An eight-year-old girl revealed an interest in rapping by penning her first attempt at lyrics to hilarious effect.
Her mother Emily Flake is a standup comedian who also has been cartooning for The New Yorker since 2008.
But the burgeoning talent of her child may be her biggest accomplishment yet.
Flake shared a photo of her daughter's first masterpiece that starts with her pet hamster before taking many brilliant detours.
The result, unbeknownst to the young artist, is a worthy attempt at rap lyrics proving that comedy runs in this family.
In a tweet, Flake questioned her daughter's qualifications for the art form.
"My child has started writing raps and while I love her and applaud this development I wonder if she lacks the years of life experience the form demands."
My child has started writing raps and while I love her and applaud this development I wonder if she lacks the years… https://t.co/zISAfrROxY— Emily Flake (@Emily Flake)1571664277.0
According to the picture, the words read:
"I have a pet hamster nam'd fuffly"
"she's not that puffy"
"I youst to have a pet cat nam'd penny"
"I have a crush on sombody nam'd benny"
"I like to rap"
"I got watter from the tap'
But people actually saw something deeper expressed in the innocuous lyrics.
@EmilyFlake @EdwardEricsonJr On the contrary: 1) Dis of cat’s rap skills by comparison to Puff Daddy’s is stinging;… https://t.co/PUKGcHc5Zh— Lindso Grahamcrackers (@Lindso Grahamcrackers)1571692965.0
@Glamorfonic I mean, it’s got love, loss, and beverages, the basic building blocks are there— Emily Flake (@Emily Flake)1571665237.0
@EmilyFlake @kelseybrodersen I like the inspired contraction named —> nam’d— Claire (@Claire)1571690112.0
People enjoyed breaking it down.
@EmilyFlake Water from the tap https://t.co/0yUM5CmURS— Arngrímur Borgþórsson (@Arngrímur Borgþórsson)1571681500.0
@edillades Water from the tap is the gin-and-juice of the seven-and-under set— Emily Flake (@Emily Flake)1571664917.0
@EmilyFlake Water from the tap, https://t.co/1F5e0WMZ1M— JC on the Island (@JC on the Island)1571667438.0
@EmilyFlake @gastropoda I dunno...drinking water from the tap is pretty hardcore... I'm not that tough...— Just Katy (@Just Katy)1571665839.0
Should we be concerned about who "benny" is?
@Glamorfonic @curlycomedy Benny doesn’t think they need to give their relationship “labels”— Emily Flake (@Emily Flake)1571674953.0
@curlycomedy @Glamorfonic Benny has already inspired a second-semester sophomore's worth of art and all I can say is HE BETTER BE WORTH IT— Emily Flake (@Emily Flake)1571668648.0
@EmilyFlake @comixguru WHAT IF BENNY SEES THIS???— Ashley Nicole Black (@Ashley Nicole Black)1571713405.0
@ashleyn1cole @comixguru Oh, Benny already knows. She tells him every time she sees him. #SheKnowsWhatSheWants— Emily Flake (@Emily Flake)1571716914.0
Don't underestimate this up-and-comer.
@EmilyFlake @gastropoda I don’t care what you say, this hamster verse slaps— Nicholas L. Hall (@Nicholas L. Hall)1571670590.0
@EmilyFlake I’m cookin up a beat right now— Douglas Widick (@Douglas Widick)1571690259.0
@EmilyFlake Me jamming out to the imaginary beat of this 🔥 track: https://t.co/100SiMdgu2— Glenton Richards (@Glenton Richards)1571712222.0
Props to this insightful young girl.
@EmilyFlake Please thank your 8 year old for me. I was on the edge of a panic attack & now I’m cry-laughing bc this is perfection.— Pauline Campos (@Pauline Campos)1571710459.0
@Geomoji @EmilyFlake @kelseybrodersen I can tell she's a classically trained artist because that sounds downright S… https://t.co/jMU1QyYvBj— MarshMallowM̸͚̣̽̅̉u̸̟͎̇͆̀m̴͌ͅb̷̫̽̌̓̾ȯ̴͍͒̽o̵̻̿💀 (@MarshMallowM̸͚̣̽̅̉u̸̟͎̇͆̀m̴͌ͅb̷̫̽̌̓̾ȯ̴͍͒̽o̵̻̿💀)1571710764.0
Sounds like she's got natural skillz.
Aim high, little one.
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