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Will Smith baffles Coachella festivalgoers with surprise performance during J Balvin’s set

Will Smith baffles Coachella festivalgoers with surprise performance during J Balvin’s set

Sign up to Roisin O’Connor’s free weekly newsletter Now Hear This for the inside track on all things music Get our Now Hear This email for free Reggaeton star J Balvin stunned his Coachella audience by bringing out Will Smith on Sunday (14 April). The actor joined the Columbian singer for a rendition of his 1997 hit “Men In Black” (which accompanied the film of the same name). The cameo was in keeping with Balvin’s extra-terrestrial-themed set, featuring a giant alien head and a giant mock UFO. Wearing his Men in Black character’s trademark black suit and sunglasses, Smith emerged onto the stage from a rising platform yelling: “Coachella!” He then rapped the track as backing dancers in alien costumes and black suits performed behind him. At the end of the song, Balvin was dragged off-stage by the suit-wearing dancers as Smith pulled out a “Neuralyzer”, the famous memory-erasing device from the film franchise. As clips of the moment circulated online, fans reacted in surprise to the unlikely appearance. “Yall wtf is going awn at …