Over the weekend, Tanzanian singer Ray C left many in shock after confessing that she is contemplating suicide due to depression.
Naskia Kujiua- Depressed singer Ray C confesses on Social media
In a number of post on her Insta-stories, Ray C revealed that she has been going through a lot this year to a point she feels like taking her own life.
A depressed Ray C admits that she's been enduring hard times in her life.
This is not that first time Ray C is talking about suicide. In November 2018, the singer was celebrating 3 years of sobriety after years of hard drugs, where she disclosed the struggles she went through while abusing drugs.
“I was at a point where I was done with life and contemplating suicide but I could hear a voice say ‘I am not done with you. I will bring along people to help you and lift you up. People you cannot imagine.’ Sure enough, I did get those calls from people urging me on. Telling me not to quit; my mum, Kikwete"
"Can you imagine the president of the country offering to help you? It was God telling me I am important, that this is not you and that you have to get better. So I felt if people of that calibre can think of me and want to help me, who am I not to want to help myself? Today, I look back and see all I have done and gone through and I am still here. God is not done with me. I have so much to give to my family, my fans who support me and healed with me. They are real and they are like my family” she told Couture Africa.
The singer was introduced to drugs at the peak of her career and struggled with suicide ideation due to her new habit that she was unable to shake off.
Jakaya Kikwete Intervenes
Her situation forced Former President of Tanzania Jakaya Kikwete to intervene taking her to rehab, after her mother made an appeal to him.
Currently, Ray C stays in the UK with her Mzungu boyfriend.
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