"Fresh Prince Of Bel-air (theme Song)" as written by Willard C. Smith and Jeffrey Townes....
Now this is the story all about how
My life got flipped, turned upside down
And I'd like to take a minute just sit right there
I'll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel Air

In west Philadelphia born and raised
On the playground where I spent most of my days
Chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool
And all shooting some b-ball outside of the school
When a couple of guys who were up to no good
Started making trouble in my neighborhood
I got in one little fight and my mom got scared
And said you're moving with your auntie and uncle in Bel Air

I begged and pleaded with her the other day
But she packed my suitcase and sent me on my way
She gave me a kissin' and she gave me my ticket
I put my Walkman on and said I might as well kick it

First class, yo this is bad,
Drinking orange juice out of a champagne glass
Is this what the people of Bel Air livin' like
Hm this might be alright!

I whistled for a cab and when it came near the
License plate said 'Fresh' and had dice in the mirror
If anything I could say that this cab was rare
But I thought now forget it, yo home to Bel Air

I pulled up to a house about seven or eight
And I yelled to the cabbie, yo Holmes smell ya later
Looked at my kingdom I was finally there
To sit on my throne as the prince of Bel Air


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

"The Fresh Prince of Bel Air" as written by Willard C. Smith Jeffrey Townes

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +4
    My InterpretationThis song is about how Will Smith became the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, California.
    SPNirologyon March 03, 2009   Link
  • +3
    Lyric CorrectionBut wait, I hear the prissy, booze, whine, all that
    Is this the type of place that they should send this cool cat?
    I don't think so
    I'll see when I get there
    I hope they're prepared for the prince of Bel-Air

    Well uh, the plane landed and when I came out
    There was a dude who looked like a cop standing there with my name out
    I ain't trying to get arrested yet.
    I just got here!
    I sprang with the quickness, like lightning disappeared
    demonearl88on January 08, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General Commentdude, im almost 16 and i kno every word to this song!
    cassifaceon April 18, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti loooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooove this song
    theam song whatever
    mmtton August 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHaha. I"m glad this is in here..
    Came up on random in Winamp..
    Great theme song. :)
    anna118kon March 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMe and my sister fought about this song wether it was flipped turned or twist turned and i was right!!
    H2OGOPunxon April 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTheres more lyrics...From when he is gets off the plane and shit!!:) later
    froggie1696on April 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEveryone my age still knows this word for word...
    galadriel82on June 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou ain't down unless you know the words to this song. Or if you didn't know that you're supposed to add in "In Bed" after reading every fortune cookie fortune...
    Southern Discordon April 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm 22, and I don't know I'd wanna make friends with someone of the same age unless they know this word for word. It's a staple part of the child of the 80's phenomena!
    torrance21on September 29, 2005   Link

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