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2020 has been a monumental year this far. While many would say this year is terrible, there are a few people who are finding...
Rapper Kid Cudi recently checked himself into rehab. He states he has suffered from depression and suicidal urges for quite some time and he has not been at peace with himself. Repetedly apologizing to fans, as if he owes them an apology for his depression, Cudi, whose real name is Scott Mescudi, stated on his Facebook page "I'm not at peace, I haven't been since you've known me. If I didn't come here, I would've done something to myself. I simply am a damaged human swimming in a pool of emotions every day of my life.
Yesterday, after the news broke, Mister Cee posted what appeared to be a tweet that was laced with shame, guilt and self blame for his deemed unacceptable sexuality and desire for "trannies" or Drag Queens. ironically, it appears that Mister Cee being gay is not the pun of jokes as much as the attraction to Drag Queens.
Singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige opened up about her struggles with drinking, sharing her realization that she was incapable of consuming adult beverages on a strictly social basis. "The test comes when you have to decide whether you're drinking to be social or drinking to cover up something again," she relates. "To cover up depression, to cover up guilt, shame, abandonment"¦ Once I realized, "˜There you go again,' I had to stop."Blige is the only artist with Grammy Award wins in the categories of R&B, Rap, Gospel, and Pop.She continues: "Whitney Houston's death really affected me.
Michelle Williams Reveals Struggle With DepressionSinger and actress Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child revealed today that within only the last few months, she has emerged from years of suffering from depression. Williams is currently starring in a national tour of the Broadway musical "Fela!".Williams said she is breaking her silence about the condition she first encountered 18 years ago in order to encourage others to seek help. "Go see a professional so that they can assess you. It's OK if you're going through something.
Urban Radio Programmer Depression?The "Black Dog" affects more black men (and women) than people think but you know how we do in the black community, we hide behind our pain by attacking others, going to church, drinking, using drugs, over fuging and being in abusive relationships or being abusive to ourselves in our dark secret lives. Some call it depression, I call it "bliss." OK no jokes here, this is serious. We do all this in a futile search to get in touch externally with what is ultimately internal.
Radio Facts: The rally against President Obama by angry conservatives seems to be growing and I have to ask myself, is this...