Missed Calls, Guilt & Goodbyes #OKNotToBeOK

It was the last Bank holiday in May, a Monday morning, 8am, and I received a…


Me & Mom Dukes, NYC, December 2012

Music My Medicine, Yoga My Therapy #OKNotToBeOK

Mental health issues were never unusual to me. In fact, they were pretty normal…


Janelle Monae

Janelle Monae talks asking for help + creative release [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

In the latest segment of SoulCulture's mental health campaign, #OKNotToBeOK,…


J.Cole: Born Sinner, from depression to happiness [Video] #OKNotToBeOK

In the latest segment of SoulCulture's mental health campaign, #OKNotToBeOK,…


My Mother, by L. Michael Gipson #OKNotToBeOK

On January 16, 2013 my mother committed suicide. She was 55 years old, just two…


Taalam Acey: The Source of Depression in Artists #OKNotToBeOK

If you are a depressed artist, the following may be helpful. Conversely, if you…


Big K.R.I.T.: "Music has always been my therapy"

Soul Culture sits down with Mississippi rapper Big K.R.I.T for our ongoing…


Hear No Evil, See No Evil, Speak No Evil by Brenda Pinkston

Trouble Sleeping #OKNotToBeOK

I know I’m not the only one with trouble resting. I’m not sleeping at night. I…


Wretch 32 on using music to express himself and cope with anger

"It's an amazing thing that I found music, man..." Following on from Ne-Yo's…


Musa Okwonga: Getting Down, and Getting By. #OKNotToBeOK

So here’s the thing: I get down pretty often. Only thing is, I don’t always…


Ne-Yo on the therapeutic power of music

"The therapeutic power of music is the reason that I do music in the first…