Bono, boy band, boyband, Danja, Details magazine, FutureSex/LoveSound, Ginuwine, Jamie Foxx, Joe Jonas, Jonas Brothers, Justin Timberlake, Kaleidoscope, Kelis, Michael Jackson, N'Sync, Nothing Else, Off The Wall, Paul McCartney, pop music, pop star, poseur, Rihanna, Stevie Wonder Leave a comment
My thoughts on what it means that Jamie Foxx makes really bad music.
Posted in Film, Music Tagged actor, Drake, emo, engineer, film industry, Jamie Foxx, Just Blaze, Justin Timberlake, Kim Kardashian, music industry, Oscar winner, Peep This, poseur, producer, publicist, R&B, Raphael Saadiq, Salaam Remi, songwriter, soulless, T-Pain 2 Comments
Best Albums of 2010 (6-1)
My thoughts on the best albums of 2010, numbers 6-1.
Posted in Best of 2010 - Albums, Music Tagged African diaspora, Airtight's Revenge, Andre 3000, Atlanta Funk, Best Songs of 2010, Big Boi, Bilal, black music, Cee-Lo, concept album, Daddy Fat Sax, Damian Marley, Distant Relatives, emcee, Hi-Tek, hip hop, Hustle Blood, Jamie Foxx, Nas, OutKast, R&B, Raekwon, Reflection Eternal, Revolutions Per Minute, Shutterbug, Sir Lucious Left Foot, Son of Chico Dusty, soul music, Speakerboxxx, Stankonia, Stray Bullets, Talib Kweli, Tangerine, The Lady Killer, The Love Below, Train of Thought Leave a comment