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Mar 18 / admin

Scarface on his time in a mental institution

Credit Vincent Soyez, courtesy of Universal Music Group

Here’s another excerpt from Dirty South, this time in the Village Voice. This bit focuses on Scarface’s time in a mental institution as a kid. It’s pretty intense.

…Even worse was when they locked him in a foreboding spot called the “quiet room,” which contained little more than a small mattress with no covers. “I spent a lot of time in the quiet room, to the point where if anybody said anything about that quiet room I was like, ‘OK! I’ll be good! I’m not crazy anymore!'”