Viral 11-Year-Old Rapper Gets a Record Deal off the Strength of Her IG Videos

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Eleven Year-old Instagram Rapper Becomes Youngest Female Rapper to Sign a Record
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Lay Lay trying to be a star

Alaya High, an 11-year-old who goes by the name Lay Lay, just signed a deal with Empire Records, after a number of videos of her freestyling went viral.

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The video that put Lay Lay on the map came on May 15th. She posted a freestyle rapping over Blocboy JB’s hit “Shoot.”

My first ever freestyle 🙈 on “Shoot” By @blocboy_jb…how you think I did?! 😂 Part1… #bars #hou #atl

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Part2… #shootshoot 🔥🔥

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Part3… I’d like to thank the Atl radio for my inspiration lol @migos @lilyachty #rap #dance #sing

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The freestyle went viral and she got the attention of Moneybagg Yo who shared the freestyle.

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Lay Lay also announced that she was getting ready to release a new single, “Go Lay Lay Go,” and a new album. (She also claims to be the youngest female rapper signed to a label. We can’t verify if that is true.)

What can we say. Lil Poopy walked so Lay Lay can fly. Check out her IG post below.

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