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Chance The Rapper: I Have PTSD!!

Chance the Rapper has claimed that he suffers from PTSD.

"Wellness wasn't something that we knew, you know? There's probably a ton of situations where people you know, we just wrote them off as crazy, or like they was tweakin' but they were actually going through a chronic mental health disorder," he told Taraji P. Henson on her Facebook Watch Show. "I feel like this is something that we're all, as a mainstream, we're starting to be like, 'OK, yeah health is beyond just our physical.'"

He continued: "Obviously I deal with PTSD. I saw my friend killed in front of me when I was 19 and I've seen people I didn't know get killed too. You become kind of numb to it, like somebody else died last week but it stays with you, you know what I mean? And you don't realize until later — like I have lasting effects."

Chance has taken a break from music to focus on his family.

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