How Jaden Smith’s Rumored Boyfriend Tyler, the Creator Inspired His Music

Jaden Smith said Tyler, the Creator, had a huge impact on his album, Eyrs.

Smith debuted Eyrs in July 2019. The project followed its 2017 record, Syre, and there were several collaborations. Some of the features on the album included Trinidad James, ASAP Rocky, Kid Cudi, and Tyler. The rapper’s “See You Again” rhyme came amid rumors that he and Smith were twins, both of whom have been more passionate about it in the past.

AN TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON - Episode 1303A - Pictured: Musical guest Jaden playing on 6 August 2020
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Jaden Smith and Tyler, the Creator’s relationship

Smith and Tyler’s relationship blossomed as they were both enthralled by the music industry. Although Smith had achieved notable status as the son of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, he did not release his debut album, The cafe is cool, until 2012. Tyler reached musical success around the same time when he dropped his record, Goblin, in 2011.

Tyler topped the 2020 Grammy Awards with winning Best Rap for his project, IGOR. Smith congratulated Tyler on Twitter, saying, “My boyfriend just won a Grammy. Tyler did not respond to the tweet.

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