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Suncebeat 2016 - Preview

It's great to see festivals in Croatia becoming increasingly popular, and rightly so too, it's such a beautiful place, perfect for a holiday experience. With so much choice it's great to see Suncebeat 7 on...

Jazzy Jeff: 'Shutting Down Napster Was A Big Mistake'

The veteran turntablist, DJ and producer is a surprising advocate for music streaming as he's also a big vinyl junkie. Jazzy - real name Jeffrey Allen Townes - slammed the record industry for being "selfish"...

Will Smith Confirms Return To Music, Plans To Tour With Jazzy Jeff This Summer

It’s been nearly 30 years since DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince first starting making music together, but Will Smith has revealed he plans to tour again with his former musical partner. Smith, who...

Will Smith Planning New Album And World Tour

The whole world seems to have been in love with the ‘90s in the recent past, and nostalgia lovers are about to get a new treat. Will Smith is planning to revive his musical career,...

Will Smith Plans World Tour

Will Smith is planning to do a world tour next year.The 47-year-old rapper, who has just released his first song in over a decade, is keen to reunite with his former partner DJ Jazzy Jeff...

Will Smith Planning World Tour With Dj Jazzy Jeff

The Independence Day star has been absent from the music scene for a decade, but he's planning to revive his career in a big way by returning to his DJ Jazzy Jeff &...

Jennifer Hudson To Sing At Schools Rally

The Grammy Award winner will take to the stage at the event in Brooklyn, New York on Wednesday (30Sep15). The rally has been organised by bosses at Families for Excellent Schools, a...

Rizzle Kicks Revamp Fresh Prince Hit With Jazzy Jeff

The Down with the Trumpets hitmakers re-recorded the lyrics to the 1991 song by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince and recreated the famous video scene-by-scene with Smith's musical partner Jeff....

Margot Robbie Thinks Going On Holiday Leads To Job Offers

Margot Robbie thinks going on holiday helps her find acting work.The 24-year-old actress, who starred alongside Leonardo DiCaprio in 'The Wolf of Wall Street', revealed she secured the part of Donna Freedman in the Australian...

Margot Robbie Says Will Smith Is 'Everything You'd Expect And More'

Margot Robbie says working with Will Smith was ''everything you can imagine, and more''.The 24-year-old Australian actress stars alongside the Hollywood icon in 'Focus' and admits working with Will fulfilled all of her expectations, even...

Graham Norton Busts A Move In Mini Fresh Prince Revival With Will Smith, Jazzy Jeff And Alfonso Ribeiro

The Graham Norton show brought on an unexpected Fresh Prince of Bel Air reunion this week, as Will Smith performed with his son Jaden and even DJ Jazzy Jeff paid a surprise visit. The whole...

Will Smith Reunites Fresh Prince Co-stars On U.k. Tv

Will Smith staged an impromptu The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air reunion during a U.K. Tv interview by bringing on his former co-star Alfonso Ribeiro and longtime collaborator Dj Jazzy Jeff during the recording.The Men In...

Jazzy Jeff & Fresh Prince Planning 'Pop-up' Shows

Will Smith and Jazzy Jeff are in talks to return to the stage together for a series of "pop-up" shows.The Hollywood actor first made his name in the music world with his pal as DJ...

Willow Smith Teaming With Dj Jazzy Jeff

WILL SMITH's pre-teen pop sensation daughter WILLOW is keeping the collaborators for her debut album close to home - she's working with her father's former hip-hop partner DJ JAZZY JEFF.Willow Smith set the charts alight...

Willow Smith's Idol Influence

Willow Smith wants to be like Billy Idol and Lady Gaga. The nine year old daughter of actor and former rapper Will Smith has caused an internet sensation with her debut song 'Whip My Hair'...

Jazzy Jeff Weds

DJ JAZZY JEFF is the among stars who wed this weekend (30Jul-01Aug10) - he exchanged vows with his longterm girlfriend.Rap superstar T.I. married Tameka 'Tiny' Cottle in Miami, Florida on Friday (30Jul10), while Alicia Keys...

Dj Am Laid To Rest

DJ AM's funeral took place yesterday (02.09.09).The 36-year-old musician - who was found dead in his New York apartment on Friday (28.08.09) - was laid to rest at Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary in West...

Jazzy Jeff Gig Cut Short Over Setlist

DJ JAZZY JEFF was forced to axe a gig halfway through his set - after strict local officials reportedly took offence to his hip-hop playlist.The former Fresh Prince of Bel-Air star took to the decks...

Eminem Announces Detroit Free Show

EMINEM is to play a free show with DJ JAZZY JEFF in his native Detroit, Michigan on Tuesday (19May09). The rapper announced the Motor City Casino show on his MySpace.com page on Sunday night (17May09) -...

Smith Raps Up Hancock Premiere With Jazzy Jeff

WILL SMITH teamed up with DJ JAZZY JEFF at the HANCOCK premiere after party in Los Angeles on Monday night (30Jun08) to show fans and friends he can still rap. After performing a brief medley...

Smith Plans Rap Comeback

Hollywood superstar WILL SMITH is reuniting with his old hip-hop partner JAZZY JEFF for a world tour. The pair found fame in the 1980s and 1990s with hit records including Parents Just Don't Understand and...

Smith Had Scuffle With Tax Collectors

WILL SMITH insists he could identify with the character he plays in his new movie because they both have had brushes with the US Internal Revenue Service (IRS). Smith plays CHRIS GARDNER in the movie...

Richie Helps Dj Am Celebrate Birthday In Style

NICOLE RICHIE splashed out on a surprise party for her ex-fiance DJ AM on Saturday night (01APR06) and spent the evening proclaiming her love for the club star. Richie and managers of Las Vegas, Nevada's...

Motown Gets A New Sound

MOTOWN's biggest hits are set to hit the world's dancefloors again, thanks to top remixers like GREEN LANTERN and DJ JAZZY JEFF. A collection of Motown soul classics have been remixed for a new...

Biz Markie To Release First Album In Ten Years

Rap veteran BIZ MARKIE is preparing to make a comeback with his first album in ten years. Biz Markie, real name MARCEL HALL, has spent the past few years DJing at high profile events...

Jazzy Jeff Fights For Freedom

Hip-hop star JAZZY JEFF is glad he stepped back from the limelight, because his art is more important than making money. After shooting to fame as one half of JAZZY JEFF + THE FRESH...

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