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When you begin a conversation by reciting the opening rap from the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, but finish with something else, for example, a plea to break up.
Now this is a story all about how my life got flip turned upside-down. I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, I'll tell you how I was confused by a comic and had to submit a new definition for reverse bel air to urban dictionary.
by Lilyoftheshadow August 19, 2008
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As a verb, this is when an individual uses the theme from The Fresh Prince of Bel Air as a lead-in to a story or conversation, often a bad one. This is akin to the idea of the Bel Air, but instead lulls the listener into a false sense of security then drops the bomb on their head. This concept was first found in the webcomic xkcd, #464, entitled RBA.
This is how a Reverse Bel Air should work:

Girl: Now this is a story all about how, my life got flipped turned upside down, and I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there, I'll tell you about how I became uncertain about our relationship. I think you just like having a girlfriend, it doesn't matter who. I think we should break up.
Guy: ...wait, seriously?
Girl: Yeah.
by Bisqui[c]k August 18, 2008
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The Reverse Bel Air is a variation of the Bel Air. You start with the "Fresh Prince" lyrics and, while your target is paying attention and 'open' mentally, you hit them with the heavy news.
http://xkcd.com/464/

She broke up with him in reverse bel air style.
by TixtheCat August 18, 2008
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Using the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song to break up with someone. (As seen in www.xkcd.com/464)
Now, this is a story all about my life got flipped turned upside down and I'd like to take a minute just sit right there. I'll tell you how I became uncertain about our relationship. I think you just like having a girlfriend, it doesn't matter who. I think we should break up.
The Reverse Bel-Air only works once, so make it unforgettable.
by Jetskirider650 August 18, 2008
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Now, this is a story all about how

my life got flipped-turned upside down

and I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there,

I'll tell you how to define a reverse Bel Air.

A reverse Bel Air is when you

start a conversion, but you use
the lyrics from the theme of a song beyond compare
the theme song to the show fresh prince of Bel Air
Now this is a story all about how my life got filliped-turned upside down and I'd like to take a minute, just sit right there I'll tell you how I added music to an urban dictionary definition for reverse bel air but fail it in the example
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Now this is the story all about how my life got flipped, turned upside down and I'd like to take a minute just sit right there. I'll tell you how I became the "Reverse Bel Air" - a story that starts with the first few lines of the lyrics to "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," but suddenly changes to something shocking, unforgettable, and unrelated to the Prince of Bel Air.
That dude posted about the Fresh Prince of Bel Air on a forum but he RBA'd (Reverse Bel Aired) into a discussion about his gf.
by Julius Davies August 19, 2008
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