The DJ explained he felt sick after returning from a trip and experienced symptoms that resemble those of coronavirus, although he couldn’t get tested.
“I came home from my trip, you know, I feel like I’m coming down with something,” he said.
“Got into bed – don’t remember the next 10 days. My temperature had reached about 103°F. I had chills, I lost smell, I lost sense of taste.”
While he never was given a test, DJ Jazzy Jeff says a chest X-ray showed pneumonia in both of his lungs.
Smith said the DJ’s wife Lynette C Jackson had called him “with the panic vibes” around that time.
Both men formed the duo DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince in the Eighties and Nineties.
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