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Ross Logan

October 02, 2015
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The actor returned to the studio to make an appearance on a remix of the Colombian band Bomba Estereo’s song, “Fiesta.” The collaboration marks Smith’s return to music since his 2005 album, Lost and Found.

According to the Associated Press, Smith discovered Bomba Estereo on a recent trip to Colombia and asked the group to collaborate. Band founder Simon Mejia said in a statement, “When I was told that Will Smith wanted to collaborate on a remix with Bomba, I couldn’t believe it. This opportunity to work with Will was beyond anything we have dreamed of. … It’s just magic.”

The track has great club crossover potential, but time will tell if it catches on outside of Colombia, or flies under the radar as an interesting side project for Big Willie. Maybe his long-rumoured album with production from Kanye West will see the light this year? In the meantime, enjoy the Fresh Prince rhyming again: