Rising New Orleans rapper Alfred Banks talks to BBC Russian on why American society still stigmatizes people with mental illness.
Recently, BBC Russian travelled to New Orleans to learn more about rising rapper Alfred Banks. During the interview, Alfred Banks talks about his current journey to success, becoming homeless as well as the untimely death of his oldest brother Orlandas & how this tragic event inspired his EP, 'A Beautiful Prelude', and more.
"I want to make the idea of mental illness ok to rap about." -Alfred Banks