Wednesday, February 22, 2017
ON THIS DAY..#DjJazzyJeff + #FreshPrince won 'Best Rap Song' at 31st #GrammyAwards! [vid]
DID YOU KNOW that ON THIS DAY, February 22, 1989 DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince made HISTORY with their album 'He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper'!!??
"Parents Just Don't Understand" was the second single from DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince's second studio album, He's the DJ, I'm the Rapper. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance at the 1989 Grammy Awards, one of the two songs to do so before the award was discontinued in 1991. It peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100. The song was released as a single in spring 1988. The song was referenced several times in the television show The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air. The song was ranked #96 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Hip Hop, and the music video was featured in the 2003 film Malibu's Most Wanted!