Will Smith To Host Hip Hop Podcast ‘Class Of ’88’

Today (Sept. 21), Will Smith announced that he will be hosting a new podcast called “Class of ’88.”

The EMANCIPATION actor will celebrate 1988 hip-hop alongside Queen Latifah, Salt-N-Pepa, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Rakim and Chuck D. “Hip-hop has been a central part of my life for over four decades,” he said in a statement to Billboard. “I’m hyped to share my first-hand experiences and those of some of hip-hop’s greatest legends as we delve into the origins of one of the most influential genres of music in history.”

The eight-episode series will air on Amazon Music and Audible beginning Oct. 26. Check out the trailer here.