Though drug use has become a fixture for many young rappers, there comes a time when the bleak realities of the lifestyle kick in. Multi-talented rapper and freestyle champ Juice WRLD appears to have reached the breaking point, and has since come to decision to quit using codeine altogether. The young artist took to Twitter to share a message with his fans, writing "Ima leave that shit alone 4 good watch me.. I’m done w it. I got work to do, a lot."
His girlfriend Ally implored him to follow through, which prompted him to open up and apologize for some of his past behavior. "Bae I’m sorry I be tweaking, you’ve put up with more than ppl know I know I be scaring you," he writes, before doubling down on his decision to quit. "Fuck Codeine I’m done. I love you and im letting it be known publicly that ain’t shit fucking up the real love I found. Learn from this everyone. Addiction kills all but you can overcome."
Best of luck to Juice WRLD, who showed a great deal of maturity in admitting his faults and looking to make a positive change. Perhaps his words will serve as a point of inspiration for anyone fighting their own addiction, a battle that is often arduous in nature. Show some love to Juice WRLD for this one, and be sure to keep an eye out for the young worker's next endeavor. It's bound to be a good one.
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Lil Pump Announces His Sobriety
Lil Pump has given up drugs…again.
Lil Pump has announced that he has quit lean…again.
It was in a brief upload tot he socials that the South Florida-bred rapper revealed that he has given up on the popular mixture of cough syrup and soda, while also putting out a blanket statement, condemning his use of any substances.
“Yo guys, I’m making an announcement. I don’t sip no more lean at all. I don’t do no more drugs, fuck all that,” he says in the clip. As he makes his announcement, a woman can be hard congratulating Pump, exclaiming, “Oh my God! Good job, Pumpy!”
Last December, Pump made a very similar announcement, declaring that he would be giving up lean, but soon found himself back off the wagon.
“Hey, I’m Lil Pump, and I kicked the cup. I think you should kick the cup too. Look how skinny I got,” he said in a video on his Instagram Stories. Previously, he made the same joke of “kicking the cup” in April of 2018, tossing a bottle of cough syrup into the pool.
This time around, the clip seemed to be just a little less staged. We’ll see if this round of sobriety lasts for Pump.
Famous Dex Regrets Face Tattoos, Talks Quitting Lean & Being Sober
The rapper said he wants to get into movies and commercials.
The road to sobriety isn't an easy one, but 24-year-old rapper Famous Dex has recently announced that he's quit Xanax and lean for the good of himself and his family. With a clearer mind, the Chicago rapper has been thinking about what career moves he wants to make, many of which may be deterred because of his choices to fill his face with tattoos. Recently he added to his collection by inking a pink ribbon in remembrance for his mother who passed away from breast cancer, but he said that he regrets many of his face tattoos.
"I started getting tattoos," he motions around his face. "I regret mostly getting all the tattoos on my face." When asked why, he said, "Because I want like...I regret a lot...for one, I want to do movies. I want to do a lot of movies. I want to do a lot of commercials. And that kind of affects your image, you know what I'm saying?" He could get them removed with laser treatments, but he admitted, "I'm scared of that sh*t."
When speaking about his recovery, Dex said he has too much to live for to risk losing it all to addiction. "I stopped that completely," Dex said. "I've been clean for almost a month because it was just f*cking me up. I'm young, I'm 24. I got kids I love and all that, so...I just want to tell my whole youth that listen to me anyway, it ain't what you do, it's how you do it. Don't put sh*t that you don't want in your body because it's really killing us, you know."
Although he doesn't say it specifically in the clip, Dex could be referring to young artists like Mac Miller and Lil Peep whose recent accidental overdose deaths have rocked the entertainment industry. "And they say we die young 'cause we livin' fast," he said. "That's why all us young n*ggas dying young. I'm sorry for sayin' n*ggas. All us young guys dying young. We livin' so fast."
Famous Dex Shares Sobriety, Says He Quit Taking Xanax & Drinking Lean
The rapper looks happy and healthy.
Months ago, news broke that Famous Dex was battling a drug problem. The rumors were fueled after the rapper looked as if he was under the influence on Instagram Live, then right in the middle of the broadcast, he fell asleep. “I’m not going to lie, I was tired and high at the same time,” responded Dex to the outpour of concern. With a number of rappers losing their lives to drug addiction, fans were worried that if Dex didn’t change his habits, something terrible could happen.
TMZ later reported that the 25-year-old’s team was closely monitoring him and helping him to abandon all behaviors that were unhealthy. It looks as if their efforts worked, but because Dex took to Instagram to share that he’s quit doing drugs and living a sober life for himself and his loved ones.
“I just want to thank God,” the rapper said. “I don’t do Xans, lean…it’s over with, you know what I’m sayin’? God is good, God is great. I just want to thank God for everything. I want to thank my supporters, I want to thank everybody supporting me, everybody that know me. God is so good. I’m relaxed. I’m chillin’. I’m good. God is good, man. He’s great.”
He then points the camera to a nightstand full of juices and snacks before putting the attention back on himself and saying, “I’m doing it for me and my children.” He looks healthy, happy, and hopeful. Good for him!
Lil Pump Claims He’s Quitting Smoking Weed
Lil Pump seems to be rebranding from his "drug addict" persona.
While Lil Pump beforehand got here to the sport as a proud addict, it could seem he is attempting his hand at a rebrand. Case in level, the Harverd Dropout lately had an epiphany of kinds, which led to him purging one other substance from his system.
"Guys, I got here to a conclusion at the moment," says Pump. "I am achieved smoking weed man." He proceeds to roll down the window and toss his sack into the wilderness. "It's a waste of fu*kin' money and time and all that," he says, shaking his head. In equity, Pump seems honest in his evaluation, seeming to have damaged character for a short spell. However, that is hardly the primary time he is introduced a departure from the "Drug Addict" way of life. You may recall his quite a few makes an attempt at kicking the cup, lots of which had been accompanied with an announcement not not like this one.
Lil Pump Shares How He Wakes Up: Lean, Blunts, Chains, & More
Lil Pump flexes his materials belongings and will get buzzed.
People stay critically divided on Lil Pump. The younger artist is liked by his loyal fanbase and disliked by many others. His naysayers aren't into the way in which he glorifies drug use in his music, including sexist components as nicely. He targets his music to a gaggle of younger women and men that simply desires to show up. The individuals who do take heed to Lil Pump possible do not care about lyrical content material. They actually simply need to occasion and Pump is true there with them. His new album Harverd Dropout is on all streaming companies and the rapper remains to be flexing throughout social media. Thankfully, he hasn't taken a leak on any stacks of money (on digital camera) within the final short time however this morning, he determined to indicate off how he was beginning the day.
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However you imagined Lil Pump waking up, you had been most likely proper. The Florida entertainer posted a photograph of a blunt, a bottle of lean, his "Drug Addict" chain, the LeBron South Beach 9's and a Louis Vuitton trunk. If you did not have all of these components in your guess, we forgive you. The star captioned the pic by wishing all of his followers an excellent day. "Goodmorning babe," he wrote.
This will not assist in increasing his fanbase however his present following will eat it up.