The New Orleans crooner has been on an upward battle this year, recently undergoing eye surgery to cure an eye disease that made him partially blind. A few months later, he caught some flack online for groping a woman on stage, but he felt it was all a ploy to bring him down.
“S/O 2 that beautiful young lady. & to you ignorant mufukkas & weak a** blogs..TRY AGAIN!,” he wrote. “Christmas is near, I'll buy you all toys to play w/.”
August is looking past his hardships and focusing strictly on the music. On his new single, “Song Cry,” he uses music to alleviate the pain about losing a loved one. “I’ma let my soul cry through these words … sometimes I need to cry to ease my hurt,” he sings on the hook.
Check out “Song Cry,” below.
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