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|Birth name||Khalil Amir Sharief|
|Born||November 22, 1994|
|Genres||R&B, hip hop|
|Labels||Def Jam (2008–2011)
Worldwide Entertainment (2009–present)
|Website||Khalil - Facebook|
Gaining fame online, in 2008, he worked under the auspices of L.A. Reid to record some materials in Atlanta. He was signed the same year to Def Jam Recordings, on the Teen Island label that was part of the music industry's response to "[s]eiz[e] on the opportunities created by a phenomenon" of Justin Bieber, and rather than focus on hit single, his manager was working to "developing him into a long-term artist." While signed with Def Jam, he recorded a few singles, but did not release an album.
On February 15, 2012, he released a collaborative mixtape with Lil Twist called 3 Weeks in Miami. On June 20, 2013, Khalil premiered his video for "Stars" on his VEVO account. As of early 2014, Khalil's most popular YouTube/VEVO video is "Hey Lil Mama", released in early 2011.
- 2012: 3 Weeks in Miami (with Lil Twist)
- 2013: "Stars"
- Bands Up (Feat.Birdman)
- Lil Twist - The Golden Child (in tracks "Wait On Me", "If You Only Knew" and "#1812")
- Michael Rothman (Jan. 23, 2014). "Who is Khalil Amir Sharieff". ABC News / Good Morning America. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
- Paul de Revere (January 23, 2014). "Justin Bieber’s Party Posse: A Primer on Khalil, Lil Za & Lil Twist". Radio.com. Retrieved February 13, 2014.
- Monica Herrera (June 1, 2010). "Bieber-Mania Sparks Search for the Next Teen Sensation". Billboard. Retrieved 25 January 2014.
- Billy Johnson, Jr. (January 24, 2014). "6 Things Justin Bieber and Khalil Sharieff Have in Common (Beyond Drag Racing)". Yahoo Music (Yahoo!). Retrieved 1 February 2014.
- Khalil - Chart History Billboard
- "New Videos: Ludacris Feat. Gucci Mane, T.I. Feat Pharrell, Lil Twist Feat. Khalil". Vibe. December 13, 2011. Retrieved 25 January 2014.