If you were one of the biggest jokes in your industry, would you wait months and months to share that you were responsible for one of the biggest pop hits of the year? That’s what Soulja Boy supposedly did.
While the “Pretty Boy Swag” singer’s own album “DeAndre’s Way” was considered to be a flop by most, Soulja is claiming on his Twitter that he was behind Willow Smith’s hit, “Whip My Hair”. If this is true, then SB definitely has a reason to harbor all that swag. The dude (who is not credited anywhere on Willow’s album) should have pulled in some serious cash for his lyrics.
I’m guessing that this is not true, just a joke that’s as awkward as the rest of his career. I’m guessing we’ll hear the truth from Willow’s camp sooner rather than later. If Soulja Boy’s not responsible for this song, I’m pretty sure no one who was actually involved would want him taking credit.
January 4, 2011 at 2:00 pm by Molls
I watched this entire thing in stunned silence with my hand over my mouth.
Starr Andrews, a young and talented figure skater, recently KILLED IT with her performance to the Nicki Minaj remix of Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” and now the video is popping up everywhere online.
Why is this video so great? Starr has definitely got the whole Willow look down pat and all the spunk in the world, but more than that, this video feels like a celebration of bad ass females. It seems like being a strong woman/girl who doesn’t let anyone tell her what to do is finally being widely accepted as the cool thing to do, and I’m all about that notion. Especially for young girls.
Starr Andrews is indeed a star. Love her. Love this video.
December 30, 2010 at 1:00 pm by Molls
I’m thinking something like, ‘Gonna be a little bit tough to whip this hair back and forth.’
I don’t effing know – it’s hard because she’s ten. It’s not as if I can go off and completely snark out on her, right?
Don’t answer that.
December 15, 2010 at 2:30 pm by Sarah
“Me and my mom first came up with Willowettes, and then we came up with Warriorettes. It takes a warrior to stand up for themselves and not let anybody tell them that what they’re wearing or what they’re saying or what they’re doing is wrong. It takes a warrior to do that, but it still takes sensitivity … also. We were kind of sloshing between Warriorettes and Willowettes, so we just called them Warriorettes, ’cause that’s the stuff that you need to do that. ‘Whip My Hair’ means don’t be afraid to be yourself and don’t let anybody tell you that that’s wrong. Because the best thing is you.”
How darling is this girl? I may not be all about that “Whip My Hair” song - which is not to say that she isn’t a talented kid, it’s just not really my jam – but I’ll be damned if that little statement didn’t touch my heart. Because the best thing is you, you guys. Do you understand what Willow’s trying to communicate with this? Adorable.
On a different note, I’m not going to play like the minute I heard about this song I didn’t think about Chris Crocker’s preciously wackadoodle “It’s a Hair Flip” video. Is it too soon to request a Chris Crocker/Willow Smith collaboration?
October 23, 2010 at 12:18 pm by Emily
Willow Smith went to 106 & Park yesterday to debut her “Whip My Hair” video, and after the video aired, the VJs presented her with a plaque to commemorate the experience.
You guys, she cried. After she worked her way slowly through the words on the plaque (should a 10 year old be able to read the word “congratulations” with ease? I’m not sure), her eyes filled with tears of joy. Fuck it, mine did too. I support this little lady so hard
Another highlight of this clip? When asked what she’s going as for Halloween, Willow said she’s going to go out as herself and ask kids if they like Willow Smith. LOL. She crazy.
October 19, 2010 at 12:57 pm by Molls
Willow Smith has officially made the coolest music video I’ve seen since “Telephone”. There’s diamonds glued to her lips. She dips her hair in paint and swings her head around the room like she’s Jaquisha Pollock or some shit. The cafeteria set looks like it’s part of a multimillion dollar space movie from the 70s.
You gotta watch this. Wait til you get home from work or go to a friend’s house or just go to Best Buy and be all ghetto like that and watch the video there.
This girl is nine years old. We should all be scared.