Staring wistfully out the window in her Atlanta home, local rapper Flo Centi sighed deeply as she placed her head into her hands.
“I knew my career was over once I saw Flo Milli blowing up on Tik Tok,” Centi lamented, “She’s a 100 million times bigger than me and there’s no avoiding that.”
The rapper then stood up and began to pace around the room, recounting the history of her prefix: “When I first chose my name, back in high school, I decided on Flo Ten because I’d be floatin’ on the beat. It worked for a while, but as I grew in popularity in my area, I wanted to elevate my brand ten-fold.”
Flo Centi then abruptly stopped pacing and froze for a few seconds before opening up about her internal struggle with self-confidence.
“I allowed my fear of failure to overtake my dream of what I was capable of as an artist,” she remarked with profound vulnerability, “Although I felt I had the potential to be a Flo Milli or even a Flo Giga, I sold myself short by settling on Flo Centi. While I do always keep it 100, I will never stop regretting what could’ve been...”