Black History Month: Roy Wilkins

  Roy Wilkins was born on August 30, 1901, in St. Louis, Missouri. After his mother died when he was just 4 years old, he and his siblings went to live with his maternal aunt and her spouse in the region of St. Paul, Minnesota. He majored in sociology and journalism at the University of Minnesota, working various jobs to support his way—including as an editor for the university newspaper and the African-American periodical The St. Paul Appeal. Wilkins graduated from the school in 1923. He wed social worker Aminda "Minnie" Badeau in ... [read more]

Black History Month: Richard Wright

  African-American writer and poet Richard Wright was born on September 4, 1908 in Roxie, Mississippi and published his first short story at the age of 16. Later, he found employment with the Federal Writers Project and received critical acclaim for Uncle Tom's Children, a collection of four stories. He’s well known for the 1940 bestseller Native Son and his 1945 autobiography Black Boy. Wright died in Paris, France on November 28, 1960.   In 1927, Wright finally left the South and moved to Chicago, where he worked at a ... [read more]

Music Monday 2/3/2014: Kim Sutra- I’m God Made

  My Music Monday is from a young lady out of Philadelphia named Kim Sutra, who was introduced to me by the homie Kareem Williams aka Lefty from Real Entertainment News. The track is called I'm God Made and it's certified banger!!! Before we get to the bio I just wanted to say that I wish other female artist get shine besides Nicki Minaj because there's so many talented female artist out here and they deserve the chance to shine also because they bring alot to the table. As far as the track, it's one that you can definitely ride to and ... [read more]

5 Of The Biggest Triathlons In Australia

  Triathlons are not for everyone, however they can be a rewarding and memorable experience for those who crave competitive sequential and endurance sports. Here at, we’ve found five of the biggest triathlons in Australia that are a must –do for all triathletes. Cannington Dirt N Dust Triathlon The Cannington Dirt N Dust Triathlon is held on April 19-21 in Julia Creek, QLD; it’s as rural as it gets for a triathlon. The event includes an 800 metre swim in Eastern Creek, a 25 kilometre ride along ... [read more]

Keep An Eye Out For Sasha Renee

Before I get started with more about her, let me say that I love her concepts, lyrics and I'm just a fan of the neo-soul sound. That brings me to her track, The Walk!!! Listen to her words, along with a great beat and her flow is perfect on this track. I'm really hoping she takes off and do big things because she's something new from today's females and she reminds me alot of a mixture of Erykah Bady, Lauryn Hill and a little of India Arie, which is a huge compliment.   The Walk - Sasha Renee (Louisville, KY) Genre: southern lyrical ... [read more]

Daddy’s Hangout Presents NFL Playoffs: Super Bowl Edition 2/2/2014

The last post I done predicting the Conference Championships had to be 2 of the hardest games I had to pick. In the first game I predicted that the Patriots would beat Broncos again on the strength of their running game and the weakness in the Broncos secondary. As you know by now, the Denver Broncos defeated the New England Patriots 26-16 on the strength of a flawless performance by Peyton Manning and a tough defense. In the second game I thought the 49ers would finally defeat the Seahawks on the road because I thought they were the hottest ... [read more]

Need Help for the Homeless

  Here at Daddy's Hangout we like to help out wherever we can and when I seen the Facebook page called Homeless in Gainesville, which is my hometown I knew that I wanted to be a part of this. New Walk Christian Fellowship is the church that's responsible for this great act of kindness and the least I can do is not only create awareness, but it would be nice if some people reading this help with donations to help fund this movement. All donations go directly to them to help feed the people and the bills to keep the homeless. The address ... [read more]

Mixtape Friday: J. Cole and Dreamville Presents Revenge of the Dreamers

  Starting today I'll post up a nice mixtape that I like either from the past or present that you can download every Friday. For most of them I'll have the Datpiff embed so you can listen to it before downloading it and for some of the mixtapes I'll make myself, of course there will not be an embed link. This is from J. Cole who's rolling out his new label distribution deal with Interscope Records for his Dreamville imprint. This is the mixtape from him and the acts he's already signed already. Check It Out!!!!! 01. J. Cole – Lil’ ... [read more]

Dropcam Helps Me Stayed Connected with my Family

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Dropcam for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.   Have you thought about having surveillance in your house 24/7? What about having a camera set up in your house and you can schedule when the camera is on whether it’s a certain time of the day or week. Whenever you’re not around you can watch your videos via iOS, Android and web apps anytime, anywhere and it automatically updates also. Let me introduce you to Dropcam, it’s something you can use as a home monitor or just ... [read more]

Follow The Leader Eric B and Rakim for Throwback Thursday

My Throwback Thursday is from Eric B & Rakim because Rakim just celebrated his 46th birthday on Tuesday. Rakim is one of the best rapper of all-time and this track is Follow The Leader, which is the title track to the classic album Follow the Leader.  Enjoy!!!!!!!!! ... [read more]

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