6-year-old boy’s ‘YouCanBeABCs’ rap video inspires kids to dream big

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (NewsNation Now) โ€” A 6-year-old boy from Tennessee is inspiring his peers to expand their outlook on what they can achieve with a new take on the ABCs.

Robert Samuel White, of Memphis, is rapping the ABCs to show other children what careers they can have when they grow up. His two-minute “#YouCanBeABCs” video, which was posted on Facebook Saturday, already has nearly 7 million views and it landed the 6-year-old an appearance on “CBS This Morning,” NewsNation affiliate WREG reported.

“You can be a C โ€” computer software developer, for programs, software and files. You can be a D โ€” You can be a dentist, because everybody loves to smile,” Robert raps in the video.

Robert’s father, Bobby White, beat-boxes in the background of the video.

Bobby White told WREG that the family hopes Robert’s video inspires others to achieve.

“Itโ€™s a genius in so many of these kids,” Bobby White said. “Itโ€™s just about tapping into it.”

His mother, Stephanie Nerissa White, said that the video is just a small glimpse of Robert’s larger-than-life personality.

“Robert is extremely fun and funny,โ€ she said. โ€œHe loves to tell jokes. He loves to jump around and heโ€™s extremely, extremely outgoing.โ€

Robert said he hopes to become an architect.

โ€œI want to build stores and skyscrapers. I want to build a lot of things,โ€ Robert said.

NewsNation affiliate WREG contributed to this story.

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