Darryl McDaniels sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. We talk about there is not a cookie cutter way to be a dad. Darryl shares the lessons he has learned from his son and how he looks at fatherhood differently than his dad. Next we talk about his new book, Darryl’s Dream. It is a picture book about creativity, confidence, and finding your voice. Lastly, we finish the interview off with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Darryl “DMC” McDaniels
Innovator, motivator, philanthropist, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels changed music and made history when he broke down cultural barriers with his legendary band Run-DMC. Forty million record sales later, he continues to inspire and impact the world. Darryl regularly talks with kids across the country about respect, responsibility, and self-awareness. He has appeared before Congress and various state legislatures in support of adoptees and foster children. In 2006, he co-founded the Felix Organization with Sheila Jaffe, a nonprofit that works to provide inspiring opportunities and new experiences for children in the foster care system. Make sure you follow DMC on Twitter at @THEKINGDMC and go to his website at thekingdmc.com.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with fantastic dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. In addition, you get a unique perspective on fatherhood. You hear from guests like Joe Montana, Kevin Smith, Danny Trejo, Jerry Rice, Jeff Foxworthy, Patrick Warburton, Jeff Kinney, Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kyle Busch, Dennis Quaid, Dwight Freeney and many more.