Zay Zay is only 5-years old and he’s got a video of him being cute and then not so cute that’s making the rounds on the interwebs.

“Look at me, I’m a black kid! I’m going to tell you what it is to grow up like a black kid,” Zay Zay says in his video. According to the Youtube description for the video, his dad, who appears to also be also a comedian, wrote the comedy skit for him after Zay Zay expressed interest in being a comedian.

Zay Zay starts out funny and cute but then he goes in to some questionable jokes that are based on some problematic stereotypes—black parents are loud, they “whip” their kids—“i’m calling the CPS on y’all as soon as I get a cell phone”—take a look and see what you think and get ready to see Zay Zay more often.

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