Former American rapper Mutah Wassin Shabazz Beale, better known as Napoleon, has referred to the similarities between Tupac Shakur and Will Smith.
The former rapper from Tupac’s group Outlawz revealed in a resurfaced video: “When you talk to these kids right now, they don’t know Will Smith was a rapper. They just see Will Smith as a favorite actor.”
Will Smith, in the late 1980s, achieved modest fame as a rapper under the name The Fresh Prince. In 1990, his popularity increased dramatically when he starred in the popular television series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Napoleon also highlighted Tupac’s abilities saying that the hip-hop legend was writing movie scripts until his death. He wanted to act in addition to his music career.
“I think he would have been the first Will Smith. When you talk to these kids right now, they don’t know Will Smith was a rapper. They just see Will Smith as a favorite actor. Pac was in front of them. I think he would have gotten offers from $40, $50, $30 million movies.”
Now, nearly a month after Will Smith slapped Chris Rock at the Oscars for a joke about his wife, a 2021 interview with Shakur’s friend and Outlawz collaborator Mutah “Napoleon” Wassin Shabazz Beale has resurfaced online. .
In the interview, Napoleon also shared his insight into the relationship between Will Smith’s wife, Pinkett Smith, and rapper Tupac Shakur, saying, “I had a lot of love for Jada Pinkett and a lot of respect for her,” he said on The Art of Dialogue. Youtube. channel.”
Tupac Shakur was “hurt” by Jada Pinkett Smith years ago when the actress allegedly asked the rapper not to harm Will Smith once they started dating, according to Napoleon.