Benga speaks out on his mental health

“I would like to get this heard now. I’m asked so much about my retirement”

Benga has spoken out on Twitter about his bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. In a series of tweets he explained that he believed misuse of drugs and excessive touring brought on the illnesses that led to him being medicated for the conditions.

He expressed gratitude to his fiancee and former collaborators, Skream and Artwork, for standing by him during his worst moments, and was regretful that there was such a stigma around the issue of mental health.

See his tweets below.