In the Summertime, Will Smith to Reunite with DJ Jazzy Jeff for Fresh Prince Concerts
The duo will perform in England and Croatia this summer.
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince are reuniting in August for two concerts in Europe.
The hip-hop duo will perform together as the hip-hop duo at MTV’s Summerblast Festival in Croatia and then in Blackpool, England, for the Livewire Festival.
Will Smith, who achieved rap stardom as the Fresh Prince in the late 80s, had a string of hits with Jazzy Jeff — real name Jeff Townes — including “Parents Just Don’t Understand” and “In the Summertime.”
Smith’s breakout 90s NBC sitcom, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, was loosely based on their lives. The duo even performed the show’s iconic opening theme song.
The show rocketed Smith later became one of the highest-paid actors in Hollywood, appearing in blockbusters like Bad Boys, Men in Black, and Independence Day.
Smith then launched a successful solo rap career, winning four "Best Solo Rap Performance" Grammys, including three in a row, with 1998's "Men in Black," 1999's "Gettin' Jiggy Wit It" and 2000's "Wild Wild West."
DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince haven’t performed together in 12 years.
Smith posted a video to his Facebook page announcing the reunion.
In the post, he wrote, "First two shows are locked.”
His announcement has led many fans to speculate more are on the way.
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