Willow Proclaims Her Love For Primus In New Video, Les Claypool Responds


Primus have long remained one of alternative metal’s most successful and endearing oddities. Yesterday, September 21st the Californian trio found themselves unwittingly getting a blast of exposure to a new generation of potential fans via the social media of rising pop-punk princess Willow.

Willow is also known as Willow Smith, the daughter of actor/musicians Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, the latter of whom previously fronted the metal band Wicked Wisdom. A video shared by Willow on her Instagram (see below) saw her rocking out along to the band, while proclaiming:

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If you haven’t listened to … that’s a big issue”

Her praise for the group and their latest EP “Conspiranoid” even caught the attention of Primus vocalist/bassist Les Claypool, who responded, “Fine guitar pickin’ there young fiery lass….” Claypool‘s comment made reference to Willow‘s current moniker of “young fiery lass” on Instagram, where she has accumulated 10.5 million followers.

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