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Ale, February 6, 2015 in Will Smith Music
I love it!
At first I thought we'd get the usual "Willywood-Treatment", but I'm glad I was wrong.
The I wanna rock-part made me smile all over my face :D
Will? More, more, more!
btw: Nothing new on the album Jeff talked about a few months ago? I'm praying that it's really in the works. Pleeeeeeeease! xD
Jimmy Fallon's had a fun week
I watched this earlier today. It's not much, but I love it. He's so connected to music. He doesn't do it for the money, so why aren't we hearing anything new? Why does it seem like he's time with Jeff is getting bumped for more acting?
Anyway, here's an article on it. If you click the link, you'll find an additional video with part of their interview. Actually reading the article is worthless, as they mostly just quote the videos. It nice reading the being of it that says "It's been 10 years since Will Smith released an album - and that's 10 years too long!"
by Zach Johnson Today 4:40 AM PST
It's been 10 years since Will Smith released an album—and that's 10 years too long!
The Focus actor appeared on NBC's Tonight Show Thursday and reminded the audience how talented he is as a rapper. "I'm glad you're here," host Jimmy Fallon told him. "We have a lot in common, actually."
"We do?" Smith asked.
"Yeah," the comedian assured him. "We both love music. We both like rap music. You're a famous rapper. I'm a classically trained beatboxer." Because of their shared interests, Fallon told Smith, "I want to try something fun with you. I got this iPad app...and you record ourselves beatboxing and layer a bunch of parts on top of each other, and then it will loop over and over and we can rap over that."
"Oh, like recorded layering?" Smith asked.
"Yes! Is that's what it called?" Fallon asked. "Of course. That's what I was going to say."
After they beatboxed both separately and together, they began rapping Rob Base and DJ E-Z Rock's 1988 classic "It Takes Two." Smith, 46, and Fallon, 40, performed in their seats before taking the stage.
Earlier in the show, Fallon asked Smith how his famous family is doing.
"Everybody is great. My daughter [Willow Smith] is 14 years old now. A 14-year-old girl is tough because you lose your authority, you know?" he lamented. Offering an example, he said, "About two weeks ago I was very upset with her about something. For other parents out there, this is very important! I need you to listen closely. There's no successful parenting you can do when you have the hiccups, OK? Because I had the hiccups and I was trying to chastise her. And I said, 'Hey, girl! Listen to me when I'm—hiccup—talking to you.' She looked at me like, 'Mmm.' But I tried to double down on it, you know? I was like, 'I'm not one of—hiccup—your little friends.' The hiccups are like God's emergency brakes on your life. Nothing moves forward when you have the hiccups. I tried to ice grill her since talking wasn't working."
Yet again, the hiccups detracted from his stern facial expression.
"It was just nothing. It was just nothing," Smith reiterated. "It was all tragedy."
Smith also argued that "boys are easier" to raise than girls. "Because if they can't win the fist fight, they just do what you say," the Men in Black 3 star said. "But with girls, it's like, 'Whatchu gonna do?'"
Do Smith's three children still watch his movies?
"They used to see 'em more. Now daddy's not as cool," he said. "I think I'm cool! I think I'm really cool!"
"You are cool!" Fallon told him.
"Not in my house," Smith admitted. "I'm like the dude that keeps the lights on."
For some reason I can't cut and paste the content of these article, but hears an article from AOL giving their performance crazy praise...but most importantly, showing love to FP's own music. While I wish the focus was shifted to his music by a more serious outlet, this may be just what we need to get FP in the studio. He's always more happy to do it when he feels the demand.
There's no doubt he is an emcee at his very core and these things just highlight it.. but it looks like he has bumped Jeff for another superhero movie..such a shame
well as it shows there in the video this is 2015 not 1990, with technology making music is easier these days so even with will doing films is no excuse for not making music still! watching the grammies tonight and seeing old school artists like madonna, tony bennett, stevie wonder, and paul mccartney being top performers shows that age ain't nothing but a number..
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