Will Smith's Summertime is one of best rap songs ever recorded… (No Debate)
— Vince Valholla (@VinceValholla) April 19, 2014
They sampled Kool & The Gang’s “Summer Madness”. “Summertime” won a Grammy for Best Rap Performance
by a Duo or Group in 1992 – It also peaked at #4 on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart.
UPDATE: Jean Norris-Baylor of Zhané was the female singing background on this song…