Nivea Gets Real About Conquering Cocaine Addiction

Nivea Gets Real About Conquering Cocaine Addiction

R&B singer Nivea is again with new music and a brand new sport plan, making her re-introduction to the lots on BET’s new docuseries, Discovering.

The episode discovered the Atlanta songstress sharing the highs and lows of pursuing her profession whereas elevating 4 kids, co-parenting with Lil Wayne and The Dream, and the sacrifices she made within the identify of household.

In a brand new interview with the M+M+M+ Present, the “Okay” singer takes it a bit additional, opening up about all the things from her bed room antics to her previous onerous drug utilization, one thing she’s proudly put behind her.

“I’m a be trustworthy. I did all the things late,” she advised hosts Mr. Mecc and Krystal Lavenne. “I didn’t smoke weed till 2010 after I ended breastfeeding my youngest son. The tablet factor I can’t do. I drink although. I needed to cease that. Brown liquor — I’m a whiskey lady — has sugar in it and it makes you freakin’ fatter. I needed to cease that. However yeah, I wish to drink. I smoke weed right here and there. By no means no needles, no crack. I’ve performed coke. However no capsules. That’s it.”

Diving deeper into her cocaine habit, the southern sweetheart revealed that the drug had a special function in her life than it does for many.

“My expertise with cocaine, that wasn’t one thing I felt public with the place individuals need to celebration. It didn’t do none of that for me. It was extra of a psychological factor. I had a special response than most individuals. I wished to be alone. It was a private drug. I wished to write down, play Sudoku, it put me in my head.”

Her kids, London, Christian, Navy and Neal, have been her principal causes to stop. She additionally feared following in her guardian’s footsteps.

“I come from an addicted household, each of my dad and mom have been on crack,” she shared. “My mother bought off and my dad struggled over time, and not too long ago, over the previous 12 months, went to rehab, however that was the final 30 years of my life. The battle is actual. I used to be actual caught up with the cocaine state of affairs. It was fairly unhealthy.

“I pulled myself up out of it although. Within the midst although, I knew that was one thing I used to be permitting to occur, which was harmful and reckless, however I knew I used to be going to come back out of it in some way. Regardless that generally it bought powerful and I used to be like, ‘Rattling.’ I talked to Dream about it. I used to be about to offer the youngsters up, which I feel helped me. As a result of with out them, I might have died…I can’t dwell with out all of them. I want them for air.”

Take heed to the total M+M+M+ Present podcast under.

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