One Direction perform the Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air rap, and it’s actually pretty good

“Yo, holmes to Bel-Air”


by Anna Lewis |
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Who knew One Direction could actually rap?

During a gig in Philadelphia (born and raised) the 1D fellas – Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Liam Payne and Louis Tomlinson – decided to take on Will Smith’s famous Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air theme tune.


Despite the huge cheers from the crowd, and the fact that we think they did a smashing job, the boys weren't happy with their version of the ‘90s track.

"We didn't think that through," Niall complained after the brief rendition. "We needed to rehearse it!"

Harry continued the joke, shouting: "It wasn't clean!" before dropping his microphone on the stage floor, and pretending to storm off.

All the things One Direction have had thrown at them. Ouchie...


All the things One Direction have had thrown at them. Ouchie...

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A shoe

Harry Styles got hit right in the beanbag at a gig in Glasgow last year - and there's even a video clip of it happening. A fan threw her shoe at the stage and Hazza picked it up to admire it. Unhappily, though, its twin came whistling through the air and struck him in the gonads. You can see Harry drop to the floor in absolute shock while his bandmates try to keep the show going. HILARIOUS.

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A glo-stick

It's a wonder the 1D lads don't have permanently neon-splashed ankles with their audience members' predilection for throwing glo-sticks up on stage.

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Harry's fist

Yeah. Harry decided to give Liam Payne a friendly pat on the old scrote during a demonstration of his handstand skills. Mean Harry. Too mean.

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Liam's microphone

Don't worry - Liam got his own back at a different gig by thumping Hazza between the legs with his mic. Revenge: a dish best served both cold and very, very publicly.

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Maaaan - boybands get all the best freebies. We imagine 1D will NEVER experience the panic of laundry day where every single item of underwear is either buried deep in the washing basket or slowly rotating round and round in the machine, tantalisingly close yet with a 90-minute cycle still to go before you can be reunited with them. Just look at how many pairs of pants the boys get chucked at them on stage. So jel.

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You know how it is. You're at the best gig of your life, seeing the one band you've sworn everlasting love to just rocking out on stage. You need to remember this night for the rest of your time on this green Earth, so you root through your bag for something, anything, that might touch Harry's face. You pull out a banana. Nah - too mushy. Your phone? But then how will you let all your Twitter followers know what you're up to… Aha! Tampons! Of course - so sweetly wrapped, so small, yet big enough to make an impact.

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