21st Century Girl

Album: Willow: You Think You Know Me (2011)
Charted: 91 99
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Songfacts®:

  • This piece of electro-pop is the second single by 10-year-old entertainer Willow Smith. The song was released on February 3rd, 2011, the day after she performed the song on the Oprah Winfrey Show.
  • This was written by Drew Ryan Scott of American vocal group Varsity Fanclub and Omarr Rambert whose other credits include Justin Bieber's hit single, "Never Say Never."
    Twin and Alke, who are a Swedish record production and songwriting team consisting of Joacim Persson, Johan Alkenas and Niclas Molinder, produced the track. Other songs on their resume include Ashley Tisdale's "It's Alright, It's OK" and Charice's "Pyramid."
  • The song finds Willow celebrating being a girl of the moment and proclaiming her independence. "I set the boundaries, the rules don't own me/I'm living life on the edge, I choose my path," she sings.
  • The Rich Lee directed video was filmed in a California location on January 22, 2011. In a behind-the-scenes film, Willow explained the clip is "about girls who are being themselves. They're walking toward their goal, they're thriving to be the best - 'cause you know that you can do it."

Comments: 1

  • Amanda from Branson, MoShe is like 8 years old, she probably cant even party right.... cute kid tho.
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