Willow Smith

Feb
28
Kelly Rowland, Willow and Jaden, Rick Ross, & Meek Mill ‘Rip the Runway’

Willow and Jaden Smith

Music and fashion once again converged at BET’s 9th annual “Rip the Runway” at Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on Wednesday. Models strut down the catwalk in the hottest designer threads as some of hip-hop and R&B’s most stylish stars provided the soundtrack.

Trinidad James turned the runway gold with his hit “All Gold Everything,” Meek Mill and Rick Ross ignited the stage with “Believe It,” and Chris Brown’s CBE signee Sevyn Streeter performed her debut single “I Like It.” With proud mom Jada Pinkett watching from the audience, Jaden Smith was joined by his sister Willow as models sported his MSFT brand. Other performers included Omarion, Luke James, and Watch the Duck.

Fresh off her Oscars gig, Kelly Rowland co-hosted with Boris Kodjoe, changing multiple times throughout the taping. Teyana Taylor held it down on the red carpet, bringing her friend Karrueche Tran as her date.

“Rip the Runway” airs March 20 at 8 p.m. EST/PST.

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Jan
14
New Music: Jaden Smith f/ Willow – ‘Kite’

Jaden and Willow Smith

Jaden Smith turns his latest track into a family affair, enlisting his sister Willow. On “Kite,” the Karate Kid star gets in touch with his emotions as he raps over the spacey production (“Fly as Aladdin, I am so cool you can call me Alaskan”), while his younger sis provides the rap-sung hook (“Lil’ mama got bars”). Take flight with the Smiths.

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Jan
8
New Music: Willow Smith – ‘Sugar and Spice’

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Willow Smith has been back in the lab cooking up new music. She gives us a taste of what’s in store with “Sugar and Spice,” which she posted on Twitter. The pint-sized star has come a long way from “Whip My Hair,” revealing her inner battle on the dark piano ballad.

“I try to be sugar and spice, but I’m melancholy and can’t do anything right,” sings Willow over the stripped-down production. “The monsters under my bed keep making noise at night/ I just want silence, but I can’t try this.”

Listen to Willow pour her heart out.

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Oct
18
Willow Smith Covers Adele’s ‘Skyfall’

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Willow Smith shows off her vocal chops by covering one of pop’s biggest voices, Adele. Wearing an elephant-printed shirt and turban, the pint-size diva takes on the British singer’s new James Bond theme song “Skyfall” while playing a keyboard in her latest YouTube video.

For her previous acts, the 11-year-old star of the upcoming Annie remake covered Kid Cudi’s “All Along” and Frank Ocean’s “Thinkin Bout You.”

How did Willow do? Check out her rendition below.

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Sep
17
Video: AcE f/ Jaden & Willow Smith – ‘Find You Somewhere’

Jaden, AcE, and Willow

It’s a family affair in the video for AcE’s “Find You Somewhere.” The oldest son of Will Smith, Trey, throws a dance party. He holds down the turntables, while his stepmother Jada Pinkett Smith directs, his half-brother Jaden raps, and half-sister Willow does ballet. They bust out some moves in all black as strobe lights flash on the dance floor. Watch the artistic trio in action.

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Aug
18
Willow Smith Pens Letter to Tupac

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Willow Smith is wise beyond her years. The 11-year-old singer has shared a letter that she wrote to Tupac Shakur years ago. In the handwritten note, she asks the late hip-hop icon to come back because her mother Jada Pinkett-Smith misses him. Jada and Pac had a close relationship, which some believed was more than a friendship.

“Can you come back so mommy and me can be happy?” asks Willow, who will star in a remake of the 1982 musical Annie.

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Jul
18
Willow Smith Talks Confidence, Haters, and New Sound

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Willow Smith has been scrutinized, whether it’s for her hair color, pierced tongue, or fashion choices. But the “Whip My Hair” singer doesn’t care what anyone says. Armed with a newfound confidence, Will and Jada’s 11-year-old daughter opened up about her style, dealing with haters, and her new musical direction.

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