#VitalFactz: Happy Birthday - Will Smith

September 25, 2017

Happy Birthday Will Smith, Born Willard Carroll Smith Jr . September 25, 1968. Will first rose to fame in the Hip Hop industry as one half of the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. In 1987 they released their debut album Rock The House which features the hit Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble. Their follow-up album in 1988 was their breakthrough album. He's The DJ I'm The Rapper sold 3 million copies in the US & earned them the first ever Grammy in the Hip Hop category for the hit song Parents Just Don't Understand. Will is also one of the few rappers who have made the successful transition from rapping to acting as he landed a TV sitcom in 1990 Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. In 1991 he & Jeff dropped their 4th studio album Homebase, another Platinum seller which features (arguably) their most popular hit Summertime, which earned them a another Grammy for Best Rap Performance By A Duo or Group. As a solo artist he earned a few more Grammy's for hits such as Men In Black & Gettin' Jiggy With It. He also won 6 American Music Awards. His solo work also includes 5 MTV Music Video Awards.




Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Please reload

Featured Posts

Arrested Development - Becoming Video & Don't Fight Your Demons LP

September 28, 2020

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square
  • SoundCloud Social Icon
  • YouTube Social  Icon
Related Posts
Please reload

Header Slider_LostLiggyFiles.jpg

VitalGroundz Media Inc.

We are a media platform exhibiting the Preservation of Hip Hop Culture by highlighting it’s Elementz across all #Generationz

Useful Links

Contact Us

P.O Box 523418  Bronx, NY 10452
Phone: (646) 580-4686

© 2016 - All Rights Reserved.  Privacy Policy | Terms of Service

  • Grey Facebook Icon
  • Grey Twitter Icon
  • Grey Instagram Icon
  • Grey Google+ Icon
  • Grey YouTube Icon