What You Need To Know: Will Smith

Watch Will Smith perform ‘Icon’ with son Jaden on Coachella stage

Watch out for father-son duo Will and Jaden Smith.

The Philly-born award-winning actor and rapper joined his son at Coachella Friday for a spontaneous week two performance of Jaden’s 2017 hit “Icon,” the 20-year-old’s most successful single as lead artist.

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He took a video of his pops’ performance, which both later shared on Instagram.

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Done Did ‘dat! #coachella

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According to Variety, in 2018, Will Smith recreated the “Icon” music video before adding his own bilingual rap for a full studio remix featuring reggaeton rapper Nicky Jam. The parody video celebrated his son’s music hitting 100 million streams on Spotify.

This year’s Coachella-turned-Smith-family-affair also included sister Willow, who joined Jaden on stage last week. Eighteen-year-old Willow stole the show with an aerial stunt opening solo.

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Fiza Pirani
Fiza Pirani
Fiza Pirani is a web producer and writer for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She is also the editor behind AJC’s Pulse Magazine, a digital healthcare...
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