Will Smith shared his appreciation for his relationship with longtime collaborator, DJ Jazzy Jeff, in a hit Instagram message shared on Wednesday.
The “Aladdin” star, who reunited with Jeff in 2017 for two concerts, shared a video clip of the duo rehearsing ahead of their indicates in Croatia and the U.K. Smith described his former “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” co-star as “the spark that kindled my Dreams! ”
“I’ve had nightmares before simply imagining what my life would have been like without @djjazzyjeff, ” Smith author.
Jeff, born Jeffrey Allen Townes, shared a similar sentiment on his Instagram account Wednesday: “All its first year .. as so much better varies .. I’m bless to have somethings remains the same … JJFP forever.”
Smith and Jeff had not performed together for decades after collaborating on music in the late 1980 s, with popular reaches like “Parents just don’t understand” and “Girls Ain’t Nothing But Trouble.” The duo released their debut album “Rock the House” in 1987, before secrete album “He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper” the following year.
In a video capturing their rehearsal for the proves, Smith tells Jeff with laugh, “You didn’t return my call for years.”
“We could’ve done rehearsals anywhere, then why did we want to rehearse in Philly? ” Smith questions in the video.
“I think simply bringing it back to where we started, ” Jeff replies, before note they would rehearse in their moms’ cellars in the earlier days.