It Pays to Be Friends

Kayne West and Kid Cudi

Actor Jamie Foxx sang the sample of “I’ve Got a Woman” on Kanye West’s “Gold Digger,” but he wasn’t West’s first choice. Foxx was hired when Ray Charles’ estate refused to license his performance of “I’ve Got a Woman.” Foxx, having recently played Charles in a film biopic, was the obvious replacement. (Music nerds should […]