DJ Jazzy Jeff is a former American R&B and hip hop disc jockey, record producer, actor and turntablist with a net worth of 8.5 million. DJ Jazzy Jeff was born January twenty two, 1965 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Best known for the first career of his with Will Smith as DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince, he won the world DJ championship in the 1986 New Music Seminar DJ Battle. DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince sold scores of records & became the first rap action to win a Grammy. When Smith branched out into television with the sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Jazzy Jeff had a recurring character named Jazz, Smith's best friend on the show. In the early seasons the 2 characters always greeted one another with their signature handshake (swinging mid five, point back, snap with both characters saying "Pssh!"). A recurring joke during the entire show's run involved the character getting physically ejected out of the home by Uncle Phil (James Avery). In 1990, after DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince technically dissolved, Jazzy Jeff started a musical production business, A Touch of Jazz, and produced pop and rap recordings as well as music for movie and tv. He also designed the first mixer made specifically for DJs who scratch records, the Gemini 2200. Jazzy Jeff is making and working with up-and-coming talent by way of a a partnership with Dreamworks.
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