“I couldn’t perform without drugs” Ray C opens up about being a slave to drugs during trip to Mombasa (Photos)

Rehema Chalamila famously known as Ray C has permanently relocated to Kenya. The Tanzanian singer joined NACADA to mark International Day against Drug Abuse and illicit Trafficking at an event held at Tononoka Ground in Mombasa.

Ray C attended the event in Mombasa alongside Chipukeezy who was recently appointed to the board of the National Authority for Campaign Against Drug Abuse (NACADA).

Ray C and Chipukeezy at the event in Mombasa
Ray C and Chipukeezy at the event in Mombasa

The Tanzanian songbird was given a chance to address the audience at the event, she narrated about her own experience using hard drugs.

Couldn’t do anything without drugs

Ray C said she was a slave to drugs, she explained that her body couldn’t function without drugs. The songbird cautioned Mombasa residents against using drugs saying it has adverse effects to users.

“Addiction took three of the best of me. I was heartbroken. My brain was taken away by drug use. My brain was not working because there was something else in my brain telling me I could not perform on stage without drugs, that I could not do anything without drugs. I could not go anywhere without drugs, therefore I was a prisoner in my own soul. Wengi wanaoingia kwenye madawa, watu wanaathirika maini kwenye madawa, watu wanatumia sindano pamoja wanapata HIV, wanawake wanajiuza ili mradi aweze kupata pesa aweze kukidhi ule utegemezi wake,” said Ray C.




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