Former Citizen TV and hip hop artist Holy Dave has come out to open up how he in the past struggled with drugs.
Speaking during an interview, Holy Dave recalled how the abuse of alcohol caused memory loss to a point where he needed special attention and opted to bridge courses for a year.
“The drugs affected me so much and with the memory loss, there was no way I could pass KCSE. It affected me to a level that I had to bridge courses for a year. I had to go for pre-university and had to waste another year doing computer packages,”
He went ahead to reveal how he was suspended several times for leading strikes n school.
He narrated an incident where his parents had given up on him such that they did not bother to check on him at Prayer Day during his last year of high school.
“They didn’t come and even if they did, they wouldn’t have found me because I was so hungover after partying the previous night,” said Holy Dave.
However, He went ahead to narrate how he made a decision to turn his life arround for the better. He enrolled at the United States International University – Africa (USIU) to pursue a Computer Science degree before proceeding to do his MBA.
“I come from a family of scholars. My dad is a professor, my mum has a masters, my elder sister, and our firstborn, Eunice, has a PhD in Public Health, my brother Mumo has a Harvard MBA, my other sister, Grace, has an MBA as well, then Joey who has a degree in business communication,”
Earlier in the year and announced that he has left his TV career to give his undivided attention to his PhD studies.
“After careful consideration and soul-searching, I have made the decision to take a break from hosting Bambika on Citizen TV. The past three years have brought opportunities for growth and I am grateful,”