The Sad Boys Were Formed out of a Britney Spears Fan Club

Yung Lean speaks on the crew’s origins and ambitions in a new documentary.

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Yung Lean has had a bit of a tough time adjusting to fame; since captivating the Internet with his singular brand of Sad Rap™, the enigmatic Swedish wunderkind has wrestled with substance abuse and mental health issues. A new documentary by Noisey follows the Sad Boys on their American tour. The ragtag crew, made up of Leandoer, Yung Sherman, Ecco2K, Bladee and Thaiboy Digital, divulge that their origins lie far from the internet; rather, the squad was birthed at a Britney Spears fan club meeting, of all things. Watch as the gang plays the game of Life in an abandoned building before performing a sold out show in LA, culminating with a celebratory house party in the Hills.

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