Budding Nigerian singer, Charles Chibueze Chukwu, popularly known as Crayon, has revealed that he was addicted to illicit substances for years.
He said he gave up the addiction after Mavin Records producer and CEO of Blowtime Imprint, Babyfresh, rescued him from the slums.
According to the singer, he used to take tramadol, emzolyn, rohypnol but he never smoked weed or crystal meth also known as ice.
Crayon said when Babyfresh met him and discovered his talent, he was advised to stop doing drugs and he decided to turn his life around.
The ‘Ngozi’ crooner who recalled his past addiction via Twitter, said he is now rich and famous yet he does mot ingest any illegal hard substances.
Crayon wrote, “Bro I used to do drugs back in the days in Ojo name it!!! Trams? My highest na 700 milligram! Skushi’s from ele! 2 big ragolis me and my guys!! Emzolyn I dey pop raw 2 bottles !!! Ref!!! But I no do ice shaaa!! And I no smoke igbo sha me I get sense!!
“Babyfresh picked me up from the slums. He said you gats stop all those things I did!! All glory to God! I did!! Now I don’t smoke or do those things any more!!! Upon all the money wey I get!! I’m chilled!!”
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Famous Nigerian actress, Toyin Abraham has revealed that she was introduced to drugs by friends after her marriage to actor Adeniyi Johnson collapsed and she was battling other issues.
The 41-year-old thespian, who had a chat with BBC News Yoruba, opened up on how she was depressed and negativity filled her mind.
Abraham’s usage of drugs actually started with a female friend who made her think that it would ease the pain of depression and make her troubles go away.
But the mother-of-two later quit and said she got the help she needed after she realised that her negative habits were affecting her efforts in general.
Interestingly, the actress revealed that the friend who introduced her to drugs no longer does it as she was able to also change her.