For years, Wale has been very vocal about his battle with depression. During the era of The Album About Nothing, he was very candid about his struggles with drugs while finding ways to cope with his issues. His heartbreaking reflection read, "I was depressed... I wasn't sleeping. I was drinking all day and I didn't have anyone to go to. I couldn't fight it." Recently, noted radio host Charlamagne Tha God sat with Dr. Jessica Clemons for an honest conversation about mental health called In Session Live.
In a snippet Charlamagne shared, the D.C.-bred emcee speaks about the internal battle creatives have with making money and being sane. "For me, mental health is just as important as the money, even more so." Referencing Kurt Cobain and Robin Williams, he continued, "when you have a high level of thinking, your brain working faster, but also your pain working faster... as talented as we are, we're talented because we're emotional and we're vulnerable and we're transparent."
For reasons unbeknownst, one fan attempted to read Wale for filth.
He continued to ask the "Bad" rapper to tell fans "how [he] overcame." Clapping back, Wale stated, "who says I overcame anything? This the problem. Look how u just came at me. I don't have the answers you b*tch, you. Watch your mouth."
Moral of the story? Don't come for Wale unless he explicitly sent for you. Peep his full sentiments below.
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