slowthai has given a new interview to Channel 4 News discussing masculinity and mental health.
The Northampton rapper's debut album 'Nothing Great About Britain' is out now, an outstanding, multi-layered offering that moves from the political to the personal.
Open about his own experiences with mental health issues, slowthai spoke to Channel 4 News over the weekend about this subject.
Broaching the topic of toxic masculinity, slowthai pointed to the constraints of traditional masculine identity as a factor in the rise of mental health issues in young men.
He comments: "'This is how men were, they don't make them like this anymore'... it's being drilled into you to be this way."
Watch the interview below.
"'This is how men were, they don't make them like this anymore'... it's being drilled into you to be this way."— Channel 4 News (@Channel4News) May 19, 2019
24-year-old rapper @slowthai says men are "constantly" conditioned to "feel like they've got to live up to the stereotype" of masculinity. pic.twitter.com/QzHJ78AUYV
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