In January 2021, pop artist Vaultboy teased his single “everything sucks” on TikTok as part of a challenge titled “Write and Post a Song Every Day.” On his 12th day of the challenge, the video hit his 3 million views and the rest went down in history. Vaultboy’s debut single reached over his 140 million plays on Spotify and has been steadily growing ever since. The Jacksonville, Florida native chose his moniker after being inspired by the characters in his favorite video The Game His Series. fall out.
This month vaultboy was featured in the latest episode of Sound Mind. not masked, a video series in which the artist opens up about her personal mental health journey. In a new episode, he talks about his struggles with anxiety and depression.
“The number of people suffering from mental health issues in silence is untold. You have to remind yourself sometimes that you’re not,” he told Billboard.
At the beginning of 2022, vaultboy was having a huge musical success, but he was very depressed and was having trouble figuring out where he was in his life. He channeled those feelings into his songwriting, writing more honest and vulnerable tracks.latest episode of not masked Includes never-before-seen footage of Vaultboy recording some of his most personal lyrics to date.
Vaultboy aspires to be a mental health advocate for his fan base and believes in the importance of removing the stigma of difficult conversations that mental health debate brings.
“The most important thing for me is to keep conversations about mental health in the light and normalize checking in with each other and ourselves,” he continued. Being on the front lines makes it easy to know when and how people get care. “
not masked focuses on promoting mental health resources and fostering an open dialogue about mental health between artists and audiences.Check out Vaultboy in the latest episode of not masked Stay tuned for more on Sound Mind.
Watch Vault Boy on Tour:
February 13, 2023 – Vancouver, British Columbia – St. James Hall
February 15, 2023 – Los Angeles, CA – Moroccan Lounge
February 17, 2023 – Atlanta, GA – Vinyl @ Center Stage
February 18, 2023 – Chicago, IL – Schubas’s
February 21, 2023 – New York, NY – Mercury Lounge
February 23, 2023 – Toronto, Ontario – The Drake – Underground
This content was created in partnership with Sound Mind.