Album: Sincerely, Kentrell (2021)
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Songfacts®:

  • Pain-music is something of a calling card for YoungBoy Never Broke Again. The Baton Rouge MC kicks off his Sincerely, Kentrell album with this song, where he reflects on his trials and tribulations.
  • During the chorus, YoungBoy outlines his grief after his homie dies.

    He a dreadhead, mhm, my bro leave him dead in front that store
    On three different drugs tryna take away my pain, but it's still gon' flow


    The rest of the song comprises two verses where YoungBoy describes the ups and downs of his gangsta lifestyle.
  • The production features virtuoso guitars and a gospel organ. Frequent YoungBoy collaborators Dubba-Aa and Mike Laury came up with the beat, along with Lottery. The same three also helmed the Sincerely, Kentrell track "Forgiato."
  • On March 22, 2021, federal agents stopped Young Boy's car. He fled on foot, only to be found later and arrested. The MC released Sincerely, Kentrell while behind bars awaiting trial on drug and firearms charges. When the album topped the US chart, Youngboy became the third rapper - following 2Pac and Lil Wayne - to have a #1 album while incarcerated.

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