jamie foxx nbc 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno's' (second) first guest Jamie Foxx?Is “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” returning to late night with Jamie Foxx?

According to Gossip Cop, Jay Leno has slotted in popular actor Jamie Foxx as the first guest when Leno returns to “The Tonight Show” in March.

This keeps up Jay Leno’s streak of inviting popular African-American stars to be his first headliner. When he kicked off “The Jay Leno Show” many moons ago in September 2009, Leno welcomed Jay-Z, Rihanna and Kanye West as the musical guests.

shanice jay leno 'The Tonight Show with Jay Leno's' (second) first guest Jamie Foxx?Back in the day when Leno took over for Johnny Carson as host of “The Tonight Show,” he welcomed then-star Shanice (of “I Love Your Smile” fame, if you don’t remember).

We wonder if Jamie Foxx will sing?

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