The Romanticism of Self Destruction

A thought on our fascination with self destruction and it’s warped romanticism.

“To everyone who sell me drugs:
Don’t mix it with that bullshit, I’m hopin’ not to join the 27 Club

Lyrics from Brand Name, released by Mac Miller in 2015. The Pittsburgh rapper acknowledged his dependence on drugs and his worry of dying from poorly cut drugs. The lyrics have a ghostly chill to them as just 3 years later, Mac Miller was found dead in his home from a suspected drug overdose. He was 26.



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