Issuing a statement today, Kamilah's family said she had strong ambitions in dance, music, sport and medicine.
They said they wanted "to express what a painful and difficult time we are facing coming to terms with the premature death of our beloved Kamilah".
"Kamilah, our princess, a natural-born entertainer… You excelled in everything you attempted and achieved. You had the ability to bring the sunshine into a room when you smiled.
"With our love and promises we will keep you deep in our hearts forever. You were an inspiration to us all. Rest in peace princess."
A 16-year-old boy was charged with Kamilah's murder at Manchester city magistrates court yesterday.
Greater Manchester police said they had recovered a handgun converted to fire live ammunition at the address where the shooting took place.
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