Will Smith Came Out of a 10 Year Hiatus to Do a Song With Colombia’s Bomba Estereo
Remember the last time Will Smith dropped a track?
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It was “Switch,” from 2005:
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That’s a loooooong time ago. How long?
That’s the same year YouTube was founded.
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Well, the Fresh Prince is back. And it’s for a remix of Bomba Estereo’s “Fiesta.”
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Whaaat? ¡A BAILAR, GENTE!
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Wait – how did Bomba Estereo get Will Smith to return to the studio?
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Apparently, during a trip to Colombia, Smith heard the band’s song “Fiesta,” and hit them up ASAP.
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Smith was inspired to collaborate with them and Bomba Estereo said, “Umm, YES.”
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Simon Mejia, founder of Bomba Estereo: “This opportunity to work with Will was beyond anything we have dreamed of. It’s not a traditional featuring — it’s just magic.”