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Krizz Kaliko Delivers Emotional R&B Cut 'Stop The World' (Premiere)

Krizz Kaliko
Sam Levi

Krizz Kaliko

Rapper Krizz Kaliko taps into his R&B talents for the soul-baring track "Stop The World," premiering on Billboard. The Strange Music signee recalls the days he contemplated suicide last year and how his mental health helped shape his forthcoming project Go.

"The world felt like a big ride that I wanted to get off of. Life was not fun to me anymore," he tells Billboard. "My marriage was troubled, I didn't know where my career was going, My mental health was greatly affecting me at the time."

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Krizz (born Sam Watson) also reveals his decision to check into a mental institution "to see if there was a way to ease the pain mentally." He adds, "A lot of my fans feel this exact same way. That's why my music helps them and keeps them from hurting themselves or even committing suicide. I think we all have at least this thought at one time or another. Music imitates life. "Stop the world and let me off" paints the picture."

The Tech N9ne affiliate also says to expect his next offering to showcase his range as an artist. "I wanted to do music that was totally different than all of the music of done of my previous albums and with Tech N9ne. I actually sing and write: Rap/Hip Hop, R&B, Rock, Pop, Country, EDM, Reggae and any other genre of music that I experiment with," he notes, calling Go "the album of my life." 

Go lands April 8 and is available for pre-order here.


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