Jay-Z, Will Smith Comment On Willow Smith’s Deal With Roc Nation

Posted: Thursday – September 9, 2010

Jay-Z has confirmed that he has signed Will Smith’s daughter Willow to a new deal on his label, Roc Nation.

The rapper/mogul appeared on Ryan Seacrest’s show this morning and confirmed rumors that he snatched up Willow, whose song “Whip My Hair” has generated an instant buzz.

“We at Roc Nation are excited to work with Willow,” Jay-Z told in a statement. “She has an energy and enthusiasm about her music that is truly infectious. It’s rare to find an artist with such innate talent and creativity at such a young age. Willow is about to embark on an incredible journey and we look forward to joining her as she grows in all aspects of her career.”

Willow, 9, already has a career, having landed roles in I Am Legend and in Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa.

“After meeting with several record companies, it was clear that Jay-Z, Ty Ty, Jay Brown and the Roc Nation staff was the unquestionable choice,” Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith told in a statement. “Their passion for Willow combined with their boundless vision and artistic integrity made Roc Nation the perfect home for our little girl.”

According to Jay-Z, Willow’s advanced beyond her years and has a vision for her career in the music industry, despite only being nine. He noted that superstars like Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder started their careers off young.

“I heard the record first before I knew that it was recorded by a nine year old and I was like man that record’s a smash,” Jay-Z told Ryan Seacrest. “I believe in superstars. I believe on big records on superstars and I think she has both.”

Rap runs in the family’s blood.

In 1985, Will Smith started off as a rapper in known as The Fresh Prince, from the streets of Philadelphia, along with his partner DJ Jazzy Jeff.

Willow’s 12-year-old brother Jaden also raps on a song called “Never Say Never” with teen idol, Justin Bieber.

And their mother, Jada Pinkett-Smith, front a hard rock band, Wicked Wisdom.

A release date for Willow Smith’s Roc Nation debut was not available as of press time.


38 Comments on this Post

  1. Greatings, ?Uf, me gust?! Tan clara y positiva.


  2. i know this is not exactly on topic, but i have a blog using the blogengine platform as well and i’m having issues with my comments displaying. is there a setting i am forgetting? maybe you could help me out? thank you.

  3. jasmine cams Intimately, the post is in reality the freshest topic on this registry related issue. I concur with your conclusions and will eagerly look forward to your forthcoming updates. Saying thanks will not just be enough, for the wonderful clarity in your writing.

  4. this post is very usefull thx!

  5. This post appears to get a good ammount of visitors. How do you advertise it? It gives a nice unique twist on things. I guess having something real or substantial to say is the most important thing.

  6. Keep working on more info for your blog, great job!

  7. It was interesting. You seem very knowledgeable in your field.

  8. good quality post thanks

  9. The matchless message, is pleasant to me 🙂

  10. This blog site has some very useful info on it. Cheers for sharing it with me.

  11. Ohh very much thanks admin

  12. Ohh very much thanks admin

  13. Have you thought about adding some differing opinions to your article? I think it will really enhance my understanding.

  14. I usually don’t post in Blogs but your blog forced me to, amazing work.. beautiful …

  15. I’m anxious to make this! thks!

  16. Dude! This blog site is sick. How did you make it look this good ?

  17. Wow. This blog site is cool. How did you make it look this good .

  18. I wasn’t aware of the many ripples and depth to this story until I surfed here through Bing! Terrific job.

  19. Pretty good blog post. I just stumbled upon your weblog and wished to say that I have really savored reading your blog site posts. Any way I’ll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon.

  20. This blog is extremely helpful. Thank you, I will come back soon.

  21. When you have come to this direct and think, Oh Far from it! I bust all those guidelines after which it few, The would not suggest the situation are hopeless – Not likely! You may need a bit more assist to sort things, yet you still have an enormous gamble to denote this case here. When you are still a little doubtful ways to proceed at in this article, precisely what is the best way to obtain your ex long ago I might truly notify you to generate among the list of authoritative “get yourself a your old friend boyfriend back” structures that are available internet.

  22. It was interesting. You seem very knowledgeable in your field.

  23. Is it to late to start a flower garden in my yard?

  24. I’m not in total agreement, but some good points were made.

  25. Credit score ratings play a essential task in our life as if you own decent rating then you can meet the requirements for financial loans at good interest charges along with more affordable reoccurring payments.

  26. good quality post thanks

  27. Let me give you directions on how to get started although I was surprised by.

  28. Awesomely written article and great illustrations as well!

  29. I was very pleased to find this web site.I wanted to thanks a lot for this great read!! I definitely enjoying every little bit of it and I have you saved to check out new stuff you article. My best wishes, Cleopatra.

  30. Ohh very much thanks admin

  31. Great! Thanks for post

  32. My mom and I want to create a blog comparable to this for our web site, I stumbled across your site hoping to get some ideas on the theme along with layout. I am taking some coding class in college but not sure if I would be capable of create a site such as this one at this time. Did you code this site yourself or employ an expert?

  33. Your RSS feed doesn’t work in my browser (google chrome) how can I fix it?

  34. Been visiting this site for a while now, though I might comment and let you know to keep up the good writing!

  35. Hey, you?re the goto epxert. Thanks for hanging out here.

  36. Good to see a taenlt at work. I can?t match that.

Leave a Comment