Jaden Smith Really, Really Wants to Change the World

A conversation with the rapper, actor, and activist about the color pink, his new album, and Robert Pattinson playing Batman

Rolling Stone
Jul 5, 2019 · 8 min read
Jaden Smith performs onstage at Coachella on April 12, 2019. Photo: Natt Lim/Getty Images for Coachella

By Charles Holmes

I don’t understand the story Jaden Smith is trying to tell me. He’s pitching me, with rapid intensity, the plot of his new…