Erick Sermon took to social media on Saturday to celebrate seven months of sobriety.

The legendary EPMD rapper and producer shared that he is “fresh out of rehab” for his addiction to opioids.

In the post, shared on his Instagram page, Erick Sermon also asked for prayer for his mother, who has been diagnosed with stage 4 cancer in her liver, kidneys, and her chest.

He wrote, “Believe me… through all of this, I love life. I just wanna find a different way to function in it.”

Read his full post below.

2023 WOW. so blessed to have lived this long. Life isn’t guaranteed so don’t take it for granted. I’m fresh out of rehab. 7 months clean from opioids…

During this time my moms was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer liver kidney and chest.

Changed my entire life around. My family is being attacked from every angle but the devil’s a liar.

I’m believing that my GOD has us… time to move forward in a loving manner. Without love, it doesn’t work.

Believe me, Through all of this I love life I just wanna find a different way to function in it. Blessings ppl. Oh yeah.

My new project on the 300 label coming SOON Don’t ever think I’m gonna stop. DYNAMIC DUO S. u never heard anything like this before.

RIP GRANDMA VERNIA MIMS pray for my moms ppl.# love #family

See Erick Sermon’s original post below.

I truly appreciate Erick Sermon for his transparency and I pray that his efforts to get clean and stay healthy will inspire someone else who may be struggling with addiction.

Sending my love and prayers to his mother.