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“Gettin Jiggy Wit It” by Will Smith

Did you like it when it came out? It was such a big hit back then. It almost felt like a cultural phenomenon when people would sing the chorus all over the world lol.

What a fun song! I wish Will would do more music.

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by Anonymousreply 50July 21, 2021 4:27 PM

No I love Fresh Prince of Bel Air but his music is all terrible.

by Anonymousreply 1July 18, 2021 6:43 PM

His song Miami is a lot of fun and a classic

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by Anonymousreply 2July 18, 2021 6:45 PM

I wonder if Jada still gets jiggy with Will!

by Anonymousreply 3July 18, 2021 6:46 PM

You can’t hate people for what their ancestors did. All we can do is move on and try to do better.

by Anonymousreply 4July 18, 2021 6:48 PM

His songs performed better in the UK than states.

by Anonymousreply 5July 18, 2021 6:50 PM


by Anonymousreply 6July 18, 2021 6:58 PM

Don’t quit your day job, Will

by Anonymousreply 7July 18, 2021 7:07 PM

He used to be fun.

by Anonymousreply 8July 18, 2021 7:07 PM

I was not much of Will Smith fan, but I remember downloading this one from Napster or Morpheus.

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by Anonymousreply 9July 18, 2021 8:11 PM

I wish will you stop making all those junk films like Suicide Squad, Men in Black I,II & III, Bad Boys . . .and make films that tell 'our story'

by Anonymousreply 10July 18, 2021 8:15 PM

I had the entire CD as the hold music at the marketing agency I worked for then and you would have thought it was Mobb Deep or other hardcore rap. The company was based in Boston...

by Anonymousreply 11July 18, 2021 10:43 PM

It was fun and wholesome

by Anonymousreply 12July 18, 2021 10:47 PM

It’s great but mostly because of the sample which is He’s The Greatest Dancer by a Sister Sledge and written by Chic (Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards). His rap good but it’s their music that gives it the energy

by Anonymousreply 13July 18, 2021 10:49 PM

“Getting jiggy” is probably the most cringe-inducing lyric I know. And for some reason it’s worse when a white person says it, thinking they’re being cool.

by Anonymousreply 14July 18, 2021 10:50 PM

R14 that was the case back in the 90s 😂

by Anonymousreply 15July 18, 2021 11:04 PM

[quote]“Getting jiggy” is probably the most cringe-inducing lyric I know. And for some reason [bold]it’s worse when a white person says it[/bold], thinking they’re being cool.

Tell me about it, r14.

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by Anonymousreply 16July 18, 2021 11:39 PM
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by Anonymousreply 17July 18, 2021 11:45 PM

[quote]No I love Fresh Prince of Bel Air but his music is all terrible.


by Anonymousreply 18July 18, 2021 11:46 PM

Is this the kind of content we can look forward to from maturing millennials? This? Really?

by Anonymousreply 19July 18, 2021 11:48 PM

Fuck him and fuck you too.

by Anonymousreply 20July 18, 2021 11:52 PM

He was chubby in that Jiggy video. I don't remember Will Smith being a big gal.

by Anonymousreply 21July 18, 2021 11:52 PM

I don't know her.

Or it.

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by Anonymousreply 22July 18, 2021 11:55 PM

I always hated his ‘music’. Men In Black was the only half decent song as it sampled Forget Me Nots and had SWV’s lead singer on the chorus.

by Anonymousreply 23July 19, 2021 12:06 AM

[quote]Is this the kind of content we can look forward to from maturing millennials? This? Really?

Oh, honey. We can’t keep talking about Judy Garland and the Golden Girls for forever.

by Anonymousreply 24July 19, 2021 12:07 AM

[quote]No I love Fresh Prince of Bel Air but his music is all terrible.

Even Summertime? No way!

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by Anonymousreply 25July 19, 2021 12:08 AM

R23 here (not R1) but I’ll give you Summertime too as being an ok song of his.

by Anonymousreply 26July 19, 2021 12:16 AM

Doesn’t getting jiggy mean acting like a jigaboo?

Isn’t that rather racist?

by Anonymousreply 27July 19, 2021 12:46 AM

I know he started with music but I much prefer his acting but only his comedy.

by Anonymousreply 28July 19, 2021 12:56 AM

I think it's fun block party music. Not everything needs to be "serious"

by Anonymousreply 29July 19, 2021 12:59 AM

When I was a kid I liked his stuff with DJ Jazzy Jeff

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by Anonymousreply 30July 19, 2021 1:30 AM

I don’t remember this song approaching anything close to a global phenomenon. And I grew up in the 1990s.

by Anonymousreply 31July 19, 2021 1:35 AM

Will was Drake before Drake was a thing.

by Anonymousreply 32July 19, 2021 1:38 AM

Is Leslie Jones going to play him in a biopic? Look at R30

by Anonymousreply 33July 19, 2021 2:22 AM

R31 welcome to classic hyperbole by DL's low brows in flyoverstan.

by Anonymousreply 34July 19, 2021 3:18 PM

R31 you also don’t remember JFK Jrs death apparently. You lived under a rock. Not the rest of our fault.

by Anonymousreply 35July 19, 2021 3:23 PM

Nobody thought saying jiggy was cool. The song was just fun with a sense of humor.

by Anonymousreply 36July 19, 2021 5:48 PM

He used to get so much shit for how he wouldn’t cuss or anything in music. He always kept it clean.

by Anonymousreply 37July 19, 2021 7:35 PM

It was funny when Will made a 180 on this song: when he was promoting it, he was selling it as the coolest song in the world. And then people heard the song. Once it started falling down the charts, Will started to sell it as the corniest song in the world.

You want cool? Call Will. You want corny? Call Will. He'll cash all the checks with a smile.

by Anonymousreply 38July 19, 2021 8:05 PM

R38 it was a number 1 hit here.

by Anonymousreply 39July 19, 2021 8:09 PM

No one cares about “Gettin Jiggy Wit It” or Will Smith.

by Anonymousreply 40July 19, 2021 11:12 PM

A #1 Hit ❤️

by Anonymousreply 41July 19, 2021 11:16 PM

No one cares about "Gettin Jiggy Wit It" or Will Smith.

by Anonymousreply 42July 20, 2021 7:51 AM

What the fuck is “jiggy”? Some kind of Irish condition?

by Anonymousreply 43July 21, 2021 2:58 PM

It was from when everyone got along.

by Anonymousreply 44July 21, 2021 3:11 PM

What is he getting jiggy with??

by Anonymousreply 45July 21, 2021 3:20 PM

“when people would sing the chorus all over the world lol”. Are they letting inpatients at the mental hospital have internet access now?

by Anonymousreply 46July 21, 2021 3:24 PM

Nah. Just meh 😕

by Anonymousreply 47July 21, 2021 3:29 PM

Miami was a fun song

by Anonymousreply 48July 21, 2021 3:35 PM

His music was disposable junk. It's mostly forgotten now.

by Anonymousreply 49July 21, 2021 4:22 PM

R49 ditto his films

by Anonymousreply 50July 21, 2021 4:27 PM
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