- American rapper, Shad Mossy popularly known as Bow Wow, took to social media to share the story of how he was addicted to drugs
- He also explained that his life and health hasn’t remained the same since he started getting high on codeine
- Finally, he preached to kids to stay off drugs
Bow Wow, has taken to social media to recount the story of how he struggled with drug addiction.
He shared the story via his Instagram page, where he posted a video of himself misbehaving and followed it with a caption that explained the adverse effects drugs had on his life.
According to him, he almost lost his life to drug use and his public relations team had to lie to the public that he was dehydrated after he missed some of his shows.
In his caption, he wrote:
“Kids this is why drugs are not cool! I was so protected they never wanted the truth out. I was high off lean EVERY DAY EVERY SECOND of my life while doing this album with @omarion and smoking spending damn near 2500 on weed a week! Even he knew i was out of my mind! Whats in my hand? Punch with syrup!
“The whole UCP TOUR WITH CHRIS I WAS HIGH AND SICK! i missed he chicago show and baltimore show. They said i was dehydrated (MY PR) but i was fucked up dying in the hospital. My body had too much codeine in it. To this day my stomach will never feel the same nor digest the same. Yall know i dont act like this i mean look!!! Just when people think they know you!
He also used the opportunity to alert young ones of the dangers associated with abusing drugs and that they should not bow to pressure from friends to start using harmful substances.
“I WAS A FUCKING DRUG ADDICT at 19-20 Kids STOP THE DRUGS STOP THE PILL POPPING. We want you here. You have so much life. I never thought rapping about my addiction in a song is what i wanted so i kept it private but now after all these yrs yall see why i was so angry during this point of my life. SAY NO! Please SAY NO! this coming from your young og boweezy. ENJOY THE MUSIC BUT DONT BE A FOLLOWER. Kick that shit like i did. U better than that.
“PEACE AND LOVE ❤️ we dont want no more youngins leaving here too soon ! JUST WHEN YALL THOUGHT YALL KNEW ME HUH? Theres more to my life in time you will get the truth. This explains my erratic behavior and why im misunderstood the drugs controlled me.”
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a FUNAAB student was hospitalised after drinking a whole bottle of gin just to win a N5000 bet.
According to reports, the 300 level Biochemistry student identified as Hassan Faruk had entered the bet with a colleague. However, after gulping the gin, he lost consciousness and was later rushed to the hospital.
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