Let’s not forgot what Will Smith was up to pre-Oscar nomination for The Pursuit of Happyness—he was making music (with songs like “Getting Jiggy Wit It,” “Wild Wild West,” “Switch,” to name a few). He brought back that talent on The Tonight Show Thursday, where he and Jimmy Fallon used an app to record themselves beat-boxing and rapping to “It Takes Two” by Rob Base and EZ Rock. It was pretty fantastic.
The two used the Loopy app to “layer the rhythms” and set the mood with a couple of very shiny mics. With Smith’s rap experience and Fallon’s “classical beat-box training,” they put together a fantastic performance of the late-80s classic.