We are joined again today by actor, Josh Segarra (Arrow, Sirens, Orange is the New Black) to discuss Rap Dad by Juan Vidal. A sort of a coming of age story rooted in becoming a parent in the hip-hop culture, Rap Dad is part memoir and part commentary on society. We talk redefining success in relationship to parenthood, intellectualizing religion, and Rap music as teacher. There isn’t a lot to spoil this week, so listen and enjoy. You can also hear Juan Vidal talk about writing Rap Dad on The Short Stacks Episode 4.
Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes. The Stacks participates in affiliate programs, and shopping through the links below (mostly Amazon) helps support the show, at no cost to you.
- Rap Dad by Juan Vidal
- The Short Stacks 4: Juan Vidal//Rap Dad
- Chance the Rapper
- Andy Mineo
- The Reckonings by Lacy M. Johnson
- “The Ten Crack Commandments” (The Notorious B.I.G., 1997)
- “Brenda’s Got A Baby” (Tupac Shakur, 1991)
- Coloring Book (Chance the Rapper, 2016)
- Shea Serrano
Connect with Josh: Josh’s Instagram
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