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DJ Jazzy Jeff

DJ Jazzy Jeff was born on January 15, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA as Jeffrey Allen Townes. He is an actor, known for The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air (1990), Strange Days (1995) and Boyz n the Hood (1991). Was the part of the hip-hop duo DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince together with Will Smith, with whom he won two Grammy awards. Legendary Philadelphia hip-hop DJ and serious turntablist who has won DJ competitions such as the New Music Seminar's 1986 DJ Battle For World Supremacy. Although he never competed in the DMC World Championship competitions, he is in the DMC hall of fame for contributions to the world of hip-hop and DJing. First hip-hop artist (along with Will Smith) to win the first best rap performance Grammy for "Parents Just Don't Understand" (1988).


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Born:
Jan 15, 1965 In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
8
First Appeared:
In the movie Will Smith: Live in Concert
Latest Project:
Movie The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Special 2020-11-18
Known For
Poster of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Special
Poster of Tamron Hall
Poster of Downtown Calling
Poster of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Filmography
Movie Will Smith: Live in Concert 2022
Movie The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Reunion Special Self 2020-11-18
Series Tamron Hall Self - Host 2019-09-09
Series The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Himself 2014-02-17
Movie NB80s 2011-11-30
Movie Aries Spears: Hollywood, Look I'm Smiling 2011-03-22
Movie Downtown Calling Self 2009-10-24
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Jazz 1990-09-10