LeBron to be featured in upcoming 'Carpool Karaoke' series on Apple Music

10 August, 2017, 00:10 | Author: Pamela Mathis
  • Recording artists John Legend and Alicia Keys are shown during the taping of a new episode of Carpool Karaoke The Series available on Apple Music beginning

Apple's version of the show, which first aired Tuesday night, is a spin-off from the popular Late Late Show with James Corden segment. He had filmed an episode for Corden's latest project, "Carpool Karaoke: The Series" sometime before his death, though it's unclear when that episode would have aired. While Smith does a lot less music these days, he demonstrates he's as good a rapper as ever. The series was expected to debut on Apple Music earlier this year, but was apparently delayed, but not anymore. Fuelling casting talk, Smith said at the time: "If I am ordered by my commander in chief to star in a film about him, I will do my duty as an American".

The first episode features James Corden, who created Carpool Karaoke as a bit on The Late Late Show, and Will Smith. "Shake the Room", a tune Smith recorded with his then musical partner DJ Jazzy Jeff. "He told me that he felt confident I had the ears for the role". "The only answer I know is to raise our babies with every ounce of love I have left".

Corden is an executive producer on the show and will appear in some of the episodes.




Promoting the series, Apple has released two new Carpool Karaoke previews, describing the series as a "star-studded, song-filled vehicle ride".

Apple has also provided trailers for two future episodes, starring singer-songwriters Alicia Keys and John Legend, and actor Billy Eichner with the band Metallica.

The episode saw the pair fly in a helicopter before Smith supposedly abandoned his driver on top of the US Bank skyscraper in Los Angeles.

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