WILL SMITH & DJ JAZZY JEFF
S U N D A Y
27TH AUGUST 2017
Will Smith was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1968. After he met Jeff Townes at age 16, the duo launched a highly successful rap career as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. Smith starred on the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air for six seasons, before establishing himself as a Hollywood A-lister with Bad Boys (1995) and Independence Day (1996). He has since headlined such popular films as Men in Black (1997) and Hitch (2005), and earned Oscar nominations for Ali (2001) and The Pursuit of Happyness (2006).
DJ JAZZY JEFF
Sure, Jazzy Jeff is known for being a star in Fresh Prince of Bell Air, but so too is he a hip hop pioneer and icon who has won three Grammy Awards, three American Music Awards, two NAACP Awards, two Soul Train Music Awards and an MTV Music Award. He has recorded with Fresh Prince star Will Smith, and continues to turn out truly majestic albums including ‘The Return of the Magnificent.’ Jeff has also leant his hand to other notable acts including Kenny Lattimore, Tatyana Ali and soul goddess Jill Scott, also from Philadelphia, and also a Grammy winner for here incredible full length albums. As a DJ, too, Jazzy Jeff has to be one of the most accomplished in the world, with turntable skills honed over decades.