Will Smith joins Jaden on stage in surprise Coachella festival performance

It was his first ever performance at the US music festival

Jacob Stolworthy
Sunday 21 April 2019 11:52 BST
Will Smith peforms with Jaden Smith at Coachella

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Will Smith made a surprise appearance at Coachella with a surprise performance on stage with his son.

The actor, who enjoyed a successful rapping career in the 1990s, joined Jaden for a rendition of “Icon”, the footage of which was later posted to Instagram. It marked his debut at the California music festival.

Jaden filmed as his dad rapped along to the hit song in celebration of his parody remake of the music video, which was released last year.

“This is my first time ever on a Coachella stage and I love y’all,’ Will told the crowd midway through the performance.

His wife Jada Pinkett-Smith watched on as the pair performed together, just a week after daughter Willow joined Jaden on stage.

Will recently finished filming on sequel Bad Boys for Life and will next be seen playing the Genie in Guy Ritchie’s live-action remake of Aladdin.

The film will be released in UK cinemas on 22 May.

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