Gene Simmons’ Daughter Sophie Has Been Writing Hip-Hop Songs


It’s no secret KISS frontman Gene Simmons is not a fan of hip-hop music. However, that hasn’t stopped his daughter Sophie from becoming a part of the genre, as it’s being reported that the 24-year-old is not only working on her own music, but has been penning songs for hip-hop artists as well.

In an interview with TMZ, the rocker’s daughter offered up a gem that is sure to have her father squirming.

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“I’m writing song for everyone, which is great,” she told the camera. “I’m working on my own EP but I’ve been writing songs for people lately. I just wrote a track for Rick Ross which is hysterical.”

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Sophie says her father, who told Rolling Stone earlier this year he’s looking forward to the “death of rap” and also implied that hip-hop artists like Grandmaster Flash and Run-D.M.C. shouldn’t be in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, is out of touch with what draws people to hip-hop.

“He doesn’t get it, ’cause he’s just never understood hip-hop or rap,” she said. “But I grew up with it. That’s what I’ve always listened to.”

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