On Memorial Day (May 25), Waka Flocka took to twitter to make a big announcement.
“I’m officially dedicating my life to suicide prevention and mental illness!!!” Waka Flocka tweeted. “Y’all not alone. Waka Flocka Flame is with y’all now!!!!”
The rapper and reality TV star’s younger brother, KayO, committed suicide at his home back in 2013. Waka and his mother Debra Antney have previously spoken out about their brother and son’s death and their experience dealing with it on reality TV shows such as Love and Hip Hop.
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