A real Houston vet like himself needn’t treat the subject like commodity culture. Instead, he relates a songwriting experience in which he is completely absorbed by the drug, his general state arriving at a point of euphoria.
The stoned picnic almost swallows him whole if not for a mantra that keeps him grounded. With reality in sight, Trae conveys a sentiment characterized by mixed emotions,
the role addiction plays often offset by cultural implications, many in Houston deeming “Barre” a rite of passage, nothing more.