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Día del Padre series (1) – Chris Rock Talks About the ‘Real Daddies’

Father’s Day this year is June 17th. So this week, I bring you a special series called “Dia del Padre”

Today I bring you American comedian Chris Rock and his take on fathers, especially real Daddies who take care of the ‘family’ business. If you could just overlook the profanities, you will realize that Chris Rock brings home a point, a very good point! So I second that motion, “Bravo” to the Daddies out there who take care of business!


Here’s what Chris Rock has to say about real Daddies…

“Nobody appreciates daddy,” he says. “I’m talking about the real daddy that handles the [expletive] business. Nobody ever says, ‘Hey, Daddy, thanks for knocking out this rent!’ ‘Hey, Daddy, I sure love this hot water!’ ‘Hey, Daddy, it’s easy to read with all this light!” Mr. Rock, who had one of these daddies himself growing up in Bedford-Stuyvesant, marvels at their willingness to be providers.(Info Source)

“CHRIS ROCK: Bigger &  Blacker”
Comedian Chris Rock makes a raucous return to his stand-up roots in this HBO special filmed at Harlem’s legendary Apollo Theater.
The pace of this one-hour show is uneven, and some viewers will no doubt find Rock’s penchant for using profanity as punctuation tiresome. But those who like intelligent comedy with a hard edge will find much to laugh at in Chris Rock: Bigger and Blacker

Image & Text Source: AMAZON

Comedian Chris Rock Talks About “Real Daddies”
Script Source
Everybody takes Daddy for granted.
Just listen to the radio.
Everything’s “Mama. Dear Mama.
Always loved my Mama.”
What’s the Daddy song?
Papa was a Rollin’ Stone.
Nobody gives a f—
Nobody appreciates Daddy.


Now, Mama’s got the roughest job.
But at least people appreciate Mama.
Every time Mama do something right,
Mama gets a compliment…
’cause women need to hear compliments
all the time.
Women need food, water, and compliments.
That’s right.
And an occasional pair of shoes.
That’s right. Women got to hear it all the time, 
or they lose their minds.
And get Daddy to make sure
you thank your mama for everything.


“Tell your mama how good the food is.”
“Tell her how nice the house looks.”
“Tell your mama how nice her hair looks.
“Did you tell your mama?”
“You better go in there and tell your mama.”
That’s right! “Tell your mama.”
Nobody ever tells Daddy s—
I’m talking about the real daddies
that handle their f—— business.


Nobody ever says, “Hey, Daddy,
thanks for knocking out this rent.”
“Hey, Daddy, l sure love this hot water.”
“Hey, Daddy, this is easy to read 
with all this light.”


Nobody gives a f— about Daddy.
I’m talking about a daddy that handles his
business. Nobody gives a f— about Daddy.



Think about everything
that the real daddy does:
pay the bills, buy the food,
put a f—— roof over your head.
Everything you could ever ask for.
Make your world a better, safer place.
And what does Daddy get for all his work?
The big piece of chicken.
That’s all Daddy gets…
is the big piece of chicken.


That’s right. And some women don’t want
to give up the big piece of chicken.
“Who the f— is you…
to keep the big piece of chicken?”
“How dare you keep
the big piece of chicken!”
A man can’t work hours
and come home to a wing.


When I was a kid,
my mama would lose her mind…
if one of us ate the big piece of chicken
by accident.
“What the f—!
You ate the big piece of chicken?”
“Oh, Lord! No, no.
Now I got to take some chicken
and sew it up and s—.”
“Get me two wings and a pork chop.
Daddy’ll never know the difference.”

Read this New York Times article “The Big City; Do Daddies Get as Good As They Give?”recounting Rock’s HBO special 





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