Silencing Ourselves: A Reflection of Black Male Suicides in Baton Rouge

MetroUser 2019, Blog

by Donney Rose On his 2018 album Book of Ryan, hip hop artist Royce da 5’9 raps about the importance of checking up on your ‘strong friend’ on a song aptly titled “Strong Friend”. In the song’s intro Royce gives listeners a sound piece of advice when he begins with the lines “reflections of your …