Saweetie Opens Up About Her PTSD Diagnosis

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Diamonte Quiava Valentine Harper came on the scene as a rapper by the name of ‘Saweetie’ in 2018 with her first single “Icy Girl” and was signed to Warner Records.

Earlier this month, fans had speculated something fishy between her and ex boo Quavo, after it appeared the couple had un-followed each other on social media.

“I’m single. I’ve endured too much betrayal and hurt behind the scenes for a false narrative to be circulating that degrades my character” the ‘Pretty and Rich’ rapper tweeted Friday.

Shortly after we heard from Saweetie on a new york radio station where she got embarrased after spitin some bars that didn’t meet up to certain peoples standards.

The ‘Baby Mama Coochie’ rapper shared with Cosmo magazine that after a bad review on a freestyle she performed on New York’s Hot 97 radio station in 2018; she suffered PTSD. The rapper was dealing with a plethora of things at that time.

The incident happened when hosts Ebro Darden, Laura Stylez, and Peter Rosenberg prompted her to freestyle and she gave what was described as a “subpar” performance. 

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“It was a really dark point in my life. Going from being so loved so quickly because of ‘Icy Girl’ to, on my first promo run, well, you saw the interview. The script flipped really quick, like night and day. I was like, Wait…” she recalled. “I had PTSD from that.”

Did You Know

  • Saweetie and Gabrielle Union are cousins.
  • She almost served time behind bars for stealing
Saweetie on April Cosmo issue

In an interview with Paris Hilton, Saweetie told her, “I didn’t get to have shopping sprees. I was told I couldn’t get certain things and almost went to jail for stealing my clothes,” she laughed. She said was tired of feeling left out and not having the things she wanted. “I got caught ’cause my friend got caught. Never encouraging this, but we was good at what we did. And I got caught.”

paris hilton interview

Saweetie Moving Forward

Her hottest single with Doja Cat ‘Best Friend’ has garnered more streams than Cardi B’s ‘Up’ last week. Meanwhile, her weird eating habits have curated an endorsed Saweetie Meal at Mickey D’s. The meal includes a big mac, four peice nugget, a medium fry and medium sprite with sweet n sour sauce. Above all, it looks like the we’re looking forward to more projects and LP’s from Saweetie. Cali born rapper has overcome all the BS and moving forward to bigger and better things. At the end of the day, that’s what we stan for!!

“Last year was the year that I finally became comfortable in my own skin. I kind of figured out what my purpose was,” Saweetie told the outlet. “And I think it’s important to show little Black and brown girls that they can be successful in whatever they want to do. If I can do it, you can do it too.”

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