Charles Hamilton’s Rise and Fall Explored in New Documentary
Charles Hamilton has had a roller coaster of a career thus far. Now, the Harlem rapper's rise and fall is explored in a new documentary called Faultlines.
You can watch the trailer now via Red Bull TV. The film is a part of the brand's Let It Play series, and it documents Hamilton's highs and lows in the music industry, as well as his battles with depression and bipolar disorder.
If you remember, Hamilton signed a million-dollar deal with Interscope in 2009 before getting dropped by the label that same year. In the trailer, the 2009 XXL Freshman says, “I was on a very self-destructive path... I don't want to be left behind. I wanna be clear that you can bounce back. Everything I've gone through, I've put it in my music."
The trailer's description states, "Rapper Charles Hamilton seemed to have it all after landing a million dollar record deal — but a combination of misfortune and circumstance ripped it away. This is his story of survival and redemption, both creatively and emotionally."
The 29-year-old "Jeezy Hamilton" artist has been releasing new music in 2016. In case you missed it, check out his track "Moneys" alongside Casper & B and Jitta. In April, he teamed up with Chris Young for a full project called Abracadabra. In March, he put out his Reap the Reward EP, which he released on his blog. Prior to that, Hamilton dropped a remix to "Lost Ones" called "Right Here."
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