Album: PTSD (2020)
Charted: 38
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  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that develops in some people after a trauma. Here, G Herbo teams up with fellow Chicagoans Chance the Rapper and Juice WRLD, plus Lil Uzi Vert to reflect on their experiences with the disorder.
  • The late Juice WRLD opens with the chorus, which takes on a new meaning after his passing aged 21 on December 8, 2019.

    I made it on my own, they said I'd be in jail or dead
    I've seen my brothers fall over and over again
    Don't stand too close to me, I got PTSD

    Juice also wrote some eerily prescient lines about the age of his passing on his song "Legends." While reflecting on the "27 Club," the group of famous artists who died at the age of 27, he rapped:

    What's the 27 Clu-u-u-ub?
    We ain't making it past 21
  • Chicago native D.A. Doman produced the posse cut. He has also worked with the likes of Eminem (" Godzilla") and Tyga ("Taste").
  • The song is the title track of G Herbo's fourth album. The record's cover art features a bullet-riddled American flag with the 50 stars replaced with faces of loved ones that have passed away. Juice's image is among the 50 faces. "My statement is about PTSD and what everybody goes through in the hood you don't hear about," G Herbo said about the LP. "Even the toughest among us face it. This is my story."

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