There's no question that Wiz Khalifa has a loyal following. That much was evident when his Taylor Gang invaded the Ogden last fall. What we didn't know was that his reach stretches all the way to the playground. Witness Houston's Young Lyric (aka Lyrikkal) -- emphasis on young; shorty is nine years old -- and her take on "Black and Yellow," a script-flipper titled "Pink and Purple." Move over, Nicki Minaj. [Vulture]
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