- Slikour has publicly revealed that he has been battling depression
- He has recently returned to the limelight after taking a break to focus on his recovery
- The rapper admits that he just felt tired of the industry and had fallen out of love with music
Slikour has had massive success as a writer, rapper and taxi boss, but he admits that at one stage none of it meant anything to him and he was about to give it all up.
In a recent interview with Riky Rick on ‘SlikourOnLife’, he revealed that he has been battling with depression, but he had no idea about it until it was too late.
The rapper told Riky Rick that with his hectic schedule, he didn’t have the chance to check in on himself mentally, but he noticed that he was growing tired of the busy industry and had thoughts about dropping out.
He explained that he lost interest in a lot of things and constantly felt tired, so he thought that maybe he needed to take a break and bow out of the limelight for a bit until he feels like his old self.
Briefly.co.za learned that Slikour was at the height of his career in 2010, but he felt that the pressure was too much for him and he wished that he could just disappear and that everyone would have forgotten about him by now.
He decided to keep his feelings to himself because he was afraid that his fans would see straight through him and would be able to tell that he was just trying to put on a brave face.
Eventually, he couldn’t take it anymore and left the rap game to spend time with his family and to reflect on his journey.
ZAlebs reports that Slikour believes that the key to his recovery was starting over, because he went right back to his mother’s place and did everything he used to do before he became famous.
The rapper thanks this tough experience for helping him to clear his mind and for putting him back on the right track.
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