On this date in 1989, #WillSmith and #DJJazzyJeff won the first Grammy for Best Rap Performance. In light of the win not being televised, the duo boycotted the award show along with other rappers in the game.
Day 22 of #2018BlackHistoryMonth is for Willard Carroll Smith Jr aka #WillSmith , a rapper, author, producer, comedian n songwriter. Turned down a scholarship to MIT n came on the scene as a rapper n 1985, but is best known as the "Fresh Prince of Bellaire" n 1990. Transitioned to film n 1996 to become the highest African American grossing actor. 17 of his leading 21 films grossed over $100M each. In 2007 got his hands placed on the Hollywood Blvd. #JadasMan#getjiggywithit#bankable 💰 #iRobot#MyFav 🙌🏽 #RealMen#blackmancan 😍✊🏽