Will Smith

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Decades Active: 1990s 2000s
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Biography

Willard Christopher Smith Jnr., 25 September 1968, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Rap music’s most successful crossover artist, Smith started his career as one half of DJ Jazzy Jeff And The Fresh Prince. Although it was lightweight in comparison with the threatening ‘street’ style of Public Enemy and N.W.A. , the duo’s inoffensive, bubblegum rap made them a crossover success, with 1988’s He’s The DJ, I’m The Rapper going double-platinum and ‘Parents Just Don’t Understand’ winning the duo a Grammy. Smith’s inventive and charming rapping style brought him to the attention of NBC, who cast him in the starring role of The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. Smith shone as the streetwise tough suffering culture shock in affluent Beverly Hills, and the situation comedy went on to become one of the station’s most successful series, running until 1996. Movie stardom beckoned, with Smith making his debut in 1992’s...

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