Watch Will Smith Reveal How He Became the 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air'

“My life got flipped, turned upside down.”

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Will Smith has recently joined social media, where he’s been dropping truth bombs left and right with little videos of him giving advice and telling stories. One such story details exactly how Smith became the lead role in The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, which ran for six seasons throughout the ’90s.

In the clip above, he talks about how he and DJ Jazzy Jeff‘s third album didn’t meet expectations, resulting in his money drying up. Through a string of events, however, he found himself in the home of the acclaimed Quincy Jones where Smith began an impromptu audition for a part in the show. Let’s just say the rest, is history.

Check out the video above to hear the story in full, but you most likely already know the ending.

In related news, Jaden Smith recently hit the stage on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to perform “Icon.”

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