Big Sean Says He Contemplated Suicide

Written by on March 2, 2021

Huge Sean is opening up a couple of darkish time in his life.

Throughout his look on Michael Eric Dyson’s Fb Watch present “One Query, One Mike,” the Detroit rapper bought candid about his struggles with psychological well being and his highway to restoration.

“That was my mentality was taking good care of all people else and attempting to not look tender or appear like a bitch,” he recalled. “I couldn’t get by the day with out feeling horrible.”

Issues bought so dangerous that he even contemplated suicide. “I used to be positive considering suicide plenty of instances, you recognize having weapons in my palms and simply actually feeling it for actual…even planning it out to the purpose the place like, ‘Hey, if I do kill myself a minimum of my household will get this amount of cash,’” mentioned Sean. “As a result of I simply was wired and never comfortable. I spotted that I have to cease all the things I’m doing and determine this out or I’ma self-destruct.”

He needed to shift his priorities and concentrate on himself. “I took the day without work, canceled all the things I used to be doing, sought remedy, linked with God extra, spiritually grounded myself, and put myself first as a precedence for the primary time ever.”

Sean has been open about his battle with melancholy up to now. On “Deep Reverence,” his Grammy-nominated collaboration with Nipsey Hussle, he revealed that he as soon as thought of taking his life.

“In highschool I realized chemistry, biology / However not how to deal with anxiousness / Or how I might really feel like I’m on my own on an island,” he raps on the Detroit 2 monitor. “With melancholy on all sides of me / With a Glock 17 proper on the aspect of me / Look, I ain’t assume I had the considered suicide in me / Till life confirmed me all these totally different sides of me.”

Again in 2019, Sean mentioned he sought remedy to deal with his psychological well being. “I used to be blessed sufficient to speak to some tremendous non secular folks they usually made me notice one factor that I used to be lacking in my life. And one factor I used to be lacking was readability. Readability about who was round me, what I used to be doing–even in music, which is my happiness, my pleasure, that was all the time an escape for me, was beginning to really feel like a burden.”

Sean has not solely undergone a non secular rebirth, but in addition a bodily transformation. He just lately confirmed off his ripped physique, the outcomes of a strict exercise routine and nutritious diet.

“I wished to boss up my life,” he instructed Males’s Well being final 12 months. “I mentioned, ‘I’m altering my life and making it a behavior.’ ”

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