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It is not uncommon to see people resort to drugs just to get by with all the pressures and stresses in their lives. They often think that drugs are the only solution to their problems as the substance can make them forget. We have also heard so many celebrities who are addicted to drugs or were once an addict. And now, the rapper Bow Wow has revealed his own battle with drug addiction.

As someone who has overcome it, he encouraged his followers to stay away from drugs. Being able to stay away from drugs take a lot of courage and it’s a good thing for people like him who were able to get their like back and inspire others. With the help of recovery houses, people can receive the necessary help so they can change and live a better life.

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Rapper Bow Wow revealed his battle with drug addiction in a series of tweets Monday, just days after the suspected overdose death of hip-hop star Mac Miller.

Bow Wow, whose real name is Shad Moss, encouraged his followers to stay away from drugs and admitted to using lean, a combination of promethazine, codeine and soft drinks, “every day” about 10 years ago.

“To the youth- Stop with these dumba—drugs,” he tweeted. “Im going to let something out. When me and omarion worked on FACE OFF album. I was high off lean everyday! When yall saw me on BET going off on torae i was high off lean. My attitude everything changed.”

Bow Wow revealed his family and friend began to “turn on him” while he was working with Omarion for their 2007 collaboration “Face Off.” He then recalled using the drug several times a day while he was on tour with Chris Brown. He said at one point he walked off stage and woke up in a hospital.

“I never felt a pain like that ever. It was summer but i was walking round with 3 hoodies on because i was so cold,” he tweeted. “I missed the chicago show of that tour baltimore show BECAUSE I WAS F— HIGH AND SICK!!!! that s— is not cool and i was doing it to be cool!”

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Felisa Laboro has been working with addiction and substance abuse businesses since early 2014. She has authored and published over 1,000 articles in the space. As a result of her work, over 1,500 people have been able to find treatment. She is passionate about helping people break free from alcohol or drug addiction and living a healthy life.

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