Shawty Lo, Amar’e Stoudemire: Fathers vs. baby daddies
Shawty Lo called Chicago’s WGCI’s radio station and told Tony Sculfield and the Morning Riot that his upbringing led to him to father multiple children with multiple women. Shawty Lo, the star of the Oxygen network show, “Shawty Lo and My Babies’ Mommas” introspection deserves to be considered.
Here, other men have shared interesting perspectives on the black fatherhood crisis and societal factors that are making matters worse.
“While the serial womanizing of some black athletes and entertainers makes for sensational headlines, relatively few people know about the seed scattering of some of our most well-known cultural icons, such as Clint Eastwood (seven children by five women) or Mick Jagger (seven children by four women),” notes Delano Squires on Black and Married With Kids.