Willow Smith is happy to be spreading her messages through her music. The 9-year-old daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett Smith who sings the hit song Whip My Hair, says that she didn’t want to wait until she was older to start a music career.
“I wanted to make a difference now, (and) because I wanted to be big and famous like my mommy and daddy and help people,” she said in a phone interview on Monday.
She’s also “very surprised” on the success of the song and thinks it’s resonating with listeners because it’s the “individuality that they’re excited about.”
Her parents’ background in rap and metal influenced her when she was younger.
“I would go on tour with them and watch them and I’d be like, ‘Oh my gosh, that’s what I wanna do,’” she said.