Netflix is calling upon all people named Will Smith to help promote their new original film, Bright. It may be hard to remember these days, but for the first few years of his career, Will Smith wasn’t even known as Will Smith. When the sitcom-star-turned-blockbuster-movie-star got his start as a rapper in the mid-1980s, he was known as The Fresh Prince. Even when he started being credited under his real name when The Fresh Prince of Bel Air launched in 1990, Smith continued to use the Fresh Prince moniker for his music, until going by Will Smith his “Big Willie Style” album in 1997.

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