Fla’jae Johnson has apologized for the 9/11 reference in her latest rap freestyle, adding that she will “definitely learn from it.”
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“I’m definitely going to learn from this,” says Flau’jae Johnson of the 9/11 rap reference
The rapper and LSU ballerina said she never intended to respect or offend anyone Apology video posted Thursday.
“You’ve probably all heard the lyrics to the song that I did, and I just wanted to come here and tell you that there’s no way I would ever intentionally try to respect or offend anyone,” she said Thursday.
Johnson said her whole goal in music is to encourage positivity and spread love.
“My whole goal in music is to encourage positivity and spread love. I will definitely learn from this in the future and want to thank you all for your continued support.”
The controversial lyrics are in question and LSU is attempting damage control
On Tuesday, Johnson released the video for her remix of lattos “Put it on the ground.” According to the report, she used ambiguous puns to refer to both 9/11 and the iconic Porsche sports car New York Post.
“Smoke blows in this 911, just like the towers,” she raps.
Days later, LSU told Fox News Digital that the school had spoken to Johnson about the lyrics, stressing that she didn’t want her music to offend anyone.
“We spoke to Flau’jae tonight and while she never intended to offend or upset anyone with her lyrics, she expressed sincere regret at the possibility of a misunderstanding and immediately removed the video. We will learn and grow together from this experience,” LSU said in a statement to Fox News Digital and OutKick Tuesday night.
Flau’jae Johnson’s musical background and early beginnings
Johnson is reportedly the daughter of the late rapper Camoflauge. She is currently signed to Roc Nation and started her music career at a young age.
At 13, Johnson was appearing on “The Rap Game” and at 14 appeared on “America’s Got Talent.” There she received a golden buzzer.
The rapper averaged 11 points and 5.9 rebounds per contest last season and made headlines along with other LSU women’s basketball phenoms Angel Reese.
In addition, the duo helped out on the LSU women’s basketball team win the national championship last month, the Post reports.