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Ed Sheeran Announces the Release Date for New Album, Sings Acoustic Version of the ‘Fresh Prince’ Theme Song

by Rachel McRady 6:13 AM PST, January 12, 2017
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Princes and castles! Ed Sheeran is a not-so-secret fanboy of the hit ‘90s sitcom The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.

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The British crooner, 25, even has the word “Prince” tattooed in the show’s colorful font on his bicep. One Capital FM caller knew this and decided to make a special request from Sheeran during his appearance on the radio show on Wednesday.

The caller said her two loves were Sheeran and Fresh Prince and asked if he would sing the show’s iconic theme song.

The GRAMMY winner happily accepted the challenge, strumming out a uniquely acoustic version of the hip-hop tune.

But that wasn’t the only surprise Sheeran gifted fans with this week. Early on Thursday, he posted news on his upcoming album, ÷ (pronounced divide).

÷ out 3rd March. Pre-order will go live at midnight in your country x

A photo posted by Ed Sheeran (@teddysphotos) on

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“÷ out 3rd March. Pre-order will go live at midnight in your country,” he revealed, posting a photo of the bright blue cover art.

For more on Sheeran’s new music, watch the clip below!

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