Atlanta singer-songwriter Summer Walker joins rapper Yung Miami on Thursday’s episode karesha please, The two discuss motherhood, the power of medicine, and postpartum depression.
Walker opened up about her first experience with therapy, what she calls “that white people shit,” and how the first day she met her therapist, she cried. “He caught me in a fucking meltdown in the dressing room,” he said while smoking a hookah. “And I was like the day she was here. She’s thinking I’m crazy.
Walker canceled her part in 2019. first and last Seizures due to her social anxiety. The singer continues to spread awareness on mental health, and addressed her concern in an Instagram Reel last year. “For those struggling with social anxiety or feeling out of place, I just want to say I hear you,” she captioned her collaboration with wellness platform Mindset.
Walker and Yung Miami also discussed her struggles with postpartum depression and finding balance as a mother. “I think people have a postpartum when they don’t have the support they need,” Walker said. “It could have been a hormonal imbalance, but just for me, it just wasn’t being the support that I needed…. I was really depressed, and it wasn’t about the baby. I loved him. I just Help was needed.”
“But now I have three, and I’m like, Oh my God, I’m so happy,” she said, adding that she now needs support. The mom of three had her first child, Bubbles, with producer London on Da Track in 2021. Recently, she had twins with her ex-boyfriend, a rapper named Larry.
Yung Miami said that part of her healing process was learning “how to adjust to a new age, like being a mother and being responsible and being an adult.”
In response Walker said, “You still have to find time for yourself.” “Sure if you want to stay beautiful, if you want to take a bath, go to a spa, travel, whatever. And as long as you carve out that time, I feel like you won’t that you are not missing anything.
“I have no shame. I hit the streets as soon as my kids are asleep,” she laughed.
The 27-year-old artist recently released his EP Clear 2: Soft Lifewho were less interested in reviving the past than was notably documented in 2019’s standout On this (as well as its worthy follow-up still over it), development and attaining peace.