country singer morgan wade candidly discussed her upcoming plans to undergo a double mastectomy.
“I had the BRCA gene, it’s a breast cancer gene, so I’m having a double mastectomy in November,” Wade, 28, said during an interview. page six on Saturday, May 20, following her recent tour. “I’m going to go really hard (with my music) until November, so November and December I have to rest.”
According to the National Cancer Institute, BCRA1 and BCRA2 are genes that make proteins to help repair damaged DNA. This can lead to the development of harmful forms, which Which increases the risk of many types of cancerincluding breast cancer and ovarian cancer.
The “Wilder Days” singer, for her part, is choosing not to focus on the health scare ahead of her second studio album release.
“I’m feeling fine, I’m just annoyed that I won’t be able to work because I really love working. That’s my only qualm about it,” she continued. “My mom had it, and my little cousin is going to get it, but I’ll be fine.”
After breaking the news last year during a performance in Europe, Wade continued to work on his upcoming album. psychopath, which is set to drop in August. Virginia native is first opened up about hard work that went into the project.
“Regardless of what people say about Psychopath, I’m proud because I feel like it shows where I am at this moment. I have no choice but to be authentic. And I have to feel who I am.” feel. And right now, I’m really feeling the music,” Wade wrote Instagram On Wednesday, May 17th. “It’s been a long time coming, but I’m so excited to finally let you all know that my next album is complete! Psychopath is the title of my second project and it’s officially out August 25th. ❤️.”
Wade reflects on the personal inspiration behind his second studio album — and How has she evolved as an artist?
“When I went in to make Reckless, I had no expectations. @sadlervaden and I sat down with the songs we wrote and gave each song its own sound and its own life… without any pressure,” she wrote. Instagram on Friday, May 19, about her debut album. “I had no idea Reckless was going to change everything for me. That record catapulted me into my career. It made all of you fans and friends out there reading this and coming to my shows all over the world. “
Wade continued: “When I started working on Psychopath I was (and still am) nervous about a follow up to such a ‘critically acclaimed’ album. This record shows where I’ve been since Reckless. Who am I and where am I now I hope you guys can feel my authenticity and you can get something out of this project.