Willow Smith’s debut major-released single, “Whip My Hair,” was a huge success. It ranked 11 on the US Billboard Hot 100 chart and earned her numerous music awards. The song also topped charts in both Britain and America simultaneously. It is considered her breakout single and the music video was directed by Ray Kay of Ray Kay Films Inc.
Willow’s official video for “Whip My Hair” was directed by veteran filmmaker Ray Kay, known for his work with Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber. The video showcases different hairstyles being used as paintbrushes to liven up a school environment. It was also famously used in a lip sync battle on RuPaul’s Drag Race.
The Dance Move
The TikTok dance move for “Whip My Hair” is loved by users. It involves swaying from one foot to the other, keeping in time with the beat, and adding arm movements as needed. To add an impressive whiplike action to the move, users can raise their right hand into a fist and then “punch” forward at shoulder height while maintaining shoulder level arm swing.