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21 Savage Lays His Struggles Bare In 2016 XXL Freshman Freestyle

The Atlanta rapper’s bars puts his pain and its sources on display.

June 30, 2016

"Just because i rap don't mean im not still human," 21 Savage tweeted early this morning. But as his 2016 XXL Freshman Freestyle reminds us, the Atlanta rapper isn't afraid to put his humanity in his art, either. He begins with the line Life ain't been no walk through the park, where do I start, and in just over a minute delivers heart-rending bars about the struggles of his personal life and his community. Watch above.

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21 Savage Lays His Struggles Bare In 2016 XXL Freshman Freestyle