“I’ve always been inspired by Deftones, Lamb Of God, Crowbar…” Willow Smith on embracing her rock roots and a St Vincent guitar

Twelve years after going platinum as a 10-year-old, the youngest child of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith has reinvented herself by embracing the rock and metal she grew up with and her admiration of modern guitar heroes like Annie Clark and Yvette Young. Pulling in influences from across the spectrum, Willow is ready to be a different kind of guitar hero.