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11 Songs That Address Mental Health

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, here are a few songs to help those afflicted feel less alone


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Mental health issues are regularly dissected across a vast array of music.

So in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, we've compiled a list of some of the most raw and transparent songs surrounding depression, anxiety, and everywhere in between. Here are some of the best songs to help remind you that you're not alone and that mental health is a widespread topic that needs to be discussed more transparently.

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Hip-Hop Trailblazer DMX Dies at 50

The rapper was on life support after suffering a heart attack.

Earl Simmons, the pioneering hardcore rapper better known as DMX, died Friday after suffering a heart attack. He was 50 years old.

"We are deeply saddened to announce today that our loved one, DMX, birth name of Earl Simmons, passed away at 50 years old at White Plains Hospital with his family by his side after being placed on life support for the past few days," the rapper's family said in a statement. "Earl was a warrior who fought till the very end. He loved his family with all of his heart and we cherish the times we spent with him. Earl's music inspired countless fans across the world and his iconic legacy will live on forever. We appreciate all of the love and support during this incredibly difficult time. Please respect our privacy as we grieve the loss of our brother, father, uncle and the man the world knew as DMX. We will share information about his memorial service once details are finalized."

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