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Father Hoods

264 EpisodesProduced by DJ EFN, KGB and Manny DigitalWebsite

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 the… read more

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#Throwback: Reasonable Doubts in Parenting feat. Sacha Jenkins

September 19th, 2023


In this episode of the Fatherhoods podcast, we discuss the intricacies of raising children in a world that is constantly evolving and changing. We …

Breaking Stereotypes: Celebrating Committed Dads

September 12th, 2023


On this episode of Father Hoods podcast, join Manny Digital, KGB, and DJ EFN as they delve into the challenges and joys of prioritizing family while …

Coast Conflicts: Adapting to Relocation

September 5th, 2023


In this episode of Father Hoods, DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB dive into the challenges their children are facing and share their experiences as …

Troublesome Youth

August 29th, 2023


Back again with KGB, DJ EFN, and Manny Digital… the Father Hoods! The podcast where your favorite podcast Dads share their experiences and insights on navigating the ups and downs of fatherhood. In today's episode, the …

Schoolyard Chronicles feat. Grouchy Greg (

August 22nd, 2023


Welcome back to the Father Hoods Podcast, where we dive into all things fatherhood and family, from a Hip Hop perspective. Today, we have a special guest joining DJ EFN. Manny Digital and KGB - the one and only founder …

#Throwback: Weekend Dad Swag feat. Premium Pete

August 15th, 2023


Welcome to another episode of Father Hoods, where we dive into the joys, challenges, and lessons of fatherhood. In today's throwback episode, DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB are joined by the one and only Premium Pete. …

Nuggets of Wisdom

August 8th, 2023


Welcome back to another episode of Father Hoods! In today's episode, DJ EFN, Manny Digital and KGB dive deep into the world of parenting to discuss the fascinating and often perplexing behaviors of their children. Tune …

Clown Around

August 1st, 2023


Welcome back to another exciting episode of Father Hoods! In today's episode, Manny Digital and KGB dive into the thrilling world of entrepreneurship as Manny takes the leap to focus on his brand, FlyDad, the Father …

Co-Parent feat. Andrew Horn

July 25th, 2023


On this episode of Father Hoods, hosts DJ EFN and Manny Digital are joined by special guest Andrew Horn to delve into the complexities of fatherhood, relationships, and personal growth. With heartfelt and honest …

#Throwback: Kids Bop to Hip Hop

July 18th, 2023


In this #THROWBACK episode of the Father Hoods Pod, your favorite podcasting Dads: Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB talk about important insights about …

Focus On Bible & Music feat. Lecrae

July 11th, 2023


In this episode of "Father Hoods," Lecrae joins hosts DJ EFN, KGB, and Manny Digital to discuss the importance of personal perspective in music and staying true to oneself in the ever-changing world of Hip Hop. Lecrae …

Kid Cuisine feat. Ghetto Gastro

July 4th, 2023


We’re back with a FRESH one!

On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB welcome special guests, The Bronx Culinary …

#Throwback: Baby Face feat. Paul Wall

June 27th, 2023


On this week’s THROWBACK episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join your favorite podcasting Dads: DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as they share their usual NYE routines after having kids and how they get them to nap. Manny …

Choose feat. Jay Ramirez

June 20th, 2023


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, the crew is joined by a special guest: creative director, entertainer, influencer, and father of 3, …

Time Flies

June 13th, 2023


The Father Hoods Pod is back with another FRESH drop!

On this episode, join your favorite podcasting Dads, Manny Digital, KGB, and DJ EFN as they rap about how fast their kids are growing up! They also talk about how the …

Spy Games feat. Andrew Bustamante

June 6th, 2023


On this NEW episode of the Father Hoods Pod, DJ EFN, KGB, and Manny Digital are joined by a special guest: former CIA Intelligence Officer and entrepreneur, Andy Bustamante!!!

Join the gang as they get to hear …

Conflicts with Hip Hop

May 30th, 2023


Back with a NEW episode!

Take your seats and join DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB on the latest episode of the Father Hoods Pod! Get to hear your favorite podcasting dads as they discuss their takes on how they declutter …

Teeth Tech Jokes

May 23rd, 2023


On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB as they share stories about their funny experiences as Dads. From the tooth fairy to being called out by their kids and more!

Tap in and get …

No Schedule feat. Chuck Dizzle

May 16th, 2023


Back with a BANGER featuring a special guest: You hear him on LA’s REAL 92.3 FM and he’s also the founder of Home Grown Radio. Not to mention a Father of two. Welcome to the homie Chuck Dizzle!

Join DJ EFN & Manny …

Make Ups To Break Ups

May 9th, 2023


The trio’s finally back!!!

On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, take a seat and hear what it sounds like when DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB work hard to talk through their lives as parents so they don’t mess …


May 2nd, 2023


This week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod is all about MILESTONES!

When your kids hit a milestone, it's one of the most exciting moments as a parent. It's also one of the signs that they're growing up. Join your …

Make Mistakes

April 25th, 2023


This week on the Father Hoods Pod, join DJ EFN and Manny Digital as they drop some valuable gems about the reality of being an adult. You’ll also …


April 18th, 2023


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, we talk about the challenge that can sometimes be managing close family relationships! Join your favorite podcasting Dads Manny Digital and KGB as they dive into their own …

Bully-Proofing Kind Kids

April 11th, 2023


Back again like we never left with another FRESH episode for y’all!

This week hear the Father Hoods rap about how martial arts and basketball help shape confidence and self-discipline in the sons of our hosts. Listen to …

A Playground Story

April 4th, 2023


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, take a seat and join your favorite podcasting dads DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as they take a …

Chat About It

March 28th, 2023


Technology is fast evolving. Social media platforms, Artificial Intelligence, and more are changing the world around us. But what about the pros and …

Rubber Duckies

March 21st, 2023


Back with some FRESH Fatherhood heat!

On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, take your seats and join DJ EFN and KGB as they give their hot takes about the reality and struggles of disciplining kids and how …

Fathers Have Power feat. Cey Adams

March 14th, 2023


Back at it again with another #throwback episode of the Father Hoods Pod!

Join your favorite podcasting dads DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as we feature a special guest: iconic visual artist and single dad, Cey Adams!

On …

#Throwback: Daddy Says feat. Statik Selektah

March 7th, 2023


On this week’s #throwback episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join your favorite podcasting dads Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB as a series of kid meltdowns almost triggered them to make an emergency podcast!

Take your …

Man of the House

February 28th, 2023


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join your favorite podcasting dads Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB rapping about gun culture and their …

The FHP Files

February 21st, 2023


Back with a banger!

On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, take your seats and join DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as they get all Sci-Fi talking that UFO talk, they also lock in discussing the importance of …

Dad Vision feat. Casual (Hierolyphics)

February 15th, 2023


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, the crew is joined by a Bay Area emcee, producer, and of course father himself, Jonathan Owens a.k.a Casual of the infamous Hieroglyphics crew!

Hear  DJ EFN, Manny Digital …

#Throwback: Droolin' feat. Cipha Sounds

February 7th, 2023


Back at it again with another #throwback episode! On this one we’re joined by “Mr. Very Famous in NY” Cipha Sounds! Just so happens we’re re-releasing this gem of an episode on the very week Ciph makes his long awaited …

To the Amusement Park

January 31st, 2023


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join DJ EFN and Manny Digital as they discuss the importance of men seeking professional mental health services and their perspectives on having a different parenting …

Dad Makes the Rules feat. Tonio Skits

January 24th, 2023


Back with a BANGER! What if you became a social media rockstar and your kids’ were now some of the most popular kids in school on account of you? On …

Dad Is Serious

January 17th, 2023


You down with chatGPT? Yea you know me! Tune in to this week's episode of Father Hoods Pod with DJ EFN, Manny Digital and KGB as the fellas discuss …


January 10th, 2023


New Year, Brand NEW episode for that @$$!

On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, the gang’s finally complete! Join Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB rap about their 2023 #dadgoals. They also share their …

Year in the Books

January 3rd, 2023


Starting the year with a fresh new episode!!! 🥂

Mental health is an important issue for all men, especially fathers. In this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join Manny Digital and DJ EFN as they discuss why it’s …

#Throwback: Power of Dad Voice feat. Jacques Webster

December 27th, 2022


Back at it again with another #throwback episode with special guest: Jacques Webster a.k.a Big Jack, the father of superstar Travis Scott!

On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join the dads DJ EFN, Manny …

#Throwback: Holiday Business feat. Gil Green

December 20th, 2022


Lock in for another #THROWBACK episode!

On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join your favorite podcasting dads, DJ EFN, Manny Digital and KGB as they rap about how they struggle with the guilt that comes with …

F.O.M.O. feat. @vfxshawn

December 13th, 2022


After 2 back-to-back throwback episodes, we’re finally here with a NEW one! And this week, we are joined by one of our long-time Father Hoods listeners and visual effects artist, Shawn Ewashko!

On this episode, Manny …

#Throwback: Dad Already Knows feat. Amin Joseph

December 7th, 2022


We’re back with another #throwback episode for this week with special guest, actor and producer, Amin Joseph of The Expendables, G.I. Joe, Baywatch, and Snowfall!

On this episode, DJ EFN, Manny Digital, KGB, and Amin …

#Throwback: Parental Stage feat. Black Moon

November 29th, 2022


This week’s going to be another #Throwback episode from 2019 where we went “semi-live” together with our in-studio guests: Black Moon’s rap trio DJ Evil Dee, Buckshot, and 5FT!

On this episode, join DJ EFN, Manny …

No One Home

November 22nd, 2022


Modern parents often find themselves in a dilemma; do they follow their own parenting instincts or what they read online?

On this episode of the …

Flights: First Time in the Air

November 15th, 2022


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, tune in to your favorite podcasting dads Manny Digital and DJ EFN as they examine the trauma of kids …

#Throwback: Plain Sight feat. Angie Martinez

November 8th, 2022


We’ve resuscitated episode 27 from 2019 featuring New York Times bestselling author and the voice of NY Radio: Angie Martinez!

On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join the Dads Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB as they …


November 1st, 2022


We’re back with a fresh one!

On this new episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join the dads DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as they kick it about lying a$$ …

No Trick, Just Treat

October 25th, 2022


On the latest episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join your favorite podcasting dads DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as they talk about their paranormal experiences, making kids understand the reality of life and death, how …

Stand Up feat. Leñ Boogs

October 19th, 2022


On this new episode, we explore having children young earlier than most, while working toward making your way in the entertainment business. Check out this dope convo we had with Apple Music/Power 105FM personality Leñ …

Late Night Snacking

October 11th, 2022


On this week’s episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join your favorite Dads DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as they rap about their thoughts on setting up tracking devices for their kids, teaching kids really expensive …

Bib feat. KXNG Crooked

October 4th, 2022


We’re bringing back episode 30 and serving it up as a #THROWBACK episode featuring our special guests: Paul “Weird Thoughts” a.k.a Drink Champs …

On Punishment

September 27th, 2022


On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, join DJ EFN and KGB as they talk about their real-time fatherhood experiences from sending their kids to …

Total Honesty

September 20th, 2022


DJ EFN and Manny Digital are back with a fresh episode!!! 

Join our podcasting dads as they serve up some of their battle-tested parenting advice on how to handle and discipline misbehaving kids, disconnect from gadgets, …


September 13th, 2022


On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, tune in to our Dads Manny Digital and DJ EFN as they talk about their perspectives about cancel culture, …

Game On feat. Danny Peña (Gamer Tag Radio)

September 6th, 2022


On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, the crew is joined by podcast Hall of Famer and host of the infamous Gamer Tag Radio, Danny Peña!

Hear the fellas chat with Danny about some of their concerns with gaming, the …

Dad's Kid

August 30th, 2022


Back again with a BRAND NEW episode of the Father Hoods pod!!!

On this episode join your favorite podcasting dads DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB as they rap about raising toddlers, disciplining kids, the effects of …

Hella Disobedient feat. Too $hort

August 23rd, 2022


Yo! We’re back at it again with another #THROWBACK episode!!! We’ve resuscitated episode 60 from 2019 featuring the newly minted dad, Too Short!

On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, hear our podcasting dads DJ EFN, …

#Throwback Lie 4 Lie feat. Ras Kass

August 16th, 2022


We resuscitated episode 26 and brought it back as a #THROWBACK episode featuring LA's very own Ras Kass!

On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, hear our podcasting dads Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB rap with Ras Kass …

Sit Still, Take the Pic

August 9th, 2022


On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, our podcasting dads Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB talk about basketball camps, discussing patriotism amongst kids, and a little bit of controversy surrounding a certain “Big …

Family Summer Vacation

August 2nd, 2022


On this episode of The Fatherhoods Pod, our podcasting dads DJ EFN and KGB rap about their struggles as fathers when their kids get sick, choosing work over rest, and more stress about the impact of social media.

Also, …

Christmas in July feat. Bun B

July 26th, 2022


Yo! We’re back with a banger! It’s a #throwback from back in 2018 when we had The Trill O.G. himself Bun B join us to talk Dad and GRAND DAD LIFE!!

Hear DJ EFN, Manny Digital and KGB rap with Bun B about the effects of …

I See You

July 19th, 2022


On this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, our podcasting dads (Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB) rap about the impacts they’re seeing social media have on today’s generation.

You’ll also hear about how the co-founder of …

Dadology feat. Termanology

July 12th, 2022


Yo! this week DJ EFN, Manny Digital, and KGB Dad it up with the founder of the Good Dad Gang and veteran emcee Termanology! 

Hear these Dads discuss …

Father Hoods Fundamentals feat. Shaka Senghor

July 5th, 2022


We're back with a banger, this time with a very special guest: Shaka Senghor.

On this episode of Father Hoods Pod, your favorite podcasting dads, Manny Digital, DJ EFN, and KGB, together with our special guest talk about …


June 28th, 2022


This one is for all the parents out there! We love kids—but we also know that we all have better things to do than deal with their sh*! (sometimes 😂).

On the 200TH EPISODE of the @fatherhoodspod, our favorite podcasting …

Don't Bug Me feat. DJ Neil Armstrong

June 21st, 2022


We’re back for more! As promised, here’s a part 2 with the internationally renowned DJ Neil Armstrong!

In this episode, DJ Neil Armstrong gives us an intro course into In Vitro Fertilization or IVF, a view into the costs …

Waddle Wildly feat. DJ Neil Armstrong

June 14th, 2022


On this episode of the Father Hoods special guest DJ Neil Armstrong joins your favorite podcasting dads!

Hear DJ Neil Armstrong share a bunch of his …

Baby in a New Crib

June 7th, 2022


In this episode of the Father Hoods Pod, our podcasting dads, Manny Digital, DJ EFN and KGB rap about the current happenings in the world such as the masks in Florida, and the rumors about an upcoming economic crash.

Protect Our Children

June 1st, 2022


Devastating, in a word, is how the Father Hoods feel about the recent massacre of children and teachers in Uvalde, Texas. On this episode Manny Digital and DJ EFN speak out about how they feel about their kids’ safety.

Stories + Fables feat. 1Ton

May 24th, 2022


Special guest 1Ton from rap group Potluck joins your favorite podcasting Dads! 1Ton shares how he manages a heavy touring schedule while keeping a …

Dad Story

May 17th, 2022


Anxiety is a normal part of childhood. It's how kids learn to manage their feelings and figure out who they are. But when your child is anxious about something, it can be challenging to know what to do.

In this episode, …

Grounded, No Appeal

May 10th, 2022


It’s hard to watch your kids go through tough emotions, and sometimes, handling these situations can be challenging.

In this episode, your favorite podcasting dads share how their kids’ emotions affect them and how they …

Daddy's Mancave

May 3rd, 2022


The pandemic has brought about a lot of challenges for parents, and especially for dads trying to balance work and life. On this week’s episode, your favorite podcasting dads share how the pandemic has affected them and …

These Kids are Super Expensive

April 26th, 2022


Dad life oftentimes means having to juggle both watching the kids and getting that work in at the same damn time. On this episode hear DJ EFN and …

Hangin Out

April 19th, 2022


One of the most challenging aspects of parenting is trying to manage the 24 hours you get per day to accommodate your work, your family and figure out how to get those few precious hours to yourself after putting the …

The Choice was Ours (Paternal Instinct) feat. Bervin Harris

April 12th, 2022


On this episode, we welcome Bervin Harris, co-founder of the Renaissance Youth Center in the Bronx, NY, a sanctuary for kids in need of help and guidance. Mr. Harris has mentored hundreds and positively affected the …

Still Parenting

April 5th, 2022


This week, our co-hosts DJ EFN and KGB ruminate about different aspects of having kids in today’s world. They delve into a variety of topics including how “Nature vs Nurture” can affect how a developing child can grow …

Toddler Voice

March 29th, 2022


Sometimes, in the chaos that is Dad life, we sometimes forget to cherish what is most important! It's the simple things that give us the most joy! Like your kids dancing to music, or your daughter falling in love with …

Snow Day, No School

March 22nd, 2022


Spring is here and while the weather is improving in most places around the U.S., it’s more of the same old sh!* on the fatherhood front 😝.

On …

MudButt feat. Cipha Sounds

March 15th, 2022


This week, we got lucky our guest wasn’t galavanting the comedy circuit with Dave Chappelle so he could join us for this episode. Back again for the …

Sleep Tight

March 8th, 2022


With all that is going on with the war between Ukraine and Russia, it’s easy for a parent to be concerned about the impact his family may feel from this conflict, even if it might be thousands of miles away. Your …

Welcome to the Play Date feat. Amadeus

March 1st, 2022


A man’s perceived idea of how to be A MAN can get in the way of being a good father. Being macho, or playing the role of the ‘Man of the House’ …

Potty for You

February 22nd, 2022


Fatherhood has a whole bunch of fun and terrible things associated with it. It’s some of the most confusing and best times in a man’s. You get to …

Dads Presence feat. Ill Concious

February 15th, 2022


Sometimes life doesn’t pan out the way we would have wanted it to. This week, rapper Ill Conscious jumps on the Father Hoods podcast and shares how …

Daddy, Father, Pops: Parental Language

February 8th, 2022


We can all agree that the rate at which our kids have adopted new technology is mind-blowing. They’re exposed to more information than any generation …

Same Poop, Different Pamper

February 1st, 2022


Now more than ever, we need to be vigilant for symptoms of distress in our children. In addition to the unknown physical effects, the coronavirus has …

Teach Em Young feat. DJ Envy

January 25th, 2022


As fathers, we all wish we could be successful in what we do so that we can provide for our families and ensure they have a chance at having a good …

Podcasting Fathers feat. Prince of Pain

January 18th, 2022


If we learn anything in this life, it’s that we have to be thankful for what we have. It doesn’t ring truer than when you hear the trials and …

Don't Sweat the Small Stuff

January 11th, 2022


On this episode we have something for everyone. Tune in and listen to your favorite dads behind the mic recount their week in fatherhood. You'll love hearing about how KGB bonds with his son selling records and …

Everybody Sad 🥺

January 4th, 2022


It’s the first episode of 2022… and we’re hitting the ground running! On this episode, your favorite podcasting dads talk about the current state of COVID, a great way to have your kids help out around the house and …

Wet Diapers feat. DJ E-Swift of Tha Alkaholiks

December 28th, 2021


As we recount all the memories we have gained as fathers this year, let us all remember both the good and the bad as we strive to do better in the coming year. Do remember that even when we stumble, we always have the …

To all my Fathers feat. Slug (of Atmosphere)

December 21st, 2021


As this year comes to a close, let us try to remember and be thankful for all the good times we have enjoyed as fathers and let us celebrate with our …


December 14th, 2021


Being a father typically means the social life you once had shrivels up into almost nothing, now that parenting takes up damn near all of your free time. If you asked your homies, do they feel neglected that the way you …

Toy Excited

December 7th, 2021


Christmas is just around the corner and the Father Hoods co-hosts Manny Digital and KGB share their plans for the holidays including getting gifts …

Snack Cups

November 30th, 2021


We fathers can get caught up in the work we do as we try to provide for our families. How do we balance work, home and our sanity?

This week, we rap about this work and how we go about organizing ourselves to do it well …

Dope Kids feat. Derek Lane

November 23rd, 2021


When our kids are done with the school year, we parents find ourselves trying to figure out how to have them enjoy their summer via play dates, trips …

Dads in Charge

November 16th, 2021


It’s been a wild time for the Father Hoods lately! Manny Digital caught COVID (even though he was fully vaxxed)! Hear that discussion and how real it …

Diapers and Wipes

November 9th, 2021


This week, co-hosts Manny Digital and KGB talk about living in the post Covid era and how their kids' schooling experience has changed. They also …

Stimulate Their Mind feat. Ludacris

November 2nd, 2021


Dads often talk about leaving a legacy. We wax poetic about the things we expect to leave behind for our kids and work to serve as some source of …

The Story of Father Hoods Podcast w/ Paul of the Dream Big podcast

October 26th, 2021


We all try to enjoy this Dad Life as much as we can, while we can, and once we get to the point where our children are all grown up, does it end? Hell no! It’s Father Hood forever in this B!@$& 

This week we have …

Definition of Parenting feat. Jordan Commandeur

October 19th, 2021


The Father Hoods have been dealing with busy schedules and juggling that thing we always talk about: fatherhood! This week though, we're back in full …

Father of Lucas

October 12th, 2021


Being a father is all about the work: the day in and day out of everyday. It is what we do for our kids and what we do with them. The nuances of how we handle situations with our partners and how we handle ourselves …

Gumball feat. Jumbled

October 5th, 2021


Music is a universal language that everyone can understand and partake in. That’s especially true in this podcast as it is one of the central themes, focusing on hip hop as a starting point in fatherhood with the theme …

Unfamiliar Places

September 28th, 2021


The Father Hoods get the podcast going in an unconventional time and place as Manny Digital is on the road staying at a hotel while DJ EFN is forced to do it in his car as the babies are sleeping! That’s dedication for …

Teddy Bears

September 22nd, 2021


In this episode, it’s just DJ EFN and KGB in the house as Manny Digital is off doing some digital things! It’s a mix of various topics this time as they both discuss everyday things and what's going on in their dad …

Talking Dad S#!%

September 14th, 2021


A big part of Dad Life is being able to support your family financially. This week the Father Hoods chop it up about that Money Talk and discuss …

Certified Dad feat. D'Anthony Ward

September 7th, 2021


How do we know that we’re bringing up our children the right way? The simple answer is by us embodying and living the type of person we want them to be. It’s in how they eventually behave as individuals that showcases …


August 31st, 2021


As Fathers, we have to keep up with the daily tasks that are required of us: to support our family, to be generous with our time and to be present in our kid’s lives. It’s the little things that are usually the most …

The Coparent feat. Natividad "TeeVee" Aguirre

August 24th, 2021


Relationships and Culture are at the very core of family life and this week the Father Hoods discuss that with guest Natividad “Teevee” Aguirre of …

Rep Yo Block

August 17th, 2021


Sleep and rest are very important aspects of our lives. A good night’s sleep and the occasional vacation are much needed in order for us and our families to function properly. This week, the Father Hoods discuss the …

Don't Make Me Say It Again feat. ANKHLEJOHN

August 10th, 2021


Understanding what it takes to raise your kids as a new dad is half the battle won. This week, our guest ANKHLEJOHN does just that by being creative …

Ya Big Baby feat. Tuma Basa

August 3rd, 2021


This week, we bring on Hip-Hop culture boss Tuma Basa who heads up Black Music & Culture at YouTube. You’ll find out what new dad life feels like …

Splashy feat. Mike Smiff

July 27th, 2021


It’s another round of that Dad Talk as we welcome up and coming rapper Mike Smiff from Miami! On this episode it’s just KGB holding it down as Manny …

Tantrums feat. Mic Geronimo

July 20th, 2021


Being a Hip-Hop personality while being a father to three boys is not easy. You’re away on tour and when you’re not, you’re in the studio putting it down.

On this episode, Mic Geronimo shows us how he does it and then …

Peanut Butter Print

July 13th, 2021


As Fathers, our job is to provide for and protect our family. A good provider makes sure their family is well taken care of, even when they’re no longer around to do that. The Father Hoods chop it up on this episode as …

Watch Your Language

July 6th, 2021


It’s summertime and the Father Hoods discuss the activities they each have planned for their families. While, DJ EFN jokes about the stress he is feeling right now with work, Manny Digital worries about his new company, …

Dad's Champ feat. Amin Joseph

June 29th, 2021


We got some good conversations going on this week on the podcast! The Father Hoods get to learn and share some gems about family life and how our actions affect the world our kids live in.

On this episode we welcome in …

Dad Needs Love

June 22nd, 2021


Fatherhood can be a real challenge, especially during the early years when our children are still very young. There’s the lack of sleep, the constant need for attention, the tantrums, the sick days, all while doing our …

#TouchHomeBase feat. The Bad Seed

June 15th, 2021


Being a father to a child that isn't yours, even after you divorce her mother... deep right? We rap with The Bad Seed about his paternal journey and some of the challenges he's faced from within his own family around …

The Footprint Revisited feat. MC Serch

June 8th, 2021


MC Serch jumps on the Father Hoods to break down life as a dad. This Hip Hop icon shares some of the joys, pains and many lessons he's been able to …

Cry Now Laugh Later feat. Deuce22

June 1st, 2021


The prison industrial complex has led to an unimaginable number of fathers locked up behind bars. Our guest today explains how he went away for 23 years and was still able to father his two children. Fellow podcaster …

Super Soaker feat. Knowledge the Pirate

May 25th, 2021


Fatherhood often times transcends the nuclear family. Sometimes you have men who shoulder the responsibility for the whole neighborhood. On this …

Powaful Dads feat. Daniel Isenberg

May 18th, 2021


Juggling a bunch is the norm for us parents. However, can you relate with someone who's in the mix of juggling being a producer, emcee, journalist, marketing professional, author and father?

Our guest Daniel Isenberg …

Cub Sh*t feat. Erotic-D, Evryday Tony & Re:Zen

May 11th, 2021


Are you the type of father that wants your kids following in your career footsteps? Often on this podcast there’s a divide when we talk to artists …

Father Certified

May 4th, 2021


On this episode of the Father Hoods podcast...

🎙 DJ EFN's eldest was showing some dope progress as she started her new part time school routine. …

First Born feat. John Jigg$

April 27th, 2021


Being a girl dad is full of all sorts of joys, but on this episode we get into some of our fears as fathers behind our little girls. You'll hear what …

Because Dads do it like that - feat. Slink Johnson

April 20th, 2021


It takes a man to own up to his responsibilities, especially when that man has 5 kids by 3 mothers. On this episode we welcome in the star of "Black Jesus" actor Slink Johnson and get the real from this O.G. pops.

Get …

The Parental feat. Eddie Gonzalez

April 13th, 2021


Bi-Coastal parenting can be rough. Rougher still when you're dealing with the limitations of COVID-19 and having to coordinate and co-parent with 3 different mothers. On this episode we welcome in Eddie Gonzalez to …

Parent Blueprint

April 6th, 2021


We kick things off recapping some of the major keys we copped in last week's conversation with our homies from the Earn Your Leisure Podcast. If you missed it, you might want to back up and catch that to make sure you …

Fathering Off Xperience feat. Earn Your Leisure

March 30th, 2021


Generational wealth keeps coming up on countless verses all throughout Hip Hop. Fact is, many of us dads aren't all that informed on how to even get started. So we linked up with the professionals from the Earn Your …

Allowance feat. Jerry Ferrara

March 23rd, 2021


So you're a father of a toddler and you're expecting your second. On top of that you're an actor and are on the go quite a bit to earn a living. What goes through the mind of this type of dad? On this episode we kick it …

Preschool feat. Tim Ireland

March 16th, 2021


WARNING! What you're about to hear may jerk a few tears.

Imagine going to the doctor to check your son for some breathing issues and then in a blink you're being rushed to the ER. Once the tests conclude you find out …

Dad's Greatest Hits

March 9th, 2021


On this episode, the Father Hoods catch up on their week in parenting and get into...

🎙Watching Coming To America w/ the kids

🎙Why it's probably a bad idea to feed your kid through a funnel

🎙Our list of Dad goals...and …

Pop Star Life

March 2nd, 2021


If you're like the Father Hoods, when you hear "bullying" you probably tense up and start thinking about what action you're going to take to right …

Daddy's Way feat. Bodega Bamz

February 23rd, 2021


On this episode we kick it with rapper/actor Bodega Bamz. We chop it up with the Harlem rapper about raising his 2 kids.

He tells us about the impact …

What the Freak feat. Mike Gee (Jungle Brothers)

February 16th, 2021


The Hip Hop scene in the late 80's - early 90's was in a word... DIFFERENT! The creators of that era had a lot to contend with trying to make a way …


February 9th, 2021


It's been a tiresome week... and it's only TUESDAY! On this episode the Father Hoods broke some bread on this episode and talked about...

🎙 The struggle of being the parent who says "No" all the time

🎙 Thoughts around …

Watching the Babies feat. Demone Carter

February 2nd, 2021


Dad life can get complicated. On this episode we rap with Demone Carter of the Dad Bod Rap Pod and get some insight on what life has been like for this father of 3.

We talk about...

🎙Why Dying Socially is probably a good …

The Daddy Movement

January 26th, 2021


Cole Cuchna took his side hustle and turned it into a full time gig dissecting iconic albums from notable artists like Kendrick Lamar, Lauryn Hill …

No Rest

January 19th, 2021


On this episode of the Father Hoods podcast DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital discuss...

🎙 Manny Digital confesses about his run-in with COVID-19

🎙 DJ EFN tells about the struggle of keeping his kids busy

🎙 When's a good …

New Born feat. Jasmin Leigh

January 12th, 2021


Jasmin Leigh takes DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital through her recent pregnancy. We dive into the taboo realm of breast feeding in public and touch on the topic of using drugs while pregnant.

The co-host of "People's Party …

Real From the Start feat. Cipha Sounds

January 5th, 2021


DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital are the Father Hoods! On this episode they're joined by Comedian/DJ and host of the "Juan Ep is Dead" podcast, Cipha Sounds. They end the year on a high note talking about:

🎙 Manny and DJ …

Legacy feat. Steve Rifkind & Sons

December 29th, 2020


On this episode we welcome the man responsible for the deals that brought us the eargasmic talents of Big Pun, Mobb Deep, The Alkaholiks, MOP, and of …

The 365 Days of Being Dad

December 22nd, 2020


On this episode of the Father Hoods podcast KGB drops some knowledge! He gives DJ EFN secret signals he can use to calm the jealousy of his daughter toward his son. Have ya'll seen the portable potties you can set up in …

Empire feat. J. Prince (Rap-A-Lot Records)

December 15th, 2020


Our roles as fathers comes with all sorts of challenges. We work hard to strike a balance in being able to teach our children the values we believe …

So Much Love feat. Mid-Town of Puzzle Life

December 8th, 2020


Being a parent is in and of itself a challenge for many of us Dads. When it comes to raising a child with special needs we can't even begin to fathom what life is like. On this episode we get the first hand perspective …

Still Growing feat. Goodie Mob

December 1st, 2020


We’re joined by Hip Hop icons Goodie Mob on this episode of Father Hoods. Hear how Khujo, Cee Lo Green, T-Mo and Big Gipp all do their Dad thing. You’ll learn about the relationships each of these artists have with …

3 Fathers

November 24th, 2020


Welcome to the new chapter of the Father Hoods podcast! We're pumped to announce that we've joined the Stony Island x Starburns Audio crew! Shouts to Open Mike Eagle for bringing us aboard and believing in the vision of …

Rhymes and Diapers feat. Kardinal Offishall

November 17th, 2020


When other people's kids start acting up in your house and those parents say nothing... what do you do? On this episode we chop it up with Canadian artist Kardinal Offishall and get his take on how he handles that very …

#115: Spankonia

November 10th, 2020

Remember before you were a Dad how much attention you paid to being fly? The Father Hoods talk about what fashion was like for them pre-fatherhood and how much care they now put into having their offspring be fly. DJ …

#114: Hell Raisers

November 3rd, 2020

DJ EFN tells us the latest in how he and his lady are dealing with the jealousy his daughter is feeling toward their newborn son. We also talk about something all parents are struggling with and that is being able to …

#113: Politics **Election Special**

October 29th, 2020

The United States election cycle is coming to a close. The Father Hoods have been discussing the state of the union behind the scenes and felt compelled to share our thoughts on this special election episode. Tune in …


October 27th, 2020

We kicked it with Los Angeles based battle rapper ILL MASCARAS. The homie has spent years putting it down for Spanish rap slaying the competition around the world. This father of 2 broke down how he's been able to …

#111: The Book Report feat. N.O.R.E.

October 20th, 2020

On this episode we sit down with LeFrak City Queens legend, N.O.R.E to talk about what fatherhood means to him. He shares some fun stories and drops …

#110: Child Care Book feat. MC Eiht

October 13th, 2020

Compton's very own MC Eiht joins DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital to chop it up about coming up in Hip Hop while raising his kids. The Father Hoods learn all about Eiht's journey and...  🎙  When MC Eiht chose his son's …

#109: Father Hoods Worldwide feat. Smoke DZA

October 6th, 2020

On this episode of the Father Hoods we chop it up with NYC lyricist Smoke DZA. He tells DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital about his upbringing and how that has shaped his approach in raising his 3 kids. We get …

#108: If You're A Father Listen to This

September 29th, 2020

Want to know what real Father Hoods living is like? We open the show with a special guest appearance by baby EFN, and the young homie is not happy! Listen to how his dad navigates recording a podcast while working …

#107: Make Dads Matter Again feat. Cipha Sounds

September 22nd, 2020

Three time Father Hoods podcast guest Cipha Sounds joins the show. He walks us through how he's been doing comedy shows even with the pandemic in …

#106: Legend of Father Hoods

September 15th, 2020

Unless you've been under a rock you know the west coast is ablaze with intense forest fires. We spend a tick learning what KGB is experiencing these days out in California. We switch gears and discuss a recent IG Live …

#105: You're Not My Dad feat. Pounds

September 8th, 2020

What do you want your kids to remember you as? We touch on this topic with Rochester, NY rapper Pounds. He tells DJ EFN, KGB and Manny Digital about being a hard working father of 4. We kick it about his love of …

#104: Mister Be a Father To Your Child feat. Edo. G

September 1st, 2020

Before we kick off the episode there's an important initiative we wanted to get you familiar with. It's called Operation Underground Railroad. This effort exists to rescue children from sex trafficking all around the …

#103: Dirty Baby Biz feat. Flee Lord

August 25th, 2020

Our guest became cool with fallen Queensbridge legend Prodigy over a decade ago. 3 years ago after Prodigy's death, Flee Lord set his sights on …

#102: FHP Presents Dadsville w/ Director Michael Garcia

August 18th, 2020

You know the phrase you can do anything if you put your mind to it? Well, on this episode we explore that with music video director Michael Garcia and how he's using his recent MTV Video Music Award nomination as an …

#101: Back on our B.S.

August 11th, 2020

Life is a motherf*%$!* ain't it? The Father Hoods reconvene for some therapy and walk through the recent goings ons round their respective ways! On this episode... 🎙We check in on DJ EFN to find out the latest from …

Father Hoods Number 100

August 4th, 2020

100 EPISODES!!!!! Gotta make some noise for that!! It's been mad fun to go 100 weeks straight dropping an episode. We're proud and hope you've had a blast along with us for these 100 weeks.  On our centennial, we run …

#99: Unapologetic Dad Trap feat. Open Mike Eagle

July 28th, 2020

On this episode we rock with emcee, podcaster, comedian and father Open Mike Eagle. We learn about his Hip Hop ascent and some of the steps he took in amassing a catalogue of music over 10 albums deep. Mike opens up …

#98: Dad Gets Over feat. Jerry Barrow

July 21st, 2020

COVID-19 is still causing us plenty of headaches, but as the summer blazes on we can't help but wonder WHEN THE HELL ARE THESE KIDS GOING TO SCHOOL!? The Father Hoods share their views and what they'd like to see happen …

#97: U P B R I N G I N G

July 14th, 2020

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 …

#96: In Father Hoods We Trust feat. 38 Spesh

July 7th, 2020

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 …

#95 Good Kid, M.A.A.D Happy feat. David Cannady

June 30th, 2020

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, …

#94: Quarantined Kids feat. R.A. The Rugged Man

June 23rd, 2020

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 …

#93: The Father Hoods Theory

June 16th, 2020

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 …

#92: Playground w/Skyzoo

June 9th, 2020

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 …

#91: Father

June 3rd, 2020

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 …

#90: Sleepy Time feat. Infamous (Hip Hop Producer)

May 26th, 2020

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 …

#89: Dads' Instinctive Travels Thru the Paths of Fatherhood

May 19th, 2020

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. …

#88: Father Hoods: Ya'll Nasty feat. Cey Adams

May 12th, 2020

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 …

#87: Get Off The Phone feat. Ishmael "butterfly" Butler

May 5th, 2020

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 …

#86: Daddy Dysfunction w/ George Spits

April 28th, 2020

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 …

#85: Fatherhood: A True Story w/Adam22

April 21st, 2020

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. …

#84: Fear of a Brown Diaper feat. Trackstar The DJ

April 14th, 2020

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 …

#83: Dad's Home

April 7th, 2020

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 …

#82: Pop... What's the Deal? (w/ Cipha Sounds)

March 31st, 2020

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 …

#81: Lots More Time

March 24th, 2020

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 …

#80: AntiVirus feat. Ruste Juxx

March 17th, 2020

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, …

#79: Boo Hoo feat. Phresher

March 10th, 2020

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 …

#78: Father Hoods Is Tired

March 3rd, 2020

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 …

#77: P.N.B.T. (Please No Back Talk) w/ Wrekonize

February 25th, 2020

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 …

#76: Daddy's World w/ Jacques Webster (Travis Scott's Dad)

February 18th, 2020

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 …

#75: The Blankie

February 11th, 2020

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 …

#74: Co-Sleepers

February 4th, 2020

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 …

#73: Kids That Rock

January 28th, 2020

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 …

#72: Father Hoods (The Podcast)

January 21st, 2020

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 …

#71: Scribble Scrabble (w/ Adam Fu)

January 14th, 2020

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 …

#70: Naps, Avoid Tantrum Attacks (w/Paul Wall)

January 7th, 2020

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 …

#69: Year 2020 🎉

December 31st, 2019

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 …

#68: Silence Be Still

December 24th, 2019

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 …

#67: Thr33 Dadz

December 17th, 2019

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 …

#66 - WTF 2019 (w/ guest Rahzel)

December 10th, 2019

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 …

#65: Timeout

December 3rd, 2019

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 …

#64 - Poop Vomit Drool

November 26th, 2019

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 …

#63: Crying or Lying

November 19th, 2019

We start things off discussing recent events with rapper T.I., his visits to the gynecologist with his daughter and the fallout that followed. …

#62: Stop Trippin (w/ guest Garcia)

November 12th, 2019

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 …

#61: LXI (w/ guest Black Seize)

November 6th, 2019

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. …

#60: Born To Nap (w/guest Too Short)

October 29th, 2019

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 …

#59: Dad Biz (feat. Black Moon)

October 22nd, 2019

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 …

#58: Stop Crying (w/ Tek from Smif-N-Wessun)

October 15th, 2019

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 …

#57: Tantrums & Playdates w/ Paul a.k.a. Drink Champs Sports

October 8th, 2019

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 …

#56: FHP Boys w/ TREK6

October 1st, 2019

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 …

#55: Please Pay Attention

September 24th, 2019

On this episode... - Manny Digital recounts his day flying solo with his 3 kids (fully expecting chaos). - KGB introduces a tactic where parents …

#54: Building Blocks w/ Royce da 5'9"

September 17th, 2019

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 …

#53: Back To School

September 10th, 2019

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 …

#52: The Daddy Chronicles

September 3rd, 2019

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 …

#51: Potty For Me Pleeeeeeease

August 27th, 2019

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 …

#50: Baby Drama

August 20th, 2019

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 …

#49: Daddy Teach'n Ol Skool Moves w/ Saigon

August 13th, 2019

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 …

#48: Kids And Their Pod Fathers w/ Cookbook (from Felipes Garage Podcast)

August 6th, 2019

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 …

#47 Parenting with Your Boys feat. Stic Man (from Dead Prez)

July 30th, 2019

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 …

#46: Unfinished Homework

July 23rd, 2019

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 …

#45 - Spillmatic w/ Sacha Jenkins

July 16th, 2019

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 …

#44 - Are We There Yet?

July 9th, 2019

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 …

#43 - Education Worth More Than Money

July 2nd, 2019

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 …

#42 - Father Hoods Forever

June 25th, 2019

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 …

#41 - Beats Rhymes & Diapers w/ Wes Jackson (BK Hip Hop Festival)

June 18th, 2019

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 …

#40 - The Father Hoods Show

June 11th, 2019

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 …

#39 - Midnight Munchers w/ E.J. Jackson

June 4th, 2019

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 …

#38 - Ready to Nap w/ Thirstin Howl the 3rd

May 28th, 2019

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 …

#37 - Return to the 36 Diapers w/Eto

May 21st, 2019

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, …

#36 - Potty Training w/ Dru Ha (Duck Down Music)

May 14th, 2019

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 …

#35: Father Hoods w/ Ebony Underwood

May 7th, 2019

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 …

Episode 34 - The Education of Father Hoods feat. Monie Love

April 30th, 2019

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 …

Episode 33 - Parental Business feat. Gil Green

April 23rd, 2019

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 …

Episode 32 - Terrible 2s

April 16th, 2019

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 …

Episode 31 - The Colic w/ Michael Corleone Blanco (VH1’s Cartel Crew)

April 9th, 2019

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 …

Episode 30 - Circle Of Dads w/ Crooked I a.k.a. KXNG Crooked

April 2nd, 2019

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 …

Episode 29 - Count to V

March 26th, 2019

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 …

Episode 28 - Fundamentals

March 19th, 2019

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 …

Episode 27 - The Great Adventures of the Father Hoods w/ Angie Martinez

March 12th, 2019

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 …

Episode 26 - Down with my Kids w/ Ras Kass

March 5th, 2019

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 …

Episode 25 - No Sleep Counting Sheep

February 26th, 2019

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. …

Episode 24 - The Parenting Struggle

February 19th, 2019

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 …

Episode 23 - Play Dates

February 12th, 2019

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 …

Episode 22 - Change Diaper or Get Dirty Trying w/ James Lopez

February 5th, 2019

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 …

Episode 21 - Sleepless Ride w/MURS

January 29th, 2019

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 …

Episode 20 - Pre-School

January 22nd, 2019

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 …

Episode 19 - Pop's Da Name

January 15th, 2019

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 …

Episode 18 - Twinz w/ Wrekonize

January 8th, 2019

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 …

Episode 17 - "Tha Podfather" w/ Chris Morrow

January 1st, 2019

The Father Hoods dialogue about the significance of Christmas cards, the spirit of Christmas and whether or not Santa exists. They then welcome in …

Episode 16 - Underground Kidz w/Bun B

December 24th, 2018

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. …

Episode 15 - Birth Certificate w/ Juan Vidal

December 17th, 2018


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 …

Episode 14 - 3 Feet High and Growing

December 10th, 2018


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 …

Episode 13 - Naughty by Nurture w/ Premium Pete

December 3rd, 2018


The Father Hoods get into heavy conversation about the role nature vs nurture play in the development of our children. They also have fellow …

Episode 12 - A Children's Story w/ Bill Adler

November 26th, 2018


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 …

Episode 11 - Rhymes & Pacifiers w/Rob Markman

November 19th, 2018


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 …

Episode 10 - Live at the Bouncy Tunnel w/ Cipha Sounds

November 12th, 2018


The Father Hoods wonder what relaxing weekends used to be like, DJ EFN reconsiders having multiple children and our guest Cipha Sounds shares his …

Episode 9 - Protect Ya Kidz - 36 Diapers

November 5th, 2018


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 …

Episode 8 - 100 Miles and Crawlin'

October 29th, 2018


The Father Hoods rap about co-sleeping, kids reading, the debate surrounding Manny Digital's daughter wanting an iPhone and more. Beats. Rhymes & …

Episode 7 - Good Dad Gang w/ Termanology

October 22nd, 2018


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. …

Episode 6 - Harley Harl's House of Hits w/ Statik Selektah

October 15th, 2018


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. & …

Episode 5 - Parents Just Don't Understand

October 8th, 2018


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 …

Episode 4 - Licensed To Drool

October 1st, 2018


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 …

Episode 3 - Breast Milk is Chillin'

September 24th, 2018


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 …

Episode 2 - Who Got the Poops?

September 21st, 2018


#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.

Episode 1 - Why Father Hoods?

September 17th, 2018


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 -

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