Now this is a   all about how
My life got flipped-turned upside  
And I'd like to take a  
Just sit   there
I'll tell you how
I became the prince of a town   Bel-Air

In west Philadelphia born and  
On the   was where I spent most of my days
Chillin' out maxin' relaxin' all cool
And all   some b-ball outside of the school
When a couple of   who were up to no good
Started making   in my neighborhood
I got in one little   and my mom got scared
She said:
"You're movin' with your auntie and   in Bel-Air"

I   and pleaded with her day after day
But she   my suitcase and sent me on my way
She gave me a kiss and then she gave me my ticket
I put my Walkman on and said
"I might as well   it"

First   , yo, this is bad
Drinking orange juice out of a champagne glass
Is this what the people of Bel-Air   like?
Hmm, this might be alright

I   for a cab and when it came near
The   plate said "Fresh" and it had dice in the mirror
If anything I could say that this cab was rare
But I thought, "Nah, forget it"
– "Yo, home to Bel-Air"

I pulled up to the house about 7 or 8
And I   to the cabbie, "Yo home smell ya later"
I looked at my  
I was   there
To sit on my throne as the Prince of Bel-Air


The song is about The Prince of Bel-Air, starring Smith as a street kid from Philadelphia whose mother sends him to the rich enclave of Bel-Air, California to live with his uncles.