Thursday, September 3, 2009


So last night, I mustered up the energy and went with my friend Seun to Whitney Houston's album release party in Hollywood at Cinespace. I was a little tired from a pretty long day but I decided to go support my boy Chris as he was the host for the night. I ended up having a really good time. It was a nice mix of honoring Ms. Houston, Chris telling some good jokes, and some up and coming artists performing as well.

As usual, I met some pretty cool people. I was hanging out with this girl who's on Jamie Foxx's Sirius radio show called Foxxhole and actor Michael Jai White. We had a pretty nice conversation and he turned out to be a really nice guy. He's a black belt in seven different martial art forms and was in among other things Spawn and Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get Married".

I would have to say though that the highlight of the night was when we were treated to a performance on the drums by Jay-Z's drummer, Tony Royster Jr. I cannot begin to explain to you how AWESOME and IMPRESSIVE he was!!!! I think I sat there the whole time with my mouth agape. Seriously. I didn't know someone could do that with some drums. It almost seemed as if he had 4 arms and 4 legs!! This isn't his performance from last night and to be honest this isn't quite as good as he was last night but just so you can get an idea of what I'm talking about you can check out a youtube clip of him playing here..


Anyway, the night was getting late and Seun and I were getting tired so we actually left before the lady of the night arrived. As much as I would have loved to have seen her, we decided to call it a night. Here are a couple pics though from our evening of fun.

Me, The Foxxhole Girl (I can't remember her name:-/), and Michael Jai

Chris, Seun, and me

One of the comics and Seun

A couple other new friends and me


Eternal Lizdom said...

Looks like a great time!! I love your brushes with famous people!

Anonymous said...

Sounds like a good time.

You get the *side eye* for calling her "the Foxxhole girl".

Jackie E. said...

Liz: If it weren't for my friend Chris inviting me everywhere, I wouldn't be going anywhere, trust me! He's my go-to social guide:-)

Jewells: I know, I feel bad for calling her that, but I just cannot remember her name:-/ Lame, yes I know....

Mizrepresent said...

Nice pictures Jackie. I loved Michael Jai in Tyler Perry's movie...he was pretty funny.

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