DJ Jazzy Jeff opens up about shooting "I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson" video with Will Smith and Mike Tyson, and reveals that the boxing champ used to throw punches at him for fun on the set.
Join DJ Jazzy Jeff and crew as they travel through Germany, Romania, France and England in this week's episode of Vinyl Destination. Which crew member can't remember if they are in Bucharest or Budapest? Who loses their iPad in France? Does Skillz have the ancient Chinese secret to doing laundry? Find out the answers to all these questions and more in this week's episode of Vinyl Destination.
Famed producer and musical powerhouse DJ Jazzy Jeff shares his thoughts on Mac Miller's success as an independent artist, and how he felt when they first met up. Jeff also talks about the significance of music labels at this point, especially after what Mac was able to achieve.
In this week’s episode DJ Jazzy Jeff and his team go to Norway, Sweden, Ireland and Germany. This portion of the tour is all about discovery. They quickly find out that people in foreign countries do foreign things like watch porn in public lobbies or get Ruff Ryder tattoos on their pelvic area. Expect to see the never ending saga of Darnell and Skillz, some interesting facts about the Titanic and a surprise visit by a British pop star. Find out who in episode 9.
Few DJs have been able to stay relevant for three decades and DJ Jazzy Jeff is one of the rare exceptions. DJcityTV recently caught up with him at Red Bull Thre3style's BBQ at Scratch DJ Academy to ask him some questions. Despite being revered by almost every DJ in the game, Jeff maintains a humble attitude and dropped a wealth of knowledge. Watch him discuss the rise of dance music and DJing, how to stay relevant, and more.
DJ Jazzy Jeff reveals how he first met up with Will Smith, and how their chemistry was apparent from their first impromptu performance. Jeff also explains how their first album was recorded in just two weeks while they were in London, spawning hits like "Parents Just Don't Understand" and "Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble."
In part 2 of our interview, Jack sneaks the Famous dap on Jeff even though it was suppose to be reserved for only him and Will. DJ Jazzy Jeff gives a run down of his favorite DJs, the evolution of technology effecting DJs, talks getting thrown out the door on "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air", changing Aunt Viv on the show, what it takes to be #1, people automatically associating him with Will Smith, says you have to surround yourself with honest people, would love to play for Obama, webisodes "Vinyl Destination" that show him traveling around the world, says money cannot but happiness & much more!
DJ Jazzy Jeff explains how hard it is for Will Smith to be taken seriously as a musician at this point in his career, and despite Will's love of music, it will be a challenge for him to release something new. Jazzy Jeff also talks about Will's star power, and how he isn't surprised at the level to which he has risen, and what Jada adds to their relationship.