Or vice-versa, Will & Jazzy Jeff could’ve starred in the House Party movie series? Would changing these roles mean we would still have Willow Smith now or would Jada ultimately have had Pac’s baby? Does it mean David D. would have once swore by the Philly duo instead? Dah, who knows but we do learn about the role reversal, courtesy of MovieFone catching up with the light-skinned one at a recent red carpet event.
“A little known fact is that the starring roles were originally meant for another up-and-coming duo, a rapper and DJ named The Fresh Prince (aka Will Smith) and his partner DJ Jazzy Jeff. So, what happened? During a red carpet event for TV One, Christopher “Kid” Reid explained how he and Play were ultimately offered the movie and how they inadvertently returned the favor by backing out of a sitcom that went to become ‘Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.’”