AKA shows how depression doesn’t discriminate – here's how to get help if you're struggling to cope

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Rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes opened up about being on depression medication on his Instagram stories.
Rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes opened up about being on depression medication on his Instagram stories.
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The past year has been tough for the rapper as personal tragedy followed personal tragedy.

So the news that Rapper Kiernan “AKA” Forbes (33) has been diagnosed with clinical depression didn’t come as a major surprise for many.

In fact, the past couple of years have been difficult for almost everyone in the world. And whether triggered by a traumatic event like losing a loved one, joblessness or pandemic anxiety, many people of all ages and sex, suffer from depression.

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