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
— NBC 6 South Florida (@nbc6) January 23, 2014
Khalil was driving alongside Bieber in a red Ferrari, reports TMZ.
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2. He Was Once a Def Jam Prodigy
3. We Still All Know Him as a Bieber Friend
Despite his rapping career, most in the tabloid media know him through his friendship with Justin Bieber.
Justin Bieber has been arrested for drag racing as well as being under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Read the arrest report here.Click here to read more
4. Khalil Has Said That His Family Keeps Him Going
Appreciate the little things in life because one day you will look back and realize they were the big things.
— Khalil (@khalil_sharief) November 21, 2013
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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