Willow Smith was born on Halloween in the year 2000. If there's any starting point for the improbable story of Black Hollywood heiress turned post-punk leaning, astral-planing wunderkind, it's that one. After contributing the whipsy "8" to Kitty Cash's Love The Free II mixtape, the thirteen-year-old just released a hazy cover of King Krule's "Easy Easy", tackling the fairly dark cut with dead-eyed ease: Well they just want you for your dough, man I'm sure I told you so, she apes affectionately. We really hope she's playing the chords, too.
September 04, 2014