The Globe spoke with Ready Rock-C about his lawsuit against DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince, or more to the point, Will Smith. Rock-C, who’s real name is Clarence Holmes, claims he is owed $5 million in royalties for the Fresh Prince hit, ‘Parents Just Don’t Understand’ he helped write. Holmes said, “It’s a song that I didn’t perform on, but I did co-write it.” Holmes complained, “I’ve seen a number of performers who made it to stardom, but still took care of their genuine hometown friends. It hurts me to find that Will isn’t that type of person.”
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