DMX’s Daughter Launches GoFundMe To Finance Docuseries On Drug Abuse

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We’re fast approaching the two-year anniversary of DMX’s passing. The beloved Hip Hop icon left us back in 2021 following an accidental overdose that caused a heart attack. A GoFundMe campaign shows that his daughter, Sonovah Hillman Jr., is working on a documentary about drug abuse. The 10-year-old shared that she has “lost multiple family members to fentanyl and drug addiction,” so she wanted to lend her young voice to this important, global conversation.

“I felt like I had to do something to help this crisis,” said Sonovah. It would be a series that shifted discussions as they speak with children who have been affected. “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.” She added that she knows others are having similar experiences, and she wants to help tell their stories.

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“I want to reach out and ask for assistance with some of the production costs to get started,” she further said. “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.” In total, she and her team are requesting $250K.

Sonovah has received widespread support, especially among those who empathize with her experiences. Others, mostly adults, who have also lost parents or loved ones to drug abuse not only financially donated, but they offered kind words of support for her efforts. Hip Hop has unfortunately suffered several loses since DMX’s passing. Many young artists have recognized the epidemic and shared their recovery on social media.

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Meanwhile, DMX was always open about his journey. His authenticity about his struggles is still discussed today as people weigh in about drug culture in Hip Hop. The Rap icon often spoke about his traumas and even endured public therapy on reality television to help others. Sonovah is picking up the torch and making sure her father’s legacy continues to be an inspiration.

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