August Alsina Says God is the Only Reason He Hasn’t Killed Himself

Photo Credit: YouTube
Photo Credit: YouTube

By: Amanda Anderson-Niles

R&B singer August Alsina has been very open about his troubles with his family members, and he’s also admitted in recent interviews and new music that there have been times when he has battled with depression.

In a recent interview with Big Boy, he opened up a little about understanding what real happiness is.

He says:

“I’ve learned early on that it’s not watches. It’s not cribs. It’s not cars. It’s not women. It’s not…it’s none of that. I think the ultimate happiness is when you find peace within yourself…the journey because a lot of times people we get so caught up in wanting to get to the destination that we don’t actually embrace and enjoy the journey.”

He’s also believes every human being needs love:

“You’ll be lying if you say you don’t want to be in love or feel love. You’re not a real person to me.”


August revealed that his belief in God is why he hasn’t committed suicide.

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  1. This actually made me sad. I hope August stays faithful and keeps his relationship with God strong. He’s been through a lot.

  2. He always does great interviews. I’ll keep him in my prayers because I know depression is a hard thing to beat.

  3. Depression is real. We have to start talking about mental health more in the black community. So many of us are struggling.

  4. I know this is a serious topic but why do his twist outs look better than mine? I need some tips from this cutie.

  5. I can definitely relate hmmmm I am starting to like him more….speaking to Jesus and believing in God does wonders…especially if you are on the right path striving for w/e it is you want…it may not come when you want it but you have to be hopeful and keep faith that it will come when you need it

  6. His vulnerability makes him more attractive. I hope he stays with his faith especially considering the lifestyle he’s apart of.

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