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Watch Lakeyah slay her XXL Freshman Cypher verse

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Last month Milwaukee rapper Lakeyah made history when she became the city's first artist ever to appear on XXL Magazine's prestigious Freshman Class list. Now comes the fun part: the XXL Freshman Cypher. Each year the magazine pairs its chosen rappers together over beats they'd never usually rap over, alongside rappers they'd never usually share a track with, and has them fend for themselves. It always produces a few memorable moments (usually for the better, sometimes for the worse).

But sure enough, Lakeyah crushes her verse. Paired with fellow list-mates DDG, Coi Leray and "Quicksand" rapper Morray, the Milwaukee native spits 60 seconds of hard bars along with reminders the she's not even 21 yet ("How the f*ck she a freshman when she dropped out of college?" she asks.)

I think Morray's howls of approval ("Fire! F*cking fire!" he beams) pretty much sum up the verse, but the YouTube reaction video class seems to approval as well. You can watch one of those reaction videos below.