“I don’t know what you expect when you walk into a therapy session”
By Rogers Wanambwa
It is only natural that I review some of my favourite’s songs while doing this series! NF has a way of doing dark cinematic songs that when you stumble upon them, you wonder why you have listened to them all this time!
Therapy Session is a high temple, choir humming in the background, type of rap song (admittedly, many of NF’s songs are) that brings into the life of an artist with a who has reached somewhere in their life and the unbelievable things that they go through.
At some point, he talks about people tweeting about how they want to kill him and his family which is scary to even fathom!
“How you gon’ write me and tell me you’d slaughter my family?” (Someone actually wrote this to him!)
But the most fundamental thing about this song is the fact that NF lets you know how music is his go-to when he needs therapy sessions. What is your go-to? If I may ask.
It reminds me of what I am always complaining about how music and even movies, not to mention other media we consume nowadays to not have any valuable information or thing to take away from.
Please don’t start with the agendas that are being pushed at us.
It is about being real, something NF keeps reminding us about in many of his songs. I mean, he even has a whole song titled Real. The song is dedicated to those going through hard times and how they can cope with their issues.
Admittedly, it’s about acknowledging that there is something wrong with your life and finding help. That help at times may be having a reflection of your own life and giving yourself some advice which is what he literally does in the song, talk to himself.
NF, like Tom MacDonald, is known for tackling societal issues, and in this one, he covers domestic violence, mental health, the different forms of bullying that even people in the limelight face among other things.
“I’m trying to deal with the pressure, I’m trying to deal with depression.”
If you want to listen to more than just beats, welcome to my world.
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