Will Smith Brings 'Summertime' to Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Will Smith Brings 'Summertime' to Jimmy Kimmel Live!

New movie, Focus inspires impromptu performance, DJ Jazzy Jeff appearance.

Published February 26, 2015

The nostalgia of 20 years ago has a strong hold on the game.

Will Smith stopped by Jimmy Kimmel Live! this week and, to set the mood for his next warm-weather blockbuster, Focus, he spit a live version of "Summertime," his Grammy Award-winning hit with DJ Jazzy Jeff.

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The crowd knew the words to the 1991 tune, of course. And that he delivered the performance wasn't much of a surprise –– he gave a rendition of the Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme song when he visited Ellen recently, and "Gettin' Jiggy With It" during a talk on the Late Show With David Letterman last week.

But when Jazzy Jeff unexpectedly called in via Kimmel's new video-chat segment, Wall of America, it got, as Smith said, "awkward."

"I was going to call you after the show, man," he joked.

Focus, co-starring Smith and Aussie actress Margot Robbie, is in theaters Friday (Feb. 27).

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Written by BET-Staff

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