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The 20-year-old remembers the time when she was on tour with her mother Jada Pinkett Smith and her band. At that time, her mother experienced a lot of hatred.

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Willow Smith (20) speaks in an interview with «L’Officiel» about the time when she was on tour with her mother’s punk band, Jada Pinkett Smith (49).

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Willow recalls that her mother experienced a lot of racism and sexism at the time.

Willow recalls that her mother experienced a lot of racism and sexism at the time.

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A few times people even threw glasses at Jada.

A few times people even threw glasses at Jada.

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  • In an interview with “L’Officiel”, Willow Smith (20) talks about the time when she was on tour with her mother Jada Pinkett Smith.

  • During this time, she saw how the 49-year-old was treated extremely racist and sexist.

  • That made her very afraid to start as a musician as well.

In an interview with “L’Officiel”, Willow Smith speaks about an experience that opened her eyes: When she was on tour with her mother Jada Pinkett Smith’s (49) band with her mother Jada Pinkett Smith’s (49) band, she had “intense racism and sexism »Experienced. “People threatened her with death and threw glasses on the stage,” says the 20-year-old. Lots of crazy things happened.

As Willow ushers in her pop-punk era with her most recent singles “Lipstick” and “Transparent Soul”, she is also reminded of the adversity her mother faced in the same music community. “I saw the hatred firsthand,” she says. “It was totally scary for me and I think I internalized that”.

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You don’t let yourself be pushed around anymore

Whenever Smith feels fear and insecurity about her music today, she thinks of her mother’s attitude towards the physical danger. “I think she was scared, but she also showed me what it means to be a woman”. Don’t just let yourself be pushed around or taken down by people’s prejudices. Therefore: «I want to go inside myself and try something new. Regardless of how insecure I am ».

Willow and Wicked Wisdom recently teamed up. The 20-year-old now takes on the role of her mother, as the front woman. Their first appearance together was when Willow surprised Jada on Mother’s Day.

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