Will Smith Talks His Return To Music And Upcoming Movies – Tha Wire [VIDEO]
It's official a DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince World Tour is going down in 2016! The dynamic duo dropped their last album, Code Red, 22-years ago in 1993. This week the rap icon/actor confirmed the news during a live interview with Zane Lowe on his Beats 1 radio show that a tour is defiantly on the way.
That's not all. Big Willie also revealed he's been in and out of the studio for a couple of years. He told Zane, he's been working with artists like Kanye West "popping into the studio every day" trying to find his voice. Will said, “I have so many things that I want to say and I’m struggling with saying them in a way that fit the flavor of music that I tend to like,” he continued. “I have a lot of young artists and young philosophers just trying to help me extract the idea from my mind and my heart.”
So be on the lookout for Will Smith to drop his first solo album in ten years in the near future as well. As his breaks back into the music world, Will jumped on the remix version of a track called "Fiesta," with a fire Colombian group called Bomba Estéreo. The track was released last week, were Big Willie raps in Spanish and English. Take a listen to the song below and let us know what you think.
So Will Smith and his partner-n-crime DJ Jazzy Jeff are back people. During his Beats 1 radio interview, the rapper/actor revealed said next years world tour will be his very first. He explained, "Jeff and I actually never have done a full tour. I was always on the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, I was always either making a movie, so we’ve never actually done a full tour. So I’m looking this summer to be the first time that we go out on a full world tour.”
Pretty crazy right? Though it's been a minute, Will said he's ready adding, “I probably have 30 songs [recorded]. I have six or seven that I really, really like, that I’m trying to get the ideas to come out right.”
HipHollywood reports on top of the new album and world tour, Will Smith is still flexing his acting skills and has two blockbuster movies coming to theaters. Christmas day Will portrays the doctor who discovered chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a disease caused by repetitive brain injury, in the powerful movie Concussion. The movie is based on the true story of forensic and neuropathologist, Dr. Bennet Omalu, who discovered the disease when he conducted the autopsy of Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster. Peep his interview and the movie trailer of the upcoming film below.
Will also confirmed Bad Boys 3 is not only in the works, but should hit theaters, "within the next 12 to 16 months.” What you gonna do when they come for you?
It's on as detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett return to the big screen with most of the original cast, plus few new big names including Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage February 2017.
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