Tom Breihan of the Village Voice shared his thoughts on Jamie Foxx’s television special on NBC last month. Breihan writes, “Jamie Foxx and Mary J. Blige are both on ridiculous career-peak rolls. They’ve been trading Billboard’s #1 spot back and forth for five weeks now. One is a bona fide movie star with a Best Actor Oscar and everything, and the other might become one if the Nina Simone biopic works out the way everyone hopes. They’re big deals by themselves and an even bigger deal together, but they still looked small-time and out of their depths last night. It’s impossible to blame Blige for this; she did exactly what she was supposed to do, coming in as a special guest and absolutely singing Foxx off the stage.” Read more.
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