Nowadays Jamie Foxx is a well-respected singer, but it wasn’t always like that. Foxx recently paid a visit to the Ellen Show and briefly explained how, after many years of trying, he got into the music world. In his early acting days he was very eager to become a singer, so he decided to throw house parties and invite a lot of musicians so he could network and show off his skills. During the conversation he reveals how he met Kanye West and goes on to tell the stories of recording Slow Jamz and Gold Digger. Check it out below.