DJ Jazzy Jeff offered some background information on one of television’s most enduring sitcom theme songs in the classic Fresh Price of Bel-Air track. The DJ and producer revealed in an interview that it took him and his rap partner, Will Smith just 15 minutes to create the track.
We presented the work of Dayne Jordan in our Certified Fresh section and the Philadelphia product continues to excel. Today (July 21) he drops his latest project, Memoirs of Dayne Jordan, which features production from the legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff.
While Will Smith is out getting jiggy promoting his new movie Focus, DJ Jazzy Jeff is inserting himself in the center spotlight as a judge for Red Bull Thre3style National Final DJ Competition.
The Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon is the gift that keeps on giving to late night television. To honor the show’s week in Los Angeles, Fallon and The Roots recreated The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air opening sequence.
Run DMC rose to fame due to the dynamic verses of Run and D.M.C., but the crew’s equally vital member was their late DJ, Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell. On what would have been the turntable technician’s 49th birthday, it’s only right to give props to DJs that have shined in similar settings as well.
The first celebrity death of the year has already begun to hit waves, as classically trained actor James Avery (most known as Uncle Phil) died on New Year’s Eve. He was 65-years-old.
The most Hip-Hop father and son combo in the world goes to Will and Jayden Smith, and here’s the proof. While the appearing on the BBC’s The Graham Norton Show, a full blown DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince reunion, featuring Alfonso Ribeiro aka “Carlton Banks,” went down.
Tim Westwood dug in the archives for this clip of Will Smith, which dates back to European DJ’s ’80s late night TV show N-Sign Radio that broadcasted Fridays on the UK’s ITV Network. The footage stands at just over four minutes, showing The Fresh Prince pre-superstardom discussing how he connected with partner in crime DJ Jazzy Jeff.
The legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff shows us that he can still son the competition if need be with his LRG sponsored mixtape, Life Colors. The project bridges the gap between yesteryear and music’s current landscape, seamlessly blending recognizable tracks like J. Cole’s “Can’t Get Enough,” Kendrick Lamar’s “Swimming Pools (Drank),” and G.O.O.D. Music’s “Mercy” with their samples. Listeners […]
DJ Jazzy Jeff and Mick Boogie link up for the third installment of their Summertime series just in time for the warm weather. Intro’d by the one and only Fresh Prince Will Smith and presented by PLNDR.com and Breezy Excursion, check out Summertime Vol. 3 down below.
Mac Miller – “Face The Facts” (Produced by DJ Premier) Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller hooks up with the legendary DJ Premier, for a track off of Mac’s upcoming ‘92 Til Infinity project with DJ Jazzy Jeff. Mac Miller’s Blue Slide Park album is also due out later this year. Listen To More Wired Tracks Here