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If you know anything about the working class of Brooklyn, the Bronx, or Queens, you you know their obsession with child rappers. The same way moms in Wisconsin enter their daughters in beauty pageants and help them with their routines, Bushwick moms...
December 1, 2002, 12:00am

If you know anything about the working class of Brooklyn, the Bronx, or Queens, you know their obsession with child rappers. The same way moms in Wisconsin enter their daughters in beauty pageants and help them with their routines, Bushwick moms enter their sons in rap battles and help them with their rhymes. Brooklyn’s Lil’ Chris Santiago is one of these kids. He’s 10 years old, and his mother is trying to break him into the Christian rap scene.

I just say, ‘Yo yo yo / My name is Lil’ Chris / I came to rap about Jesus

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Shirt by Sean John, Shorts by Rocawear, Necklace by Jason’s Jewelry New York City, Watches by Ecko Unltd.

Photographer:

Danielle Levitt

Stylist:

Signe Yberg

Makeup:

Fiona Horne at the Wallgroup

Hair:

Menelaos at Art House Management

Prop Stylist:

Andy Harman