Ace Hood is still mourning the loss of his infant daughter, speaking about her death in a new interview.
Â Hood tells XXLMag.com he wrestle with the idea of rapping about the loss of his infant daughter on the song âHallucinations,â but ultimately decided it was time to talk about his pain.
âThatâs my only way to actually release,â Hood, sitting in the We The Best studios, said about his music. âThat goes back to me saying this music is just moreâ¦ This music is my getaway. Thatâs why it means so much to me. The shit that I put out. Everything I put into this music, itâs meaningful. These types of records is why people love my music. It was hard. Itâs hard for me to get in the booth and put forth what goes on in my personal life, it ainât easy, man. Thatâs just my way of releasing. The way I know how to release it. Putting my message into something like âHallucinationsâ.â
The death of his infant happened recently, so Ace is still in mourning, but music has served as an outlet to help him cope with his grieving.
âIt definitely did in a way,â he revealed. âI had to keep myself busy in order to try toâ¦ Itâs still fresh in my mind. Iâm a Christian, man. I grew up with a family and I was raised that way. I know how to cope with these types of things. I know God does everything for a reason. I truly believe that. If I didnât believe that I would handle things differently than what I did. Everything happens for a reason. Like they say: âyouâre in a better place.â