If Jay Z wanted us to work on a project, you better believe we’d work on that project. But then again, we’re not the child of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith. Now Willow Smith explains her reasoning behind opting out of Annie, which, by the by, is produced by both her mom and dad.
Appearing in the August 2014 issue of Teen Vogue, the teenager puts it this way: “To be honest, something inside me was just, like, don’t. I’m very connected with my intuition.”
But just because she’s not singing about the sun coming out tomorrow, doesn’t mean Willow’s life has slowed down. Beyond going to middle school (she’ll be 14 this Halloween), she’s the youngest person ever signed to Jay Z’s record label (at age 9) with “enough songs to make an album.”
“But most of the songs I don’t like,” she adds. “It’s going to be something outlandish, something that nobody can imagine, something that comes from me and only me. Something we need right now,” Willow promises of her new music, which she says is coming soon.
And girl’s got an audience. On Twitter alone she has nearly 4 million followers who hang on her 140-character musings about the media, Forrest Gump, and world peace. “I feel like I can really give people a different view on things,” she says.
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