Will Smith Details 2016 World Tour on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' [WATCH]
While stopping by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote his upcoming film, Concussion, Will Smith found himself detailing other exciting news--a 2016 world tour with the rapper-turned actor and his hip hop partner in crime, DJ Jazzy Jeff.
The "Miami" singer recently revived his music career at the Latin Grammy Awards, performing his latest hit, "Fiesta" alongside Bomba Estereo. Talking about his return to the stage, Smith admitted "[DJ Jazzy] Jeff and I are definitely gonna go on tour next year."
"We released our first record in 1986, when I was just out of high school, it was called 'Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble,' that was our first song. Then in '88, was 'Parents Just Don't Understand,' and the first Grammy ever won by a rap group, we won. The Fresh Prince of Bel Air came on the air in 1990, so I was already on the show," Smith continued. "We never really had a chance to go out and tour. So we decided a couple months ago, we really have to go out one good time because we never really had a chance to go out and blaze it up."
The I Am Legend actor teased that he would take Fallon's house band and fellow philly natives, the Roots, on tour with him while each member pretended to jump up and leave the show instantly. After begging the Roots to ponder the decision, The Tonight Show host then broke into an audition for the 2016 world tour's opening act, with quick takes on "Hotline Bling" and "The Greatest Love of All."
Back in October, DJ Jazzy Jeff explained that he would be available to launch a tour whenever Smith needs him. "What I tell people is, 'If Will says, 'Listen, we're going on tour,' we're going on tour. That's my partner. Anytime he needs me, I'm there," DJ Jazzy Jeff told Rolling Stone. "If it's like, 'Yo, we're out,' we're out. Let me know so I can make some arrangements and we're gone."