Will Smith reunites with Jazzy Jeff for ‘Summertime’ performance
Now, this is a story all about how Will Smith took over a pool party in Las Vegas.
The former rapper, who went by the stage name “The Fresh Prince” before turning that brand into a 1990s sitcom, joined his onetime collaborator DJ Jazzy Jeff and his son Trey Smith at a Palms pool party on Friday in Las Vegas where he and Jeff performed their 1991 single “Summertime,” as seen in footage obtained by TMZ.
“The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” star performed the signature routine to “Jump on It,” which was repeatedly performed on the show, E! News reported.
“I just wanted to come out and say ‘what’s up’ to everybody. They know how to party down here. Y’all know how to party down here. My stuff need to be out Jeff, I think my stuff need to be out,” Smith said before lifting up his shirt to expose his abs.
“It’s been a minute. ... We haven’t been on stage in forever,” he continued before giving in to some fan requests. “It looks like we might have a fan or two in the house. Let me give them a little somethin’.”
Then the 45-year-old started singing the seasonal anthem as he fielded beach balls and took off his shirt. Hey, it’s hot in the desert playground.
After the performance, the “After Earth” star took to Facebook to alert fans about his impromptu stage takeover.
“In Vegas at a pool party with Jazzy. This dude is RIDICULOUS on the tables!!!!! STILL,” Smith wrote.
He also shared a selfie-style video of himself with the revelers cheering behind him set to Sisqo’s “Thong Song.”
Jeff also touted their collaboration on social media.
JJFP 4Eva...30 Year of Rocking!!! And we’re Nowhere Near Done!! #jjfp #vinyldestination #vegas,” Jeff wrote on Instagram, sharing a pic of the two of them lounging on a couch.
Trey Smith, Smith’s son from a relationship he had before marrying his current wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, took to Twitter to thank the party organizers at Ditch Fridays.
“Thank You!!!! @PalmsPoolLV Today Was Incredible. You Guys Are Awesome,” he wrote.
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