August Alsina Discusses Raising His Nieces After Sister’s Death

August Alsina Discusses Raising His Nieces After Sister’s Death

Singer August Alsina is aware of all about trials and triumphs. The New Orleans native has overcome his personal addictions and well being points, not too long ago taking up the function of authorized guardian to his nieces after the demise of his sister, who he misplaced to most cancers final December. Their father was killed years earlier than.

Alsina spoke with Thembi from The Shade Room about his new
function, saying he understands the significance of his household having a assist
system, one thing he usually went with out.

“They name me Damy—it’s dad and mommy blended collectively. And simply the load of that title alone—as a result of I don’t have youngsters of my very own,” Alsina shared. “It makes me wish to be what I do know I should be for them as a result of I grew up with my father useless and having a strained relationship with my mom. To undergo life with out having an individual you possibly can run to, with out having a sure sort of basis, so I’m saying all of that to say I’m how I’m. And I’m how I’m till I get to extra of what I’m imagined to be.”

The “No Love” artist additionally spoke on the potential for formally adopting them. “It’s actually not about possession for me, it’s about impression, the kind of impression I’ve on their life. However I might undertake them in a second. No questions requested about it. These are my youngsters, interval. I’m what they’ve.”

Alsina added that he’s open to having his personal kids, however caring for his nieces is a precedence.

“The enjoyment that my nieces give me, I wouldn’t thoughts. However I believe at this level in my life, my infants—they’re nonetheless youngsters. And that’s my focus. And possibly as soon as they become older, I may presumably have a child and know that [they’re] going to look out for my child. I’m not in disagreement with having a baby, it’s simply concerning the circumstance being what it needs to be with a view to deliver extra life into this world,” he stated.

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