Audra the Rapper is an American rapper, songwriter, singer, brand ambassador who captured the attention of Rick Ross of Maybach Music Group. In an interview with TheHipHopDiva.com Audra explains why she chose to use her real name as part of her stage name. Audra was born in Washington, DC and raised in Virginia Beach, Virginia and the Richmond, Virginia area. Audra recorded her first song, I Got Yo Weave when she was 15 years old, a song she had written when she was 14. It was this song that jump started her career along with other hits that were collaborated with Richmond, Va natives Simon Kim and Brandon Hawk of "5 dollar music videos" (a rising YouTube channel and music production group).