Will Smith Reacts to Joyner Lucas ‘Will’ Tribute Video

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Joyner Lucas launched a video on March 25 for his music Will. Joyner raps about how Will Smith impressed him and recreates most of the actor’s most memorable roles. On March 26, Smith himself shared his response to the video thanking Lucas for his tribute. See the video and browse the response under. 

Joyner Lucas raps the profession of Will Smith

Smith started his profession as a rapper himself. First, he referred to as himself The Fresh Prince with hits like “Parents Just Don’t Understand” and “Nightmare On My Street,” together with D.J. Jazzy Jeff. Once he grew to become a film star, he launched extra music underneath his personal title, tracks like “Gettin’ Jiggy Wit It” and “Just the Two of Us.”

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Lucas clothes as characters from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Bad Boys, Men in Black, Wild Wild West, I Robot, Shark Tale, Pursuit of Happyness, I Am Legend, Concussion and Aladdin. He makes use of inexperienced display screen to place himself into among the footage too, no small feat contemplating Shark Tale was animated. 

Surprisingly, he doesn’t do Independence Day, Smith’s first blockbuster film, or Hitch, his common rom-com. Smith has many extra films, so Lucas picked those he featured within the music.

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Lucas raps, “I’m feeling like Will. I think I’m a prince, I’m feeling myself. I’m loaded with bills because I wasn’t blessed with no Uncle Phil.” He’s referring to the character of Smith’s wealthy uncle from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, performed by the late James Avery. 

Will Smith acquired Joyner Lucas’s message

It’s one factor to put in writing a music and make a video about somebody you idolize. It should be satisfying to get a direct response from that topic. Smith despatched Joyner a message in his Instagram tales.

“Joyner Lucas, yo,” Smith stated. “That joint is crazy. Dude, I am humbled and honored. I just love what you’ve done. It’s creative. Brother again, humbled and hope to meet you one day.”

Joyner Lucas received this lyric proper

Fans could get pleasure from lyrics about Jada, Smith’s spouse Pinkett Smith, or his children Willow and Jaden. Lyrics like “They call me Big Willie, I think I’m Mike Lowrey” check with his Big Willie Style album and Bad Boys character. The line that resonated with Smith was, “Homie’s my idol and don’t even know it.”

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“One of the lines you say in there, ‘You inspire people and you don’t even know it,’” he stated. “It has been my intention from day one to really go into the world and just put positive energy and to be able to use my creation to inspire and elevate and empower.”

Message acquired, Joyner Lucas.

Will Smith hypes up Joyner Lucas

Lucas’s Will video already received over three million views and practically 400,000 likes by itself, however it couldn’t harm to have the person himself hype it up extra. Smith inspired his followers to see the video in the event that they haven’t but.

“Oh, all of y’all, swipe up so you can see what I’m talking about,” Smith stated. “This video is ridiculous.”

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