105.3 WDAS is celebrating Black History Month by shouting out some of our favorite sons and daughters throughout the month of February with The Pride of Philly…some of the biggest names in the world of music, entertainment, politics and the arts that hail from Philly or the surrounding Tri-State area.
FEBRUARY 18, 2022
Willard Carroll "Will" Smith Jr. is an actor, producer, rapper, and songwriter. He was named “the most powerful actor in Hollywood” in the April 2007 Newsweek. Will has been nominated for five Golden Globe Awards and two Academy Awards, and has won four Grammy Awards. Smith has been ranked as the most bankable star worldwide by Forbes and as of 2016 his films have grossed $7.5 billion, for his performances in Ali (2001) and in The Pursuit of Happyness (2006). Smith has received two Academy Award nominations for Best Actor. Smith now serves as Executive Producer of ‘Bel-Air’...the new Dramatic Rehash of the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air series airing on Peacock, and he just released his memoir...’Will’ in late 2021.