Watch. UK Rapper NoLay Talks About Finding Solace in Her Music in This Short Documentary. #MentalHealth
May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and artists and creatives from all backgrounds are using it to speak out about their own struggles.
As part of The Noisey Guide to Music and Mental Health series, UK rapper NoLay stars in this short documentary. She speaks about her own struggles and also how turning to music helped her to cope with her father’s schizophrenia.
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‘Hip-Hop Saved My Life.’ Black Women Rappers Tackle Mental Illness. [Trigger Warning] Angel Haze, Back to the Woods Cover (edit). By Latonya Pennington For decades, hip-hop has given a voice to the voiceless, becoming a powerful global movement for self-expression. From social issues to personal beefs, no subject matter has been off limits for the genre.