Being a black woman in the metal business is very, very different, plus the pressure that the music industry puts on you,” Willow Smith who is the daughter of actors Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, released a rock single called “Transparent Soul” featuring Travis Barker. Now that she has done it, Willow told V Magazine about how during her formative years as a rock and metal fan who listened to My Chemical Romance and Paramore, she was bullied for being black. “I just hope that black girls listening to my music and this album will see that there are more of us,” she said. “Right now it’s like extra pressure from the metal culture and the metal world and rock in general,” she said. In response, White added: “Yeah, there’s a lot of,Hey, you’re black. “” Exactly! And that’s not good,” Willow said. The connection to rock runs very deep, as Willow’s mother, Jada, was the lead singer of the metal band Wicked Wisdom. Their first single, “Whip My Hair,” was released in 2010. Willow feat. music has the power to move people. It’s a real thing, you’re not alone. It also has the power to move them to action. 2021 Loudwire, Townsquare Media, Inc.
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