Will Smith parodies son Jaden's music video in brilliant Instagram post

Actor congratulated his son on reaching 100,000,000 streams on Spotify

Roisin O'Connor
Music Correspondent
Wednesday 07 February 2018 09:48
Will Smith parodied his son's music video in a post congratulating him on a streaming milestone
Will Smith parodied his son's music video in a post congratulating him on a streaming milestone

Will Smith has shared a brilliant parody of his son Jaden's music video to celebrate him reaching 100,000,000 streams on Spotify.

The Bright actor posted the video on his Instagram account, congratulating his son and adding: "It is a delicious gift to a parent to admire his children. Keep doin' you!"

The video shows Smith sporting a giant gold chain and grills; wearing a torn denim jacket and shorts as he recreates the opening scenes of Jaden's video "Icon".

"Icon" is a single off Jaden's debut album SYRE, which was named by some music publications as one of the best rap albums of 2017.

Smith has proven hugely popular on Instagram: despite only posting around 60 times, he has 7.4m followers, with many praising his "rebranding", which includes throwback pictures, touching posts about his family, and funny videos of him at work.

You can watch the original video for "Icon" here.

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