Now, this is a story all about how Will Smith turned carpooling upside down. Now, I’d like to take a minute–Just sit right there! I’ll tell you how Will became prince of singing in cars without a care. (Y’all, I’m sorry, I needed to make it rhyme. Are you singing the Fresh Prince theme yet?)
Carpool Karaoke: The Series is out now on Apple Music, but James Corden was kind enough to let us get a sneak peek at the wild ride. The first minute alone involves Smith and Corden singing along to “Gettin’ Jiggy With It” only to be joined by a marching band that comes out of literally nowhere. Like I said, it’s wild.
Then, in an effort to make all of us feel bad about how little we’ve done with our lives, Will reminds us all that he wrote his first rap at twelve, and had a record on the radio his senior year of high school. Which makes James ask the question we were all wondering, “In your yearbook, were you named Most Likely to Have Already Succeeded?”
The rest of the ride involves DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince’s “Boom! Shake the Room,” talk of Will portraying Barack Obama in a movie, and discussions of when it would be appropriate for Will to use this catchphrase in real life:
Watch the segment here:
If you want the full episode, which include Will Smith crashing wedding photos and a helicopter ride involving R. Kelly’s “I Believe I can Fly,” you’ll have to check it out on Apple Music.
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