I almost went bankrupt, I became addicted to drugs” Afrobeat Icon, Timaya recalls his struggles
The “E dey Pain them” singer revealed in a recent interview that, despite appearances, he used to be really depressed and looked for happiness.Before some buddies introduced him to heroin addiction, he was in such severe need that it almost broke him.
He claims that he became so dependent on drugs and substances that he was able to spend an astounding $1 million on them. He disclosed that this almost put him in financial ruin.
He went on to share more of his hardships and reiterated that money cannot buy happiness.
“I walked into some friends one day, and they were just happy. I asked them what they were taking, and they gave it to me,” he said. I accepted it and was overjoyed. I was overjoyed.I began purchasing and taking. I could spend a million dollars a day on it if I took it three times a day. I became dependent on it. I lost money, and I was fired from brands and contracts that I represented. I was on the verge of going broke. Imagine having to pay for happiness. Happiness should come naturally, but I was taking it three times a day. Nigerians joined the discussion and responded fiercely across all social media channels.