Willow Smith

Feb
24
Willow Smith Debuts Bleached Blonde Hair

Willow Smith

First she whipped her hair, then she shaved her hair, and now she’s bleached her hair blonde. Willow Smith showed off her latest bold look, complemented by a pair of oversized glasses, while chilling with her friends at Subway (where all the cool kids hang).

The 11-year-old “Fireball,” who was recently seen hanging out with Odd Future frontman Tyler, the Creator, also hinted that she has a new sound to match her new look. “New music! I am gonna be a different Willow from now on,” she tweeted.

What do you think of Willow’s latest look? Weigh in with your thoughts.

Feb
16
Willow Smith Calls Tyler, the Creator the ‘Love of My Life’

Tyler, the Creator and Willow Smith

How many 11 year olds are down with Odd Future? Willow Smith met up with crew leader Tyler, the Creator at the Odd Future store in Los Angeles. Wearing a Goblin sweatshirt and beanie, the “Fireball” singer professed her love for the “Yonkers” rapper, writing, “Life is complete… Love of my life.” But it’s more than just a crush. Willow has been outspoken about her affection for all things OFWGKTA. Is a collaboration next?

Feb
2
Willow Smith Shows Off Shaved Head

Willow Smith

Willow Smith had everyone whipping their hair to her 2010 hit single, but she’s on to the next. The pint-sized trendsetter, known for her wild style, made another bold image change, trading her long locks for a shaved head. Willow, whose Roc Nation debut Knees and Elbows is due this spring, once again proves she is not your average 11-year-old. Will her young fans follow suit?

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Jan
15
Mariah Carey, Kelly Rowland, & Common Celebrate Legends at BET Honors

Mariah Carey, Moroccan, and Nick Cannon

BET recognized the achievements of legends in the fields of music, literature, entertainment, media, service, and education at its 5th Annual BET Honors. Mariah Carey, Stevie Wonder, Maya Angelou, and Spike Lee were among the honorees at Saturday’s taping at Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. The star-studded evening featured musical performances and touching tributes.

L.A. Reid bestowed praise on Mariah Carey before Patti LaBelle left the diva in tears while performing her classic ballad “Hero.” Nick Cannon honored his wife with an emotional speech as he held their son Moroccan (his sister Monroe was backstage feeling camera shy). A grateful Mariah thanked everyone for their love and support as she accepted her award.

With her idol in the front row, Kelly Rowland joined Raekwon for a cover of MC’s ODB-assisted hit “Fantasy.” “I love and respect her so much,” said Kelly. “I have to look at her forehead when I’m singing and not her eyes ’cause I know I’m gonna break out in tears.”

Common, Jennifer Hudson, Aretha Franklin, Queen Latifah, Willow Smith, Jill Scott, and First Lady Michelle Obama were also on hand to salute the honorees. The special will air during Black History Month on February 13.

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Jan
3
Willow Smith Covers Kid Cudi [Video]

Willow Smith

Willow Smith is not your average 11-year-old. The superstar daughter of Will and Jada chose to cover an obscure song by one of her favorite artists, Kid Cudi. In a video posted on YouTube, the “Style Rebel” sang the chorus from Cudder’s “All Along,” a cut off Man on the Moon II: The Legend of Mr. Rager, while playing the piano. There are rumors that the two collaborated for Willow’s debut album Knees and Elbows, due April 3.

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Dec
12
Willow Smith Treats Families to a Holiday Shopping Spree [Video]

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Willow Smith brightened up the holidays for a few lucky families by partnering with Target for her “Kids Helping Kids” campaign. Eight New York kids, who were nominated by the Boys & Girls Club of NYC for their leadership and academic excellence, were treated to a holiday shopping spree in the Target Harlem store. They ran through the aisles grabbing electronics, toys, and clothes as Willow and honor roll students from the Harlem Children’s Zone cheered them on.

“Target is one of my favorite stores and it’s just awesome to share that with the kids and be there for them,” said the 11-year-old “Fireball.”

Watch them fill their carts with holiday gifts.

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Dec
7
Video: Willow Smith f/ Nicki Minaj – ‘Fireball’

Willow Smith and Nicki Minaj

The “Fireball” has landed. Willow Smith ignites the screen in the Hype Williams-directed video for “Fireball” featuring Nicki Minaj. During her visit to “106 & Park,” the 11-year-old singer also announced the title of her debut album Knees and Elbows, due April 3.

“Everybody falls down and scratches their knees and elbows, but eventually they get back up,” she explained of the R&B-meets-hip-hop offering.

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