It has been 30 years since probably the most iconic theme songs first performed on TV.

On Sept. 10, 1990, The Recent Prince of Bel-Air arrived on NBC, shortly making star Will Smith a family identify whereas delivering a gap credit sequence that TV followers of a sure era can, certainly, recite by coronary heart. You already know the one. Say it with us now:

Now it is a story all about how my life bought flipped, turned the wrong way up. And I would wish to take a minute, simply sit proper there. I am going to inform you how I grew to become the prince of a city known as Bel-Air. 

In West Philadelphia, born and raised…

OK, we’ll spare you the remaining. However belief us, properties, we all know all of it.

In any occasion, it has been three a long time for the reason that present—co-created by Quincy Jones and based mostly loosely on famed music supervisor Benny Medina’s life—debuted, finally operating for six seasons and 148 episodes earlier than Smith would go on to change into one of many greatest film stars on the earth.