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Recently, I stumbled upon something on social media and all I could think was, “You guys! Where have I been?!”

Llama Llama Red Pajama (AFFILIATE)In case you haven’t heard, artists are rapping the popular children’s book Llama Llama Red Pajama by Anna Dewdney and it is absolute perfection.

You probably already know, but the story is about a little llama that gets tucked into bed at night by the llama mama. When the llama mama leaves, the little llama proceeds to worry about the mama and when she is going to come back. Don’t worry though, mama comes back and puts the little llama in the red pajamas at ease.

The story is cute enough, but who knew that the rhythm of the rhyme in this book would be such an amazing rap? Well, apparently J. Cruz did. He’s the host of a popular Los Angeles morning show on Power 106 and he has asked quite a few artists to freestyle rap the book now, saying during one of the events that they would be rapping for his child.

If you think all of this sounds ludicrous, you just have to see the rap done by, well, Ludacris to set your mind straight.

Check it out:

That’s actually my favorite version, but check out these other artists and their versions:

D.R.A.M. Raps Llama Llama Red Pajama

Desiigner Raps Llama Llama Red Pajama

Migos Raps Llama Llama Red Pajama

(WARNING: It starts to go off-track into some dicey topics at around the 3:35 mark)


Jeezy Raps Llama Llama Red Pajama

GoldLink Raps Llama Llama Red Pajama

Want To Add Some Rap Rhyming To Your Homeschool Studies?

We have both of these books and really enjoyed them. They’re great learning tools and lots of fun for everyone. (The first one listed comes with a CD.)

Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat (AFFILIATE)
Hip Hop Speaks to Children: A Celebration of Poetry with a Beat

When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop (AFFILIATE)
When the Beat Was Born: DJ Kool Herc and the Creation of Hip Hop

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Jacqueline Wilson is a writer, mom, wife, homeschool super freak and #1 Bestselling Author of It's Homeschooling, Not Solitary Confinement. She has been featured at Huffington Post, Parenting Magazine, Redbook, Kiwi Magazine, Fox News, and more. She is a discriminating sock monkey enthusiast and has a small collection of rescued pets. One more and she gets a free set of steak knives.

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