Khalil Amir Sharieff: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Published:11:38 am EDT, January 23, 2014| Updated:12:39 pm EDT, January 23, 2014|
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Khalil, 19, is the Def Jam rapper who has been arrested alongside Justin Biber in Miami for on suspicion of driving under the influence, reports CBS Miami.

Here's what you need to know about him:


1. He Was Riding Alongside Bieber

Khalil was driving alongside Bieber in a red Ferrari, reports TMZ.


2. He Was Once a Def Jam Prodigy

He's a rapper in his own-right and was signed to Def Jam Records at the age of just 14. His song "Hey Lil Mama," with fellow Bieber acolyte, Lil Twist, has more than six million views on Vevo.


3. We Still All Know Him as a Bieber Friend

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Despite his rapping career, most in the tabloid media know him through his friendship with Justin Bieber.


4. Khalil Has Said That His Family Keeps Him Going

He's passionate about his family, according to an ABC report, a documentary on the rapper features his family prominently, in it he says, "I like to keep my family around. To have all these guys out in LA with me, that's what keeps you going, you know, your team."


5. He's a California Native

His full name is Khalil Amir Sharief and he's originally from Sacramento, California. The rapper was raised in the suburb of Antelope and was a high-school basketball star.

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