Trio hopes this rap takes them to the head of the class

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WATCH: Young Dayton trio raps about need for good grades

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U.G.$ is a new trio looking to join the Dayton rap game. But what might set them apart is that they are third- and fourth-graders.

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U.G.$ -- Underage Gentlemen $quad -- is Keith McKinnon Jr. and Pierre Boom, both 8, who attend Trotwood-Madison Middle School and Jaydon Denno, 9, who attends Dayton View Academy.

McKinnon Jr. and Denno are cousins and Boom is one of Keith's friends from school, the group is represented by KRP Productions, which Keith's father Keith McKinnon Sr. started with his cousin Jamari Dunson.

Thursday evening, the group gave us a quick rendition of "Honor Roll." This performance emphasized good grades and making the honor roll:

"I don't care about the new LeBron's, I get good grades, I get them anyway," the boys say.

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McKinnon Sr. said the song was made to promote doing well in school and to show that if you work hard, good things will come to you.

He also said the boys plan to make more music together in the future.

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