Joyner Lucas dropped one of the more inventive Hip-Hop videos of some time with “Will” and its inventive use of movies from Will Smith that inspired and informed the track still entertains. Smith caught wind of Lucas’ video and hopped on the song with a crowd-pleasing verse that proves The Fresh Prince still has skills.
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At 51 years of age, Smith still sounds amazingly sharp and models Lucas’ busy flow on the Crank Lucas-produced track.
“You feelin’ like me? I feel like a prince that turned to a king/Found me a queen, started a family and got me a team/On top of my dreams, Joyner, I know you inspired by me/Like I was inspired by Nelson Mandela, I give him a rose for every endeavor/And shoutout to Julius Erving, one of the legends I worship/Muhammad Ali put the work in, he was the champ, the greatest, he earned it/I love that you think that I’m perfect but I have plenty mistakes and burdens,” Smith raps in the opening bars.
The single is officially out today and you can check out the streams below. Keep scrolling to check out reactions from Twitter regarding Joyner Lucas and Will Smith’s “Will” remix.
Fresh Prince Back: Will Smith Hops On Joyner Lucas’ “Will” Track, Twitter Approves Of The O.G. Bars was originally published on hiphopwired.com
Will Smith didn’t have to go off like this 🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/DT3UWQ5t93— Wesley Tyson (@TheWesleyTyson) May 15, 2020
Wow Will Smith just spit one of the greatest verses of all time on @JoynerLucas song. I almost 😢— King Los (@iamKingLos) May 15, 2020
In the middle of all this shit, a Will Smith verse in 2020 is EVERYTHING! pic.twitter.com/FyNoBoGl4P— Rook (@CoujackB) May 15, 2020
Will Smith absolutely bodied his verse on Joyner Lucas' Will on 'Will tribute remix.... pic.twitter.com/S6Cu07VEPe— GoodNightHarlem🎙 (@GoodNightHarlem) May 15, 2020
They gonna have to put some respect on Will Smith’s name, period!— Dear Ashley... (@asj519) May 15, 2020
Will Smith will surprise you on this track listen pic.twitter.com/MA93tFOUTK— Farookie (@RookieofKwara) May 15, 2020
Lol, will smith just dropped new music, I think I should make a rap song too 🤔— OFFICIAL IYKE 💎 (@iykennama) May 15, 2020
Gotdamn, Will Smith. pic.twitter.com/tTjUvVeb4l— ✨I’m Better Than The Hype, I Give You Life✨ (@SeauxShanti) May 15, 2020
@JoynerLucas and #WillSmith brought nothing but 🔥🔥🔥🔥 with this. I thoroughly enjoyed the original but this remix puts it on a differrent level. Also again RIP to my TV dad #JamesAvery #UnclePhil #WillRemix https://t.co/WQuf8RMqJA— TheBlerdSpotPodcast (@TheBlerdSpotPod) May 15, 2020