The invisible element, which we often shy away from in the black community, is the truth and reality of mental illness and exhaustion.
Mental health awareness has been an underlying theme in hip-hop for decades it just was not as clearly stated or respected until more recently.
Out of everything I’ve accomplished, what I’m most proud of is that I’ve learned to be kind to myself.
Part 3 of a music series that explores dope music made with artistic integrity— music that’s about something more than just the turn up.
After the death of his mother, Brian Hooper recounts the various methods of therapy that has helped him cope with his loss.