Label: Columbia - 488662 2 • Format: CD Album • Country: Australia • Genre: Hip Hop •
After releasing five albums with DJ Jazzy Jeff, Smith turned his focus to acting and appeared in such films as Bad Boys and Independence Day before returning to the studio in The following year he starred in Men in Blackfor which he recorded the song of the same name and topped the singles charts in several countries.
The songs on the album are broken up by a number of interludes featuring exchanges between Smith and the fictional character Keith B-Real, a "hilarious" magazine editor and motivational-tape artist. The title track to the film of the same name was a commercial success, topping singles charts in Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, New Zealand, Switzerland and the United Kingdom,  where it remained atop the chart for four weeks.
Big Willie Style was a commercial success. Reaching a peak All I Want - Spermbirds - Family Values of number eight on the US Billboard chart, it remained on the chart for Keith B-Real II (Interlude) - Will Smith - Big Willie Style total of 99 weeks.
Media response to Big Willie Style was mixed. Stephen Thomas Erlewine of website AllMusic awarded the album four out of five stars, praising Smith's "trademark Big Willie Style earned Smith recognition at a number of music industry awards ceremonies. Personnel credits adapted from liner notes. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Will Smith. Smith Andreao Heard. Jeff Townes Pelzer Toby [a]. Townes Pelzer Roane Toby [a]. The Village Voice.
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