Willow Smith Talks ‘Fireball,’ Gushes Over Nicki Minaj

Nicki Minaj and the Smiths

Willow Smith has lots of love for Nicki Minaj. The pint-sized pop star, who collaborated with the Harajuku Barbie on her new single “Fireball,” recently stopped by Ryan Seacrest’s radio show where she discussed their collaboration and described her in three words.

“Nicki Minaj is absolutely an amazing person. She has so much energy, and working with her was like just [a] spark. We were coming together with all our art and everything and it was amazing,” said the 11-year-old singer. “We didn’t really give each other ideas. We were kind of talking about what a fireball is. A fireball is somebody—it doesn’t have to be a girl or a boy—who just goes out there and does what they want to do and is so outgoing and tries new things and is true to who they are.”

Willow, who Nicki describes “like a bag of cotton candy,” shared what she thought of her “Fireball” co-star. “I think that she is a Rhinestone Teddy Bear,” she giggled.

The video for “Fireball” is set to premiere December 7 on “106 & Park,” with her Roc Nation debut slated for an April 3 release.



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18 Comments

  1. Kwayzee

    YESSSSSSS!!!!!!!!!!!!

    #TeamMinaj

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  2. p.s my cookies slippery

    Awwww we

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  3. plastic

    hey nicki hey nicki asthma werk nicki everywhere just how i like it

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  4. yun9reezy

    Jada Pickett looks hella thug in that pick

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  5. malikMJdope

    shes so down to earth and sure of herself at this young age keep it up

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  6. Sharpeee

    That was cute… a “rhinestone Teddy bear”….

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    isabella! Reply:

    @Sharpeee, thats what i was thinking. lol

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  7. WhoME!?!

    She speaks well for her age

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  8. hmm

    i love this kid lol she will definitely go very far

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  9. Triniti

    Jada….Jada…Jada…..

    You need to work on getting HawthoRNe back…

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  10. Irene

    Jada & Will have taught there children well.

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  11. RDK

    she is doing her thing.

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  12. LMAO

    More like a ratchet $2 cheap teddy bear.

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  13. Deena

    Awww…Love,Nicki and Willow:)

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  14. Twitter.com/Covergirllips

    Willow is such a little lady her parents know what their doing.

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  15. nicegirl

    She speaks really well for 11.

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  16. Ronda

    Awe cute

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