Will Smith and DJ Jazzy Jeff are reuniting for summertime shows

Good news, children of the 90s, DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince are back! Bad news, if you want to see them, you better have a passport and some major dough. Yep, Will Smith and Jeff Townes are hitting the road together for the first time in 12 years.

Back in November of 2015, Will told Ellen DeGeneres that he and Jeff planned to tour, citing his work on The Fresh Prince of Bel Air as the reason they never hit the road together, adding “I never actually had a chance to go on tour, so I really want to get out there and do it for real.”

And now, hot on the heels of the recent unofficial Fresh Prince reunion, Will, not 48 and Jeff, 52 will perform two European gigs – at MTV’s Summerblast Festival in Croatia on Aug. 26 and the Livewire Festival in Blackpool, northwest England, the following day. Will made the announcement on Facebook on Monday. Along with a vintage video from their heyday, Will posted “First two shows are locked!! Y’all ready?!” Jeff shared the video on Instagram with the caption, “Yup…and THIS IS FINALLY HAPPENING!!!”

I can only hope these gigs are just a warm-up for a full-scale tour. Will and Jeff have not confirmed if they will be performing at any other events, but I’ve got my fingers crossed. And, in honor of this news, I’ll just leave this here…

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  1. Ankhel says:

    Goodness. I didn’t know Will was that broke.

    • Mike says:

      I suspect that he is doing it for his friend. DJ Jazzy Jeff never hit the financial big time like Smith. I think it is a nice gesture and a fun thing for both life long friends

      • Snazzy says:

        Yes my first reaction was that maybe this was for Jeff more than for himself.

        Corey, now I have that song in my head. First hungry eyes, now this … *shakes fist*

    • Louise177 says:

      Or maybe Will is that rich or thinks it would be fun to do.

  2. Lucytunes says:

    This is great! Saw them in 87-88(?) on the Def Jam tour with my big brother. both have (obviously) been successful apart. Love they found time to do this. Wish it was stateside.

  3. I have feelings about this. I just need time to tease them out…

  4. Sage says:

    If they toured closer to my city, I would totally purchase tickets to see them. I suffer from 90s nostalgia. The music , tv shows , movies and style was everything❤️

  5. LAK says:

    I am Jazzed (getit?). I’ll be going to Blackpool for the first time in my life.

  6. MickeyM says:

    Love it!

  7. Ariel says:

    Parents just don’t understand… not even the one she reading this article.
    As a child of 80s, I am thrilled.