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    Jamie Foxx Sings, Takes on Tyler Perry on Saturday Night Live

    Jamie Foxx may be best known for his Oscar-winning role in Ray, but the former standup comedian proved he hasn't left his comedy chops behind.

    The Django Unchained star brought on the laughs during his second Saturday Night Live hosting stint, kicking off the show with his monologue, in which he turned 2 Chainz "Birthday Song" into a ballad in honor of his upcoming birthday.

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    "Before I sing, women look at me like What the hell? But after I sing they look at me like Is that Denzel?" Foxx said as he played the piano. "I'd like to sing from the book of 2 Chainz."

    "All I want for my birthday is a big booty ho," Foxx crooned evocatively, before the actual 2 Chainz hit the stage to perform a bit of the real song in a more, um, lively fashion.

    While the "Blame It" singer took on many roles during the show, including playing a giant Ding Dong on "Weekend Update," a dreads-wearing ninja master in "J-Pop Christmas" and the gameshow host of "B-tch What's the Answer," Foxx really shined in a parody called "Alex Cross/Tyler Perry in Alex Cross 2: Medea Special Ops." 

    In the skit, Foxx took on Tyler Perry, dressing up as a half Madea/half Alex Cross character split right down the middle—and gave dead-on impressions of both of them simultaneously. 

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    "Tree Pimps" was also one of the standout skits of the evening with Kenan Thompson and Foxx both playing former pimps who switched up from pimping prostitutes to pimping Christmas trees.

    "You like what you see? She does it all, too. Full service," Thompson said when a customer approached. 

    Foxx played Daddy Kidd, Royal Tree Pimp in the skit, who claimed to deal only in "high end" trees.

    The game show "Dylan McDermott or Dermot Mulroney" was also notable, in which contestants had to figure out if the picture they were looking at was that of the often confused Dylan McDermott or Dermot Mulroney. Although the only question was "Is this Dylan McDermott or Dermot Mulroney," accompanied with the same photo of either Dylan or Dermot—it continuously stumped all of the contestants (Foxx, Thompson and Jay Pharoah). 

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    Ne-Yo was also on hand to perform on the show for his first time, singing "Let Me Love You" and "She Is."

    So, tell us, what did you think about Foxx's hosting stint? Did he bring on the funny or fall flat?

    Sound off in the comments.

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