Jamie Foxx Discusses Quentin Tarantino Being Criticized For Exploiting Black Culture (VIDEO)


(AllHipHop News) Quentin Tarantino is praised as one of the greatest filmmakers of his generation. He is also criticized for his work. Particularly, fellow director Spike Lee accused Tarantino of exploiting black history in movies such as Django Unchained.

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Jamie Foxx – the lead actor in the 2012 western – spoke with Snoop Dogg on the premiere episode of GNN on Revolt. The Oscar-winning actor relayed a conversation he had with his Django director about creating films centered around black characters and black culture.

“I asked him on my radio show. He said, ‘When I was a kid my mom dated black guys, so the black guys would come in and see me and want to get in good with me,” explained Foxx. “‘They would take me to blaxploitation films, so my whole life I grew up watching those films. It didn’t seem like it wasn’t organic for me to do this.'”

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Watch a clip from Jamie Foxx’s interview below.