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  1. C-SPAN prank caller recites 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' rapRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Hampton Roads Daily Press

    ... (Bob Carey / Los Angeles Times) Smith launched his career as one half of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince with childhood friend Jeff Townes. They won the first rap performance Grammy Award awarded in 1989 for "Parents Just Don't ...

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  2. Looking Back: Subterranean phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 17 | Albany Times Union

    William Dodge, 19, pleaded guilty of trying to extort money from J.C. Griffin of Albany, saying that he would rather serve 10 years in the penitentiary than divulge the nature of the blackmail, but Judge Brady refused to accept the plea without further investigation. Ground was broken in Clarksville for a $1.7 million American Telephone and Telegraph Company underground communications center, part of an $82 million subterranean phone system from Boston to Chicago.

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  3. Beat Junkies, DJ Jazzy Jeff to bring the funk to Beyond WonderlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Press-Telegram

    ... Townes, started playing records at parties at 10 years old. As part of the duo known as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, he made five albums from 1987 to 1993 with Smith until the pioneering DJ moved on to production and became a solo artist. Jazzy ...

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  4. DJ Jazzy Jeff added to Riverfest lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Wichita Eagle

    DJ Jazzy Jeff, one half of the duo that launched singer/actor Will Smith's career, also will perform at the Wichita Riverfest, organizers announced on the festival's Facebook page today. Jeffrey Allen Townes, whose stage name is DJ Jazzy Jeff, is a record producer and turntable performer who recorded "Parents Just Don't Understand" and "Summertime" with Smith as part of the group DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince.

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  5. Miranda Lambert, New Found Glory, The Jellybricks and other concerts to see this monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | PennLive.com

    If you're a fan of folk band The Lumineers, you'll enjoy Stelth Ulvang. Not only is Ulvang a member of the popular band, his solo music sounds similar to their simplistic stripped down sound.

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  6. Taylor Swift is actually Leslie Knope. I'm surprised we haven't figured this out earlier.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | MTV

    ... wall hanging for Ed Sheeran with his face on it! Leslie does a dope rendition of DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince's "Parents Just Don't Understand," but did you know Taylor is also mediocre at rapping? Check out her lip-synching Kendrick Lamar . ...

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  7. Watch Will Smith Reprise "Summertime," Reunite With Jazzy Jeff on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Hollywood Reporter

    The Hollywood star dropped in on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new film, Focus . But, naturally, he used the occasion to bust out a rap out his classic DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince track "Summertime," from 1991.

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  8. Will Smith Takes 'Awkward' Question from Jazzy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | Billboard

    The Hollywood star dropped in on Jimmy Kimmel Live to promote his new film, Focus . But, naturally, he used the occasion to bust out a rap out his classic DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince track "Summertime," from 1991.

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  9. 8 Successful People Who Prove a College Degree Isn't NecessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | News Max

    ... could have gotten him into college, but instead started rapping as one half of hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince. In addition to winning four Grammys, he's also been nominated for two Oscars. 4. Mark Zuckerberg Facebook's founder is a ...

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  10. Will Smith says he's got the music 'bug'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Denver Post

    ... I got the bug. I might see if I got one more in me." Smith was the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes. He starred in the TV series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." His films ...

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  11. Will Smitha s got the recording bugRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | HeraldNet

    ... I got the bug. I might see if I got one more in me." Smith was the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes. He starred in the TV series "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." His films ...

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  12. 'Fresh Prince' Will Smith wants to make music again: 'I got the bug'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | The Post-Standard

    ... I got the bug. I might see if I got one more in me." Smith was the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes. He covered Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock's "It Takes Two" with "The Tonight ...

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  13. Will Smith Wants to Make More Music: 'I Got the Bug...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | Billboard

    ... I got the bug. I might see if I got one more in me." Smith was the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes . He starred in the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air . His films ...

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  14. Will Smith making a musical comeback?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2015 | NEWS.com.au

    ... I got the bug. I might see if I got one more in me." Smith was the MC of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince with his childhood friend Jeffrey "DJ Jazzy Jeff" Townes. He starred in the TV series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air . His films ...

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  15. Op-Ed: Where Were the Rap Awards During the Grammys?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Billboard

    Sunday's Grammy Awards reiterated the traditions that accompany celebrating "Music's Biggest Night": a union of industry veterans and newcomers, the world's most enviable talent roster and a swath of awards recognizing artists from music's biggest genres. For the third time in the past four years, the Recording Academy declined to present a single rap award during the ceremony's live telecast.

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  16. Grammys Does Not Televise Hip Hop CategoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2015 | HipHopDx

    Although the 57th-annual Grammy Awards announced the Hip Hop category winners before the telecast aired yesterday , the event's broadcast skipped any award presentations for the genre for the first time since 1990. night - though deciding the annual event is out of touch and doesn't matter is another valid option - it may be time to again do what Will, Jeff and the rest did in '89," MTV reports .

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  17. Our Grammy ballot: Who will win, and who should winRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2015 | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... Keepin' It Fresh -- (1990) Still psyched from their first GRAMMY win the year prior, DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince (aka: Jeffrey Townes and Will Smith) goof off backstage at The GRAMMY Awards in 1990. A Diamond Duo -- (1984) Legend Michael ...

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  18. Do the Grammys Have a Race Problem?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | RollingStone

    White people rejoice! You've managed to cold-jack yet another awards season, and in February no less. The Oscars will be whiter than they've been since 1998 , and this year the Grammy Awards promise to be a throwback to that time when Shirley Temple got down in blackface - dumb-stoopid-affected accents and all.

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  19. How to get rid of that song stuck in your headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2015 | Mashable

    It will ruin your concentration, kill your productivity and drive you to absolute distraction. When you get a song stuck in your head it can really affect your mental state and ruin your mood.

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  20. Old SchoolRead the original story

    Jan 14, 2015 | Evil Genius Chronicles

    Here is one of the things about being a packrat who never throws things away. When you lose a lot of weight, you can fit in your old clothes because unlike normal people you never got rid of the things that didn't fit.

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