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Jazzy Jeff and Fresh Prince Greatest Hits

Album Facts

Original Release Date: May 19, 1998
US Soundscan Sales: 170, 000+
#144 Billboard 200
#93 Top R&B/Hip Hop Albums
The International Version of the Greatest Hits had a different Tracklisting
The Japanese Version included a rare Unreleased Track called "Don't Fight the Feeling"


Tracklisting

  • Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble (1988 Extended Mix)
  • Men In Black
  • Summertime
  • Parents Just Don't Understand (Single Edit)
  • Boom! Shake The Room
  • Just Cruisin'
  • Ring My Bell (Mr. Lee's Radio Mix)
  • Brand New Funk
  • Lovely Daze Withers
  • The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air (Theme From NBC's 'The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air')
  • A Nightmare On My Street (Single Version)
  • A Touch Of Jazz
  • I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson
  • The Magnificent Jazzy Jeff
  • I'm Looking For The One (To Be With Me)
  • You Saw My Blinker (Album Version)
  • Summertime '98 (SoulPower Remix)
  • Megamix (Edit)

Album Review

All Music Guide

4 stars out of 5

DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince actually turned out better albums than many of their pop-rap contemporaries, but like their peers, they excelled at singles, not albums. That's what makes the appearance of Greatest Hits welcome. Although it has its flaws -- the sublime "Summertime" is here twice, but only as an "Extended Club Mix" and a "'98 remix" -- it remains an excellent summation of their career, boasting such hits as "Girls Ain't Nothing But Trouble," "I Think I Can Beat Mike Tyson," "Parents Just Don't Understand," "Boom! Shake the Room," "Ring My Bell," "A Nightmare On My Street" and, as a bonus, Will Smith's 1997 solo hit "Men in Black."

-- Stephen Thomas Erlewine

 

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