With rappers of all different lanes expressing their views on mental health, suicide is a prominent topic in hip-hop right now. Recently, Logic performed his suicide prevention track “1-800-273-8255” on the MTV’s VMA stage, bringing many in the audience to tears. Lil Uzi Vert sang of contemplating death over a failing relationship on his hit “XO TOUR Llif3.” And throughout XXXTENTACION’s latest album '17', he raps about the tragic suicide of his close friend Jocelyn Flores. Check out the Genius video above that takes a deeper look at the state of mental health in hip-hop.
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