Why is it easier to tear someone down than it is to build them up? In truth, our differences should be celebrated; there’s no reason to segregate ourselves because of how we look, what we believe, or how we view the world.
Unfortunately, this message isn’t passed onto the youth as often as it should, which in turn makes the world a more hateful place. And while society may chastise African Americans for not fitting to a set series of characteristics, Vice Soulectric will stand up and refute those claims.
“Hate Myself”, which is beautifully shot in a snowy cemetery, adds to the cold aesthetic from the Ohio-based producer/emcee as he raps about everything wrong in the system. The song’s sentiments are further defined by the bookend sample speech from the late Malcolm X, which proves that this toxic mind state is nothing new.