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Will Smith’s “Miami” — After Twenty Years, An Appreciation

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
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Will Smith’s “Miami” — An Appreciation

In the simpler days of 1997, when MTV’s Total Request Live was enjoying its hottest heat, Will Smith came along with an unforgettable number called “Miami.” It incorporated many of his family-friendly rhymes, won a VMA Award for “Best Male Music Video,” and the video in question featured an early appearance from his future Hitch costar Eva Mendes. It still stands as Will’s finest work. So, since it’s Friday — and Prestige Imports knows a little something about the weekend — let’s pour out a little love for “Miami,” a song that will be stuck in your head until Monday. Namely, what makes it so exceptional in the first place? (more…)