Meet Jahkoy: The Toronto Singer Who Found "Heaven" In California
Signing to Def Jam at the end of last summer, the fresh-faced 22-year-old Toronto singer who goes by his first name of Jahkoy is relatively new to the spotlight. Though he talks like he belongs, and he couldn’t be more excited to be here. He’s been making music since age 11, and for most of those years, he’s done so obsessively -- knowing that being a musician is his one and only calling.
Time Magazine Names Jaden Smith One Of 2016's Most Influential Teens
If you ain't already know, Jaden Smith is right up there with Lil Yachty as a contender for the new King of the Youth. Time Magazine has now confirmed it. Jaden Smith has scored a spot on the magazine's annual list of the "Most Influential Teenagers" for his enormous following (see: cult) and his rebellious brand, an image his father never quite achieved.
Jaden Smith Bought His Mom Grills For Her 45th Birthday
By this point it's clear that the Smiths aren't your average family. So it comes as no surprise that Jaden, possibly the most free-spirited member of a pretty open-minded bunch, got his mom, Jada, a pretty unconventional birthday gift for her 45th birthday. Jada shared an image of her new gift -- a shiny grill for her bottom teeth -- on Twitter today, quickly causing quite a spectacle that's inspired 40,000 retweets and counting."When your son buys you grillz for your 45th birthday:)" she wrote, giving her best mean mug and flexing her new jewelry.
Black Eyed Peas Release Epic Star-Studded “Where Is the Love?” Remix
The Black Eyed Peas returned Thursday in glorious fashion with an incredible star-studded remix to their 2003 international hit "Where Is The Love?" It's officially titled "#WHEREISTHELOVE" and features over 50 well-known musicians, actors, and other celebrities, including Quincy Jones, Justin Timberlake, A$AP Rocky, Mary J. Blige, Usher, Diddy, Jamie Foxx, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, J The Game, Jessie J, Snoop Dogg, Kareem Abdul Jabbar, Randy Jackson, Tori Kelly, Kendall Jenner, Wilmer Valderrama, Omarion, French Montana, Wiz Khalifa, LL Cool J, Vanessa Hudgens, and Jaden Smith.
Post Malone's "August 26" Reportedly Dropping Today At Noon
It looks like Post Malone is finally ready to release his first-ever project. At the beginning of the year, he told fans that his debut album was coming in March. That didn't happen, but last month, he revealed some artwork for not an album, but a mixtape.
5 Things To Expect On Post Malone's New Mixtape
We attended the listening session for Post Malone’s upcoming mixtape August 26 last night, and it was lit. Hosted in an upscale lounge in Manhattan, the single room setting was populated with a mix of music journalists, record company representatives, musical artists and girls brought in by the artists. Kitty Cash and FKi took care of DJ duties for the first half of the event while the crowd got good and liquored.
Jaden Smith Stars In Louis Vuitton's New Womenswear Campaign
Jaden Smith is taking his talents to the fashion world, and for latest gig, he's been hired by Louis Vuitton to model for the French fashion house's spring/summer 2016 ad campaign. Nicolas Ghesquière, the creative director for Louis Vuitton's women's collections, has shared a couple of shots from the campaign, and indeed, the photos show Smith posing in women's clothing.
10 Essential Jaden Smith Tracks
Jaden Smith, Will Smith's seventeen year old son, has a very impressive resume for someone his age. The Pursuit of Happyness co-star has kept busy in both the movie and music industries over the years, opting to take full advantage of his genetics and connections as opposed to fitting with with 'normal' kids.
Will Smith Reveals He's Been Working With Drake On Jaden Smith's Beats 1 Radio Show
Jaden Smith did his very first Beats 1 radio show today, and as most have done so far, he brought out a very special guest-- his dad. That's right Will Smith appeared on Jaden's first broadcast, and he happened to make a pretty crazy announcement in passing, revealing that he and Drake had been working on something.
10 Drake Lyrics That Could Double As Jaden Smith Tweets
Last week, tragedy struck the Internet as Jaden Smith's famous Twitter account famously disappeared. Whether he was telling us that "Most Trees Are Blue," or "If Newborn Babies Could Speak They Would Be The Most Intelligent Beings On Earth," the rapper/actor/prophet confirmed the absolute relativity of the universe spoken in the words of a moody teenager, in 140 characters or less (thank God). Speaking of moody teenagers, Drake has released spouts of knowledge that have us feeling somewhere between the signature "6" *prayer hands* and *facepalm*. A few examples below.
Jaden Smith Deletes His Twitter Account
Say goodbye to one of the most unique tweeters in Twitter history-- at least for the time being. That's right, Jaden Smith, who shares his out-there thoughts on social media in addition to rapping and acting, is no longer on Twitter, with his "@officialjaden" handle being nowhere in sight this afternoon. What's more, he also made his Instagram account private.
Jaden & Willow Smith's Top 10 "WTF" Moments
When the world was first introduced to Jaden and Willow Smith, the children of celebrity power couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, they seemed pretty normal for famous kids. Jaden got his acting start with supporting roles in "Pursuit Of Happyness" and "The Day The Earth Stood Still", before going on to star in the "Karate Kid" remake, which also featured him rapping on a very normal pop song with Justin Bieber.
Stream Jaden Smith's New EP "This Is The Album"
"OH MY GOD JADEN SMITH DID SOMETHING CRAZY," as he announced on Twitter this morning. The tweet leads to a link of Jaden's newest EP, called This Is The Album--looks like he's calling it an album. Anyway, The Album features three songs, all produced by Daniel D'artiste, who has done work for both Jaden and Willow in the past.
Stream Willow Smith's "Interdimensional Tesseract" EP
3 is the magic number for Willow Smith it seems. Making news for her philosophical meanderings with older brother Jaden recently, Willow has also managed to release some music, most notably her 2014 EP, 3, which just so happens to made up of three songs. Today, Smith returns with yet another 3-track release, taking her latest song, "Heart", and adding two brand new numbers.
Sony Execs Make Fun Of Jaden & Willow Smith In Emails
Man, people who work at Sony aren't very nice when they email each other, are they? Leaked info from Sony keeps surfacing, and after learning of one exec calling Kevin Hart a "whore," we now have gotten evidence of (slightly less-offensive, but still unprofessional) two more employees mocking Jaden and Willow Smith.
140 Bars Or Less: Tweets Of The Week (November 21)
The rap game is still buzzing as we head into the final weeks of the year and await for the hearing from Ferguson. While the latter hasn't been announced when this post was published, rappers did find other things to be outraged about.
Rappers Who Were Born Rich
Many hip-hop artists have rapped about life experiences like starting from the bottom, the struggle and the drug game. The come-up story has always been a selling point for many artists through the years. Some of your favorites like Lil Wayne, B.I.G., Jay Z, Nas, 50 Cent, and more have experienced this and have shared it through their music. However, there is a new trend popping up in hip-hop culture of young, incredibly wealthy artists aiming to be the next big rapper.
Drake Puts Jaden Smith's Face On T-Shirt
Drake the type of guy to wear a r shirt with Jaden Smith's face on it... seriously. Drake rocked an interesting graphic T at the iHeartRadio music festival sporting the face of Will Smith's son across the front. Paired with a clean pair of all-white Anniversary Jordan 9s, the look certainly is clean, although we're not sure if we want Jaden Smith graphic t-shirts becoming a trend. What do you think of Drake's outfit for his performance? Rate it yourself using the cop or not feature!
Will Smith Raps With Jaden & Reunites With Jazzy Jeff & Alfonso Ribeiro (Carlton) On The Graham Norton Show
The May 24th episode of British comedy chat program the Graham Norton Show doubled as a mini Fresh Prince of Bel-Air reunion. At the end of their interview, guests Jaden and Will Smith were encouraged to rock the mic, which they happily did. After beatboxing while Jaden freestyled, Will brought out DJ Jazzy Jeff to perform the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air theme song, which understandably caused an uproar in the audience.
Jaden Smith Wants To Be Emancipated From His Parents For His Birthday [Update: Jaden Doesn't Want To Emancipate]
Jaden Smith seems to be mature beyond his years. The 14-year-old rapper, and son of famous parents Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith, already has quite the unique style and his own fashion line in the works, he's got a rap career, an acting career, and now, he's ready to move out of his parent's home.