The daughter of late American rapper DMX, Sonovah Hillman Jr is doing her own part to heal the world as she prepares to release a new docuseries to raise awareness and tackle Fentanyl drug addiction.
According to reports, the 10-year-old is slated to drop a four-part docuseries to bring awareness to drug addiction and the deadly substance fentanyl, which has caused countless overdose deaths in the U.S. over the past decade.
Sonovah who lost her lost her aunt and uncle fo fentanyl addiction and her dad to a drug overdose first made public her intention with a GOFUNDme campaign last month. “Hello, my name is Sonovah Hillman Jr. 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,” her message began. “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. I want to reach out and ask for assistance with some of the production costs to get started. These funds will be used for pre and post-production. All donations are greatly appreciated and will help me get closer to my goal of educating, spreading awareness, and saving lives,” she said in the Youtube video.
The rap legend’s daughter also confirmed that after her father’s death, she began watching where he discusses his problems noting that he said on one occasion that he was tired of lying to himself thinking he could do it on his own. Hillman also stated that she wanted to talk to other kids whose parents died of an overdose or are still currently using and she intends to help others resolve trauma as well as help those suffering to get clean and stay clean and has attended a 10-week program held by Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E) to gain broader education on the topic.
According to SDC, “fentanyl is a synthetic opioid that is up to 50 times stronger than heroin and 100 times stronger than morphine. It is a major contributor to fatal and nonfatal overdoses in the U.S.”