Bow Wow ‘almost died’ after becoming hooked on cough syrup

Bow Wow opened up about his addiction to Lean

The rapper said he nearly died as a result of the addiction.

Taking to his Twitter account, he wrote: "To the youth- Stop with these dumb ass drugs". This explains my erratic behavior and why im misunderstood the drugs controlled me, " he wrote. I was high off lean EVERY DAY EVERY SECOND of my life while doing this album with @omarion and smoking spending d*** near 2500 on weed a week! While listing different moments where he was high he confessed, "The entire time I was on the UCP visit with chris I WAS SIPPING 4's atleast7 times each day [sic]". When yall saw me on BET going off on torae i was high off lean.

"My attitude, everything changed", Bow Wow recalled. Lean was popularized by hip-hop culture in the 90s, and has been standing strong to this day being referenced in major hits by Lil Wayne, and Post Malone.

Bow Wow revealed his family and friend began to "turn on him" while he was working with Omarion for their 2007 collaboration "Face Off". "I came off [stage] and passed out, woke up in the hospital". "I never felt a pain like that ever", he tweeted. 'It was summer but I was walking round with 3 hoodies on because I was so cold. I missed the Chicago show of that tour, Baltimore show, BECAUSE I WAS F**KING HIGH AND SICK!

As most of you probably already know, Bow Wow uses Instagram and Twitter as an outlet for his thoughts and feelings no matter how alarming or controversial they may be. To this day im affected my stomach will... Yall know I don't act like this I mean look! We want you here. Bow concluded. "The young artists all the kids around the world. dont follow a trend". Break the cycle. PEACE.

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While the realization of how damaging drugs are came too late for 26-year-old Miller, Bow Wow used the fellow rapper's passing to send a message to his younger fan base.

Charlie Puth this week revealed he attempted to get Mac clean. If you uncomfortable talking to people around you.

TMZ stated first responders were dispatched to his San Fernando Valley home for a "patient in cardiac arrest".

Mac Miller, born Malcolm James McCormick, was pronounced dead of an apparent overdose on Friday afternoon. Thank you for your prayers.

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