Willow Smith is addressing her feelings towards the election via her music. Take a listen to the short but intense single “November 9th” above.
The track is meant to encourage listeners to not lose hope and to succumb negative feelings.
“Baby girl, I know you’re tired/Don’t let the world put out your fire/Take my hand and you will see/Sadness and anger aren’t everything,” she sings over a stripped-down guitar accompaniment. “Baby boy don’t lose your sweetness/Don’t think your humanity equals weakness/Take my hand and you shall see/Suppression and pain are not everything.”
Willow dropped the track on Soundcloud with the note: “I wrote this song on the day of the election. Peace and revelations to all!” This came not too long after she joined a protest for the Dakota Access Pipeline, with her brother Jaden,