Young heart patient wants to meet Drake, does Kiki dance

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A young heart patient in Illinois has performance a trademark dance for Drake to ask him to meet her.

Sofia Sanchez, 10, needs a new heart to survive.

She performed the “Kiki” dance down the hall of a Chicago children’s hospital.

Before posting the video online, she added a special message for Drake.

“Hi, my name’s Sofia, and I’m 10-years-old, and I watched (indiscernible). My birthday’s this weekend, this Saturday, which your concert’s this Saturday,” she said in the message.

“And, I love your music. And, I was hoping that you could come and cheer me up for my birthday or anytime this week. And, I’m at the Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago because I have heart failure.”

There no word yet on whether Drake has accepted Sofia’s birthday party invitation.

The “Kiki Challenge” has become an internet phenomenon.

To participate, people post videos of themselves dancing to Drake’s “In My Feelings.”

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