Willow Smith drops new pop-punk collab with blink-182’s Travis Barker
WILLOW is boldly entering the world of pop-punk, sharing an awesome new collaboration with (who else?!) blink-182’s Travis Barker.
The 20-year-old artist – who’s musically inspired by the likes of My Chemical Romance, Paramore and Fall Out Boy – teams up with the drumming legend on t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l, revealing that, “I am so grateful for this tune because it was created in such an introspective time – during the first couple months of quarantine. It was the song that proved to me that I needed to let go of the insecurities I had about making a project of this genre.”
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Speaking of which, WILLOW continues: “I realised that it’s not my voice that can’t sing this kind of music. I was afraid to sing this kind of music because I wasn’t sure what people would think.”
t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l is taken from her upcoming album, which is due out this summer via MSFTSMusic / Roc Nation Records / Polydor. As well as featuring Travis on the aforementioned lead single, fellow pop-punk titan Avril Lavigne is also a guest star on the new record. Can’t wait!
In the meantime, watch the video for t r a n s p a r e n t s o u l below:
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