NCAA Champion Flau’jae Johnson Meets With $170,000,000-Rich Rapper and Plans to Work on a Collab

Published 07/06/2023, 8:10 AM EDT

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LSU Lady Tigers star Flau’jae Johnson has been mesmerizing her spectators both as a ballplayer and a rapper. And it is in this year that the star has truly risen as the hit 19-year-old. In April, Johnson won the coveted NCAA championship with the LSU. The same month, she had signed a deal with Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label. Soon enough, she and her LSU teammate Angel Reese appeared on NLE Choppa’s superhit music video. Turns out, Flau’jae the rapper is likely to make more headlines in the coming days.

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Yes, Flau’jae Johnson might drop a new banger. But she is not alone in the endeavor. Johnson has recently crossed paths with a $170 million-worth superstar rapper. The two are reportedly planning to work on a collaboration as well.

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While Flau’jae Johnson was still on cloud nine after the NCAA win, numerous sensational rappers reached out to her and adulated her for both the win and her songs. Among those rappers was none other than the legendary Lil Wayne.

One of Johnson’s songs piqued Wayne’s interest, and he told Johnson they both could collaborate for a song. Months later, on Sunday, Johnson met with Lil Wayne for the first time.

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Lil Wayne had surprised the attendees of the ESSENCE festival at New Orleans with his performance. Flau’jae Johnson was at the festival, and she finally got to see the five-time Grammy winner. Furthermore, the two shared a hug at the backstage and clicked some pictures.

In light of the recent meeting between Wayne and Johnson, TMZ reports that Lil Wayne is set to work on a new song and plans to collaborate with Flau’jae Johnson for the same.

Lil Wayne has been trying to do a collab with Flau’jae Johnson since April. Just like Wayne and Johnson, The LSU Lady Tigers’ head coach too had badly wanted the collaboration to happen soon.

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A Louisiana native himself, Lil Wayne has been cheering on the LSU Tigers throughout their NCAA campaign. During his appearance on ESPN’s The Bird And Taurasi Show, Wayne told the hosts that he plans to collaborate with LSU’s Flau’jae Johnson.

He added that the two have spoken about the same thing earlier over the phone. Furthermore, Wayne revealed, Johnson’s coach Kim Mulkey had also asked him to drop a banger with her student Johnson. “Miss Kim told me, ‘You must do something with my girl Flau’jae.’ I was like, ‘Say less,’” said Wayne, according to Uproxx.

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No date is out as to when Lil Wayne will drop the track with Johnson. Moreover, we don’t know what the track’s name is. Anyhow, it will indeed be something to look forward to.

What are your thoughts on a Flau’jae Johnson-Lil Wayne collab? Are you excited? Tell us in comments below!

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Krishna Prasad is an NBA writer at EssentiallySports. He holds professional qualifications in English and Journalism from reputed institutions. As a trained reporter, Krishna's intense passion for sports writing prompted him to become an NBA journalist.
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