Entertainment writer Brian Robb opens a window onto the life of Will Smith, a talented young actor and rap artist in a new photobiography Sure to please his many fans. From age 12, when he was rapping in a pal's basement in Philadelphia, it was clear that this creative wunderkind had what it takes. By the time he was 21, his musical talent had catapulted him into the television spotlight of the hugely successful Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
It's been history ever since. Smith, with his million-dollar smile, has a quadruple platinum album on the charts, not to mention several Hollywood box-office smashes to his credit, including Independence Day and Men in Black.