The Chicago rapper discusses mental health struggles and drug addiction on new song "10K Problems"
Rapper Vic Mensa has opened up about his struggles with mental health and drug addiction on new song ’10K Problems.’
The rapper emotively discusses the issues he’s faced in his personal life and the difficulty he’s experienced in losing loved ones.
He raps: “Relapsing D-R-U-G habits / Tryin’ move forward, depression been holding me backwards / Recovery ain’t a straight line.”
“It’s a painful process watching your parents die,” he says, after describing how his father was recently paralysed following surgery.
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Earlier this month, Mensa revealed another new song, ‘Reverse’ featuring G-Eazy and Mashmello. He’s also appeared on Powe 106’s L.A. Leakers and worked with Valee on new song ‘Dim Sum.’
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