Kirk Knight bravely opens up about his suicidal thoughts

Kirk Knight has opened up about his recent mental health issues which have led him to consider ending his own life.

On Wednesday night (January 11), the Pro Era rapper took to Twitter to bravely discuss his inner struggles with his fans.

“I won’t lie I want to get away from myself every day but I promised 2 many loved ones that I haven’t gone out like that but lord knows sometimes,” he wrote. “Shit living hell.”

Scores of concerned followers flooded the Brooklyn native’s response with uplifting messages, sending their love and telling Knight how much he’s inspired them.

“Now the world needs you big brother,” one person wrote, while another close friend added that she also texted Kirk Knight alongside. “I just texted you bro you are loved so much please always be strong.”

One fan continued: “Bro we love you Kirk!! We can’t have another Steelo. We need to see your talent realized! We can’t be something we can’t see! You got this!”

The 27-year-old further opened up in a response to a fan about how the public doesn’t even know half of what he’s had to overcome in life as well as navigating the music industry.

“I’m not going to lie to you, you’d only know what I’m telling you if you knew you wouldn’t even know how I got platinum the first time,” Knight wrote.

Pro Era previously lost a member to suicide about a decade ago then Capital Steez died during the early hours of Christmas Eve 2012 after jumping from Cinematic Music Group headquarters in NYC.

On the music front, Kirk Knight didn’t release a project in 2022, but he finished the year strong with the hypnotic single “Walkthru.”

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He also laced up Flatbush zombies rapper Meechy Darko with a chorus for his debut solo album, Gothic luxuryappears on the song “CURSED” with Vita.

Eyes wide open ’till I see a hundred miles/ If I listened to you n-ggas, I wouldn’t be here/ I just pray I can get mansions on the hills/ I just pray you can get my girl the latest heels/ Curses ( Curses), they put curses on me (Curses on me)/ They put curses, but it ain’t workin’ on me, yeah,” he sings on the track.

Anyone struggling with suicidal thoughts or their mental health is encouraged to call the free 24-hour Suicide and Crisis Lifeline by dialing 988.

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