We close each day on a positive note with our Celebrate Love posts. So as the 2011 year comes to a close, we wanted to end it with our favorite Love stories of the year. We culled through the stories that were shared the most on Facebook, and chose our fav 5 stories from the list. We will be featuring a post everyday this week, in no particular order.
For today, we have “Today’s Love Goes to Khaliyl, Our Favorite 2-Year-Old Rapper.” It’s no secret that we here at Colorlines.com love cute, and talented, kids. This is just a sample of all the amazing kids we’ve featured. Check them out at Celebrate Love. Enjoy!
This video is arguably the best thing since sliced bread. Two-year-old Khaliyl Iloyi can barely keep the smile off his face as he demonstrates his impeccable rhythm, though he doesn’t quite have the words yet. No matter, this adorable little guy is as happy as can be freestyling in his pajamas alongside British hip hop artist Alim Kamara. Khaliyl’s parents are Femi and Roucheon Iloyi of the UK gospel hip hop group The Royal Priesthood. His dad Femi, aka “Smooflow”, is an emcee and record producer, while his mom Roucheon is a singer and songwriter. Growing up around that kind of musical energy, it’s small wonder Khaliyl is rapping before he can talk. And boy, do we love it.
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