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December 15, 2006 16:39 ET

PodShow's Hyphy Show Interviews Will Smith and Family at the Premiere of "Happyness"

PodShow Red Carpet Crew Corners the Celebs at Star-Studded Film Premiere

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 15, 2006 -- PodShow, Inc., the #1 new media network, delivering thousands of hours of the best in audio, video and other killer content to a global audience of millions, is this week featuring an exclusive to The Hyphy Show, a PodShow Red Carpet Crew interview with blockbuster superstar Will Smith of the much anticipated film, "The Pursuit of Happyness." Opening in theaters nationwide on Friday, December 15, this poignant movie tells the inspirational story of Chris Gardner (Will Smith), a struggling veteran and salesman confronted with raising his son alone, impoverished and, at times, homeless while pursuing a better life for his son (Jaden Smith) through a highly competitive internship at Dean Witter. In addition to Smith, The Hyphy Show's Malika gets Jada Pinkett-Smith's reaction to seeing her son's on-screen debut. "This is a beautiful time for our family," raves Will Smith.

This special PodShow Red Carpet Crew episode of The Hyphy Show includes perspectives from Will Smith about his path to Hollywood superstardom, starting out with early rap hits like "Parents just don't understand." Additionally, this week's Hyphy Show features clips from the film, interviews with Chris Gardner, the man whose life inspired the movie and behind the scenes footage of Gardner and Smith on set.

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The Hyphy Show is produced by Kevin Epps, the critically acclaimed and commercially successful indie film maker who created "Straight Outta Hunter's Point," and "Rap Dreams." Hosting The Hyphy Show, Malika of MTV's "Making the Band," introduces music, videos and interviews the artists and influences at the very roots of hyphy in the "Yay Area." Recent interviews include rap superstars Snoop Dogg, Keak Da Sneak and NBA All-Star Baron Davis. Connect and Share with The Hyphy Show at

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