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Belly's Long Road Back

“I'm not saying I'm gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.” - Tupac
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Released on August 27, See You Next Wednesday is a toast to health and wealth, marked with features from Young Thug, Nas, Nav, The Weeknd, Benny the Butcher, Gunna, and Big Sean. It’s an event: having a rapper’s rapper like Belly link with a legend like Nas is one for the scrapbooks. Belly and Weeknd’s award-winning, chart-topping chemistry is in top form on, “Better Believe.’’ On the album closer ‘“Can You Feel It,’’ he talks about still feeling the weight of his past tribulations: “Every day, I see an RIP post, I think I'm startin' to see ghosts/Swallow pride and put aside my ego, I prayed until my knees broke.’’ At the end of the song, he reveals that his best friend just got deported back to his homeland. Belly is embracing the good times though: He is engaged to be married now. When I saw him at his listening party, he looked as good and grateful as ever. GQ caught up with him to talk about his mental health journey, his new album, and what he wants people to know about Palestine.

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