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Exclusive! Nick Cannon Loves Willow Smith's 'Whip My Hair' Video: 'I Think It's Awesome!'

Mon, October 25, 2010 9:30am EDT by Add first Comment

Nick says that Willow is going to go far in Hollywood! The girl’s got talent!

Wow! Nine-year-old Willow Smith‘s new music video for her hit song “Whip My Hair” is a major hit! “I love it,” Nick Cannon, 30, told on Oct. 20 as he was promoting the launch of DJ Hero 2 in NYC. “I think it’s awesome!”

Watch Willow Smith’s “Whip My Hair” music video!

That’s not all. The America’s Got Talent host thinks that Willow is going to be a huge star, just like her parents 42-year-old rapper/actor Will Smith and 39-year-old singer/actress Jada Pinkett Smith. “She definitely has talent,” he said. “I mean, her parents are phenomenal performers so she’s in good hands.”

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And even though she’s so young, there’s no holding Willow back from achieving success. “It’s one of those things where, when someone has a passion and has a knack for the art form, it doesn’t matter how young they are, they’re going to do it regardless,” Nick explained. “It’s great that her parents are there to support her and guide her in the proper direction.”

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That’s all great to hear. From one child star to another (Nick formed his first rap duo Da Bomb Squad as a teenager and even opened on tour for Willow’s dad, Will), Nick knows talent when he sees it.

Click here to watch our exclusive video interview with Nick Cannon!

–Lindsey DiMattina