Canadian teen Ebony Oshunrinde, aka Wondagirl, is dope. Jezebel explains why:

Her story is insanely inspiring and impressive: after watching a video of Jay-Z and Timbaland working in the studio together at age 9, she began to download music software and teach herself how to use it by watching YouTube tutorials. “I wanted to do the exact same thing that [Jay-Z] did,” she recently told the Star. When she was 14, she made it to the quarter-finals of Toronto’s Battle of the Beatmakers. (FOURTEEN. I didn’t even know how to make a grilled cheese when I was 14.) She won the title the following year, because she is incredible, and went on to sign an exclusive management deal with Black Box.

The result? Wondagirl is credited as a producer on “Crown”, a track on Jay-Z’s new Magna Carta Holy Grail. Listen to the track after the jump.

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