Soft White Underbelly:- Tre ( Edging Death )

Videos

Introduction

  1. Soft White Underbelly
    • Introduction
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
          Date Published:- 2020-February-22nd
          Date Added:- 2021-May-15th
          Link

Stories

Homelessness

Tre

  1. Dodging Death-Tre
    • Profile
      • Soft White Underbelly interview and portrait of Tre, a homeless man on Skid Row.
    • Videos
      • Video #1
        Channel:- Soft White Underbelly
        Published On:- 2022-April-18th
        Added On:- 2022-April-21st
        Link
    • Spoken On
      • Ceaser ( Brother )

 

Video Transcripts

Stories

Homelessness

Tre

  1. Wrong Side of a gun
    • I have been through it all, why wouldn’t it end this way
    • Not I had a bright future
  2. Angel
    • Must be an angel
  3. Home
    • Pain
      • Outside
    • Home
      • Always looking for a home on the inside
      • First apartment at 15
  4. Music
    • Rapping
      • The only outlet I had was rapping
      • Short Fuse
  5. Trauma
    • Sometimes no matter how hard you try to put your mind in a good place, sometimes the pain of the past is too much.
    • Like a lot of people that come speak on this channel, what we share is the pain
    • As much as we will like to cloth it, what we share in common, is un-clothable pain
    • The pain just be too much
    • The whole try to be normal thing just doesn’t work
    • And, I am not making excuses
    • I am just stating facts
    • It does not work so well for us to normalize; it is just too hard to deal with it
  6. Drugs and Alcohol
    • I swear to God, I did not do drugs or drink alcohol until I turned 18
    • Up till then, it did not help
  7. Music
    • Only Music
    • Music was the thing
    • I was 16 when I dropped my first album
    • Only Music Helped
    • When I started that path, it was music that helped me get beyond my past and got me to try to be happy
  8. The bad
    • Between those two things, it is going to look bad
      • a drug user
      • no respect for authority
      • keep to himself too much
  9. Essentials
    • If I did not have
      • alcohol
      • drugs
      • music
    • I will
      • I will blow my brains out
  10. My Brother
    • My brother did not have music as an outlet
    • He got heavy into drugs
    • it took 4 years for the drugs to get a hold of him
    • I found his body in a motel room
    • we were headed to move into Sacramento
    • he said never stop doing your music
    • You are on the level
  11. Brother:- Suicide
    • went to pick him up for a show
    • the world seems like a lonely place
    • somebody that doesn’t want to be there will not be there
    • my brother was tired
    • I am tired too
    • Got to be somebody better bro
  12. Pain
    • I walked across the country from Los Angeles to New York
    • I tried to get the pain out
  13. Family
    • Father
      • My father died when I was 2
  14. Music
    • Cautionary Tale
      • Maybe my music is just a cautionary tale to help somebody else
      • a testimony
      • an indulgence
  15. Somebody
    • Just maybe if somebody is listening
    • Just take the pain one day at a time

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