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8Ball & MJG On Tha Outside Lookin In Released 25 Years Ago

My favorite album from 8Ball & MJG was released 25 years ago today. Comin Out Hard was eye opening, but On Tha Outside Lookin In took it to another level. A few days ago, we celebrated another milestone album from 8Ball & MJG. 8Ball & MJG’s fourth and final album on Suave House, In My Lifetime came out 20 years ago. On Tha Outside Lookin In is one of those albums that get played from the beginning to end. The only features on the album is from MC Breed, Crime Boss and Thorough from ... [read more]

5 Must Visit Hiking Sites in The World

Are you someone who constantly seeks adventure? Do you enjoy the thrill, rush, and excitement of hiking trips? If your answers are yes, you’re reading the right post. Yes, in this article, we will discuss the top hiking sites across the globe. So, if you’re fishing for ideas and are wondering where to head for your next trip, here are a couple of options. Inca Trail One of the most classic hikes of the world, the Inca Trail is perfect for the ones who’re looking to plunge in a trip teeming ... [read more]

Tevin Campbell Shhh for Throwback Thursday

This week’s Throwback Thursday will be featured on tomorrow’s Mixtape Friday. Tevin Campbell was that dude in the early-to-mid 90s and there’s a reasoning to him being featured. Me and my daughter was binge watching the Fresh Prince of Bel Air and Tevin Campbell was on an episode. For those that don’t know, he appeared to sing Happy Birthday to Ashley because she liked him. My daughter asked if he was a real singer because she wasn’t familiar with him and it was before she was born. After ... [read more]

Choosing The Perfect Present For The Birthday Kid

There’s nothing on this earth that’s harder than picking the perfect present for a child. Well, that’s often how it feels. Even if your child isn’t spoiled, you might worry excessively as to whether or not you’re getting them the right gift for their special day. Obviously, you can ask them for a little help so as to ensure you get them something they want, but you might also want to surprise them a little. After all, that’s part of the fun of a birthday. If you want to choose the perfect ... [read more]

Are You Taking Better Care of Your Car Than Your Health?

We all love our cars very dearly. To us, it’s not just a motorized vehicle that gets you from one place to another, it’s like a part of your home that just happens to be mobile. You’ll spend a lot of time and effort on your car, which is why any sign of a hiccup would be a terrifying concept. There’s something else that should get this kind of attention: our bodies. If we treated our bodies the same way we treat our cars, health wouldn’t be much of an issue. Here are some tips to help you treat ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Money in the Bank PPV Review

Last night, I was pulling double duty when it came to sports. On my iPad, Money in the Bank was playing, and the Raptors top the Buck in a Game 3 double overtime thriller. With All Elite Wrestling debuting their product next Saturday with Double or Nothing, the WWE was on full display. Money in the Bank have been my favorite PPV ever since they made it one of their PPVs. For the second consecutive year, both the men and women had a ladder match. Seth Rollins defended the Universal Championship ... [read more]

Ghetto Mafia Draw the Line Released 25 Years Ago Today

Before Ludacris, T.I., Jeezy or Gucci you had rappers like the Ghetto Mafia. While Outkast was getting all the props and deservedly so with their Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik, Draw the Line dropped. The debut from Ghetto Mafia was well-received around here. This was around the time where Atlanta music was transitioning from bass and club music to gangsta and more lyrics. Everyday Thang in the Hood featured the late, great MC Breed helped solidify Ghetto Mafia. Having someone like MC Breed in ... [read more]

Raptors Top Bucks in Double OT in Game 3

It took double overtime, but the Raptors top Bucks in a thriller. Kawhi Leonard finished with 36 points, but he also got some help. Pascal Siakim had 25 points to finally come alive in this series. Marc Gasol got started early with a couple of threes finished with 16 points. Norman Powell chipped in 19 points off the bench. Being down 0-2, Toronto needed this win to avoid being down 3-0. As we all know, when you’re down 3-0, no team have ever come back from that deficit. Golden State went up 3-0 ... [read more]

Warriors Take Game 3 With Commanding Road Win

Steph Curry finished with 36 points and Draymond Green recorded another triple double. Klay Thompson chipped in 19 points as the Warriors take Game 3 with commanding road win. This marked an NBA record 22nd consecutive series they have won a game on the road in the playoffs. Curry, Green and Thompson were the only Warriors to score in double figures, but they got plenty of help. The bench combined to score 27 points and played great on both ends of the floor. Draymond Green controlled the game ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 20

Welcome to another week of Mixtape Friday. This week is Volume 20 and despite the lowest number of albums I’ve bumped, this is the most tracks. We will have a total of 39 songs and hopefully it’s something for everyone. The week started off with the Disc 1 of the box-set from Bad Boy Records. The following was another DJ Ant-Lo set similar to the Monica one from last week. This one is No Limit Records Greatest Hits and its Volume 4. Mixtape Friday Volume 19 from last week followed that one. ... [read more]

4 Effective Ways to Modernize Your Home

One thing about being a homeowner, we all love to upgrade to the latest trends. We also like to update the style because it could add value to your property if you decide to sell. A lot of the times those upgrades can be a little expensive. Being someone who’s upgraded things in my house, it can also be time-consuming. If you’re like me, you don’t know what’s the difference between a gage or something similar to it. We all want a cozy, welcoming home, but we also want to be able to do these ... [read more]

Ciara 50 Cent Can’t Leave Em Alone for Throwback Thursday

It’s hard to believe that it’s been almost 15 years since Ciara hit the scene. Ciara became an instant star with her track Goodies featuring Petey Pablo. Her debut album, Goodies was really good, and it sold almost three million copies. The follow up, The Evolution went on to sell over three million copies. One of my favorite tracks off the album is my featured Throwback Thursday joint. Can’t Leave Em Alone featured 50 Cent and the track is still one I’m bumping from time to time. During that ... [read more]

4 Things Needed to Start a Successful Manufacturing Company

Being someone that’s worked in manufacturing for over 20+ years it’s something I’ve loved to do. The business side of me have always wanted to start my own manufacturing company. One of the ideas I’ve wanted to start up is dealing with chemicals. Working with many different oils in the past interest me and investing in an oil purifier would be something to look in to. Learn more about how something like the Transformer Oil Purifier and how it’ll be great for your company. Knowing the effects of ... [read more]

2019 NBA Eastern Conference Finals Predictions

With the Western Conference Finals underway, it’s time to turn our attention to the Eastern Conference Finals. On Tuesday, Golden State dominated Portland in Game 1. Also, on Tuesday night, the New Orleans Pelicans earned the #1 draft pick in the upcoming NBA draft. Now onto the Eastern Conference Finals where the Milwaukee Bucks will take on the Toronto Raptors. Milwaukee took care of the Celtics in five games. The Bucks won four consecutive games after Boston took Game 1 in Milwaukee. Toronto ... [read more]

4 Most Beneficial Classes Back in High School

While talking with much younger co-workers, our attention turned to school and how much we miss it. We talked about the most beneficial classes we’ve took back in high school and it brought back memories. While in high school, like most of us we couldn’t wait for the day we leave for good. Now that we’re adults, those were some of the best times of our lives and miss it very much. The friendships and just being kids were cool, but the academic side was great also. Unfortunately, my career took a ... [read more]

2019 NBA Western Conference Finals

After two of the more entertaining semifinal series in recent memory, we turn our attention to the Western Conference Finals. The two-time defending champions and top seed Golden State is on one side. On the other side, the Portland Trailblazers and they come in as the third seed. Golden State reached this point after six hard fought games against the Houston Rockets. Portland reached the Western Conference Finals by knocking off the second seed, Denver Nuggets in a classic seven game series. ... [read more]

4 Ways to Involve Your Kiddos in Your Household Tasks

Let's be a little real here — becoming an adult was probably the dumbest thing I've ever done. I've even got a t-shirt that says just that. Things like work, paying bills, buying groceries, washing dishes and doing laundry make me want to build a pillow fort, climb inside and never come out again. Nah, I'm just kidding. I love my job. The rest is what makes me want to hide in a pillow fort. I'm a crappy adult. As much as I love my parents, they never taught me how to function in an ... [read more]

Was Loss to Warriors Houston’s Last Chance at a Title?

When the Houston Rockets got ready for game six of their Western Conference semifinal series with the Golden State Warriors, their goal was to extend the series to seven games against an injured and struggling Warriors team. But the Rockets turned in a puzzling performance, not only getting eliminated from this postseason, but raising questions as to whether or not Houston will ever have a chance to get to the Finals as currently constructed. Everything was looking like it would work out for ... [read more]

5 Activities to Do This Weekend in Atlanta

While conversating with a friend, we talked about him starting his new job where he’s helping build bridges. The process was interesting because that’s one thing I’ve always been curious about. He explained how heavy those mounting cables were and they have to have the best dillon dynamometer. After hitting up a sports bar, we talked about his wife being involved in a car accident. We talked about what we considered to be the best Car injury law firm. We’ve known each other and pretty much know ... [read more]

3 Health Benefits of Consuming Wine in the Right Quantity

Have you ever tasted wine? If you have then you should also try to understand what the health benefits of having one or two glass of wines are and how it can have a positive effect on your heart, health, body, and mine. Many people are of the view that wine is not suitable for health. But that is not what they think. A small amount of consuming wine is not only good for health, but it is also good for heart and vision. Unlimited range of health benefits Wine is liked by many people, and ... [read more]

3 Useful Things Needed After Moving to New Home

About seven years ago, we packed up and moved to the next county and it was the best thing ever. The neighborhood, location and the schools have been a blessing and we don’t know why we didn’t move earlier. The place we moved from is where me and my wife grew up and started our family. Sometimes you grow up, want a change and be around people with your own ambition. The neighborhood is great and everyone pretty much stays to themselves. Since we go to Atlanta a lot, the main highway is about ... [read more]

Kawhi Buzzer Beater Push Raptors to East Finals

The Blazers lead by C.J. McCollum beat the Nuggets in Game 7. The Toronto Raptors and Philadelphia 76ers went down to the wire in their Game 7. With the game tied at 90, Kawhi Leonard hit a buzzer beater to finish off the Sixers. Kawhi took 39 shots to finish with 41 points and 8 rebounds. Serge Ibaka came up huge with 17 points and 8 rebounds off the bench. Pascal Siakim finished with 11 points and Kyle Lowry had 10 points, 6 boards and 6 assists. If the Raptors are going to contend with the ... [read more]

McCollum Leads Blazers to Game 7 Win on Road

C.J. McCollum scored 37 points to lead the Blazers to their first Western Conference Final since 2000. In a game where Damian Lillard struggle, McCollum stepped up with his second consecutive 30 points game. Damian Lillard finished with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 8 assists. In the fourth quarter, Lillard hit two key 3-pointers and hit the boards. Evan Turner came up huge with 14 points off the bench and his play in the 4th helped seal the game. Zach Collins also played a key part with his ... [read more]

5 Fast Growing Business Ideas to Invest in With Friends

One of the best things you can do is to own your very own business. It’s quite the hassle and something that might not see a profit for a couple of years. If that’s not the route you’re wanting to take you could always invest in something. Instead of creating a unique business, you could just invest in something that’s guaranteed to make a profit. While there’s plenty of companies that’s closing down, but there are plenty of growing businesses. Three of my best friends have been tossing around ... [read more]

5 Changes Your Body Goes Through After Turning 60

With Mother’s Day around the corner, my mother and I got together to spend some quality time. Seeing that we work so much, and we stay in two different towns, we hardly get to see each other. After catching up, we went to have lunch together so we could talk. After telling her about my aches and pains since turning 40, she just said wait until the 60s come calling. After she was giving me the low down on how the body changes, it was kind of scary. When we arrived back at my mom’s house, we ... [read more]

No Limit Top Dogg Released 20 Years Ago Today

Snoop Dogg is as legendary as you can get when he comes to a rapper. No Limit Top Dogg was Snoop’s fourth album and second on No Limit was released 20 years ago today. With the debut No Limit album, Snoop had more of the No Limit sound and a lot of people didn’t like it. For me, Da Game is to Be Sold, Not to Be Told was a dope album and had some bangers on there. No Limit Top Dogg was more of the original Death Row Snoop Dogg sound. No Limit Top Dogg went on to sell two millions records and ... [read more]

Warriors Ends Rockets Season Behind Steph Curry

Warriors ends Rockets season behind Steph Curry. Steph Curry haven’t had the Best playoffs this year. In the first half of Game 6, he was held scoreless and he had three fouls. In the second half, that was a much different story. Steph Curry had a career high for one half to close out the Rockets again. Curry went for an efficient 33 points as the Warriors advance to their 5th consecutive Western Conference Finals. Golden State closed out Houston with a 118-113 win on the road. Of course, Kevin ... [read more]

3 Perks of Owning Your Own Business

One of the American dreams is to be able to own your very business. Trust me, there’s nothing wrong in working a normal 9-to-5 as it’s something I’ve done for years. When you’re doing that, you automatically know you’re getting paid every pay period. When you’re a business owner, your pay depends on how hard you work and the ability to get customers. If you are able to create your own business that means you don’t have to answer to no one but yourself. My dreams are still to open a consulting ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 19

Once again, we’ve arrived at another Friday, so you know what that means? The weekend is upon us and Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there. We kicked the week off with Nellyville from Nelly. Nellyville was the second album from Nelly and the follow up to his debut, Country Grammar. After that was the Hard to Earn project from the legendary GangStarr. Almost Famous by 8Ball was next and of course, 8Ball’s solo effort showed he can hold his own in the booth. We headed in the R&B ... [read more]

4 Ways to Increase Your Blogging Business

One of the best decisions I’ve made as an adult is becoming a blogger. For those of you that don’t know, my wife got me into blogging. When my youngest daughter started Pre-K and I didn’t have to babysit her anymore I became bored. While the kids were in school and my wife at work, I didn’t have nothing to do. I’ll be the first to tell you that I’m someone that gets bored easily and need to find something to do all the time. Almost 10 years later, blogging is something that I love to do, and ... [read more]

Black Rob Whoa for Throwback Thursday

After the passing of the Notorious Big, Craig Mack leaving the label and Shyne going to prison, Bad Boy suffered. Mase eventually left the label and Bad Boy’s main rapper was Diddy himself. The year 2000 came and Diddy found himself another hit maker. Black Rob entered the building and his track, Whoa blew up damn near everywhere. During that time, Whoa was featured on a bunch of different mixtapes. While listening to Bad Boy’s 10th Anniversary…..The Hits, Whoa brought back memories. Bad Boy put ... [read more]

4 Items My Wife Would Love for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is right around corner. Mother’s Day is this coming Sunday and we all know this is a special time of year. With my mom, she’s really difficult to shop for because she’s someone that doesn’t really want anything. When it comes to my wife, there’s quite a few things that she’ll love to have, and we would love to give her. My wife has an assortment of things that would make her day because she dabs into various things. Below are 4 items my wife would love for Mother’s Day. Apple ... [read more]

Which Home Remedy Works Best for Toothache?

If you are worried about toothache and don’t find any solution to get rid of tooth pain, what comes to your mind at first priority for reducing the impact of pain. Are you going to visit a dentist? Isn’t it early to visit a dentist without finding some homemade toothache remedies? It would be a more appropriate choice to look at some home toothache remedies before seeking a dentist’s advice. In fact, one should not get disappointed from toothache at such an early stage. How to stop tooth pain? ... [read more]

Lil Wayne Blink 182 Announce World Tour

Multi-platinum, award winning artists Blink 182 and Lil Wayne announced they’ll be hitting the road together for the first time ever on a co-headlining tour across North America this summer. Special guest Neck Deep will join on all dates. Produced by Live Nation, the massive 38-city outing will kick off June 27th in Columbus, OH and make stops in Toronto, Atlanta, Houston, Los Angeles, and more before wrapping September 16th in Cincinnati, OH. The tour will see both artists playing indoors and ... [read more]

3 Places to Visit Online for My Marijuana Lovers

Unfortunately, Georgia is still dragging their feet when it comes to legalizing marijuana. As an adult, this is something that haven’t crossed my mind because of my kids. When I was much younger, that was a different story. With my kids becoming young adults, we’ve had those conversations about marijuana several times. During those conversations I’ve revealed that it’s something that I’ve smoked so many times when I was young. We also taught them the pros and cons of smoking marijuana and when ... [read more]

11 Style Tips to Dress for a First Date for Guys

What you wear on a first date goes a long way in creating the right impression and also greatly increases the possibility of a second meeting. Indeed, what you say, how you behave and how you carry yourself are important in making a great first impression, but the right outfit will make you feel confident, calm, collected and comfortable when you’re meeting someone for the first time. If you’re anxious about what to wear on a first date, here are 11 style tips you’ll find useful. Don’t ... [read more]

Nuggets Tie Series on the Road Against Portland

Just like the Raptors, the Nuggets went on the road and picked up a huge win. Less than 48 hours ago, these two teams were involved in an 4OT instant classic. Jamal Murray lead the Nuggets with 34 points, which included sealing the game with clutch free throws at the end. Nikola Jokic notched another triple-double two days after playing a game high 65 minutes. Jokic finished with 21 points, 12 rebounds and 11 assists in 39 minutes. Paul Millsap stepped up also as he finished with 21 points and ... [read more]

Understanding Flow Meters: Application and its Function

In measuring the amount of liquid or gas or vapor that passes through a pipeline, the flow meter is the device that you needed.  There are kinds of flow meters that measure the amount of fluid or gas during a set time.  Like for example, the flow meter counts 100 liters per minute.  Also, there are flow meters that measure the totalized amount of fluid that passes through the flow meter.  Just for instance, within the total passes, it has 10000 liters. Mainly, the flow meter consists of a ... [read more]

Raptors Even Series With 76ers On Road

The Toronto Raptors even series with 76ers at 2 after a tough road win. Kawhi Leonard was great again as he finished with 39 points, 14 rebounds and 5 assists. In Game 4, Leonard got much needed help. Kyle Lowry started the game being aggressive and scored 7 quick points. Pascal Siakim was a game time decision as his status was in the air with a calf contusion. Marc Gasol chipped in with 16 points and great defense on Joel Embiid. In a must win situation, Toronto showed true grit and the heart ... [read more]

4 Ways to Become A Better Version of Yourself

Most people have it in them to be a better version of themselves. Some of us wait for those dreaded New Year’s Resolutions to make proclamations of doing such thing. On a personal level, I’m always trying to better myself and I’m open to try different things to do it. Sometimes bettering yourself doesn’t necessarily mean personal improvements. For me, helping other people sooths the soul and it gives you a special feeling inside. The world is such a crazy place nowadays, more people need to ... [read more]

Rockets Take Game 3 From Warriors in OT

The Houston Rockets take Game 3 from Warriors 126-121 in overtime. Game 4 will be Monday night as the Rockets try to even the series. James Harden lead the Rockets with 41 points which included a few clutch buckets at the end. Eric Gordon scored 30 points as he went 7-for-14 from 3-point land to come up huge. P.J. Tucker came up big on the defensive end, plus he pulled down 12 boards in the win. Clint Capela had his best game of the series with 13 points and 11 rebounds. Capela biggest play came ... [read more]

4 Famous Knife Scenes in Popular Culture Movies

Everybody loves watching movies. It presents to us an opportunity to enjoy ourselves, or even unwind after a long day of work. Films come with all types of characters, surprises, and action. For instance, in action-packed movies, it is apparent that both the “good guys” and the villains will use a variety of weapons to fight or accomplish their primary mission. From guns, bombs, missiles, sticks, knives, martial arts are some of the examples of arms that you can find in the most popular ... [read more]

5 Career Paths That Would Have Been Perfect for Me

Are you on the right career path? Are there any career paths you wish you chose now that you're older? As we get older, there are things we wished we could’ve done when we were younger. For me, the first thing to come to mind is turning down the Navy. It’s one of the things that used to bother me, but I probably wouldn’t have my kids now. My wife and I didn’t meet each other until two years after graduating high school. My intentions were to go to the Navy immediately after graduating, but it ... [read more]

Portland Edged Denver in 4OT Thriller in Game 3

Did you catch Game 3 between the Portland Trailblazers and Denver Nuggets? Portland edged Denver in 4OT thriller in Game 3. This was the first 4OT game in the playoffs since 1953. The 4OT game was only the second ever in playoff history. Portland walked away with a 140-137 win as the final buzzer went off a little after 2 in the morning on the East Coast. Honestly, there were times that the bed was calling my name, but this game was too damn good. For Portland, Damian Lillard have garnered all ... [read more]

Joyner Lucas Pays Respect to 2Pac and Nipsey

Joyner Lucas is one of the better rappers when it comes to concepts. The new video and track for Devil’s Work is no different. Lucas heads to church to plead with a higher power as to why he's taken so many legends from our society, Joyner Lucas walks around a church while holding the Bible and drinking a bottle of Hennessey. Joyner Lucas pays respect to 2Pac, Nipsey, Michael Jackson, Biggie Smalls and more legends in the video. Lucas questions why God can’t bring back 2Pac and Nipsey Hussle. On ... [read more]

Giannis Lead Bucks to Game 3 Win on Road

Giannis finished with 32 points, 13 rebounds and 8 assists to lead the Bucks to the Game 3 road win. After the game, Kyrie Irving complained about Giannis taking 22 free throws. Irving said that’s slowing down the game as Giannis is getting all those calls. My perspective is that the most aggressive will get all those calls and it’s always been like that. While Irving gripe about the treatment of Giannis, Irving can turn his attention to some of his teammates. Gordon Hayward will have to step ... [read more]

3 Investment Ideas to Build for the Future

For the most part, we all have those 9-to-5 jobs that we probably dread at times. As long as it pays the bills, keep a roof over your head and you’re comfortable we still do it. We all continue to work our jobs but have hopes of making more money while working less. Let’s be honest, we all wish we could invest in something that’ll make you money for us. A lot of rappers and athletes that I’ve idolized or follow on social media provide knowledge about investing. Besides working a full-time job, ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 18

Another week have gone by and man it’s hot as hell now. Once again, it’s Friday so that means it’s time for another Mixtape Friday. We kicked the week off with a pair of R&B acts. DJ Keyz put out a compilation mixtape featuring Usher. The DJ Keyz/Usher joint was the best collaborations from Usher. Afterwards, the debut album from Alicia Keys was up next. The Songs in a Minor was great and when I became the biggest Alicia Keys fan ever. Sade was my crush as a teenager and Ms. Keys was the one ... [read more]

8 Ways to Use Your Smartphone Camera Everyday

With our mobile phones always on us and our cameras at the ready, there is more than selfies that they are good for and here are some of the ways you can make the most of that little but ingenious device: Important Documents Use your phone to take pictures of your credit cards, your driver's license, your passport, and your license plate and store them in a secure storage app, like Secret Apps or Lockit on your smartphone. Then when you are buying things online, you can take a look at the ... [read more]

Check Out Sade Cherish the Day for Throwback Thursday

One of my favorite singers of all-time is Sade. Let me rearrange that, growing up me and my friends all had the biggest crush on Sade. Honestly, she was the only R&B singer we all would sit around and listen to. Right now, I’m listening to her Best of album and it brought back plenty of memories. Unfortunately, two of my best friends have passed away and this make me think of them more. They shared the love of her and she’s the feature for my Throwback Thursday. There are plenty of songs to ... [read more]

3 Ways to Reconnect with Your Spouse

As parents and soul mates, we have so much on our plates every day of the week. After being together for 20-plus years, we’ve been through all the ups-and-downs that life has to offer. With two kids out of school and in college and the youngest going to high school next year, we’ve decided to make some changes. While parenting will never take a back burner, we decided to focus on our marriage and each other more. One of the things we’re doing is trying to get out of each other’s comfort zone. ... [read more]

3 Tips for Supporting Mental Health in Our Children

Children from all walks of life experience stressful situations. Thousands of children walked from South America to the United States with their families and endured hardships and danger along the way. Children in many parts of the world have been displaced from their homes and live in crowded, unsanitary conditions due to war or natural disasters. Millions of children receive a frightening medical diagnosis or witness a family member go through a medical challenge. Millions more children ... [read more]

2019 NBA West Semifinal: Denver Versus Portland

We have the final playoff series set after the Nuggets finally eliminated the Spurs in seven. In an intense series with the Thunder, Portland eliminated Oklahoma City in five games. With the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets underway, it’s time for the other Western Conference semifinal matchup to start. In their series with Denver, the talk of the NBA was Damian Lillard. In the series clinching game, Lillard went for 50 points and hit the game winning 3-pointer. Damian Lillard and C.J. ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Outkast

Last week for my Music Monday, we highlighted the top 5 albums from Rick Ross. This week we’re celebrating the legendary Outkast and their top 5 albums. Outkast haven’t put out an album since Idlewild, which was the movie they put out. The Speakerboxxx/Love Below album was the last official one that came out over 15 years ago. Big Boi have continued to put out solo projects and Andre 3000 been focusing on acting. From time to time, 3 Stacks have appeared on a few tracks throughout the years. ... [read more]

Dad, Your Mental Health Counts, Too!

If there is one thing that is not talked about enough in men, it is mental health. Men are brought up to be tough and robust. Brought up to not cry. To not show too much emotion, lest they are accused of not being manly enough. Men are brought up to remain strong and stoic at all times, supporting their women and children and never relenting on the pressure of it all. And then we wonder why male suicide rates are so high. For example, did you know that there is such a thing as post-partum ... [read more]

Advice About Maintaining Your Home Sewer Line

You know that you have a sewage system that takes waste and foul odors out of your home. Other than that, you probably try not to think about your sewer line that often. That’s certainly understandable since it’s not an extremely pleasant topic. However, you do have to take steps to maintain your home sewer line if you want to avoid even more costly and disgusting messes. Fortunately, you don’t have to spend a lot of time or money to keep your sewer line in good condition. You just have to be ... [read more]

The Golden State Warriors Edge Rockets in Game 1

Golden State Warriors edge Rockets! I think we all can agree that Game 1 lived up to its lofty expectations. Kevin Durant and James Harden battled with both finishing with 35 points. Golden State beat the Houston Rockets 104-100 in Game 1. At the end of the game, things for really chippy. Mike D’Antoni and Chris Paul Both receiving techs with Paul being tossed for his second with 4.4 seconds left in the game. Throughout the game, the referees weren’t calling the fouls that the Rockets felt they ... [read more]

Celtics Blow Out Bucks in Game 1 on Road

Coming into this series, the Celtics were my pick to beat the Bucks. My thinking was that the Celtics would win the series in maybe 6 games. Brad Stevens is one of the better coaches in the league and he showed it in Game 1. Boston didn’t allow Giannis to have space to create his offense like the Pistons did. Coming into the game, I thought the Celtics would put Jayson Tatum or Jaylen Brown on Giannis. Instead, Coach Stevens put Al Horford on Giannis and it paid off. Horford frustrated ... [read more]

2019 NBA West Semifinal: Golden State Versus Houston

We now have all the conference semifinal games finalized after the Nuggets barely got by the Spurs in Game 7. In the East, the Toronto Raptors and Kawhi Leonard dominated the 76ers in Game 1 of the East semifinals. In what many are saying the most anticipated series, the Warriors will battle the Rockets for the second consecutive year. The Los Angeles Clippers took the defending champion Warriors to six games before succumbing to Golden State. Houston had a few days to rest as they beat the Utah ... [read more]

2019 NBA East Semifinal: Toronto Versus Philadelphia

In the Eastern Conference, we have the Milwaukee Bucks facing the Boston Celtics. The other series will see the Toronto Raptors facing the Philadelphia 76ers. Toronto eliminated the Orlando Magic in five games to advance to the second round. The 76ers eliminated the Brooklyn Nets in five games also. The Raptors had plenty of help in their series with the Magic and will need the same, if not more. Kawhi Leonard had an impressive series and Pascal Siakim have continued his season-long tear across ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 17

It’s hard to believe that we have arrived at another Friday. The time is flying by seeing it’s already about to be May. This week we started things off with Disc 2 of Da Last Don album from Master P. Afterwards, there a mixtape that featured artists on Rick Ross’s MMG label. Mixtape Friday Volume 16 followed and hopefully you all checked it out. Unfortunately, the next one isn’t available on Apple Music. Young Buck’s G-Unit Radio 24: Clean Up Man hosted by Lebron James. There are a few tracks I ... [read more]

Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik Turns 25 Today

25 years ago today, Outkast changed the landscape of hip hop in Atlanta. Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik changed the perception of hip hop in Atlanta. Andre 3000 said it best on Growing Old, we grew up on booty shake we didn’t know no better thang. Andre 3000 and Big Boi made lyrics and storytelling matter when it came to music from Atlanta. The album opened the door for rappers in Atlanta to step their game up with the lyrics. I’ve written about the Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik album a few ... [read more]

Soundproof Your Room Through Foam by Mail

Have you ever been in a room that’s sound proof? Have you ever been in one of those rooms before? One of my previous employers had a couple of those rooms where we tested products for noise. Being someone that didn’t believe it, I’d left the room several times to test it out. The room was surrounded by foam, but I thought it was something else that made the room soundproof. Honestly, I was amazed to the point where this is something I thought was only offered to businesses. Foam by Mail is the ... [read more]

Fabolous Featuring Nate Dogg Can’t Deny It

It’s hard to believe that Fabolous have been in the game well over 15 years. His first album, Ghetto Fabolous was released on the dreadful 9/11 day back in 2001. His feature on Lil Mo’s Superwoman created a major buzz for Fabolous. When he appeared on countless freestyles and those classic D Clue tapes, Fabolous was ready to shine. My featured Throwback Thursday track was his first official single, Can’t Deny It. During this time period, you couldn’t get a bigger buzz than having Nate Dogg on ... [read more]

2019 NBA East Semifinal: Milwaukee Versus Boston

We have two teams that swept their opponents to advance to the second round. Milwaukee dominated the Detroit Pistons in all the four games to move on. While the Celtics didn’t dominate the Pacers, but they showed at times why they’re one of the favorites in the East. While Giannis Antetokounmpo gets all the attention and one of the favorites to win MVP, he had help. Eric Bledsoe played some of his best ball and Brooke Lopez looked like a man on a mission. In this series, they should get back ... [read more]

5 Modern Ways To Make Money

This day and age, you really don’t have to assume that you can only work in one way. Or, that you can only make money in one way. While it’s safe to say that you can certainly follow a traditional career path and be happy – and make a lot of money, you also don’t have to feel pressured into doing that if you’re not happy. And not only that, but you also don’t have to get yourself a regular job and suffer with low earnings either. Because today, there are many ways that you can make money. And ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Rick Ross

Last week for my Music Monday, we looked at the top 5 albums from the Wu-Tang Clan.  This week, we head to the 305 and celebrated one of the better artists of this generation. Rick Ross have teased that his new album, Port of Miami 2: Born to Kill will drop this year. Rick Ross’s third album, Deeper than Rap was released 10 years ago yesterday. As mentioned before, Rick Ross have one of the best discographies you’ll ever listen to. With Ross having such an impressive catalog, we’re going to list ... [read more]

Rick Ross Deeper Than Rap Dropped 10 Years Ago

Rick Ross is one of my favorite rappers of this generation and of all-time. Rick Ross’s discography is just as good as anyone you can name in the rap game. Rick Ross dropped Deeper Than Rap 10 years ago today. Deeper Than Rap was the follow-up to Trilla, which was a good album. Mafia Music was the first single released from the album and it was on countless mixtapes. Mafia Music created a lot of buzz because he took shots at 50 Cent. This ignited a long running feud between the two and it went ... [read more]

Chopper City in the Ghetto from BG Released 20 Years Ago

The term Bling Bling will forever be rooted into the hip hop culture. This all started with BG’s fourth solo album, Chopper City in the Ghetto. Today marks 20 years that BG released his Chopper City in the Ghetto album and it was his highest selling project. The album sold almost two million records and it featured all the artists from Cash Money Records. BG have always been and will be my favorite artist from Cash Money Records. Bling Bling featured the Hot Boyz and Big Tymers and that was one ... [read more]

These Are Definitely A Daddy’s Type Of Sport

Daddy’s don’t tend to play sports. When a daddy becomes a daddy, the main focus is on staying sane, and staying alive. Nothing can quiet prepare you for the madness of becoming a dad, and you might then wonder how you’re ever going to find the time to also do your own thing, and have your own personal life. Well, we know how immensely important it is for you to have your own personal space, and something that’s going to separate you from the world of being a dad, and allow you an escape. This is ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 16

First off, Happy Easter to everyone out there. This week will have the most tracks ever for my Mixtape Friday series. Mixtape Friday Volume 16 will feature 30 tracks this week. Everything started out with an unreleased project from Ja Rule called The Mirror. The Ja Rule tracks aren’t on Apple Music, so they won’t be available. Afterwards, one of my personal mixtapes from a few years back was next. Mixtape Friday Volume 15 was next and hopefully you all checked it out. Two mixtapes in a row and ... [read more]

Illmatic Released 25 Years Ago Today By Nas

In the hip hop community, there’s a select few of albums that you can name without mentioning the artist. Ready to Die, All Eyez On Me, Reasonable Doubt, Death Certificate, It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us back and a few more. If you’re talking to someone that loves hip hop, Illmatic will most likely be mentioned as one of those all-time great albums. Illmatic turns 25 today and it’s still being celebrated till this day. Nas got his start when he featured on a track called Live at the ... [read more]

Get American Flag Gear Ahead of the 4th of July

We all know that it’s only April, but it’s never too late to plan ahead. With 4th of July less than three months away, there’s no better time than now to get ready. My family have always gone out the way during the 4th of July holiday. Of course, we do the fireworks and cooking on the grill, but we’re usually dressed alike. Normally, we only do a t-shirt, but this year will be a little different. Instead of a plain flag shirt, we’re going with more style with Fourth of July ... [read more]

Eminem Mockingbird for Throwback Thursday

Another week is almost in the books and I’m sure we all are ready for the weekend. First off, let me say Happy Easter to everyone out there. It’s Thursday so that means it’s time for another Throwback Thursday track. This week one of the albums that I was listening to be the Curtain Call: The Hits from Eminem. Eminem is one of the greatest rappers to ever pick up a mic. When listening to Eminem, his rhyme schemes, lyrics and flow is what stick out to you. Every now and then, he’ll come up with ... [read more]

Help with Stress on National Stress Awareness Day

April 16th is National Stress Awareness Day. As a parent, we have so much stress in our everyday life. I’ll be honest, having teenagers can be very stressful at times. When you think about, our kids deal with an awful amount of stress themselves. We all would love to have something for them or our spouses that’ll ease their stress. Check out a few items below that’ll be a fantastic addition to help ease your stress. Provence Lavender Artisan Soap   If you didn’t already know, ... [read more]

It’s Financial Literacy Month, Peep 10 Credit Myths Debunked

When it comes to debt, credit reports, and credit scores, conventional wisdom is peppered with myths, misunderstandings, and misrepresentations. Credit is a tool. Like any tool, it's neither good nor bad in itself. What matters is how you use it.  April is Financial Literacy Month and a good time to clear up these misconceptions. Here are 10 credit myths debunked by the experts at Experian. Myth #1: Debt is Debt Not all debts are equal. Say you've got a $150,000 debt on your credit report. ... [read more]

Can Oklahoma City Upset Portland in the First Round?

The NBA playoffs is off and running and things are about to get interesting. March Madness is my favorite sporting event, but the NBA playoffs are right up there with it. For me, the most intriguing first round series takes place in the West. The Portland Trailblazers will host the Oklahoma City Thunder in a series that could and should go seven games. In my first round predictions for the Western Conference, my money is on the Oklahoma City Thunder. With the Trailblazers having the homecourt ... [read more]

Love and Music Will Make Coldness Go Away. Nico Cartosio’s Debut Album.

Just a year ago Nico Cartosio was one ordinary composer. But today his tracks can be heard everywhere. Such popularity came to him with his compositions “Snow Above the Earth”, “Cocaine March” and “Christmas on the Moon”, that were watched by more than 9 million people. The story of the composer’s success is really unbelievable. He decided to film a music video for his composition “Snow Above the Earth” together with his friends just to share his works with his close setting. Nobody could’ve ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Wu Tang Clan

What are your top 5 album from the Wu Tang Clan? When we say that, we’re talking about group and solos projects. Last week, we listed the top 5 album from Ludacris, but now it’s all about the Wu Tang Clan. Raekwon, Ghostface, Method Man, GZA and ODB put out great projects to go along with the group efforts. As a group, they’ve released seven albums and countless projects as solo artists. Last year, the group celebrated the 25th anniversary of their debut album. The Wu Tang Clan is still putting ... [read more]

AquaOx Water Filtration System: Is it Good?

“I need you like water.” How have felt when someone told you that? Flattered? Probably yes. More than that you felt that you are truly needed, that you are an important person in someone else’s life. That’s because you no doubt knows that water is one of our basic essentials for survival. Without it, life is not possible. But any water alone isn’t a guarantee for good health and survival. For example, you can’t rehydrate yourself by drinking seawater. That’s a known fact. You can’t even use ... [read more]

Encouraging Extra-Curricular Activities For Your Kids

As kids grow, it’s important to give them the opportunities to find out what they might enjoy doing in life, both as a career and in their personal life. Encouraging extra-curricular activities is only going to help their chances of securing jobs and having a fulfilling life. So here are a few ways of encouraging these activities for your kids. Listen to Their Opinions Kids are clever, and so when they say they want to do something, chances are they do. Of course, there’s going to be ... [read more]

2019 Western Conference First Round Playoff Prediction

Now that we’ve got the Eastern Conference out of the way, it’s time to head out West. Like every year, the West was loaded, and it was all about positioning. Golden State will hold the top spot, which means everything runs through them. Denver will be the 2nd seed as they battled the Warriors throughout the season for the top seed. The Portland Trailblazers and Houston Rockets finished third and fourth. The Utah Jazz, Oklahoma City Thunder, San Antonio Spurs and Los Angeles Clippers finish out ... [read more]

Upgrade Your Car Lift and Tire Changer Immediately!

If you’re like me, you probably are in a need to upgrade some of your car equipment. I’m as old-school as you can get and admit that my car equipment needs to change with the times. With all the modern technology, there’s a lot of car equipment that’s safe and make the job easier. For instance, we all probably got those old car lifts that have you paranoid anytime you go under one them. Best Buy Auto Equipment is a one-stop shop for all your car equipment needs. Best Buy auto car lifts, tire ... [read more]

2019 Eastern Conference First Round Playoff Prediction

It’s that time of year and that’s the NBA playoffs. This has been a wonderful year and in the Eastern Conference, we’re going to crown a new champ. For the last 8 years, Lebron James have ruled but he’s in Los Angeles now. Giannis Antetokounmpo is one of mine and everyone else’s MVP list as it seems it’ll come down between him and James Harden. Giannis have led the Milwaukee Bucks to the best record in the league and the path to the NBA Finals goes through them. The Toronto Raptors, Philadelphia ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Mixtape Friday Volume 15

Are you ready for Mixtape Friday Volume 15? If you’re a fan of southern hip hop, this one is for you. We started things off with The Who is Mike Jones album from Mike Jones. Honestly, I wasn’t a huge fan of Mike Jones back then, but this album was really dope. We head to Miami and Rick Ross as his Trilla project was next. Trilla was the follow up to his debut album, Port of Miami. My compilation from last week followed the Rick Ross project. Stankonia from Outkast came up next and It was another ... [read more]

Ja Rule New York Featuring Fat Joe and Jadakiss

Are you ready for another Throwback Thursday? Do you remember when Ja Rule dropped that classic, New York record? It featured Jadakiss and Fat Joe and I’ll admit, that was a classic record. When the record hit, everyone loved it except one person, 50 Cent. 50 Cent thought that since he and Ja Rule are enemies that no one should work with him. After New York, 50 Cent targeted Fat Joe and Jadakiss. Fat Joe responded with one record and said he’ll never respond to another 50 Cent diss. On the other ... [read more]

Top 5 Destinations to Make Your Family Holiday Cheaper This Year

We all know that planning a family holiday can be stressful. Even when you think you’ve managed to find an activity that will entertain everyone, finding cheap flights and accommodation is another story! In order to ensure that the children are entertained while still managing to find time for the adults to relax, you’ll need a watertight solution. You might never have thought of it, but an all-inclusive golf holiday could be the answer to your prayers. Trying a new sport with the whole ... [read more]

4 Reasons to Start Using Engraved Plaques as Awards

There are many ways that you can choose to reward someone for their efforts. For instance, you can award someone with a cash price for being the best employee of the month or year. You can also award a player with a beautifully made trophy for incredible performance, and so on. But we can all agree that there is something quite special about engraved plaques which is exactly why using them as accolades can be an amazing idea altogether. First things first, you’ll have a lot of materials that ... [read more]

5 Top Gifting Ideas for Mom on Mother’s Day

Mother’s day is a famous occasion to appreciate motherhood and honor all the moms. It is one of the ancient festivals to remark loving and caring mothers in the world. Everyone celebrates a mother’s undying love and care on this memorable event. It is even a day to acknowledge the essential roles and efforts of a mom towards her family. People also remember the importance of mothers by commemorating mother’s day every year. You can also give your mom special regard by dedicating some unusual ... [read more]

Vince McMahon Sold $270 Million Worth WWE Stocks to Fund XFL

Chairman and CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc, Vince McMahon persists to keep selling shares of WWE. He has been making big financial decisions in hope of XFL's relaunch next year. According to WWE's official filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the CEO of WWE sold 3,204,427 shares of his stock in the wrestling promotion. The shares were worth approximately $270 million. WWE’s SEC filing on the sale showed the following statement: “On March 27, 2019, Vincent K. ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout WrestleMania 35 Review

WrestleMania 35 have come and gone! The weekend started with another amazing NXTTakeover and it was followed by the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame. First things first, WrestleMania was long, I mean really, really long. If you include the preshow, there was about seven hours of action and I’m exhausted. Instead of talking about what supposed to happen, we’re going to jump right into it. After Alexa Bliss introduced Hulk Hogan and they did their thing, Paul Heyman barged by both to head to the ring. ... [read more]

2019 NCAA Championship Game Prediction

It’s official! The Virginia Cavaliers will meet the Texas Tech Red Raiders for the 2019 NCAA Championship. Virginia’s championship appearance was a controversial one seeing how their Final Four game ended. Two plays at the end of the game had plenty of people talking. The first being the missed double dribble called on Jerome with less than six seconds left. If that call is made, Auburn would probably be playing for the championship. The other one saw Kyle Guy get fouled while shooting a ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Ludacris

If you had to list them, what are your top 5 albums from Ludacris? After listing my top 5 albums from another Atlanta legend, T.I. we turn to Ludacris. Ludacris began his career back in 1999. Incognegro was his first album and it was independent. The last album he released was Ludaversal back in 2015. Ludacris have done his fair share of acting as he’s been a part of the Fast and the Furious franchise. Twenty years later, Ludacris has been teasing new music as he’s clocking in studio time with ... [read more]

Choosing the Best from Canandaigua Car Dealers

New York is easily one of the most popular cities in the world. Everyone appears to know this city but many do not know about the little cities in this mega city. Canandaigua, New York, is one such little city. Located in Ontario County, it cuts a picture far removed from that of the Big Apple. It is however where over 10,000 people are happy to call home. Just like other people living in other cities – big or small, people in this city also have the regular needs that are common to all. ... [read more]

Listen to Nas I Am Because It Dropped 20 Years Ago

20 years ago today one of my favorite rappers dropped his third album. Nas released his follow up to It Was Written by dropping I Am. When I made my list of my top 5 album from Nas, I Am wasn’t a part of that. Despite that, I Am is one of Nas’s best projects. Initially, I Am was supposed to be a double album, but it was leaked in MP3 format. Nas was forced to create new material and I Am becoming a single album. With all the additional material, Nas dropped another album with that material later ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NXTTakeover New York Review

It’s officially WrestleMania weekend! On Friday night, we had the latest installment of Takeover, NXTTakeover New York. Of course, Saturday night we’ll have the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame ceremony. WrestleMania will take place on Sunday. NXTTakeover New York saw a total of five matches and the build for all of them have been terrific. After Tommaso Ciampi underwent neck surgery, he was forced to relinquish his NXT Championship. Instead of the latest encounter between Ciampi and Gargano, we had Adam ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 14

Are you ready for Mixtape Friday Volume 14? Before we get started, let me say Rest in Peace to Nipsey Hussle Tha Great. The whole situation is sad especially seeing what he was doing in the community and why he was at his store that fatal day. The week started off with the Resurrection album from the Geto Boys. This was the album after Till Death Do Us Apart, in which Wille D was replaced by Big Mike. Disc 1 of the Definitive Collection from Nas was up next. Unfortunately, the Game Face album by ... [read more]

The Gap Band Yearning for Your Love for Throwback Thursday

Many of you probably think that my love in music is only for hip hop. Truth be told, my parents raised me on Motown and old-school R&B music in general. What’s even better is that my son is actually a huge fan of that genre of music too. One of my playlists on Apple Music that I absolutely love is called Soul Seduction. The Isley Brothers, Teddy Pendergrass, Al Green, Mary Jane Girls and Earth, Wind & Fire are just a few of the acts that’s featured. My Throwback Thursday track is from ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Final Four Predictions

We have arrived at the Final Four. Did anyone have Michigan State, Virginia, Auburn and Texas Tech in their Final Four? Of course you didn’t, but in my original bracket I had Michigan State winning the championship. My ESPN bracket had Michigan State and Virginia in the title game with the Spartans winning. Michigan State will battle Texas Tech in one game. In the other game, Virginia will battle the Auburn Tigers. This past weekend, we saw some great basketball. Michigan State blew out LSU and ... [read more]

Rapper Nipsey Hussle Shot and Killed…..RIP

While enjoying the last game of the Elite 8, my son hit me with some news. Nipsey Hussle had been shot 6 times and his condition was unknown. A couple of hours later, the news came out that he had passed away. This was shocking because Nipsey Hussle was always doing things for his community. When you catch a Nipsey Hussle interview, you see how intelligent he was. For me, Nipsey Hussle caught my attention on the Crenshaw mixtape, which was amazing. On his track Dedication with Kendrick Lamar, ... [read more]

Save, Organize and Share Pics with Meet ibi

This post was sponsored by the makers of ibi as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. The makers of ibi sent me this for free. All opinions expressed in my post are my own. Do you and your family love to take pictures all the time? Of course, they do because everyone has access to their smartphone, and we all have at least a thousand pics on our camera roll. Have you all taken pictures, then later on sent them to each other? In the world where we want things in an ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 13

Are you ready for the weekend? We have reached Friday and hopefully it’ll be nice this weekend wherever you’re located. With it being Friday, you know it’s time for another Mixtape Friday. We started the week off with the Instructions joint from Jermaine Dupri. This was the follow up to his Life in 1472 project. Up next was the Ice Cream Man from Master P. When it comes to the Ice Cream Man, that’s one of the southern classic from the mid-90s. The Champ is Here Pt. 3 from Jadakiss followed. The ... [read more]

Outkast Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik for Throwback Thursday

It’s hard to believe that Thursday have arrived once again. Once again, we are ready for another Throwback Thursday and we’re staying in Georgia for this one. Recently, for my sports section I’ve listed my 5 favorite college basketball teams. If I had a top 5 list of duos in hip hop, this group will definitely be at the top of the list. We’re talking about Outkast and we’re going back to their debut album. Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik made people recognize Georgia had some great music on the ... [read more]

My Top 5 Favorite College Basketball Teams Ever

March Madness is headed into the second weekend. With the Sweet 16 starting up tomorrow, it got me thinking about some of favorite teams from the past. The NCAA tournament have been my favorite sporting event ever since I was a kid. When I was a teenager, me and my friends would hurry home to catch the games. North Carolina and Florida State are the teams that I’m always pulling for but five teams that stick out that I’ll consider my favorite teams. 1990 UNLV Runnin Rebels The 1990-91 ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Sweet 16 Predictions

My original bracket was busted just like damn near everyone else’s. The first round was atrocious, but the second round a breath of fresh air. The Sweet 16 field is set after an amazing weekend where we almost saw Duke eliminated by UCF. On this bracket, 14 out of the 16 teams were correctly picked. On my ESPN one, all were right except one so I’m proud of that. Coming into the second weekend, there’s only one double-digit seed and that’s Oregon. All of the top-3 seeds in all the regions advance ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from T.I.

Last week, we had the original King of the South in Scarface. T.I. have been calling himself the King of the South for quite a few years now. When he first started to call himself that, there were a lot of people taking excepting to it. Either way, over the years T.I. have earned that name with the great projects he’s released. T.I. been in the game for well over 15 years as he dropped his debut album in 2001. I’m Serious was his debut album and it was an instant southern classic. Because I’m ... [read more]

Usher Confessions Dropped 15 Years Ago Today

Usher released his fourth album 15 years ago today. Confessions is by far his best project and one of my favorite albums ever. Confessions came out with a lot of controversy as the album was about personal relationships. The controversy had people buying the album in droves as it sold over a million records in the first week. When people bought the album, damn near everyone was happy with Confessions. Like I’ve mentioned before, this is one of the best albums ever. Confessions went on to sell ... [read more]

4 Different Things to Consider For Your Blog

When it comes to having a blog, sometimes you can feel that you are sharing your views, your content and news but there could be other ways that you could tell your tale. Blogging has fast become a popular hobby and many people will call it their jobs these days, so how can you be a little unique? How can you share your content? Here are some of the other things that you could do that could work alongside your blog that could help spread the word. Podcasts or radio style shows An area ... [read more]

Above the Rim Soundtrack Released 25 Years Ago Today

The Above the Rim Soundtrack is my favorite movie soundtrack of all-time. 25 years ago, today the Above the Rim Soundtrack was released. During this time, Death Row Records was in the midst of releasing classic after classic. Before this Death Row had dropped The Chronic by Dr. Dre and Doggystyle from Snoop. The Above the Rim Soundtrack got classic hip hop and R&B tracks on it. For hip hop, you had 2Pac, Warren G and Snoop Dogg & the Dogg Pound. On the R&B side of things, we had SWV, ... [read more]

How to Buy 40′ Shipping Containers or Freight Container That’s On Sale Online

A shipping container might weigh 4000 pounds, but it’s not something you can simply find lying around. There are many challenges to buying shipping or freight containers starting with finding a reliable dealer like Although the internet has made it a lot easier to find items on sale, buying a container online comes with its own risk. One of the most obvious challenges is being unable to inspect the container before it is delivered. This is why the focus isn’t just ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 12

Once again, we have arrived at another Friday. We all know that means it’s time for Mixtape Friday. We kicked off the week with the Invasion mixtape from Green Lantern. Afterwards, we had a project someone put together of Eminem and 50 Cent. One of the best albums from last year was up next. Victory Lap by Nipsey Hussle is an incredibly dope project that you all should check out. My compilation from last week was next and if you didn’t listen to it check it out. The Kairi Chanel Mixtape by Dave ... [read more]

2 Tips to Help Your Skin Glow as You Age

Having the right skin care regimen is essential to having timeless skin. With the help of Timeless Skin Care products, consumers can have the right products that will assist with anti-aging, wrinkle reducing and more. By using active ingredients and fewer fillers, proven results are seen. As you age, you want to use products that will help your skin glow and look it's very best. Follow the tips below to learn how to have younger, better-looking skin! Reversing the Signs of Aging If you are ... [read more]

Playa Fly Crownin Me for Throwback Thursday

For this week’s Throwback Thursday, we’re going to head to Tennessee. Back in the 90s, Tennessee had some of the best underground music. Taylor Boyz, Lil Milt, Kingpin Skinny Pimp and a few others were my favorites. The artist I’m featuring today is none other than Playa Fly. Playa Fly burst on the scene as part of the Three 6 Mafia. Not too long after that, Playa Fly split from the group. Playa Fly and Three 6 Mafia beefing with each other. With the two sides beefing, great music from both came ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 NCAA Tournament Prediction

It’s that time of year again and that’s March Madness of course. Honestly, this is my favorite time of the year because anything can happen, and it usually does. Coming into the tournament, Duke is the overwhelming favorite and deservedly so. Zion Williamson is the phenom that everyone talked about and then some. In the ACC tournament, he became the first freshman since Kevin Durant to average 30 points and 10 boards in a conference tournament. There are quite a few other teams that have a great ... [read more]

3 Tips to Finding an MMA Studio

Mixed martial arts is becoming more popular as people strive to enjoy an art that will help with physical fitness while at the same time guarantee protection and self-defense. It is an exciting hobby that can make your day resourceful after work. Nowadays, it is not a reserve for the champions. The adequate training regimen is crucial in enhancing physical fitness and ultimately health. In the event of an attack, you will appreciate the benefits of MMA as self-defense tips learned can help you ... [read more]

Identity Crises: The Struggle Of The Modern Father

Every dad wants to be a role model to their child, but as the modern version of the father appears to be so different than the previous generation’s incarnations, it throws up so much debate. Because when we look at what our fathers were before us, and they before them, we can argue that, to some small extent, that we spend our entire lives trying to fulfill our father's wishes, and as such, we embody some of their traits. But, when it comes to the more stereotypical, or even antiquated notion ... [read more]

The Battery Atlanta Hosts Viewing Party Opening Day

The defending National League East Champion Atlanta Braves will host a watch party at The Battery Atlanta for Opening Day as the team begins its season on the road against division rivals the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, March 28 at 2 p.m. First pitch is slated for 3:05 p.m. A live DJ, the Heavy Hitters and ATL Breakers will entertain the crowd between innings BLOOPER, the Tomahawk Team, Chick-fil-A Herd of Cows and the Home Depot Tools will be on-hand interacting with fans ... [read more]

5 Ways You Can Be A Role Model To Your Children

Dads, do you ever look at your child and wonder what they will turn out like? Well, it’s a hard truth to get to grips with but, often your child's behavior and the person they will become is down to you. In fact, as dads, we have a massive impact on how our kids turn out, both as they are growing up and as they become adults, and that is why it is so important to act as a positive role model and lead the family from the front. After all, where you lead, they will follow. A topic that you can ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Scarface

Last week, we named the top 5 albums from my favorite rapper alive Nas. Scarface began his rap career as a member of the Geto Boys. A few days ago, the Geto Boys celebrated the 30th anniversary of their Grip It! On That Other Level album. That was the first album with him, Willie D and Bushwick Bill together and the rest is history. The trio put out six albums, Scarface put out of 13 studio albums, two compilation projects and a couple of mixtapes. Scarface have been called the original King of ... [read more]

6 Self Care Ideas for Men to Embrace

When you think of self-care, you probably imagine a woman listening to music in a bubble bath, it hardly sounds like a manly activity. What self-care is actually about is giving you the opportunity to relax both physically and mentally. When you’re constantly surrounded by the stress of work, you probably can’t function properly. Coming home doesn’t help much, considering you’ll be surrounded by your screaming kids that crave attention. Finding some time for your hobbies and relaxation seems ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 11

Once again, it’s Friday and that mean we have another Mixtape Friday. Are you ready for Mixtape Friday Volume 11? This past week, there was a total of 7 albums that made my playlist. The first two albums were a couple of slow jam albums. Avant’s My Thoughts and If I Fall in Love from Shai were the albums. Avant has always been underrated and the Shai album has a special place because it was released in my teen years. After that, my compilation from last week was next. One of my personal mixtapes ... [read more]

Lil Flip Game Over for Throwback Thursday

For this Throwback Thursday, we’re going to head to Houston. This won’t be Scarface, Chamillionaire, Slim Thug or the Geto Boys. We going to take you back to 2004 and Lil Flip. Lil Flip is one of the more underrated rappers back in that time. Game Over was one of the biggest records out with numerous remixes popping up everywhere. Lil Flip’s album, U Gotta Feel Me was his bestselling as it sold over a million copies. Game Over is my Throwback Thursday track for this week. Lil Flip is still ... [read more]

Can a Well-Maintained Backyard Increase the Value of Your Home

Every makeover to your home can increase its value and also improve your comfort. And this rule doesn't apply only to the interior, but it also includes the outside area of your home. The backyard is one of the crucial areas that will determine whether your property will sell or not. Therefore, investing in the well-maintained backyard can increase the value of your home and here are some suggestions on how. 1.      Add a deck A deck is a wonderful way to connect your interior with the ... [read more]

How to Design a Leisure Room for the Whole Family

Nothing can throw a spanner in the merry works of your family as a prolonged bout of boredom. Whether it’s just sitting in front of the TV set all day on weekends or surfing the web, spending time together does not necessarily mean creating a bond. Indeed, if the only interaction you have with your family members is a brief heated exchange of shouting in case someone changes the channel without previously raising the question with the other family members in a proper pow wow fashion – you might ... [read more]

4 Tips to Follow When Transforming Your Kitchen

Decorating your home or making home improvements to it may seem like an endless list that you just can’t seem to complete. Whether it is a small job such as hanging a picture on the wall to something massive like a kitchen refurb, you can often find that there is something to spend your money on. Home improvements do have their benefits, and if you find that the kitchen is on your list, then here are some of the ways that you could transform yours and create a kitchen the whole family could ... [read more]

8 Gift Ideas to Make a Dad Feel Special

Having a child, or even being a parent of an older kid is both a challenging as well as a highly joyful affair. While motherhood is highly talked about and celebrated, not many people talk about fatherhood. Being a father has its own set of challenges and should be celebrated as much motherhood. A mother develops an emotional connection with her baby even before he comes into the world because she has the privilege to carry the child in her womb. Even after the birth, the process of nursing the ... [read more]

4 Tips To Help Ride Safely During Winter

If you are a biker, you no doubt have the internal battle with yourself every winter whether to ride or not. Many bikers, understandably, decide that there is not a chance on earth that their motorbike will be coming out of the garage during the winter months. The tarpaulin stays secured over it, and the boots and jacket stay firmly tucked away in the wardrobe until the sun comes out and the temperatures begin to rise. Other bikers have no choice but to ride all year round. It may be their ... [read more]

Ultimate Guide to Buy a Graduation Gift for Your Champ

While the world talks and celebrates motherhood and relationship of kids with their moms in high regard, fatherhood remains the most underrated and neglected subject for some odd reason. Nevertheless, it does not change the fact that a father-son relationship is one of the most beautiful and emotionally tricky relationships. Although, the standard theory is that children tend to be closer to the parent of the opposite gender, yet sons do look up to their fathers consciously or subconsciously as ... [read more]

How To Make Your Dated Computer Run Faster

It is thought that once your computer begins to run a little slow that it’s time to replace it - but that isn’t always true! With computers, much like our human minds, once it becomes full of images, videos, and any other file that you might have downloaded, it begins to run slower! Speeding it up could be a problem for someone who isn’t particularly tech-savvy, but there are a plethora of ways that you can make your dated computer run faster, eliminating the need to go and spend unnecessarily ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents 2019 Fastlane PPV Review

We’re at the final stop before we head into WrestleMania. It’s hard to believe that WrestleMania is less than a month away. For Fastlane though, we had an impressive card and saw a couple changes also. Daniel Bryan was scheduled to defend his WWE Championship against the returning Kevin Owens. Charlotte battled Becky Lynch with the stipulation of Becky being added to the Charlotte/Ronda match if she wins. The Boss N Hug Connection defended their Women’s Tag titles for the first time against Nia ... [read more]

3 Ways In Putting The Convenience Back In Your Life

It’s not a great flaw in a human being to enjoy convenience. In fact, it’s not even a flaw. It can be easy to think that wishing to save time and be more effective in our day-to-day activities is some kind of skipping of the real effort we should put in, but try telling farmers to forgo their agricultural harvesting vehicles in favor of a horse-and-cart setup, you’ll see how far you get. But putting the convenience back in your life can be a dizzying thing to consider. This is because most of ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from Nas

We kicked things off last week with the late, great 2Pac. This week, we’ll move to my favorite rapper alive and that’s Nas. Nas has been in the game over 25 years as he made his first appearance on a record in 1991. Live at the Barbeque by Main Source was the introduction to Nas. The verse on the track garnered so much attention for Nas and it landed him a record deal. In 1994, Nas dropped his debut album, Illmatic and it has been called one of the best hip hop records of all-time. Nas have ... [read more]

3 Tips For Making Bed Time Less Exhausting

Tonight you won the battle of getting your child to bed on time, and you can get back to your Fantasy Basketball League without any interruptions — congrats! But it isn’t always so easy. Most parents struggle to keep their children on a strict bedtime schedule, in addition to ensuring they maximize their amount of sleep each night. We all know that for parents, relaxing is hard work. But this is one less thing to lose sleep over (literally)! Check out these three simple tips to making bed ... [read more]

Antonio Brown Traded to the Oakland Raiders

Antonio Brown have been traded to the Oakland Raiders. It was thought of that Antonio Brown would’ve been traded sometimes on Friday. The deal was announced around 1 a.m. in the morning and social media went crazy. Oakland sent a 3rd and 5th round draft pick in exchange for the future Hall-Of-Famer. In addition to being traded to Oakland, Antonio Brown received a new deal also. Antonio Brown will get a 3-year deal worth around $54.1 million dollars with $30.1 million guaranteed. Before the ... [read more]

Bad Boy Records 10th Anniversary Released 15 Years Ago

What can you say about Bad Boy Records that haven’t already been said? In the 90s, Diddy was responsible for classic hits and dope remixes. The roster included the Notorious Big, Craig Mack, 112, Total, Mase, Faith Evans, The Lox, Lil Kim and Carl Thomas. With the mixture of hip hop and R&B, Bad Boy Records was one of the best labels ever. The Notorious Big released the classic Ready to Die and the Life After Death project after his passing. 15 years ago, Diddy released their 10th ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 10

Once again, we have arrived at another Friday. We all know it’s time for another edition of Mixtape Friday. This week there were only a total of five albums that was bumped. Everything started off with the new album from Future. Afterwards, a pair of legendary groups were up next. Run DMC Greatest Hits and Public Enemy’s It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. Many people consider the Public Enemy album to be one of the best albums ever. It Takes A Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back is ... [read more]

Hard to Earn by Gang Starr Released 25 Years Ago

The group Gang Starr is one of my favorite groups or duo, however you want to look at it. Guru and DJ Premier have put out classic tracks together and that continued with their fourth album. Hard to Earn was released 25 years ago today. On one hand you had Guru, one of the illest and smoothest dudes to ever touch a mic. With DJ Premier, he’s definitely in the upper echelon of producers and considered one of the best to ever do it. Let’s just say this, you know a DJ Premier beat when you hear it, ... [read more]

Everything You Should Know Before Traveling to Skye

We all know the picture of the typical island getaway, as places like Cancun and Miami remain among the most common destinations for spring break travelers and people looking to soak up the summer sun. Summer subscription boxes are full of accessories and products geared towards these very trips. But while there’s nothing wrong with the traditional week of Mai Tais and beach trips, we all sometimes want a little more adventure.   Skye is a beautiful island off the northwest coast of ... [read more]

One More Chance Remix from Notorious Big for Throwback Thursday

It’s hard to believe that on Saturday will mark 22 years of the passing of the Notorious Big. As we all know, the Notorious Big is one of the greatest rappers to ever pick up a mic. On September 13th this year, his classic debut album, Ready to Die will turn 25. What’s even crazier is the fact that will mark the 23rd year of the passing of 2Pac. If you follow hip hop, you know that the Notorious Big and 2Pac will forever be linked to one another. Ready to Die produced four classic singles in ... [read more]

Jerry Rice Calls Us Out to Take Kidney Health Seriously

This post is sponsored by the National Kidney Foundation. All opinions are entirely mine. #HeartYourKidneys Growing up as an African American we were always taught so many things about our health. As a black male, we’ve been told about the percentages about getting heart disease and many other things. Unfortunately, we were never educated about anything pertaining to the kidney. When it comes to vital organs, hearts get all the love. Kidneys don’t get nearly the same love as the heart, ... [read more]

5 Most Common Reasons Why People Hire Attorneys

Although most people needing legal assistance understand the pitfalls associated with self-representation, an extreme or debilitating life event usually motivates one to seek professional guidance, and cost concerns are increasingly outweighed by the need for a competent professional who will work a problem to its absolute conclusion. Here are some of the most common reasons people hire an attorney. The Benefits Outweigh the Costs Layman's costs in just about any legal dispute are often ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Top 4 NBA MVP Candidates

With little over a month until the NBA regular season is over, there’s still a lot of basketball to be played. In the Eastern Conference, there seems to be a two-team race for the top spot. Milwaukee is currently on a two-game losing streak but lead Toronto by 2 games. In the West, Golden State also lead the Denver Nuggets by two games. While these races in both conferences are close, the one for league MVP is also creating division amongst the candidates. James Harden is the defending MVP; can ... [read more]

9 Possible Destinations for LeVeon Bell

We’ve already talked about the possible destinations for Antonio Brown. We now turn our attention to LeVeon Bell, who didn’t play last season. LeVeon Bell have arguably been the top RB over the last five years. When it comes to Bell, he can beat you by running the ball or catching it out of the backfield. With the year off, will it help or hurt him in the long run? Either way, he’ll have a list of suitors who would love to have him in their backfield. With free agents being able to sign this ... [read more]

Listen to My Top 5 Albums from 2Pac

2Pac is my favorite rapper, artist, musician or whatever you want to call it. Growing up my friends knew I was the smart one and was really into Black History at an early age. They discovered 2Pac before I did and told me to listen to his 2Pacalypse Now album. From then on, 2Pac was my favorite rapper and that haven’t changed 25+ years later. Since Music Monday have been nonexistent, we’re going to do things a little different. Every Monday I’ll do something with my favorite artists and their ... [read more]

4 Charming Gifts to Surprise Loving Wife on Wedding Anniversary

People are connected with deep bonds of love and affection in different relationships. They love to express their heartfelt emotions on particular occasions or events.  Although, every person plays a vital role in their lives. When it is a matter of loving wife, then they have to plan some fantastic ideas to give unforgettable moments on her particular occasion. You can also put little efforts into finding unique gifts, that she will surely appreciate from the bottom of the heart. You can also ... [read more]

Mastermind by Rick Ross Released 5 Years Ago

Rick Ross is one of my favorite rappers in the 2000s. Rick Ross have one of the best ears for beats of any rapper and he’s smooth on the mic. We’re still waiting for a release date for his new album, Port of Miami 2 which should be out later this year. Rick Ross released his 6th album, Mastermind five years ago today. This was the follow-up to the classic, God Forgives, I Don’t album. Mastermind isn’t as good as God Forgives, but it still was another solid project from Rick Ross. Mastermind was ... [read more]

Stream 2 Chainz New Album Rap or Go to the League

After a lot of anticipation, 2 Chainz have finally delivered his 5th studio album. Rap or Go to the League pretty much speaks for itself as 2 Chainz has said this is his most personal project. For those who don’t know, it has been said black men have two options to make it out of the projects. You can either rap or go to the league, so this album was anticipated highly by me. To help get the word out about the album, 2 Chainz enlisted Lebron James to do the A&R on the project. 2 Chainz has ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 9

It’s hard to believe that it’s Friday again. First off, my daughter turns 14 today so Happy Birthday to her because sometimes she checks out my site. Back to the matter at hands! This past week will feature the most tracks and that’s a total of 34. The week started with the Dirty Sprite 2 album from Future, which many people say it’s a classic. Afterwards, Bushwick Bill’s solo project, Phantom of the Rapra was next and I’ve always said Bill is a very good rapper. Last week’s compilation was next ... [read more]

Clipse Grindin for Throwback Thursday

This week one of the albums that made my Playlist was from Pusha T. The album, Fear of God II was a really good project. If you follow Hip Hop then you know that his album, Daytona was one of the best albums of last year. Pusha T also beefed with Drake and dropped a crazy diss record. Pusha T is one of the more underappreciated rappers in the last 20 years. Well before signing with Kanye West, Pusha T was in a group called the Clipse with his brother, Malice. One of my favorite tracks from the ... [read more]

3 Ways to Choose the Right Formats for Family Videos

Just got a new smartphone or camcorder that can capture amazing videos and want to use it to record some of the antics your family gets up to? Before you start recording videos you should think about the formats that you’re going to export them in, as it could make things easier down the line. Admittedly choosing the ‘right’ format can be fairly convoluted due to the sheer number of different formats out there. That being said, there are ways that you can make it a whole lot easier: ... [read more]

3 Reasons Why You Should Learn To Fix Your Own Car

There's nothing quite like being able to fix your own car. After all, nobody wants to have to go to a mechanic for every small fix, and that's before you even think about cost. However, if you're not convinced that you can fix your own car, there are a variety of other benefits to it that you may not have thought of. That's not to say that you should try every car repair yourself; some things are best left to the professionals unless you happen to be highly skilled yourself. It'll Save You ... [read more]

Trae Young John Collins Lead the Atlanta Hawks Bright Future

  Trae Young is coming off a career high in points against Houston with 36 points. As far as rookies, we all know that Luka Doncic is most likely the Rookie of the Year. Donic and Trae Young will be forever linked to each other after the Draft night trade. The Atlanta Hawks drafted Luka Doncic with the 3rd pick and Trae Young went to the Mavericks at the five spot. Dallas sent Trae Young and a protected first round pick for Luka Doncic. Trae Young have played in all 61 games for ... [read more]

Keeping Everyone Happy on Your Next Road Trip

Road trips have long been a great American pastime, with more than a third of people planning a cross-country trip with their families each year. While road trips are a great way to explore as you travel, spending that long cooped up in a car can be difficult for kids and dads alike. Planning Ahead  It’s vital that you plan ahead in both your choice of road trip vehicle as well as the packing to make sure you have everything that you need to keep the kids happy even on long or uneventful legs ... [read more]

My 6 Favorite Moments from Raw Atlanta

As we all know, Raw invaded Atlanta and they had a huge show planned. After last week’s debacle where the crowd was dead for a damn good Raw, Atlanta had to do better. Unfortunately, I wasn’t there because my daughter had her banquet, but I still caught it. The WWE already planned the 70th birthday for the legendary Ric Flair. There were a few legends that would be in attendance to honor the 16-time champ. Later on, it was announced that Roman Reigns would show up to give an update on his cancer ... [read more]

WWE Raw Comes to Atlanta This Coming Monday

With the WWE coming off the Elimination Chamber PPV and head to Fastlane, they come to Atlanta. That’s right, Monday Night Raw will be at the State Farm Arena on February 25th and all the stars will be there. Last week, it was announced the Degeneration-X will headline the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame. Triple H also announced four of the top stars in NXT will debut on Raw. Ricochet, Aleister Black, Tommaso Ciampi and Johnny Gargano all made impressive debuts. Ricochet aided the new Intercontinental ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 8

Can you believe that Friday have arrived already? Are you ready for Mixtape Friday Volume 8? This past week there was only 6 albums that I bumped in addition to last week’s Mixtape Friday. For my old school 90s heads, C-Murder’s Bossalinie and PKO’s The Good, the Bad and the Mafia was featured. After the PKO album, which was the first one Big Boi’s Purple Ribbon Vol. 2 was next. The Come Up Volume 1 from J. Cole and the Fabolous & Jadakiss joint Album was next. Those two albums were awesome ... [read more]

Why Music is Essential for the Development of Your Baby

Your baby is your world. Toddlers bring joy to your home and life. They are playful, like to have fun, observe what is around, and learn new things early in their life. They start identifying rhythmic poems and rhymes and even dance to the music beat. And why not when music makes them happy and touches their beautiful souls. Besides identifying rhythm, your bundle of joy learns to think, thus improving their mental process and reasoning ability. All of these aspects help in your toddler’s early ... [read more]

Do or Die Playa Like Me and You for Throwback Thursday

This past week a lot of memories came back with one CD. A few years ago, while making more personal mixtapes, the Midwest received a lot of love. Actually, the entire thing featured Twista, Do or Die, Crucial Conflict, Top Authority and Dayton Family. One spoiler alert, they’ll be featured on tomorrow’s Mixtape Friday. This brings back memories of riding around as a youngster. It was hard to pick my Throwback Thursday track, but I went with Do or Die. Do or Die’s debut album, Picture This is a ... [read more]

Will Gasol to Toronto See the Raptors Reach the NBA Finals?

With a trade for Memphis Grizzlies legend Marc Gasol, it seems the Toronto Raptors are really going all in for the NBA title this campaign. They've made a splash by signing the leader of the ‘grit and grind era’. The Spanish center hasn’t been at his best this term but has shown glimpses of what he could do on this Raptors side – giving them the best quality minutes from a big man in recent years. But is his shot going to go in consistently, is he still the same defensive player, and will ... [read more]

NBA’s Top 5 Eastern Conference Teams

With the Western Conference picks out of the way, let’s focus on the Eastern Conference. For years, the Eastern Conference of the NBA were kind of like the laughing stock. The Western Conference dominated with as many as 10 teams in playoff contention. Things have turned around because the top 5 teams in the Eastern Conference are just as good as those in the West. NBA All-Star Weekend have come and gone, now it’s time to see what will take place in the East. The trade deadline saw some ... [read more]

Atlanta Braves 2019 Promotional Schedule

With Spring Training under way and the first game being played on Saturday, baseball season is upon us. We're hoping the Atlanta Braves can repeat their success from a year ago. Let's all support Braves as they have released their promotional schedule for 2019. Check out the release below and hopefully you'll be able to join the Braves on some of their great giveaways. The Atlanta Braves unveiled their promotional schedule for the upcoming 2019 season at SunTrust Park. Highlights of the ... [read more]

5 Tips to Avoiding the Weekend Blowout

We’ve all been in this situation. You’ve followed through with your diet plan all week and the weekend is upon you. You might feel like it’s time to celebrate with some days off. After all, keeping up with your diet and workout routine can be exhausting. A little break couldn’t hurt, or could it? Unfortunately, this kind of thinking is exactly what leads to failure in maintaining a healthy weight. It’s important to always stay vigilant and on track. Here are some ways you can avoid a weekend ... [read more]

NBA’s Top 5 Western Conference Teams

With the NBA All-Star Weekend behind us, it’s time for the teams to make their playoff pushes. Before the deadline, we saw an ample amount of trades which shook up a lot of teams. The drama with Anthony Davis continues as he remains with the New Orleans Pelicans. Davis have stated in an interview that all other 29 teams are on his list as he just wants to move on and win. Whether it was a trade or buyout, quite a few teams in the Western Conference have set themselves up for a championship run. ... [read more]

7 Ways to Make your Home Renovation Project Easy and Enjoyable for Kids

If you're a parent of young children, you likely believe that home renovations will have to wait until your kids are old enough to stay patient and flexible throughout the process. While it's true that having kids around throws a few wrinkles into the mix, this doesn't mean your renovation can't still be simple and stress-free. Here are seven suggestions to help keep your kids entertained and simplify the renovation process. 1. One Room at a Time Renovating the entire house at once will be ... [read more]

7 Beautiful Uses of Glass for Your Home

Glass is the type of material that has many uses inside and outside of a home. It can be used to enhance the quality of a space by making it appear larger than it is and also to allow some of the outdoors to be seen indoors through the addition of windows. Modern architecture uses glass to create entire structures that are as much of an art piece as they are functional homes. If you’ve been considering using glass throughout your property but weren’t sure how to do so tastefully, don’t worry. ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout WWE 2019 Elimination Chamber PPV Review

The Road to WrestleMania continues after the Royal Rumble and it’s the Elimination Chamber. The big news the day after is that DX will headline the 2019 WWE Hall of Fame. Daniel Bryan defended his WWE title against A.J. Styles, Randy Orton, Samoa Joe, Kofi Kingston and Jeff Hardy in the cage. Ronda Rousey put her Raw Women’s Championship on the line against Ruby Riott. Finn Balor went after the Intercontinental Championship in a handicap match against Bobby Lashley and Lio Rush. The Miz & ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Present Mixtape Friday Volume 7

It’s that time again and that’s another Mixtape Friday. This past week was another where I listened to a lot of music. Everything started out with the Get in Where You Fit In from Too Short. After that, a couple of mixtapes were on deck with P-Cutta’s Street Wars 15 and DJ Kurupt’s Unfinished Bizness. Last week’s Mixtape Friday came next and that was followed up by the late, great Whitney Houston Greatest Hits. We head back to the west coast with DJ Quik’s debut album and Man vs. Machine from ... [read more]

4 Great Gifts for Guys on Valentine’s Day

Once again, it’s time to celebrate another Valentine’s Day with that special someone in your life. As a guy, we’re always trying to find that perfect gift and save money in the process. Throughout the year and especially on Valentine’s Day my wife loves her flowers. We always put the ladies first and deservedly so, but sometimes the guys like to be treated. For Valentine’s Day, here are a few things guys would love for the special day this year. New Cooler For the last few weeks I’ve ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Valentines Playlist for Throwback Thursday

First of all, Happy Valentine’s Day to everyone out there. Hoping to today is special for you and that someone that you really love. For Throwback Thursday, I’m sharing my R&B Spotify playlist for everyone. Below is track listing and it’s followed by the stream. Isley Brothers- Between the Sheets Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell- Ain’t No Mountain High Enough Marvin Gaye- Let’s Get It On Marvin Gaye- Sexual Healing Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell- Ain’t Nothing Like the Real ... [read more]

Drake So Far Gone Released 10 Years Ago Today

Drake has been doing his thing for 10 years now. He’s coming off of winning a Grammy Award for best Rap Song with Gods Plan. Drake’s rise started with this mixtape, So Far Gone 10 years ago today. So Far Gone received such high praise, labels were tossing money at Drake to get him to sign. Lil Wayne and Young Money eventually landed his services. Best I Ever Had was a monster hit as it was featured on damn near mixtape and radio station. Successful was another smash hit from the mixtape and it ... [read more]

7 Simple Remedies For Any Pipe Blockage

Have you ever stopped to think critically about the role that plumbing plays in your home? Well, if not, this is the time to beware of the vital role it plays. Proper and well-done plumbing systems ensure that your home’s drainage works appropriately and that all the wastes are safely eliminated and conducted to the right channels. In this article, you’ll find out more about definitive plumbing as well as seven simple remedies that will assist you in unclogging your home’s drainage. Read through ... [read more]

7 Ways to Monitor Plumbing Problems in Your Home

Keeping close watch on possible plumbing issues is just one of the many responsibilities of a homeowner. Naturally, you want to be aware of a possible issue so you can call a professional plumber to address it before it gets any worse or causes costly damage. Discover seven ways you can monitor plumbing problems in your home. 1. Water Heater If you have a traditional water heater with a storage tank, then you know it will last anywhere from eight to twelve years. So, as this system grows ... [read more]

What Is the Scope of Data Science Degree in Canada?

Big data is data that is only going to get bigger every day. So, big data technology is never going to refrain. Keeping in view the present day technology and scenarios, the importance of data science cannot be neglected especially if you have secured Data Science Degree Canada. Data Science Will Make You an Expert The scope of data science is so immense that it can make you an expert if you do masters in data science. Due to increase in everyday data, there are more job opportunities for ... [read more]

7 Reasons Why Building a Home is Better Than Buying a Ready-Made One

Are you beginning to prepare for a big move? Maybe your family is outgrowing your current space. Perhaps a new job opportunity has you looking in different areas (or even a different state). There is a lot of work that goes into the finding the perfect house that will meet all your family's needs. Often, the house you envision with all the features and functions you desire just isn't available on the market. Or, maybe you found a house that could work, but it is so outdated you'll need to invest ... [read more]

7 Tips to Keep Your Kids from Having Floor Accidents

So, you've decided to do the trendy thing and get rid of your dusty old carpeting. Now you've got this unsightly slab of bare concrete to look at. Not only is the glue from the carpeting stuck to the floor in random smears and streaks, but you've got nails from the tack strip imbedded in that concrete. It's just lovely, right? For the sake of your family, children, pets, and your own sanity, you've got to set things right. Rather than replacing your wall-to-wall carpeting with more carpeting ... [read more]

7 Ways to Help Your Kids Cope with Anger

Handling an angry child is not always easy, regardless of their size and age. Understanding how to manage your child when they are angry and upset greatly depends on their individual personality and the root cause of their explosions or outbursts. Knowing how to properly address your child when they are angry is essential to provide coping mechanisms that are suitable and successful. Discuss Your Child's Feelings In-Depth Talking about anger and emotions is one of the first steps to take ... [read more]

15 Years Ago College Dropout from Kanye West Dropped

Kanye West have been in the news a lot over the last year for all the wrong reasons. We’re not going to get into those reasons because this is about the Kanye West, we knew 15 years ago. College Dropout, which is his debut album was released 15 years ago today. Before dropping College Dropout, Kanye was doing his thing by producing for Roc-A-Fella Records. His best work came from Jay-Z’s Blueprint album. After seeing he could spit, Kanye started work on his debut album. Through the Wire was the ... [read more]

7 Ways to Manage High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a problem that many people deal with today. According to the FDA, almost 65 million adults in the US are affected by it. Needless to say, it can be rather scary. With symptoms like Severe headaches, shortness of breath, and nosebleeds, it's no wonder it's a popular topic. When left untreated, it can lead to a lot more serious problems like a heart attack or kidney damage. Luckily, most cases can be managed or even prevented with a few lifestyle changes that -let’s be ... [read more]

7 Habits to Teach Young Kids to Have Healthy Mind and Body

There’s not a right way or a wrong way to raise your children so long as they are healthy, happy, and well-cared for. Everyone has their own version of parenting, and their way is what works for their family. Whether they co-sleep or let their kids cry it out, bottle feed or nurse, or they believe in regular date nights or staying home with their kids for the first three years of their life, what works for one family may not work for another. What works for every family, however, is the art of ... [read more]

7 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe from Toxins

No matter how hard we try, it seems that we still live in a world full of chemicals. In fact, even in your own home, you probably have cleaning products that contains chemicals. Most of these chemicals are toxic and extremely harmful, especially to children. Being exposed to toxic chemicals can lead to many unpleasant side effects and illnesses. You may be wondering “How can I protect my children from the chemicals in my home?” You can protect your kids from these highly toxic chemicals easily! ... [read more]

7 Dashing Style Ideas for Dad on Wedding Day

There is nothing more special than a man and a woman’s special wedding day. When that day comes, everything must be perfect. From the walk down the aisle, right to the slicing of the wedding cake, couples strive to make sure that each part of their wedding could be considered as magical. Of course, outfits play a significant role on that special day as well. It is a given that the bride and groom should look stunning on their special day but what about the other people in attendance? The ... [read more]

6 Amazing Ways To Further Your Education

If you’re thinking of furthering your education then you’re definitely in the right place. Whilst it can be a long and tiring process, the reward will definitely outweigh all of the stress and heartache that goes into learning something new. So, whether you’ve just graduated and you want to continue learning or you haven’t studied for years, here are 6 amazing ways you can further your education: 1. Sign Up For An Online Course One of the best ways to further your education is to sign up ... [read more]

Self Care: How Sleep Can Revolutionize Your Life and Improve Performance

When we set out to improve our lifestyle by taking care of our health and joining a gym, we often rush down to the supplement store and load up on goodies. In fact, recent studies have found that the supplement industry has grown to over 200-billion dollars in annual revenue from gym enthusiasts around the globe. But what if there were something, we could incorporate into our lifestyle that was more powerful than supplements and less expensive than organic food? Sleep, contrary to popular ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Volume 6

Can you believe that Friday has arrived already? This week have flown by and that means it’s time for another Mixtape Friday. The week started with the Mood Muzik set from Joe Budden and this is the first of four. Joe Budden name has been tossed around lately as the Game is trying to reignite their feud from the middle 2000s. After that my selection went to a little known artist from No Limit Records names Lil Italy. Lil Italy only dropped one album on No Limit, and it was called On Top of the ... [read more]

7 Ways to Make the Furniture Moving Process as Easy and Safe as Possible

Quite a few aspects of the home-moving process are more difficult and trying than is widely believed, but safely delivering possessions—precious furniture especially—is perhaps the most demanding component of moving. To be sure, if you fail to take several preemptive steps and precautions before transporting your precious furniture to a new home, there's a good chance that the associated work will become more frustrating and costlier than it would have otherwise been.   The good news, ... [read more]

7 Ways to Support Your Wife and Family After Having a Baby

Having a baby is a completely new experience for both parents, it can be joyful yet overwhelming at the same time, especially for the mom. Besides having the tiny bundle of love to care for, women undergo drastic changes during this time and providing her with assistance goes a long way. In order to ensure that the new mommy is functioning at optimal level, it is a great idea to provide her with a lot of support. Dads who are involved can help the mom overcome these first couple of months after ... [read more]

7 Tips to Build A Modern Bathroom That Suits Your Family’s Needs

The bathroom is one of the most important rooms in a house. It is a room where most of us start and end the day. The bathroom has had the potential to set the tone of the day since that is well the day begins. It is estimated that an average person spends one and a half years of their time in the bathroom. There are people, especially artists, who find inspiration when taking a shower. It is common to hear musicians say that an idea to write a particular song came to them when in the bathroom. ... [read more]

5 Things To Do When Preparing A Long-Distance Move

When you’re moving a hundred miles away from your current location, you need to do careful planning and preparations to make the transition stress-free and straightforward. And from the time you find out you’re relocating, you have to list down all the things that need to be done to have a successful relocation. Here are five things to do when preparing a long distance move. 1. Come up with a moving plan. Now that you know you’re moving in a long distance, it’s time to make a plan so you ... [read more]

10 Neutral Details that Will Transform Your Home

Most people perceive interior design as a radical method of changing the living space. However, any interior designer will tell you that inconspicuous details are the ones that determine the final look of any room inside the house or an apartment. When enough of neutral features accumulate in a given room, its overall atmosphere changes without any major interventions or renovations. “Still water runs deep” is the adage that best describes how interior design works since steadfast changes have ... [read more]

Avant My First Love featuring Keke Wyatt

A few days ago, I was watching Unsung and it was about Avant. For those of you who don’t remember, Avant is the guy people thought was a R. Kelly clone. Honestly, I’ve never saw it and the program touched on his rise and fall. Avant- always made great music and the show was my inspiration to feature him on Throwback Thursday. His first album, My Thoughts is a certified classic. The album featured some bangers and one of my all-time favorite tracks is on the album. My First Love featured a young, ... [read more]

6 Possible Destinations for Antonio Brown

The football season is behind us as the Patriots beat the Rams to capture their 6th Super Bowl Championship. When it comes to the offseason, there’s usually plenty of action and transactions that take place. One of the biggest stories will be where will Antonio Brown will be playing next season? As we all know, Antonio Brown and the Pittsburgh Steelers bumped heads at the end of the year. In the final week of the season, Brown was forced to sit because of various reasons. The owner of the ... [read more]

5 Money Myths Busted

Money in any form appeals to every individual. However how one perceives it differ from one to other. Saving and expenditure both lead to the ultimate financial stability of a person. Hence allocating money wisely is of utmost importance. But one should make an informed decision by weighing different options from varied sources. Simply relying on suggestions from friends, family or professionals may not be the best decision. While you take a financial decision you also need to be vary from ... [read more]

Patriots Beat Rams to Win 6th Super Bowl Title

Coming into the Super Bowl, my pick was for the Patriots to win this game. What I didn’t envision was for this to be the lowest scoring Super Bowl in history. Going into halftime, New England lead the Rams 3-0 in a defensive battle. In his first pass of the game, Tom Brady was intercepted and that set the tone of play. The Rams pressured Brady throughout the game, but the Patriots frustrated Jared Goff all game. Every time Goff went back to pass there was always Patriots defenders in his face. ... [read more]

Pros and Cons: Things You Need to Know About Stucco House Finish

You may think of fiber-cement, vinyl, or plywood, after hearing the word house siding. However, there is a unique form of siding that has been around for centuries, which give you that stylish and a sui generis vibe. Called as a stucco finish, stucco homes surely do stand out from the rest of the neighborhood due to their attractively seamless walls and subtle colors. But, what do you know about stucco finish? Surely as a homeowner, you would want to know the facts and information you could ... [read more]

How to Light Furnace Pilot Light When You Need It

If you have an older model of a furnace which uses natural gas, it most likely has pilot lights which function significantly for burners because it acts as an ignition source. Its use is to provide the flame needed to light the gas coming out of the main burner. The small blue flame you see in a furnace is known to be the pilot light.  It comes out after a moment of turning on the furnace because a valve releases gas into the burner and the pilot light ignites that gas. However, some furnace ... [read more]

Porzingis Shipped to Dallas in Blockbuster Trade

While everyone in the NBA have been paying attention to Anthony Davis requesting a trade, we had a blockbuster take place. Kristaps Porzingis was a part of a 7-player trade that sent him to the Dallas Mavericks. New York also sent Tim Hardaway Jr., Trey Burke and Courtney Lee. Dallas sent Dennis Smith Jr., Wesley Matthews, DeAndre Jordan and 2 future 1st round picks. Dennis Smith Jr. have been part of trade discussions for a while to the point the team had sent him home. The New York Knicks are ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday 5

Can you believe that Friday is here again? We all know that means we have another Mixtape Friday on our hands. If you’re a fan of R&B music, there will be a great amount on this week’s Mixtape Friday. Mariah Carey’s Emancipation of Mimi and Destiny Fulfilled from Destiny’s Child were featured. My week started with last week’s compilation album followed by the Can I Burn album from Fiend. The two albums mentioned was next and then my Usher Greatest Hits set. When it comes to hip hop, Liquid ... [read more]

We Belong Together Mariah Carey for Throwback Thursday

Time definitely flies by really fast seeing that Thursday have arrived again. We all know it’s time for another Throwback Thursday. We’re going the slow jam route and it’s none other than Mariah Carey. She have been putting it down for damn near 30 years and she still look great. In 2005, Mariah Carey had a career resurrection when she released her 10th album, The Emancipation of Mimi. The album became her highest selling project in almost a decade, and it went in to sell over 10 million records ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Super Bowl LIII Prediction

Here we go! The Los Angeles Rams will battle the New England Patriots to crown a new Super Bowl Champion. I’m baffled because in the Conference Championships, my picks were the New Orleans Saints and Kansas City Chiefs. With the big game only a few days away, the blown call by the refs is still a big part of discussions everywhere. Let’s move on because the Saints has every chance to win and the play calling was horrific by Sean Payton at the end of the game. Now on to the New England Patriots ... [read more]

7 Ways to Convert an Empty Space to a Functional One

Most of us live in homes with rooms or spaces that we aren’t using. It might be that formal living room that you rarely spend time in or a back bedroom that you never got around to finishing. Maybe you have an outdoor shed that’s sitting empty in your backyard or an unfinished room in the basement. Here are seven ways to convert an empty space into a functional one. 1. Start Using an Unused Bedroom If you have a guest bedroom that only hosts a guest once every three months or so, then you ... [read more]

7 New Virtual Reality Tools Every Cool Dad Should Know

Virtual reality is a medium that can be used to inspire a lot of creativity. Many applications can be used to create art through painting, sculpturing and building 3D model characters. These models can even be used in other applications. Many companies such as are tapping into the 3D modeling experience because it gives customers a virtual visual experience before they buy products and services. As a dad, being conversant will the current virtual reality tools for modeling and ... [read more]

7 Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe During Home Renovations

A renovation is one of the big dreams of many homeowners. People who have lived in their homes for years but always wanted to make it special and unique to their tastes have big plans and are excited when the time finally arrives to make their house more functional and beautiful. But people who have children have an extra hurdle that they must overcome. How do people keep the kids safe when renovations are in full swing? Whether you're tearing out walls and floors or adding in cabinets in the ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 Royal Rumble Review

We are officially on the road to WrestleMania. Royal Rumble has been one of my favorite PPVs because the Rumble is cool and all the uncertainty around it. For the second year, we had the ladies having their very own Royal Rumble match. Finn Balor challenged Brock Lesnar for the Universal Championship. Daniel Bryan put up his WWE Championship against former champ, A.J. Styles. Ronda Rousey battled Sasha Banks for her Raw Women’s title. Asuka defended the SmackDown Women’s Championship against ... [read more]

4 Possible Destinations for Anthony Davis

There has been breaking news this morning and it comes from the NBA. The agent for Anthony Davis has notified the team that he won’t sign an extension and want to be traded from the New Orleans Pelicans. Anthony Davis is one of the best players in the league and he’s definitely in everyone’s top-5 or 10. Anthony Davis can go to any team in the league and change the dynamics of that franchise. In New Orleans, they never kept great talent around him as he continued to put up worldly numbers on a ... [read more]

Twista Kamikaze Released 15 Years Ago Today

Twista have been in the rap game for well over 25 years now. When he first hit the scene with his debut album in 1992, he was known as Tung Twista for his rapid rhymes. While Twista was popular up north, Twista didn’t take off until he appeared on Do or Die’s smash hit, Po Pimp. Afterwards, Twista released his classic Adrenaline Rush album and he catapulted into superstardom. Fast forward to 2004, Twista wasn’t heard from since his group album with Speedknot Mobstaz called Mobstability in 1998. ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday 4

Can you believe that Friday is already here? That means we have another Mixtape Friday and this time there’s a total of 27 tracks. My week started by listening to the previous week’s compilation. If you’re a 2Pac fan like myself, then you’ll enjoy this week. 2Pac or Makaveli have nine tracks on the compilation as I’ve bumped the 2nd disc of Gang Related, an old school mixtape and the unreleased Makaveli & Dillinger album. The week started with albums from Webbie, Luke, Plies and the late, ... [read more]

Jack Links Beef Jerky Is the Perfect Snack on The Go!

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #JackLinksProtein #CollectiveBias I’ll be honest, most of the times my eating habits used to be awful. Being someone that’s worked on night shift for 20 years my eating choices wasn’t the best. At least three nights a week my dinner was fast food or some form of junk food. As I’ve gotten older, things have got better and I’m paying attention to what I’m putting in my body. Recently, I ... [read more]

Ice Cube It Was A Good Day for Throwback Thursday

Ice Cube is one of the greatest rappers of all time. His career has spanned damn near 30 years and he’s still doing his thing today. Towards the end of last year, he released 10th album, Everythangs Corrupt. Let me say that it’s a dope album and you should check it out here. For now, we’re here for another Throwback Thursday feature and it’s from the legendary Ice Cube. One of his biggest hits is It Was A Good Day and that’s the featured track. It Was A Good Day is one of the all-time great hip ... [read more]

Rams and Patriots Advance to Super Bowl LIII

It’s official....the Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots will meet in Super Bowl LIII in Atlanta. The Los Angeles Rams went on the road in the Super Dome to upset the top seed, New Orleans Saints. With the win, Los Angeles avenged the loss from earlier in the season handed to them by the Saints. New Orleans started out dominating the Rams and had a 13-0 lead. The Rams stormed back and eventually sent the game into OT. After Drew Brees tosses an INT, Greg Zuerlein hit a 57-yarder to ... [read more]

Daddy’s Moving Challenge: Where To Start Fixing After Your Move

In reality, nobody wants the entire process of moving. That’s because it can be exhausting, overwhelming, and stressful. However, by reviewing the list of things to do and fix after your move can make the task of relocating so much easier. Read on this article as we’ll provide a simple guide that will help you know where to start fixing after your move. 1. Change the locks. You might have no idea if a stranger has keys to your new home. That in mind, the first thing you should do after you ... [read more]

3 Essentials for Winning Your Sunday Winter Fourball

Playing every Sunday morning with your buddies is a great way to spend a few weekend hours. The sun is shining, the birds are singing, smiles all round. But not so good during the winter months. So, what can you do to improve your chances of winning that Sunday morning fourball when it’s blowing a gale and the drizzle is steady? Practice Are you kidding me? Practice in the winter? Winter is a great time to get some practice in. Instead of lazing around at home, get yourself down to the ... [read more]

Harlem Globetrotters Offering Free Tickets to Government Workers

The world famous Harlem Globetrotters announced today that the team is offering complimentary game tickets to any U.S. government employee currently on furlough to the 2019 Fan Powered North American tour.  The Globetrotters have two games at State Farm Arena on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 1 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20 at 2:30 p.m., plus one game at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:30 p.m. Any U.S. government employee currently on furlough can show their valid government ID at ... [read more]

Check Out Atlanta Braves 2019 Chop Fest at SunTrust Park

The Atlanta Braves will host the team’s annual Chop Fest on Saturday, January 19 from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. at SunTrust Park and The Battery Atlanta. The free event* gives fans a preseason opportunity to greet and interact with their favorite players, coaches and alumni. The one-day event will feature an array of activities including question and answer sessions, baseball clinics, autographs* and photos with players, interactive attractions, live entertainment and more.  All information can be found ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday 3

Are you ready for another Mixtape Friday? This week had me listening to quite a bit of music once again. My week started out with bumping the compilation for last week. The first album that I listened to was Rick Ross Greatest Hits. You may be thinking, Rick Ross got a Greatest Hits joint out? Actually, he doesn’t or least I haven’t heard if he does. This one is Volume 1 of 3 that I personally made for myself and I’ve included 6 of the tracks here. Afterwards, the Makaveli album was up next and ... [read more]

50 Cent Many Men for Throwback Thursday

One of the coolest people I follow on Instagram is Tom Brady. Honestly, he’s the GOAT in my opinion and this is coming from someone who despises him on the field. Last year I was so happy that my Philadelphia Eagles beat them in the Super Bowl. Only one other athlete have I despised just as much as Brady and that was Joe Montana. They are just that damn good which make me despise and respect them at the same time. Brady has this thing where he recaps the game and it follows with music. This was ... [read more]

3 Ways to Upgrade Your Home to a Modern Furniture Design

Contemporary furniture is highly sought-after nowadays. Many people are avoiding rustic and antique styles in favor of something more modern and fresher. Generally, these furniture pieces are clean, minimalistic and bold, and so they can be incorporated into your home or office with ease. Personality and style are often added through the use of color and texture, as opposed to fussy patterns and intricate details. However, there are no rules when it comes to modern furniture design; and if you ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout NFL 2019 Conference Championships Prediction

We’re down to the Final Four of the NFL. In the AFC, we have the Kansas City Chiefs hosting the defending conference champs, New England Patriots. While in the NFC, we have the New Orleans Saints hosting the Los Angeles Rams. My picks from last week had me guessing three out of the four teams correctly. My only blemish was thinking the Chargers would go to Foxboro and upset the Patriots. As we saw, New England dominated the game from the beginning. Tom Brady was as efficient as ever throwing for ... [read more]

5 Reasons Why I’m Considering Getting a Motorcycle

Recently, a few of my co-workers have invested in motorcycles and they’re really nice. After checking them out, I’ve talked to my wife about wanting to get one for myself. Of course, she wants me to make sure this is something I want. Honestly, I’ve been known to make spontaneous decisions and she thinks this is one of them. I’m sure there’s a lot of guys that’s in my current situation and trying to convince their significant others also. Below are some reasons why getting a motorcycle is well ... [read more]

7 Basic Things You Can Do to Make Your Home Safer for Children

There’s nothing better than your home. It’s the place where you relax and unwind after a long day at work. It’s a haven from the world and all its pressures. When it comes to your children, you want them to be as safe as possible, which means going the extra mile to ensure they are protected. Since over 6,000 deaths occur in the home each year, here are seven things that you need to do to ensure your kids are safe. 1. Keep All Cleaners Out of Reach It only seems natural to put cleaners ... [read more]

Ways to Make Online Dating Websites in USA Work for You

When it comes to online dating sites for those seeking a companion, keep in mind that many of them only offer to deliver your soul mate to your front door. There are sites like eHarmony and who try to go the extra mile for you so you can find your complete match and can be found on the top 10 list at Despite how these dating sites operate, and get a respectable income by trying to provide a service like this, scientific research has clinically proven that ... [read more]

4 Small But Mighty Enhancements to Improve Your Blog

Keeping a blog up and running will never be an easy task, but you are always ready for the challenge. You have always enjoyed being a blogger as it gives you a creative platform to express yourself and earn a little bit of money on the side (or even as a full time career). At the moment you might be running your blog from the comfort of your man cave and you need to step up your professionalism. This is just one of many ways that you can improve your blog to become a renowned member of the ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents Mixtape Friday Vol. 2

Here we are again for another Mixtape Friday. Last week, we kicked things off with a 12 track debut. This week that total doubled as the number of tracks will be 25. My week started off by listening to Volume 2 of the Baby Maker Project by DJ K-Twist. This is a dope compilation of slow jams that had a lot of 90s and early 2000s Joints. Afterwards, one of my personal mixes was my choice and it had a few bangers also. Mac’s Shell Shocked album was next, and this is one of my favorite joints from ... [read more]

5 Ways to Create A Cleaner Environment in Your Home

Keeping yourself and your children healthy should always be a priority and even more so when it comes to the home. Promoting a healthy environment is easier than you think, so if you want to create a cleaner environment in your home, here’s how to do it. Get an Air Purifier The quality of your air is important, especially if you live in a city. City air is often more polluted than other places, so making sure you come home to a clean space will do you a world of good. An air purifier ... [read more]

Royalty by Gang Starr for Throwback Thursday

My love for hip hop goes back a while now. We can say it began the magical year of 1988. For us Hip Hop heads, that was the original Golden Era. Throughout the years, I’ve had so many albums whether it’s cassette tapes, CDs or even Vinyl’s. Since I’ve had my Apple Music account, every now and then I run into an album that brings me back to a certain place. Recently, I was browsing a hip hop site and they were talking about the Moment of Truth album from Gang Starr. Of course, GangStarr is made ... [read more]

Exercises to Grow Taller & Stretches to Increase Height

Your skeletal system achieves most of its development by the time you reach the age of 20. Beyond this, it undergoes only minor adjustments, and your genetics determines at least 60% of how this process unfolds. As a result, you have little control over how tall you are. Yet, you can still manage how tall you look – and that is through your posture. The Key to Your True Height Potential Bad posture leads to spinal compression which is the number one reason for height loss among adults. ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout NFL 2019 Divisional Round Prediction

What a Wild Card weekend, right? Three of the four teams went on the road and came away as the victors. The Indianapolis Colts went into Houston and dominated from the beginning to the end. Dallas was able to hold off the tough and physical Seattle Seahawks on Saturday night. The first game on Sunday saw the Los Angeles Chargers jump out on Baltimore. The Ravens made a great comeback, but the defense of the Chargers came through with a turnover to seal the game. The finale Sunday saw the ... [read more]

Clemson Roll Past Tide to Capture Championship

Clemson made a statement on Monday night! The Tigers rolled past the Tide 44-16 to win their 2nd championship in 3 years. The first quarter was everything the fans wanted. At the end of the first quarter, Alabama lead 16-14. We had saw a series of big plays and we thought this is going to be an epic championship game. Unfortunately, the final three quarters, Clemson outscored Alabama 30-0. The Clemson defense was on top of their game all night as the Tide couldn’t gain any momentum. As far as ... [read more]

5 Ways on How to Save Relationship from Breakup?

Someone said that relationship is the kind of science. But even though relationship may not be science it is a demanding work and it always take two to do this: not one to love and one to allow to love but both to work on it. How to act when you feel it's falling apart? Every relationship is like a ship. And if one day you feel that your ship is drowning it’s a right time to think out what exactly lead to your current condition and how to work this out. But first of all, you should think over ... [read more]

Do You Know That Active Family Holidays Are The Best!

Did we really just say active. Are we really telling you to do something that doesn’t involve drinking the all inclusive dry, eating until you feel like you’ve got another baby in your belly, and lying around until you feel like you’ve got pressure sores coming on your back. We won’t lie, this is something that just sounds perfect, especially after the stress of going back to work after having the time off at Christmas. But there comes a time where you have to explore a new kind of holiday, and ... [read more]

How Much Do You Tip for Restaurant Food Delivery?

There are standards that are pretty well established for tipping your waitress or waiter when you go out to eat at a restaurant. The general percentage for tipping if you are served is 15% of your meal. Some standard rules for the 15% are: If you go during happy hour or have a gift card, you should tip based on what the full total of your meal would have been, if you’d paid or paid full price. You should tip 20% if the service was very good; if the waitress or waiter made you laugh or ... [read more]

Everything You Need To Pursue Higher Education

If you are thinking about going back to the world of education, then this is going to be a great move for you. You have clearly decided that it is worth it for the next steps in your life, and we think that this is great. But you do need to consider whether you have everything you need to get you through the hard years of earning a degree. It’s not easy, and you need to be mentally prepared for this ride. So, we are going to look at everything you need to pursue this path. Confidence The ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Mixtape Friday Vol. 1

This is something that haven’t been done in a while and that’s Mixtape Friday. If you don’t count the one for last Friday, this haven’t been done for about a couple of years. Honestly, there isn’t a lot of mixtapes that drop that’s worthwhile. To be honest, I’m not aware of any mixtapes even dropping anymore besides a handful. I’m going to do things a little different this time around. On Fridays, I’m going to put together something that features some of the top tracks I’ve bumped throughout the ... [read more]

Push It Rick Ross for Throwback Thursday

First off, Happy New Years to everyone out there. Rick Ross has been one of the most consistent rappers ever since his Port of Miami album. Rick Ross last album, Rather Me Than You was one of my favorite albums of 2017. His new album, Port of Miami 2 should drop sometime this year. When people think about his first album, Hustlin always come to mind and deservedly so. Hustlin was a huge hit that put Rick Ross on the map. For my Throwback Thursday, I’m going with the first track off the album, ... [read more]

CBD Oil for Dogs with Lymphoma – Cannabis Treats Can Help

Dogs are man’s best friend. In fact, dog owners seldom consider their pet dogs as mere pets. They consider them to be their family members. If you also have a dog at home, you will understand this statement. Whether it is dog food or dog bed or even a dog leash, you always strive to get the best for your four-legged family member. You will be surprised to know that dogs also suffer from multiple health complications just like humans. In fact, one of the most dreaded health ailments is lymphoma. ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 College Football National Championship Prediction

After the Conference Championships, plus the bowl games that I’ve predicted my record is 8-4 heading into the Championship Game. My overall mark is 52-17, which makes my winning percentage dip from 77.2 to 75.4%. Either way, my goal of a 70% winning percentage will be met and that’s pretty cool. Let’s get to the championship game as we all know that Clemson and Alabama took care of business. This will mark the first time two undefeated teams will meet in the championship game in the playoff era. ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Money Saving Tips for 2019

First off, Happy New Years to everyone out there reading this. Let’s all say goodbye to 2018 and hell to the year of 2019. One of the things we all want to start a new year besides health is wealth. When we talk about wealth, it doesn’t mean we want to win the Power Ball or the Mega Millions. For most of us, we just want to live comfortably by having enough money to pay our bills and not live from paycheck to paycheck. This year, we’re going into 2019 thankful my oldest two kids have graduated ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout NFL 2019 Wild Card Predictions

What an amazing regular season we just finished up. There were several games in the final weekend that decided playoff seeding, division crowns and who would get into them. In the AFC, the Colts outlasted the Titans on the road to claim the final spot. The Houston Texans had to beat the Jaguars to clinch their division and 3rd seed for the playoffs. Kansas City and New England blew out their respective opponents to earn the top two seeds and earn first round byes. The Baltimore Ravens needed ... [read more]

5 Possible Destinations for Nick Foles in 2019

Look who’s back in the playoffs again this year. After the Eagles blanked the Washington Redskins on the road, Chicago beat Minnesota and that allowed the Eagles back into the playoffs. As an Eagles fan, I’ll admit that the playoffs didn’t cross my mind after we were beat down by the Saints. My thinking was that the finishing touches were put on when Dallas beat us for the second time. The Eagles showed the heart of a champion by traveling to Los Angeles to beat the Rams and at home upsetting ... [read more]

A Beginner’s Guide to Betting on Basketball Games

Perhaps you’re a complete betting newbie that has a passion for the NBA. Alternatively, perhaps you have placed bets in the past in alternative sporting fields and you want to diversify into basketball betting. Either way, we acknowledge that the techniques and strategies that go into sports betting vary depending upon the specific sport. Without further ado, this article presents useful tips, tricks and inspiration on basketball betting for beginners to help you increase your chances of ... [read more]

Clemson and Alabama Take Care of Business

As expected, Clemson and Alabama took care of business and will meet in the National Championship Game. In the Goodyear Cotton Bowl, Clemson dominated Notre Dame from start to finish. Alabama began the Capital One Orange Bowl by running all over Oklahoma. For Clemson, they used their smothering defense to hold the Fighting Irish to an FG in the first quarter. After the first quarter, the game was dead even at 3 and it looked like we were headed to a defensive battle. The beginning of the 2nd ... [read more]

Andrew Wiggins Need to Step His Game Up Big Time

I’ve always been someone that was on the players side when it comes to them getting their money. When Andrew Wiggins signed that massive extension, it was cool and thought he could take his game to the next level. When Jimmy Butler went to Minnesota, the thinking was that the Timberwolves got their own Big 3. At times, Karl Anthony-Towns did his thing and that was until the playoffs. Jimmy Butler can get it done on both ends of the floor. Andrew Wiggins showed flashes here and there, but ... [read more]

Nico Cartosio Shares Unforeseen Christmas Video

Neo-romantic composer Nico Cartosio shares unforeseen Christmas video for his brand new single,‘Christmas On The Moon’. The tempestuous plotline and powerful visuals illustrate Cartosio’s emotional composition, as tender piano keys guide the vulnerable violin across dramatic swells and subtle melancholic soundscapes. Nico Cartosio said, “Christmas is such a joyous time. But haven't you ever happened to feel unbearingly sad on this night? I believe those who are alone ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2018 Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Prediction

The 10th ranked Florida Gators will battle the 7th ranked Michigan Wolverines in SEC territory. These two team have become familiar with each other in recent years. In 2016, they met in the Gator Bowl and the Wolverines thrashed the Gators 41-7 in Harbaugh’s first season. In 2017, Michigan beat Florida in the opening game in Texas 33-17. Here we are once again with these two teams battling as they both try to cap off a pretty successful season with a win. The Gators finished with a 9-3 record ... [read more]

Mixtape Friday is the Best of Throwback Thursday for 2018

It’s hard to believe that we’re about to enter a new year. 2019 is right around the corner and now it’s time to gear up for more challenges as we head into another year. Before that, let’s find something to celebrate about. The first thing you need is some music and that’s what I’m here for. While scrolling on my site I couldn’t believe I haven’t done a Mixtape Friday in well over two years. This year I’m planning on doing one every week. My Throwback Thursday was poppin’ throughout the year and ... [read more]

3 Items from Dominos We Need to Bring in 2019

This is written by me and sponsored by Dominos® but all opinions are 100% mine. It’s hard to believe that 2019 is almost here. The year 2018 has flown by as this was one of the busier years for my family. My wife and I worked so much that we rarely had time for each other. My two oldest were always working or dealing with school since they both are out of high school. My youngest daughter was cheerleading year round and was always involved in some school activity or with her ... [read more]

Ludacris Saturday for Throwback Thursday

Ludacris is one of the more underrated rappers that’s ever touched the mic. Many thinks that he has fun that his music shouldn’t be taken seriously. Ludacris witty lines and his flow is damn near unmatched. Word of Mouf is my favorite album by Ludacris as he got plenty of bangers on that joint. Ludacris got several tracks to choose from to be featured for Throwback Thursday. To end 2018 on a good note and some fun I’m going with Saturday. Saturday is definitely one of the many fun Ludacris ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2018 NFL Week 17 Prediction

Welcome to Week 17 and the final weekend of the NFL regular season. Despite the playoffs starting net week, there’s so much that need to be sorted out. In the AFC, the only division that has been settled is the NFC East with New England taking it. With the Ravens on a roll and the Steelers losing to the Saints, Baltimore control their own destiny in the AFC North. The Houston Texans can wrap up the AFC South with a win, but the Titans and Colts play for the final playoff spot and potential ... [read more]

Let Amazon Save You Money By Cutting the Cord

This post was sponsored by Amazon as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. One thing that I love to do when I’m not working is watch TV. Besides some documentaries and a couple of series of TV, you’ll catch me in front of any sports channel. You can say that I’m obsessed with sports and I’ll probably agree with you. Despite my love of sports, I’ll go without it because my refusal to pay unreasonable prices that come with ... [read more]

Growing Taller After Puberty – Best Height Growth Pills Review

It’s true that once you are done with puberty, the growth plates within your body fuse and their length becomes permanent. Past a certain age, your body will stop growing and will stall at the maximum height it has managed according to certain factors such as genes. Luckily, there is an exception: the bones that can continue to lengthen past puberty are the bones in your spine according to this club for growing taller. These have some malleability, and with specific exercises, they can get ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 PlayStation Fiesta Bowl Prediction

LSU Tigers vs. UCF Golden Knights We have the 11th ranked LSU Tigers taking on the undefeated 8th UCF Golden Knights. Despite having the longest winning streak in the nation at 25, they’re still on the outside looking in when it comes to the playoffs. The Golden Knights have enjoyed their second consecutive undefeated season. After finishing undefeated last year, they beat the Auburn Tigers in the Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl. Once again, the Golden Knights are trying to prove that they’re an elite ... [read more]

6 DIY Car Maintenance Jobs

Did you know that you can save money by taking on some of the most common auto repairs yourself? Some of these tasks can be done quickly and easily, without spending lots of money. Doing these repairs yourself can help you save a significant amount of time and money. Did you know you can find parts for your DIY repairs at junk yards in Utah? Air Filters This requires little to no tools and takes 10 minutes of your time. You should get a new air filter every year or every 12,000 miles, ... [read more]

Top Rated Dehumidifier for Basement Reviews & Buying Guide

If you’re looking to buy a new dehumidifier, it can be a challenge to navigate the market and go through all of the various kinds that are out there. This buying guide can help you out, so you end up with the best dehumidifier for your situation. You can also get more info at if you need more research.  First, you should know that there are mainly three kinds of dehumidifiers: Desiccant dehumidifiers ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2018 NFL Week 16 Prediction

Welcome to Week 16 of the NFL season as we have these last two weeks of the regular season. With these last two weeks, we still have a lot of teams playing to get into the playoffs. There’s also teams that’s battling for home field advantage in both conferences. We have a few games with playoff implications this week. After their loss to the Eagles, can the Rams end their 2-game losing streak? Will the New England Patriots recover after their tough loss to the Steelers? How will things play out ... [read more]

Add 2 Great Movies from Walmart To Your Christmas List

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #ManCaveMovieNight With the holidays right around the corner, one of the big issues is finding gifts for everyone. When it comes to giving gifts, one of the things I’ve stopped doing is giving clothes. This holiday season I’m wanting to do something different that preaches family. With technology basically ruining families these days, I’m hoping to give gifts to bring ... [read more]

Russia 2018: Major Talking Points From The Tournament

Russia 2018 will go down as one of the most successful FIFA tournaments in history, having raked in revenue, fans, and exposure unlike any competition before it. From the first blast of the whistle till the last one there was non-stop action and drama, with France’s victory over Croatia in the final drawing curtains on the breathless month of football. The hectic nature of events in Russia was such that some major stories might have slipped under the radar or given minimal attention due to ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2019 All State Sugar Bowl Prediction

We have the Sugar Bowl as the 5th ranked Georgia Bulldogs battle the 15th ranked, Texas Longhorns. Coming into this game, many people still believed the Bulldogs should be in the playoffs despite their two losses.In the SEC Championship Game, Georgia pretty much dominated Alabama. The Bulldogs defense shutdown Tua Tagovailoa and the Tide offense. After Tua went down with a high ankle sprain, Jalen Hurts entered the game and lead Alabama to victory.Alabama is playing in the semifinals, which is ... [read more]

7 Ways to Improve Trail Camera Pics for Deer Hunting

Many a times you will notice that people often fail to give much importance to the setup of a trail-camera. It is needless to say that it happens to be the most important part of any type of scouting.You may think that simply throwing a trail camera on a tree will be sufficient for the device to capture images of deer or any other animal walking past. 7 Tips to Improve Trail Cam Shots As discussed above, there are several tips that can help you improve the overall quality of your Deer ... [read more]

2019 Rose Bowl Game Prediction

After Cotton Bowl and Sugar Bowl, which is the college playoffs we move on to the Rose Bowl. We have the 6th ranked Ohio State Buckeyes taking on the 9th ranked Washington Huskies. Ohio State beat Northwestern to claim yet another Big Ten Championship. Dwayne Haskins catapulted himself into the Heisman race, finishing 3rd and became one of the better QBs in the country. The big news from Ohio State is the impending retirement of Urban Meyer as this is his last game. The knock on Ohio State for ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2018 WWE TLC PPV Review

It’s hard to believe that it’s about to be the end of another year. In a little over 2 weeks, we’ll be celebrating 2019. With that, we have the final PPV of the year for the WWE. Honestly, there have been a lot said about the booking of the main roster for a long time. With the new deal for SmackDown Live on Fox starting in the Fall of 2019, things will be changing and hopefully for the best. The TLC PPV had about three or four matches I was looking forward to. Daniel Bryan defended the WWE ... [read more]

9 Tips for Anyone to Save the Ocean

Harmful waste affects everyone on this planet. It also harms the ocean’s acidic levels either directly or indirectly. Until you take a closer look, you might not see it overtly. Rest assured, waste is there. Luckily, we still have time to do something about it. Try these easy suggestions and you’ll be a living example of part of the solution. When you do, you might just change the world.  1. Give Your Old Electronics to Charity Electronic waste fills our landfills. Your outdated ... [read more]

3 Factors You Should Always Consider Before You Buy Your Exercise Spin Bike

Have you ever imagined how you would look like if you ever got serious with keeping fit? This has been one question that has always motivated people to hit the gym. Don’t forget the health aspect of it,this is according to However, this might not be possible for some people because they have a busy schedule. How would you feel if someone told you that you don't need to go to a gym, instead you can bring the gym to your home? This is simpler because all you need is to look for ... [read more]

5 Reasons to Join the Watch Gang

This post is sponsored by Watch Gang, and all opinions are entirely my own. Are you someone that loves watches like myself? Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve had a fascination for watches. Honestly, this is something that was instilled in me by my father. Now that I’ve gotten older, there’s so many different kinds of watches I’d love to have. Fortunately for guys like myself, there’s a place to get a variety of watches to my liking. Watch Gang is the world's #1 watch club for men and ... [read more]

Xzibit X Throwback Thursday

After checking out the Breakfast Club interview with Xzibit, it had me going through my CDs. Xzibit is one of the illest MCs to ever pick up a mic. Many people remember from the show, Pimp My Ride and many know he’s one of the best to come out of the west. His debut album, At the Speed of Light is an incredible project and it made a name for himself quickly. My favorite album from Xzibit is the Restless album which was produced by Dr. Dre. Restless was released 18 years go yesterday and the ... [read more]

2018 Goodyear Cotton Bowl Prediction

After my prediction for the first semifinal game, the Orange Bowl it’s time for the other one. The Clemson Tigers will battle the Notre Dame Fighting Irish to see who advances to the Championship game. The Clemson Tigers finished the season undefeated and won the ACC Championship after dismantling the Pittsburgh Panthers. During the season,they were met with controversy after benching Kelly Bryant for Taylor Lawrence. Travis Etienne have emerged as one of the better RBs in the country and we ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout 2018 Week 15 NFL Predictions

Welcome to Week 15 of the NFL season and things are starting to heat up. There were some crazy games last week and some playoff football being played. In a potential playoff preview, the Chiefs barely escaped with a win over the Ravens at home. I’m a huge fan of defense when it comes to football and we peeped two masterful performances. The Chicago Bears shutdown to the high-powered offense of the Rams and forced Jared Goff to throw 4 INTs. In a battle between the two leaders of the NFC Wild ... [read more]

Celebrate Black History with Duke Ellington

    Born on April 29, 1899, Duke Ellington was raised by two talented, musical parents in a middle-class neighborhood of Washington DC. At the age of 7, he began studying piano and earned the nickname "Duke" for his gentlemanly ways. Inspired by his job as a soda jerk, he wrote his first composition, "Soda Fountain Rag," at the age of 15. Despite being awarded an art scholarship to the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New York, Ellington followed his passion for ragtime and began ... [read more]

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