DJ Jazzy Jeff questions people who have decided that the COVID-19 pandemic is over as they gather together for the holiday weekend.
It's Memorial Day, and while some people are opting to stay indoors as they watch 112 go up against Jagged Edge in a friendly Verzuz battle, many other Americans have flocked to public places. Citizens have stormed beaches, parks, and backyard BBQs in their cities to let loose during this holiday of remembrance, even though the COVID-19 pandemic is still rolling on full steam ahead. After months of being under lockdown, many people have grown frustrated with the "Safer At Home" ordinances. One person who isn't happy to see the masses gather together is DJ Jazzy Jeff who recently battled coronavirus, so he took to Twitter to address the issue.
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"Wow...so the virus is over???" the hip hop icon recently tweeted. "Its cured??? Take it from someone who was sick...theres gonna be alot more sick people soon...smh." In mid-April, DJ Jazzy Jeff sat down with his longtime friend and collaborator Will Smith to talk about what it was like when he was battling COVID-19.
“I came home from my trip. I was like, ‘I feel like I’m coming down with something’ and got into bed, and I don’t remember the next 10 days,” Jazzy Jeff told Smith. “I had a temperature that reached 103. I had the chills. I lost sense of smell. I lost sense of taste.” Smith couldn't believe it. He could only respond, “Wow." Check out Jazzy Jeff's tweet along with his previous exchange with Will Smith below.