Everyone needs a little therapy, and Lil Durk — who lost his friend and frequent collaborator King Von in 2020 and his brother DThang in 2021, and whose long-running beef with YoungBoy Never Broke Again (partly related to Von’s murder) has been all over the internet again this month — is certainly no exception.
In a new Steve Cannon-directed clip debuting the first two tracks on Dirk’s new album Almost Healed — out tomorrow (May 26) via Alamo — he gets some much needed time on the couch.
In “Therapy Session,” the album’s intro and roughly the video’s first third, he takes in some wisdom from none other than Alicia Keys, who’s become something of a mental health guru after her own well-documented struggles with mental illness early in her career.
Read Next: New Music Friday: Stream new project from Lil Durk, Arlo Parks, Kari Faux, and more “I can only imagine how painful that must’ve been,” Keys says in a soothing tone, referencing the back-to-back deaths in Dirk’s life. “I wanna know how you feel about the rap beef on top of all the chaos.Read more on thefader.com