Hip Hop artist Ambassador Rick talks about the role that he has played as a father and what steps he has taken to lead the next generation.
What has been the best part of fatherhood for you?
Guiding another person toward being a great human being.
What is the secret to being a good father to your children?
Protecting them providing for them also, making sure they have the tools necessary for survival and leading a productive fun filled life.
What does Fatherhood mean to you?
Being a living instruction manual.
What do you feel is the best piece of advice that you have ever given your children?
Be yourself live life to the fullest and contribute to world.
How does your parenting style differ from the style of your parents?
Not much just different times.
If you could go back in time and tell yourself one thing before you became a father what would you say?
Learn a lot because one day you will be a teacher.
What piece of advice do you have for fathers who are not currently present in the lives of their children?
It’s not about the money it’s the things you teach them the experiences and time you share that will matter.
What is the one moment since you became a father has changed your life forever?
Realizing how much children pick up indirectly.
What do you feel your legacy as a father will be?
That I was the example of a strong Black man in a world where you are expected to be weak and fall victim to traps set for you.
What famous African American history maker would you compare yourself to, and why?
Bob Marley because he was a person who tried to make the world better with his artistic gift of music.
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