Father Hoods

Father Hoods

By DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital
From the creators of The Drink Champs, come... insider Hip-Hop Stories, Parenting Advice and Therapy Sessions from devout Hip Hop heads.

Father Hoods is a weekly podcast where DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital discuss being fathers and how they parent from a Hip-Hop perspective. In their rap sessions they get into their child raising strategies, fears and joys - all while serving as each other's trusted council in figuring out how NOT to screw up being good dads.

They're often joined by guests from around Hip Hop culture to share their own parental takes and lend some advice to the cause.
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#97: U P B R I N G I N G
Where were you when your child had their first "out of diaper" experience? DJ EFN recently experienced it with his daughter ...and then emotions took over. On another front... there's still plenty of work to do in the EFN household to get big sister to gel with her baby bro. Then the Father Hoods roll into some personal concerns/stories they've been experiencing. On this episode you'll learn about... The surprise that was left for DJ EFN Kids and their middle fingers Strangers overstepping their bounds with our kids Our strategies in dealing with grandparent's advice on raising our kids Fire up them wireless headphones and lock in with your resident Father Hoods (DJ EFN, KGB & Manny Digital) right now. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
43:28
July 14, 2020
#96: In Father Hoods We Trust feat. 38 Spesh
When you grow up without a father the assumption is you'll end up repeating the cycle with your own kids. We've shown on the podcast through the many guests we've had that the truth is, we learn from our father's mistakes how to DO BETTER. On this episode we kick it with NY rapper/producer 38 Spesh. You'll learn... How having a kid in his teens made 38 Spesh gain a sense of responsibility early Why being a Dad is more than jus providing financially What steps 38 Spesh took that has benefited him financially to ride out COVID-19 The significance of Kool G. Rap in Spesh's life and rhymes (and why it took 4 years for him to release "Son of G Rap") Fire up them wireless headphones and lock in with your resident Father Hoods (DJ EFN, KGB & Manny Digital) right now. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
34:03
July 7, 2020
#95 Good Kid, M.A.A.D Happy feat. David Cannady
Election season is here!  What in the F is a State Attorney? We're joined by Broward (FL) County State Attorney candidate and recent father, David Cannady. Mr. Cannady educates us on the duties of a state attorney, walks us through injustices he's worked on as a prosecutor and clues us into how he's shifting gears into his role as a first time dad. You'll hear about... Excessive force by police in a Florida hood Who Florida's chief law enforcement officer is in Broward County How running a campaign, being a Dad and being a practicing attorney works How we view local politics and how important youthful energy is in making change DJ EFN's conflicts re: infant night shift duties Lastly, R.I.P. to fallen member of Groove Phi Groove S.F.I. Juan "Don Juan" Ortiz. Gone but not forgotten. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
44:24
June 30, 2020
#94: Quarantined Kids feat. R.A. The Rugged Man
On this episode the Father Hoods kick it with with rapper, screenwriter, film producer/director R.A. The Rugged Man. We learn about his decision to raise his kids abroad.  We tap into his childhood and learn about the connection R.A. and DJ EFN share when it comes to the Vietnam war. We rap about the insanely quick studies our kids are when it comes to new tech. We also learn about R.A.'s kid's love for horror flicks. R.A. gets into some of his music and gives us a sense of what went into the making of his latest project "All My Heroes Are Dead." Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
44:25
June 23, 2020
#93: The Father Hoods Theory
When a brand new baby comes into the household routines are OUT THE WINDOW! DJ EFN, fresh off the birth of his newborn son tells us all about it. He walks us through the series of events that transpired when it was GO TIME and how the birthing process went.  It's usually difficult for a slightly older sibling to welcome in the new baby. KGB & Manny Digital try and help DJ EFN when he opened up about his daughter's new way of being once she was introduced to her brother. Did you hear the one about the DJ and the Rapper taking their kids to the zoo? You will, once you lock in and listen to this episode! Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
41:53
June 16, 2020
#92: Playground w/Skyzoo
Here's some great news... DJ EFN is now a father (again)!!!! We welcome his new baby boy to the clique. Mom, Dad and Baby are doing great! We kick off this episode's Father Hoods convo with Brooklyn emcee Skyzoo. We learn about the rapper's own dad and how the lessons of his parents have informed both his raps and how he's raising his son.  As an added bonus we learn all about his fatherhood themed project due out June 19th called "Milestones." We talk about the genesis of the project and what we can expect from it this Father's Day weekend. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
40:56
June 9, 2020
#91: Father
We're releasing on a Wednesday this week (not on our normal Tuesday) as a symbol of pause and solidarity on Black Out Tuesday with the industries and individuals looking for justice and meaningful change. The injustices toward people of color and general imbalance of our society is unacceptable and we need to INSIST IT STOP. Now, on the latest episode of the Father Hoods... DJ EFN turned a year older! He talks about this new birthday experience along with the latest on the highly anticipated delivery of his son in BABY WATCH. We learn about "the long sleep" and its implications for when E and his lady are to head home after delivery at their birthing center. The Father Hoods spend some time thinking back to when they were in the throws of child labor and what they remember from their respective experiences. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
43:17
June 3, 2020
#90: Sleepy Time feat. Infamous (Hip Hop Producer)
On this episode we welcome in Hip Hop producer, Miami native and proud father... Infamous. We jump right in to talk about cartoons and which of them we fatherhoods loved growing up. Of course we get into the comparison talk and why our era of cartoons was better.   MISSING AND APPRECIATING TEACHERS SO MUCH! We discuss how we're trying to balance life, work and kid's schooling. The meltdowns, inconsistencies and the challenging nature of education these days! Infamous talks about the impact of COVID-19 on how he earns his livelihood and how music is being made now a days. He shares how he's still cranking out beats for artists like Lil Wayne and more.  As DJ EFN awaits the birth of his son, he asks the Father Hoods about circumcision and how we would handle making the decision for our sons.  Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
45:07
May 26, 2020
#89: Dads' Instinctive Travels Thru the Paths of Fatherhood
DJ EFN kicks the episode off with a BABY WATCH update and tells us how things are going as he and his lady await baby #2. He shares his sentiments as he approaches the last days of his daughter being their only child. The Father Hoods then move to a discussion on being emotional with their kids and what that looks like. When picking a pediatrician, does gender matter to you? Hear some of the guys' personal experiences and decide for yourself if they're whylin or onto something. We also make mention of #FatherHoods listener @candywellness and how she was able to apply the infamous KGB method of going diaper-less when potty training. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
56:14
May 19, 2020
#88: Father Hoods: Ya'll Nasty feat. Cey Adams
Single fathers, listen up!  On this episode we rap with iconic visual artist Cey Adams. While he's most known for designing many of our favorite Hip Hop album covers, he's also a hands on single parent. Tune in and listen to some of the trials and triumphs of his fatherhood experience.  We learn about how he coped with having his only son in prison for a decade and some of the societal challenges that came his way while raising him.  Cey recounts the highlights of his artistic career and walks us through those key experiences that shaped his phenomenal career. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
1:36:50
May 12, 2020
#87: Get Off The Phone feat. Ishmael "butterfly" Butler
On this episode of the Father Hoods we break bread with legendary artist Ishmael "butterfly" Butler (formerly of the infamous Digable Planets).  We talk about the release of his latest Shabazz Palaces project "The Don of Diamond Dreams." He tells us about his upbringing and how that has contributed to his parenting style. We learn about him supporting his son, Lil Tracy, as he battled drug addiction.  Before we close the episode we talk a little hoops and have Ishmael connect the dots on how he ended up playing Division 1 for John Calipari. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
44:07
May 5, 2020
#86: Daddy Dysfunction w/ George Spits
We open to the horrible news of the passing of rapper Fred The Godson to COVID-19. We send our condolences to his family and friends. May he rest in peace. It has now been over a month since we've gone into our personal lock downs. With all that's happening around us we wonder if once this is all said and done, will our kids have been desensitized to the impacts of this pandemic? We also welcome in George Spits of the Llama Beats crew to talk about his parenting adventures, smoking the marijuana, alcohol and what got him inspired to do the #rapdadchallenge on social media. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
35:15
April 28, 2020
#85: Fatherhood: A True Story w/Adam22
On this episode we switch things up! We're joined by fellow content creator and soon to be first time dad Adam22, of the popular "No Jumper" podcast. We dive into what he's expecting life to be like with a child and what concerns loom in his head.  We learn about his upbringing and how he believes that will play into his fatherhood style. We even get put onto the Youtube page where he and his girlfriend, Lena the Plug, are documenting their pregnancy journey.  RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
44:17
April 21, 2020
#84: Fear of a Brown Diaper feat. Trackstar The DJ
Your Father Hoods are back! This time we're joined by the official tour DJ of infamous rap group Run The Jewel's,  known as Trackstar the DJ. We shoot the breeze and explore what fatherhood has been like for him over the last year and a half. Trackstar puts us onto... how he got started in Hip Hop how he ended up touring with Run the Jewels his bouncing baby daughter and why he considers himself to be a professional rap fan The fellas get into some of the wild behavior they've witnessed from their offspring and catchup on recent COVID-19 impacts to their lives. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting... from the Hip Hop perspective! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
1:00:58
April 14, 2020
#83: Dad's Home
On this episode the fellas recount when they went into quarantine. They spend time revisiting when they started taking COVID-19 seriously and how they're working through quarantine with their respective families. The challenges of screen time return and shine a light on how the Father Hoods themselves are the first ones setting a bad example by zoning out on their own personal devices. They get into some the books they're reading (recommendations below) and share tips on how they're working through these surreal times. Goin' Off: The Story of the Juice Crew & Cold Chillin' Records The Crack Era: The Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Kevin Chiles Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
42:40
April 7, 2020
#82: Pop... What's the Deal? (w/ Cipha Sounds)
We set things off understanding what the "new normal" is like for internationally known DJ/Comic -- Cipha Sounds. He shares how his 2 kids are adapting to quarantine and what his days now look like. We talk about religion and how he'd react if one day one of his kids decided to become a Satanist 😳. Laughs, stories and a whole lot of advice sharing on YOUR FAVORITE FATHERHOOD PODCAST (periodt) Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
53:32
March 31, 2020
#81: Lots More Time
What do you get when...  there's a global pandemic you're working from home the kids are home and you haven't left the crib for a few days?  A so fresh and so clean episode of the Father Hoods!  Find out what coping methods we're applying and how well we're doing with our social distancing. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
52:08
March 24, 2020
#80: AntiVirus feat. Ruste Juxx
In the latest adventures of the Father Hoods we rap with Brooklyn emcee Ruste Juxx. This proud father of 3, and disciple of the late Sean Price, talks to us about how he managed multiple jobs to care for his kids. He gives us a peek into what it was like being a single father and how the poorly set expectations of his own absentee father served as the catalyst in how he developed his fatherhood style. We all delve into what life is now like pre-lock downs here in the U.S. and what our concerns are. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
31:34
March 17, 2020
#79: Boo Hoo feat. Phresher
On this episode we welcome in rising Hip Hop star, cast member of Love & Hip Hop New York and newly engaged father of 2... Phresher!  He shares how he became a father while in High School and how he and his now fiancé have been together since the 6th grade. We learn about his decision to choose fatherhood over college football and how the NY board of education helped shape his parenting style. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
36:26
March 10, 2020
#78: Father Hoods Is Tired
When your kid enters those TERRIBLE TWO's parenting levels up! On this episode DJ EFN asks the rest of the Father Hoods about their experiences dealing with this stage, and gets a few tips to help weather the storm. Break ups suck. Somehow the guys get into talking about split custody of kids and the incredibly difficult situations children are put through when their parents decide to call it quits. Heard the one about the "Doomsday cult mom" and her missing kids? The Father Hoods discuss and go down a rabbit hole the likes you've probably never seen. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
56:26
March 3, 2020
#77: P.N.B.T. (Please No Back Talk) w/ Wrekonize
The lyrical one, Wrekonize, stops by the Father Hoods Podcast to update us on his twin boys, taking a year off from touring and why he started his brand new GTFOH podcast. Rock with us as we explore the internet sensation #RapDadChallenge and try and identify its origins. We also touch on the coronavirus and how serious (or lack thereof) some of us take our public bathroom hygiene. Treat yourself and listen to the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
54:23
February 25, 2020
#76: Daddy's World w/ Jacques Webster (Travis Scott's Dad)
Ever wonder how it is to parent a mega star? On this episode Jacques Webster (a.k.a. Big Jack), the father of Hip Hop icon Travis Scott, chops it up with the Father Hoods to tell us about his child rearing ways. He also touches on the challenges he and his son endured when "Little Jack" (Travis' childhood nickname) decided to quit college and pursue his dreams. Mr. Webster kicks game and talks about his relationship with DJ Premier and how he served as a musical influence to the Gang Starr legend. Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
46:38
February 18, 2020
#75: The Blankie
Do you proactively give your kids meds when they're sick? Listen in to the Father Hoods as they share their individual thoughts/approaches. Fever, migraines, kids's lack of awareness... oh my! The gang talks about kid illnesses and how they feel about self awareness. When other parents are frantically trying to get their kids under control, do you sympathize with them (or just ignore)? Tune in and hear a related experience DJ EFN had on this episode of the Father Hoods podcast! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
44:39
February 11, 2020
#74: Co-Sleepers
On this episode the Father Hoods chop it up about the unfortunate death of Kobe and Gianna Bryant. They discuss celebrity and the dangers and insecurities it creates for you and your family. Do your kids call their friend's parents by their first names? We try to understand when things changed and why this seems to be the case with our kids. As DJ EFN approaches the birth of baby #2, he wonders how the rest of the Father Hoods dealt with sibling jealousy.  Much more in store... so don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
40:35
February 4, 2020
#73: Kids That Rock
We open the show revisiting the bullshit "kidnapping" of Karol Sanchez (and how we got caught up in the staged event). Has your child experienced trauma? Listen to the scenario KGB puts us up on with his son and his fear of vomiting.  K also comes with some action items he and his wife are looking to try out to help ease their son's anxiety. Speaking of anxiety, DJ EFN and Manny Digital recount some of their biggest moments of anxiety and how they overcame them.  The Father Hoods explore Tik Tok for a moment and try to make sense of all the fanfare amongst teens and tweens.   Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
52:15
January 28, 2020
#72: Father Hoods (The Podcast)
On today's episode we discuss when we'd consider having the talk with our young boys about women's menstrual cycles. Then the Father Hoods reminisce about when they became aware of girls around them getting theirs. Are you the parent that always explains away your kids' bad experiences, instead of just listening? On this episode KGB tells about his recent experience with his son along the same lines. Ever blow up on your parents? We touch on how we believe our kids will blow up on us over our parenting styles when they're adults. We also talk about how our parental journeys and personal growth have paved the way for greater understanding/sympathy for our parents. Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
52:09
January 21, 2020
#71: Scribble Scrabble (w/ Adam Fu)
Father Hoods! You ever had the opportunity to take advantage of paternity leave to care for your newly born child/ren? Our guest, Adam Fu fills us in on his delayed pat leave. We get the opportunity to learn about his parenting style and the road he took to go from writing graffiti in the San Francisco bay area to developing jaw dropping art installations in NYC.   DJ EFN updates us on what's been happening lately during BABY WATCH! Tons of tips and advice in this one! Hope you enjoy. Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
56:59
January 14, 2020
#70: Naps, Avoid Tantrum Attacks (w/Paul Wall)
The Father Hoods start the show discussing their NYE routines after having kids. How critical are naps for your kids? How serious do you take noise when naps are in session in your house? DJ EFN talks through some of his experiences on the topic. Then Manny Digital admits he sometimes disciplines his children out of embarrassment. The rest of the Father Hoods express their thoughts on that. We then welcome in The People's Champ, Houston's own, rapper/actor Paul Wall to the program. He checks in and shares how he and his wife go about raising their 2 kids. We also get into Paul's personal upbringing, a crazy story surrounding his heroine addicted biological father and some of the unfortunate experiences he and his mother had to go through. Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
57:50
January 7, 2020
#69: Year 2020 🎉
As we get ready to bring in the new year, the Father Hoods share some more fatherhood moments on this last episode of 2019! By now you probably heard about the Bronx teenager (Karol Sanchez) who was "taken" from her mom while walking down the street. The guys discuss what took place and kick off a convo about how they'd approach a similar scenario. Brushing teeth? When was it you were able to get your little ones to make it happen? The Father Hoods discuss as DJ EFN is working with his daughter to figure it out. They also give some strong hygiene suggestions to help keep adult stank breath in check! Daycare can be tough... the boys dive into the recent episode Manny Digital experienced with his pre-schooler. Finally, DJ EFN talks about hearing his upcoming child's heartbeat for the first time and all that is transpiring in his world as he and his lady await baby #2. Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
46:05
December 31, 2019
#68: Silence Be Still
What do you do when your child participates in bullying? Do you take their savings and buy stuff for the victim? The Father Hoods discuss on this episode. Would you credit school with preparing you for anything? Interesting dialogue ensues on this topic. Did you know more than your parents growing up? We explore our upbringing and some of the experiences we had with our parents.  These topics and more on this episode of the Father Hoods podcast. Tune In! Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
25:06
December 24, 2019
#67: Thr33 Dadz
On this episode DJ EFN shares his vibe when he's home in Miami, but having to be away from his child working a jam packed weekend at Art Basel. EFN goes on to explain the special significance of the orange wristband you may have seen him wear on Drink Champs episodes. DRUM ROLL PLEASE!!! It's CONFIRMED DJ EFN and his lady are having a... (tune into this episode to hear what they're having)! Things turn and The Father Hoods spend some time chopping it up about how they view the difficult decision of circumcision. Then DJ EFN recounts some of the experiences in the bush from his soon to be released Hip Hop docu-series "Coming Home: South Africa." Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!  
26:16
December 17, 2019
#66 - WTF 2019 (w/ guest Rahzel)
Manny Digital shares a recent scare his family faced when his daughter's middle school went into a real deal lock down. He goes into how his daughter reacted and what lessons were learned from this traumatic experience. The fellas then dive into Middle School and compare their middle school days to how life is today for kids between 6th - 8th grade. Then the Godfather of noise, Rahzel, joins the Father Hoods to speak about his fatherhood journey and all that has transpired in this area of his life.  Don't go through fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! Don't forget to check out the shop and cop yourself some OFFICIAL Father Hoods merch to support the show - Shop Here! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
58:22
December 10, 2019
#65: Timeout
The Father Hoods start the episode this week discussing an excerpt from "Black Panther" / "Frozen II" actor Sterling K. Brown about how fathers express love to their children. DJ EFN shares his child preference as he and his lady expect their next. They also spend some time exploring their paternal anxieties with one another.  Finally... we're happy to announce that the next phase of the Father Hoods Podcast is here! Our new website has launched!  Jump up into www.FatherHoodsPod.com sign up to the mailing list and support the show by copping your very own Father Hoods merch! Don't go through Fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
28:17
December 3, 2019
#64 - Poop Vomit Drool
We kick off a new segment on the show called "Baby Watch" where we check in with DJ EFN to see how things are going for he and his lady during their pregnancy. Let's just say, a lot going on in their world. Then we transition into baby sitters and how we've worked with them given our paranoia and distrust with people. As we drop this episode during the season of giving, we touch on Thanksgiving and the approach we take in enjoying our families during this holiday. Don't go through Fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
34:22
November 26, 2019
#63: Crying or Lying
We start things off discussing recent events with rapper T.I., his visits to the gynecologist with his daughter and the fallout that followed. LADIES! Helps us understand why this became such a big deal. Shoot us a voice note with your comments to fatherhoodspod@gmail.com. We'd love to hear from you! A discussion then follows regarding the value of children walking away from activities. KGB walks us through his situation with his son wanting to drop Ju Jitsu. Manny Digital recounts how he and his son worked through a similar hurdle. DJ EFN lends his philosophies and hypothesis on how to work through this. On this week's LYING UPDATE... KGB tells the story of a parking lot car accident he had and how he was able to use that experience as a lesson in why NOT to lie. Don't go through Fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media!  _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
58:12
November 19, 2019
#62: Stop Trippin (w/ guest Garcia)
We kick this episode off with some BREAKING NEWS from DJ EFN! Trust... clicking play will be worth it! Then we get into the topic of affirmations and our thoughts on how we value/implement them with our kids. We then learn about our guest's, Garcia, family dynamic and the ways he, his daughter, his baby moms and fiancé all lean in to make co-parenting work. We also explore some of the challenges they've faced in getting to the great place they are today. Don't go through Fatherhood alone! Check out the Father Hoods podcast every Tuesday for genuine experiences through the journey of parenting. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
1:04:04
November 12, 2019
#61: LXI (w/ guest Black Seize)
Is it abnormal for infants to snack non stop? DJ EFN addresses this concern as he's feeling as though the grubbing might be excessive with his infant. Dr. KGB lends his interesting perspective to the food discussion. That inspires Manny Digital to fess up about not sharing his food with his wife and kids. The Father Hoods reminisce about their youth and how little they had (and how thankful they are for what they have today). Guest Black Seize joins the Father Hoods. He tells us a wild story involving he and his goddaughter's father, and how that relationship ended up in front of a courtroom judge. All that and more, right now! Have a listen and tell us what you think on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook (@fatherhoodspod). RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
1:03:19
November 6, 2019
#60: Born To Nap (w/guest Too Short)
We open this episode revisiting some of the discussions we raised with the infamous Black Moon on episode #59. So if you haven't heard it, go get some of that in your life. We hone in on the challenges of finding time to create and the responses the Black Moon crew gave us. We also dive into the approach Buckshot takes with his kids on the topic of lying. Then we welcome in newly minted dad and West coast rap legend Too Short to the podcast. He kicks that pimp game that only he can and raps with us about the reasons why he waited until after 50 to have his first child. He tells us about some of his fears and what he stays far the hell away from when caring from his daughter. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! ____________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! ____________________________⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
56:11
October 29, 2019
#59: Dad Biz (feat. Black Moon)
On this episode we attempted something different. We went "semi-live" with it and had our first in studio guests (sort of)! We had the opportunity to kick that Dad Biz with the infamous rap trio known as Black Moon and got some dope stories from them. Take a listen and hear DJ Evil Dee, 5FT and Buckshot share their dad stories and how they've been able to embrace fatherhood while building their rap careers.  Black Moon's NEW album "Rise of Da Moon" OUT NOW! Listen to it here. RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
55:09
October 22, 2019
#58: Stop Crying (w/ Tek from Smif-N-Wessun)
On this eppie the Father Hoods discuss episode 7 of the Starz series Power and try and apply the ending to their own lives. The fellas then welcome in one half of Brooklyn duo Smif-N-Wessun and spit some hot lava bars with rhyme slayer Tek.  We learn about the relationship Tek has with his son, how he uses sports to relate with him and why Steele (his brother in Smif-N-Wessun) is the reason he became a rapper.   RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
55:37
October 15, 2019
#57: Tantrums & Playdates w/ Paul a.k.a. Drink Champs Sports
With the new school year comes new LYING! #KGB kicks things off sharing the fibs that have transpired with his son. Bullying rears its ugly head amongst us again and we get into our thoughts and strategies in how we're helping our kids navigate. Then our buddy Paul joins us and we engage in conversations surrounding our kids drinking, provocative dress and more WEIRD THOUGHTS. On this episode of Father Hoods! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
55:27
October 8, 2019
#56: FHP Boys w/ TREK6
On this episode the Father Hoods welcome world renown street artist TREK6 to the program. They talk about the effects of depression and how coping happens. They trade thoughts on play areas in the home and how they're set up to find a happy medium between practical living spaces and chaotic play spaces. They stumble into a discussion about the cultural differences with closed door policies around their home (and a whole bunch more)! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
1:01:41
October 1, 2019
#55: Please Pay Attention
On this episode... - Manny Digital recounts his day flying solo with his 3 kids (fully expecting chaos). - KGB introduces a tactic where parents give their kids independence in making key decisions vs commanding them to do things. - DJ EFN breaks down how he and his lady were able to manage doing what was best for his baby girl while travel and Crossfit conflicts ensued. The Father Hoods explore having to move to different cities and the challenges of changing schools, adjusting to new friends, etc. Much more fatherly convos trapped inside this episode, have a listen! RATE, REVIEW, SCREEN SHOT and TAG us on social media! We might send you a t-shirt for the effort! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
36:52
September 24, 2019
#54: Building Blocks w/ Royce da 5'9"
On this episode DJ EFN recounts his experience preparing for Hurricane Dorian while now having to consider his child for the first time.  We gloss over the presidential stance on climate change and the fear of fake news making its way into our kid's classrooms.  When your kids come home from school... can you get them to tell you how their day went? The Father Hoods share their frustrations and discuss how to attempt to get adequate answers. KGB & DJ EFN tell about their vinyl adventures with their young ones and how they hope to turn these moments into traditions. Finally we make way for one of Hip Hop's most vicious M.C.'s, Royce da 5'9", and get into his fatherhood tales, how addiction plays into his way of parenting  and more! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
41:27
September 17, 2019
#53: Back To School
Fresh from a trip to Africa, DJ EFN explains the experience of being far away from his daughter, while filming his upcoming documentary Coming Home: South Africa. Given their non-traditional careers, the Father Hoods ponder... are "traditional" 9-5 jobs the better option when trying to raise a family?  Manny Digital puts the Father Hoods on to the perks of a Disney Resort that gives parents some relief while vacationing with their kids.   KGB professes his appreciation for sports and what he and his son are both learning as a result of his kid's participation.  These things and more on this episode with @DJEFN x #KGB x @MannyDigital  BONUS: The Father Hoods spend some time sharing thoughts about HBO's Euphoria and how the graphic nature of the show impacts them.  It's Fatherhood from the Hip Hop perspective every Tuesday on the Father Hoods podcast! Tell a friend and be sure to subscribe! _________________________________ Join the conversation with the Father Hoods on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
55:31
September 10, 2019
#52: The Daddy Chronicles
Break out the air horns... your Father Hoods podcast is now 1 year old!!! With this being our 52nd consecutive weekly episode we take a trip down memory lane and recount the things we've learned in this podcast journey through some of our favorite moments.  We think about what we want for year 2 and what the Father Hoods podcast will be in the episodes to come. It's Fatherhood from the Hip Hop perspective every Tuesday on the Father Hoods podcast! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitterand Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
33:27
September 3, 2019
#51: Potty For Me Pleeeeeeease
The Father Hoods kick off the ep lending their thoughts on the immigration raids that took place a few weeks back. They describe their personal anxieties and try and put themselves in the shoes of the children waiting to be picked up from daycare... only to be told their parents are being detained.  Later they switch gears and get into some of the interesting things their kids do to get their way. It's Fatherhood from the Hip Hop perspective every Tuesday on the Father Hoods podcast! Tell a friend and be sure to subscribe! _________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
30:45
August 27, 2019
#50: Baby Drama
On this ep we speak on the tragic mass shootings of El Paso + Dayton and the impact these events have on how we go about our daily lives. We go on to examine our survival strategies if such a catastrophe happened around us. We also wonder how to have the conversation with our children about what took place. Finally, the Father Hoods discuss another tragic scenario that recently affected a NY family after a set twins died via "forgotten baby syndrome." It's fatherhood from the Hip Hop perspective every Tuesday on the Father Hoods podcast!  _________________________________      Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣     s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
30:13
August 20, 2019
#49: Daddy Teach'n Ol Skool Moves w/ Saigon
On this episode of the Father Hoods podcast find out what circumstances lead to Manny Digital's daughter being introduced to the skunky smell of weed. That prompts a deeper discussion into the current drug scene and some of our own exposure to drugs back in the day. We're then joined by the rapper/actor Saigon and learn about his fatherhood journey. He breaks down child support and how it's a huge reason rich dads go broke. He also shares his active role in his kids lives even through the challenge of distance and multiple mothers. Lastly, we learn why he decided to create his latest song "Ol Skool Moves (Get Wit It)." BONUS: Saigon mentioned how he got his rap moniker on this episode. It ties in nicely with DJ EFN's Coming Home Vietnam documentary. Watch it and the rest of the Coming Home documentaries here for FREE! Stream Saigon's latest single "Ol Skool Moves (Get Wit It)" here! It's Fatherhood from the Hip Hop perspective every Tuesday on the Father Hoods podcast!  _________________________________      Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣     s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
1:16:51
August 13, 2019
#48: Kids And Their Pod Fathers w/ Cookbook (from Felipes Garage Podcast)
DJ EFN breaks down a frightening experience he had with his daughter right before he flew out to make Drink Champs history with the taping of their Nas episode. Here's the link. KGB & Manny Digital recall some of their own wild and scary kid moments.  We're then joined by Emcee, Producer and fellow podcasting dad Jason Soto (a.k.a. CookBook) to get knee deep into how he Father's and what his latest project "Jason Soto Was Here" is all about.  BONUS: Professor K pops in to teach us about Dry drowning and Secondary drowning. It's Fatherhood from the Hip Hop perspective every Tuesday on the Father Hoods podcast!  _________________________________      Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣     s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
54:56
August 6, 2019
#47 Parenting with Your Boys feat. Stic Man (from Dead Prez)
Your boys DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital are back again!! On this episode DJ EFN introduces the 4 stages of raising children according to Tibetan wisdom. We then travel into the "Chore Zone" and the household chores we working with in our households.  We're then joined by the homie Stic Man from Dead Prez. We talk about his family, his views on health & wellness, Hip Hop and how he and his better half go about raising their 18 and 4 year old sons.  It's Fatherhood from the Hip Hop perspective every Tuesday on the Father Hoods podcast!  _________________________________      Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! _________________________________ ⁣     s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - Listen to "Be A Father To Your Child" Right NOW!
1:06:52
July 30, 2019
#46: Unfinished Homework
DJ EFN realizes how fast his daughter is growing and how he's noticing kids around him hitting crazy growth spurts as well.   Manny Digital walks into his daughter's room to find her and her cousins zombied out watching ASMR (Audio Sensory Meridian Response) videos. KGB recounts the event that taught his son the B word.   The Father Hoods reminisce about their own exposures to "bad words" plus some more gems!  _________________________________      Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!      - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod    - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod     - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod      _________________________________ ⁣      s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
42:56
July 23, 2019
#45 - Spillmatic w/ Sacha Jenkins
KGB kicks things off atoning for his poor recall skills when giving us his fatherhood stories. Manny Digital shares his complex convo with his son about gender. Then, the Father Hoods are joined by musician, film director, artist and of course proud dad Mr. Sacha Jenkins. We get into his own childhood and how he goes about raising his kids. All that and more on this Hip Hop x Fatherhood journey with your boys DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital! _________________________________     Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!     - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod   - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod    - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod     _________________________________ ⁣     s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
59:31
July 16, 2019
#44 - Are We There Yet?
After catching a stomach bug KGB talks about the fear his son now has of being sick.  We then press DJ EFN to get back on the wheels of steel to put together a Hip Hop lulaby's mixtape.  They continue into godparenting and the incredible work DJ EFN does with his many god kids.  The Father Hoods finish off getting into the politics of picking a godparent and how they view that decision.  Strap in and hear the tales of 3 Hip Hop Dads as they go on the roller coaster that is fatherhood!  _________________________________     Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!     - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod   - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod    - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod     _________________________________ ⁣     s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
37:25
July 9, 2019
#43 - Education Worth More Than Money
Have you witnessed your kid getting punked? On this episode, we explore an incident that got the Notorious KGB feeling a way! Then we ask the question... What if your kid was the bully?  The homie Vinny Lambino of Revolt TV stops thru to share his fatherhood tales and break down some of the intricacies of raising a multicultural family. 🇮🇹🇵🇭🇩🇴  Father Hood from the Hip Hop perspective! Beats. Rhymes and Diapers, every Tuesday! _________________________________     Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!     - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod   - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod    - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod     _________________________________ ⁣     s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
47:42
July 2, 2019
#42 - Father Hoods Forever
KGB opens up this episode addressing his concern with lies his son has started telling. That kicks off a discussion on exploring the various circumstances the Father Hoods have experienced in the pursuit of trusting their children. That leads to emotional availability discussions and a whole lot more. _________________________________     Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!     - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod   - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod    - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod     _________________________________ ⁣     Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
47:39
June 25, 2019
#41 - Beats Rhymes & Diapers w/ Wes Jackson (BK Hip Hop Festival)
DJ EFN asks what he should expect when the terrible 2's invade and whether or not they should avoid going out to dinner when it hits.  Manny Digital tells the rest of the Father Hoods about his rough "House Husband" day (hint... it drove him to D'USSÈ).  We're then joined by the founder of the Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival, Mr. Wes Jackson. He tells us all about his family dynamic and some of the cool experiences he's having fathering his 3 children.  _________________________________     Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!     - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod   - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod    - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod     _________________________________ ⁣     Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
1:01:24
June 18, 2019
#40 - The Father Hoods Show
On this one KGB's son is going through food poisoning, and so we discuss the wonders of our sick kids and their shit (a.k.a. "cookie puss").  Then we get into how we manage and prep for travel with the little ones (and under what circumstances vacations get cancelled ON SITE)! We then stumble into our own upbringing and recall those instances where we may have disrespected a parent. Finally, we end off the pod with a guest appearance from the pest control guy (you don't want to miss this 🤣)!! ⁣_________________________________    Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod  - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod   - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod    _________________________________ ⁣    Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
52:00
June 11, 2019
#39 - Midnight Munchers w/ E.J. Jackson
DJ EFN turns a year older which triggers a little discussion on how insignificant we feel birthdays have become for us dads. We flip the convo to an article by the New York Times that talks about how parents can go about "Bully Proofing" their kids. The birthday boy also shares how he aims to show appreciation to his friends and make amends when he feels he's overstepped in a way that may seem "bully-ish." We're joined by guest E.J. Jackson. A father of two young boys who's youngest was born with Pfeiffer Syndrome. He breaks down for us how he and his wife found out about this diagnosis and how life has been raising a child with this genetic disorder that affects 1 in 100,000 people.  ⁣_________________________________    Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!    - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod   - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod    - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod    _________________________________ ⁣    Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
1:00:17
June 4, 2019
#38 - Ready to Nap w/ Thirstin Howl the 3rd
Are we the only ones who's kids are not following through on their extra curriculars? That's one of the questions we delve into.  DJ EFN runs down what life is like with his newly minted 1 year old. We then get a little into BEYBLADE squads and how leader/pack mentality plays into it. Thirstin Howl the 3rd stops thru and tells us all about his upbringing and the challenges that drugs, prison and the streets created for him. He then breaks down how his approach in raising and participating in the lives of his 6 children. ⁣_________________________________   Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!   - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod  - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod   - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod   _________________________________ ⁣   Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
1:00:12
May 28, 2019
#37 - Return to the 36 Diapers w/Eto
On this episode the Father Hoods do the unthinkable... talk about RELIGION!  They discuss their belief systems, how they apply them to raising their kids and more.  Then they welcome in Rochester's own, rhyme spitter, Eto and find out what life is like raising a daughter (+ expecting one on the way), while climbing the Hip Hop ladder.  ⁣_________________________________   Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod  _________________________________   Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣   s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
51:20
May 21, 2019
#36 - Potty Training w/ Dru Ha (Duck Down Music)
The Father Hoods rap about J.O.S.E. (Jealous Ones Still Envy) as it pertains to their kids. They stumble into the topic of lying children and share tactics they apply in working through this phase of childhood.  Then the Hoods are joined by Duck Down Music co-founder and CEO Dru Ha. He tells us about his bi-racial child, how he approaches fatherhood and the things that he wonders about in raising his prince. ⁣_________________________________   Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!   - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod  - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod   - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod   _________________________________ ⁣   Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
1:13:27
May 14, 2019
#35: Father Hoods w/ Ebony Underwood
The Father Hoods open this episode discussing the situation of their children's mothers going back to work. They get into the pros and cons and the fun that is Daddy Daycare. Keeping with Mother's Month, we're joined by the founder and CEO of WeGotUsNow.org, Ebony Underwood, to talk about her parenting dynamic and her personal relationship with her incarcerated father.  Celebrate Mother's Month with Hip Hop dads who care... DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital! ⁣ _________________________________  Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod  - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod   _________________________________ ⁣  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
49:09
May 7, 2019
Episode 34 - The Education of Father Hoods feat. Monie Love
As we enter into the month of Mothers (a.k.a. May) the Father Hoods wanted to flip the script and talk parenting with moms. On this episode we got to spend some time with Hip Hop icon Monie Love to learn about her motherhood adventures in and around Hip Hop. We even got some gems on parenting from her too! Celebrate Mother's Month with Hip Hop dads who care... DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital! ⁣_________________________________  Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod  - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod  _________________________________ ⁣  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
1:05:35
April 30, 2019
Episode 33 - Parental Business feat. Gil Green
Is guilt a big thing in your household? Do you smoke/drink and feel bad when your kids see you do it? Do you come clean to them if you do consume any of these vices?  On this episode DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital discuss their views these and more! Plus, famed Hip Hop music video director Gil Green slides through to talk about his parenting stylings. ⁣_________________________________  Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod  - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod  _________________________________ ⁣  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
1:02:20
April 23, 2019
Episode 32 - Terrible 2s
We kick this episode off discussing the tragic murder of Ermias Asghedom (a.k.a. Nipsey Hussle). Then we transition to an interesting article where the country of Ecuador is legalizing street gangs and how that is affecting their society. That sets off a round robin of paranoia to round out this fatherhood conversation (!!WARNING!! Measles are SPREADING). Our deepest condolences to the Asghendom/London families.  ⁣_________________________________  Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod  - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod  _________________________________ ⁣  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
53:58
April 16, 2019
Episode 31 - The Colic w/ Michael Corleone Blanco (VH1’s Cartel Crew)
We open this one discussing the offspring of some of Hip Hop's biggest names and how they've evolved as entertainers. That spills into the debate around the Father Hoods grooming their kids to become actors/artists/athletes. We address some of the new terms being tossed out there for parents who "mow" down or "bulldoze" adversity/obstacles away from their kids. We're joined by one of the stars of the VH1 reality show "Cartel Crew" Mr. Michael Corleone Blanco. We learn all about his family dynamic and parenting style, plus his childhood as the son of one of the biggest drug lords in U.S. history. _________________________________  Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod  - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod  _________________________________ ⁣  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
54:21
April 9, 2019
Episode 30 - Circle Of Dads w/ Crooked I a.k.a. KXNG Crooked
Still at SXSW the Father Hoods dialogue about the travel woes being felt by DJ EFN and Drink Champs Sports (a.k.a. Paul "Weird Thoughts") with the grounding of Boeing planes. That catapults them into a "guilty traveling dad" dialogue before they're joined by My Executive Room CEO Jim-E-O and former Slaughterhouse member Crooked I (a.k.a. KXNG Crooked). We kick it about being public figures, how they keep their kids protected from the public eye and a whole lot more. ⁣_________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod _________________________________ ⁣ Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
50:42
April 2, 2019
Episode 29 - Count to V
The Father Hoods setup shop at SXSW and discuss our takes on financial literacy (both for us and our kids). That spills into the uncertainty that looms over us as we rely on the arts to generate income for our families. ⁣_________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod _________________________________ ⁣ Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
53:15
March 26, 2019
Episode 28 - Fundamentals
The sudden untimely death of Miami Hip Hop producer, Profile, kicks off a discussion on mortality and the financial instruments we should have to aid our families (if the unthinkable happens). We move into the MOMO challenge craze and give our unsolicited opinions :P. Then we take a listener question from @52118P (on Twitter) and dive into infant sickness after DJ EFN tells us about a fever spell his daughter fell victim to. ⁣_________________________________ Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod _________________________________ ⁣ Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
51:22
March 19, 2019
Episode 27 - The Great Adventures of the Father Hoods w/ Angie Martinez
On this episode we discuss (spoiler alert) the Netflix movie "Abducted in Plain Sight." We then spend some time self analyzing our parenting styles to see if we fall into the category of "Helicopter" parents.  Do you vet the family and surroundings of your kid's friends before you let them go on play dates? We ponder this and also welcome onto the show our very FIRST Hip Hop mom, NY Times best selling author and the voice of NY radio Angie Martinez. She tells us all about her interesting family dynamic and drops some parenting jewels for us fathers. _________________________________ Hits us up on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod ⁣or via email at fatherhoodspod@gmail.com _________________________________ ⁣ Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣
1:07:38
March 12, 2019
Episode 26 - Down with my Kids w/ Ras Kass
On this episode KGB raises one of his biggest fears which triggers a deep discussion around the question... What if our kids started messing with drugs? We then welcome to the fatherhood discussion lethal west coast rapper and dad, Ras Kass. He kicks it with us to share his experiences raising twin boys while working through spousal separation and nurturing a successful rap career. ⁣_________________________________  Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod _________________________________  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:02:29
March 5, 2019
Episode 25 - No Sleep Counting Sheep
On this episode we open the show answering listener questions. We give our thoughts on how a new step dad should approach co-parenting (a.k.a. parenting alongside separated biological parents). We try to tackle how to reconcile the appreciation of an artist's craft (that has been accused of foul/abusive behavior), with being responsible/respectable fathers?⁣ ⁣We also discuss the recent headlines about abuse in the Catholic church and how we're planning to prepare our kids for the foul sh*t that surrounds us.⁣ _________________________________ Hits us up on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod ⁣or via email at fatherhoodspod@gmail.com _________________________________ ⁣ Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣ s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣
46:33
February 26, 2019
Episode 24 - The Parenting Struggle
On episode 24 of your favorite hip hop fatherhood podcast we talk about working from home while parenting (and how we handle it). We also take some time to admit some of our fatherly guilt, talk about the differences in philosophy we have with our families when raising our kids... and we even dive into a little 2020 political talk. ________________________________________ Hits us up on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook... on all platforms @fatherhoodspod ________________________________________ Beats. Rhymes & Diapers s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:00:20
February 19, 2019
Episode 23 - Play Dates
On this episode of the Father Hoods podcast we kick off this episode discussing the topic of home schooling. Then we delve into each of the Father Hood's personal relationships with their dads and how those relationships have affected them.  Many more tangents within this episode that you're sure to enjoy! Beats. Rhymes & Diapers.Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
52:15
February 12, 2019
Episode 22 - Change Diaper or Get Dirty Trying w/ James Lopez
On this episode of the Father Hoods podcast we get into dreams/nightmares and how they affect our kids. Which then moves us to ponder when we'd let our kids watch violent/horror flicks. Our guest James Lopez then stops by  to tell us all about the #FatherHoodIsLit movement and how he's helping dads live their best lives. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
58:15
February 5, 2019
Episode 21 - Sleepless Ride w/MURS
On this episode of the Father Hoods podcast we rap about our approach in feeding our kids + the impact we witness sugar having on them. We learn the about the process of adoption from the homie MURS and how his fatherhood journey has been to date. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:17:19
January 29, 2019
Episode 20 - Pre-School
The Father Hoods discuss the "whyle out" stage kids go through and whether or not there's a sense of normalcy behind it. They delve into the LA district school strike and how they feel about substitutes educating their kids. Plus the Hoods go in on guns and how they feel about their kids playing with them.   We close the episode with "Daddy's Baby" by FnX (IG: @theofficialfnx) feat. Khaliq. Be sure to add it to your Spotify playlist here https://open.spotify.com/album/0og6wijOxBRA6BiHIoYU3n s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs  - bit.ly/beafather2yourchild Beats. Rhymes and Diapers.
56:44
January 22, 2019
Episode 19 - Pop's Da Name
DJ EFN reflects on the new year and how deep into "new father fatigue" he is. They discuss their sick kids and some of the tactics they use to help make them feel better. KGB went abroad with his family for the holidays and breaks down how it went with his 6 y/o.  One of our Crazy Hood compatriots and fellow podcaster Paul (a.k.a. Weird Thoughts a.k.a. Drink Champs Sports) of Dream Big Hip Hop joins us to tell us all about his 6 pack of kids and how he's been able to manage being an active pops to them all. Beats. Rhymes and Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:06:21
January 15, 2019
Episode 18 - Twinz w/ Wrekonize
In this episode the Father Hoods rap about how they cope with their sick kids and some of their frightful experiences. We then move into the twin zone and welcome in our first father of twin kids, ¡Mayday!'s own, Wrekonize. Wrek explains how he was able to go on a 33 city tour right after the birth of his boys. He schools us on the tactics he's been successful with in sleep training his boys and how he and his wife (and their extended family) team up to raise their pair of little dudes.  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:12:40
January 8, 2019
Episode 17 - "Tha Podfather" w/ Chris Morrow
The Father Hoods dialogue about the significance of Christmas cards, the spirit of Christmas and whether or not Santa exists. They then welcome in the pod father himself, Chris Morrow, to learn about his holiday customs and his experiences raising bi-racial children.  Beats. Rhymes and Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
58:34
January 1, 2019
Episode 16 - Underground Kidz w/Bun B
On this special Christmas eve edition of the Father Hoods Podcast the Father Hoods rap about screen time and get into the internet regulation debate. They then welcome in the Trill O.G., Bun B., to get some sage advice on father & grandfather hood! Beats. Rhymes and Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
50:24
December 24, 2018
Episode 15 - Birth Certificate w/ Juan Vidal
On this episode, DJ EFN has a breakthrough with his daughter and her sleeping situation! The Father Hoods share some of the songs they sing when putting their kids to bed. KGB and Manny Digital discuss the kindergarten crushes their kids seem to be at the center of. Plus we kick it with the Hip Hop head, father and newly minted author of the book Rap Dad: A Story of Family and the Subculture That Shaped a Generation, Mr. Juan Vidal. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
59:11
December 18, 2018
Episode 14 - 3 Feet High and Growing
In this episode the Father Hoods talk about their personal lack of a father and the impact that has had on their parenting. They exchange notes on how their own dad styles of parenting compare with that of their children’s mothers. Plus a lot more! Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
51:31
December 11, 2018
Episode 13 - Naughty by Nurture w/ Premium Pete
The Father Hoods get into heavy conversation about the role nature vs nurture play in the development of our children. They also have fellow podcaster Premium Pete stop by to talk about his "Presence over Presents" movement and what life is like dadding a teenager and a toddler. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:00:14
December 4, 2018
Episode 12 - A Children's Story w/ Bill Adler
The Father Hoods dialogue about the complexities of race and ethnicity. They also have Hip Hop historian Bill Adler (a.k.a. ill Badler) drop by to grace the pod with his fatherhood experiences. He lends his wisdom and drops several gems surrounding relationships and parenting you're sure to appreciate. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:12:53
November 27, 2018
Episode 11 - Rhymes & Pacifiers w/Rob Markman
The Father Hoods revisit the infamous potty topic, touch on their plans for Halloween and rap with Genius' Rob Markman about fatherhood + his Write to Dream project. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
54:41
November 20, 2018
Episode 10 - Live at the Bouncy Tunnel w/ Cipha Sounds
The Father Hoods wonder what relaxing weekends used to be like, DJ EFN reconsiders having multiple children and our guest Cipha Sounds shares his fatherhood philosophy, tells us about his own upbringing and even drops some exclusive commentary about what might be next for the Juan Epstein podcast. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
56:29
November 13, 2018
Episode 9 - Protect Ya Kidz - 36 Diapers
The Father Hoods rap some more about the daughter iPhone saga, random shooter drills at school and what language your kid should speak growing up in a multilingual home. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
59:45
November 6, 2018
Episode 8 - 100 Miles and Crawlin'
The Father Hoods rap about co-sleeping, kids reading, the debate surrounding Manny Digital's daughter wanting an iPhone and more. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:03:28
October 30, 2018
Episode 7 - Good Dad Gang w/ Termanology
Listen to fire spitter and general of the #GoodDadGang Termanology chop it up with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on this episode of the Fatherhoods. They discuss navigating the changes children go through as they grow. We learn about rapper Term's fatherhood experiences and he breaks down how Charlamagne Tha God, Ludacris and other figures in Hip Hop helped him propel the #GoodDadGang brand. Beats. Rhymes & Diapers. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:02:09
October 23, 2018
Episode 6 - Harley Harl's House of Hits w/ Statik Selektah
In this episode KGB's child has a series of meltdowns that almost triggered an emergency podcast. Plus, famed DJ/Producer Statik Selektah drops in to share his fatherly experiences with his daughter. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
1:01:03
October 16, 2018
Episode 5 - Parents Just Don't Understand
The Fatherhoods rap about Webbie publicly shaming his kids and share their personal views on sleep overs. They discuss their kid self defense and the cultural customs they apply when protecting their kids from the evil eye. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
53:58
October 9, 2018
Episode 4 - Licensed To Drool
The Father Hoods learn about DJ EFN's daddy/daughter Hip Hop ritual. They discuss their approaches to listening to hip hop around their kids. KGB wonders what MannyDigital and DJ EFN's POV's are on their kids pursuing a career in the music biz. Beats, Rhymes and Diapers. Credit: Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
43:50
October 2, 2018
Episode 3 - Breast Milk is Chillin'
The Father Hoods discuss the current state of breast feeding and the impact of being away from your kids when traveling. We also get to hear young #KGB spit some of his favorite RUN DMC raps. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
45:28
September 25, 2018
Episode 2 - Who Got the Poops?
#KGB goes into how he and his wife kicked off potty training  and succeeded to get their son trained up AT 5 MONTHS! Plus, the Father Hoods continue their therapy session on all the joys and pains of Father Hood. ⁣_________________________________  Join the conversation with DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital on your favorite Social platforms... @fatherhoodspod!  - Twitter: https://twitter.com/fatherhoodspod - Instagram: https://instagram.com/fatherhoodspod  - Facebook: https://facebook.com/fatherhoodspod  _________________________________ ⁣  Beats. Rhymes & Diapers⁣ ⁣  s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild⁣  
52:58
September 21, 2018
Episode 1 - Why Father Hoods?
The Father Hoods explain the genesis of the "Father Hoods" podcast and introduce you to their lives as Hip Hop dads. s/o Ed O.G. & Da Bulldogs - http://bit.ly/beafather2yourchild
51:54
September 18, 2018