This week the Georgia General Assembly honored a 15-year-old rapper and Savannah native who is campaigning against gun violence.
Flau’jae addressed lawmakers on Tuesday and even treated them to a piece of one of her raps.
Flau’jae became an advocate against gun violence after losing several family members — including her father, rapper Camouflage.
The teenager says she hopes to spread a positive message to others through her music.
“Being 15, I’ve already been through a lot, but I think if we can help people understand something by feeling it, we can make the world a better place,” she said. “And that’s what I’m trying to do with my music.”
Flau’jae was a recent contestant on “America’s Got Talent,” where she made it to the quarterfinals. She has also been featured on Lifetime’s “The Rap Game.”
The rapper says that many only associate hip hop with violence, guns, and cars, but hopes her music has the opportunity to share a positive message.