Flavor Flav Reflecting on a turbulent drug-dealing past, he says nearly cost him his life and cost him $1 million a year — and he believes God allowed him to survive to share his story.
The Public Enemy hype man came clean DJ Academies‘Off The Record’ Spotify Podcast … The toughest hurdle he’s ever overcome was recovering from addiction.
Flav says he spent $2400 a day on crack and hid it from people close to him. Chuck D and his other PE band members.
The Long Island-born rap legend first opened up about his crack addiction in his 2011 book “Flavor Flav: The Icon The Memoir.” He tells Ax that he was his own biggest and best client because he had a lot of money in his prime.
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Flav was outraged by today’s hip hop landscape … noting how rappers fill their lyrics with drug use, which doesn’t leave him very optimistic about the future.
He predicts that the crack will be around as long as there are humans — it’s a claim Boozy Badass That, no doubt, cosign.
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The Louisiana rapper spoke about today’s drugs being too strong. He was reacting Gangsta BooDeath — some believe Had a fatal OD — when he gave some irresponsible advice about the high.
Famous rappers like Juice World, Lil Peep, and Gucci Mane artist Big Scar have come out of ODs in recent years…so Fla’s findings are a grim reality, unfortunately.