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Joy: "celebrate the tear drop" and explore the social stigma attached to showing emotion and vulnerability, especially as a man. She felt that there was an "accidental and beautiful correlation" with a song on Lil Wayne's latest album called Don't Cry.
BC's Lil Wayne effigy also took inspiration from religious iconography, specifically images and symbols of Jesus, which are often associated with hip hop culture.
"Growing up I had a lot of close male friends who suffered with depression and felt like they couldn't talk about it" the artist told Dezeen. "I wanted to explore mental health and this perception of vulnerability as a negative thing." "There is a negative stereotype that for a man to cry shows weakness," she continued. "I seek to reclaim the power that can be harnessed in the simple and often moving act of shedding a tear."
"I became really interested with the concept of tears and how, in fairytales, a person's tears are often used to save the life of someone in need – it's like this sacred act in which something changes."