Happy Birthday, Fresh Prince Turns 23!!

The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air

Get your Fresh Prince of Bel-Air T-Shirts at the ready guys because [believe it or not] today 23 years ago everyone’s favourite street-smart teenager from Philadelphia hit TV screens in the US. Will Smiths adventures as the Fresh Prince saw him land on the doorstep of his respectable Californian family, the Banks’. The idea was to make Will respectable, responsible and mature, but he had other plans…

Back in May this year we posted about the Fresh Prince cast reuniting on the Graham Norton Show and Will Smith showed that he still knew the Fresh Prince rap all too well, so whether you’re a big or small Fresh Prince fan you must know at least some of the opening credits rap! If you don’t know any of it, where have you been? To jog your memory, check out the video below and if you want to join in I’ve provided lyrics too so you can impress your whole office with your rap skills…. ENJOY!!

Now this is the story all about how
My life got flipped, turned upside down
And I’d like to take a minute just sit right there
I’ll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel-air

In west Philadelphia born and raised
On the playground where I spent most of my days
Chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool
And all shooting some b-ball outside of the school
When a couple of guys, they were up to no good
Started making trouble in my neighbourhood
I got in one little fight and my mom got scared
And said “You’re moving with your auntie and uncle in Bel-air”

I whistled for a cab and when it came near the
License plate said “fresh” and had a dice in the mirror
If anything I could say that this cab was rare
But I thought nah, forget it, yo homes to Bel-air!

I pulled up to a house about seven or eight
And I yelled to the cabby “Yo, homes smell you later!”
Looked at my kingdom I was finally there
To sit on my throne as the prince of Bel-air

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