Sway Clarke Grapples with Depression in New Song/Visual “Sad Kanye”

When Kanye west returned to Twitter, his tweets took the internet by storm. From his ideas on Trump, music, politics, and slavery, Kanye became the talk of the World Wide Web. The topic of depression was brought up, as some people thought Kanye was crying out for help.

Toronto-born singer/songwriter, Sway Clarke has returned on the scene and used the “Sad Kanye” for his newest single/visual. The visual for “Sad Kanye” is genius. “The song is about dealing with depression, something [I’ve struggled] low-key with my whole life. I was finally ready to admit it to my family and friends, but I guess I need a funny way to curb it.” The visual follows a Sad Kanye, a man with Kanye’s face shown on an iPad, as he goes about his day. While depression comes in many ways, Sway Clarke’s visual provides a snap shot in how some people look, and deal with depression.

The visual shows other celebrities who have battled with depression, such as Britney Spears infamous photo from her 2007 “meltdown.” In 2018, mental health, especially depression, is a large talk online, and Sway Clarke’s visual for “Sad Kanye” will surely spark more conversation. Check out the visual for “Sad Kanye” above.