The joys of parenthood! Kim Kardashian took to her Instagram Story on Monday, March 2, to praise her oldest daughter, North West. “I’m so proud of my Northie!!!!!! Her first performance had me in tears!” the longtime Keeping Up With the Kardashians star, 39, began her heartfelt caption, along with a photo of North, 6, and husband Kanye West.
“She had an impromptu performance on stage at her dad’s Yeezy season 8 fashion show!” Kim continued, before giving credit to Nori’s musical inspiration. “Shout-out to [ZaZa]. North hopes you like the remix!!!”
While Kim eventually did acknowledge that North’s performance was similar to ZaZa’s song “What I Do,” it was only after the popular YouTuber’s parents took to Instagram with a message of their own.
“In July of 2019, ZaZa and her dad went into the studio for the ultimate experience! To finally begin making the music she wanted to make. We take PRIDE in creativity, and believe whether a child’s involved or an adult … creativity deserves RESPECT/homage!” the post read.
“What [Kim Kardashian] [and] [Kanye West] are doing with their daughter … with the inspiration of ZaZa and our family in mind is OK … [we’re] not mad, BUT PLEASE SHOW LOVE AND SUPPORT TO THE ORIGINAL FIRST!!!” they continued. “We admire Kanye West and adore his journey. However, we don’t wanna feel like our daughter’s journey in the world of entertainment is being STIFLED. THANK YOU!”
Of course, it didn’t take long before Kim replied with something touching and apologetic. “We love you. North is a huge fan and records in the studio all the time with her dad and is inspired by ZaZa and loves Lay Lay, too!” the SKIMS founder wrote.
“Today’s performance of North’s remix of ZaZa’s song was something she asked to do at the last-minute and a complete surprise,” Kim clarified. “I didn’t mean to not give credit where credit was due. Would love for the girls to meet soon.”
Raise your hand if you’d love to see a North/ZaZa collab in the near future!
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