‘Parents Just Don’t Understand’ is the second single from DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince’s second studio album, He’s the DJ, I’m the Rapper. The song won a Grammy Award for Best Rap Performance at the 1989 Grammy Awards.
Ebony Magazine posted the photo above to Instagram with the caption: “@DJJazzyJeff & The Fresh Prince Will Smith won “Best Rap Performance” for their hit single ‘Parents Just Don’t Understand’ at the 1989 @TheGrammys. The group, along with other rap artists, boycotted the award presentation due to it not being televised alongside other categories, and not getting its just due. #EbonyBHM.”
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The song was released as a single in spring 1988 and it was referenced several times in the television show The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.
Ah, the good old days, Rap was fun to listen to and so entertaining back then.