According to this recently uploaded YouTube clip, Nathanial Ayers, who was portrayed by Jamie Foxx in The Soloist, is still living on Skid Row. The film, which opened in the spring after much publicized delays, bombed at the box office, which obviously didn't help Ayers' cause — through no fault of LA Times columnist Steve Lopez, whose writings on the schizophrenic cellist were adapted for the movie.

If you've never seen Ayers perform, here's your chance.

LA Weekly