DMX’s 10-year-old daughter is raising money to produce a docuseries about drug addiction
Nearly two years after DMX passed away from a heart attack apparently caused by a drug overdose, his 10-year-old daughter is searching for funding to produce a docuseries about drug awareness.
Sonovah Hillman Jr. has launched a GoFundMe page for her four-part project.
“I’m a 10-year-old who has lost multiple family members to fentanyl and drug addiction. I felt like I had to do something to help this crisis,” she wrote on the website. “I came up with the idea to do a four-part docuseries on fentanyl and drug addiction. I want to show the world the point of view from a child’s perspective. I know that others are going through some of the same things.”
“All donations are greatly appreciated and will help me get closer to my goal of educating, spreading awareness, and saving lives,” Sonovah continued.
On April 9, 2021, DMX was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York, after he reportedly suffered a drug overdose and subsequent heart attack. He died that day at age 50.
In a video on her GoFundMe account, Sonovah said she attended a 10-week program facilitated by Drug Abuse Resistance Education where she learned about the dangers of drug addiction.
“I lost my aunt and uncle to a fentanyl overdose and my dad to a drug addiction,” Sonovah wrote. “Fentanyl is affecting every gender, race, class and age group.”
She also noted that after watching interviews of her late father talking about his addiction, she spoke to other children whose lives have been impacted by drug abuse.
“I wanted to talk to people about their experience, trauma, feelings, and come up with a solution to healing,” Sonovah said.
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