DaBaby Pays Tribute to Late Brother on ‘My Brother’s Keeper’
Written by B87FM on November 18, 2020
DaBaby is popping to music to heal.
Two weeks after his older brother, Glenn Johnson, died by suicide, the rapper has recorded a heartbreaking tribute referred to as “My Brother’s Keeper.” On Wednesday, he shared a snippet and the art work that includes a childhood picture of him and his bro.
On the one-minute clip, a grieving Child displays on their relationship rising up, together with reminiscences in church and getting disciplined by their mom. “I’m my brother’s keeper and it been like that perpetually,” he raps.
He goes on to disclose that he’s been “combating these devils” since his brother’s passing. “Really feel like a prisoner in my thoughts / Nobody to speak to,” he raps, whereas talking to others who could also be battling their very own demons. “By no means let melancholy go unchecked / That sh*t will price you.”
Johnson died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Nov. three in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was 34. DaBaby beforehand addressed his brother on the “Intro” to his KIRK album: “My brother be thinkin’ that we don’t love him and let him battle like we ain’t household / Like I gained’t hand over all I obtained to see you content.”
The total tune is ready for launch Friday. Hearken to a snippet under.