- Gigi Lamaye is very open about mental health amongst the people of Mzansi
- She's had her fair share of depression and knows the lows that come with it
- The rapper opened up about her experience on the one-year anniversary of her own mental breakdown
Local rap star, Gigi Lamayne, knows all about the dark world that is depression - she bravely survived it.
On 4 November, she reflected on the time when she had a mental breakdown and how things have changed for her since.
She talked about how bad things got for her and how she realised that she had to make changes in her life.
In a thread on Twitter, Gigi opened up:
"Last year on November 4. It nearly almost ended for me. I was in a dark pit with the wrong company, lonely, hurt and frustrated. What a movie my life has been. Waking up and realising in that hospital bed that some things gotta change ... at 24."
Briefly.co.za gathered that Gigi now focuses on the bright future that lies ahead:
"2020 we have the Amsterdam tour, The Gigi Gang Show, the presidential inauguration and also, a really cool business venture I’m going to be announcing soon that gets everyone involved. This simply shows that God walks with us in our darkest times until we clean up house."
After everything that she has been through, Gigi is on a mission to create awareness about mental health. She wants the black community to talk more about mental issues and feels that if people know that they can change their situation, they will be better able to deal with things like depression.
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