– What’s up, Dad?
– What’s up, boy? – [indistinct chatter] – [bleep]. – Oh [bleep], man.
[laughing] – ♪ – [laughs] Just [bleep].
– Boy, you sit. You can’t let me see ya,
you’re a handsome young man. Where you get it from? – I ain’t get it from parents.
– [laughs] I always wondered would
the day ever come, and it came. – Man, I’m gonna tell you,
I’ve been wanting to meet you ever since… we were all supposed
to bring our dads to school. I ain’t have mine. – ♪ – That’s when I started
to wonder, like… “I don’t know [bleep]
about my dad.” – REDD: I know it’s hard, man. It’s hard for me, too. But you are here. It’s all we gotta do is
move forward. – ♪ – I do have some questions
that I wanna ask you like… – Ask me, man. – Man, I just–I’ve heard
so many stories of what happened when I was little.
– Mm-hmm. – Like mom couldn’t take
care of us, she gave us away. – Mm-hmm. – Well, your daddy
never left your life. Your mama took me
out your life. – Why though? – REDD: I don’t know why. If it was my fault,
I would admit to it. But it won’t my fault. I couldn’t control
what was going on. – So like what’s up with… I mean, I’ve heard,
[bleep]– – Don’t beat around the bush,
I know you’ve done heard some crazy story, don’t
[unintelligible], man. – What I hear like with my mom, like she was too young
when she had me. – ♪ – Some of that [bleep] you heard
about your daddy ain’t right. Don’t get me wrong,
I weren’t no saint. You know what I’m saying? But your mama lied
about her age. Told me she was 18,
which she wasn’t. Only reason why I found out
is because your grandma. She told me your mama age. After that, your mama
took you away from me. For what reason,
I don’t know why. – It is hard hearing
his side of the story. And it’s a little bit confusing. But I can kinda see
why they both had to do the way they acted. It’s okay. – Man, you know this [bleep]
hurt for real, man. [crying] You know how many time–
[crying] [bleep] hard, man. It’s hard not seeing
your [bleep] son, man. Last time I see you,
you were three. You’re 19 now, man. You know how many birthdays
I missed? – ♪ – I’m sorry, man. I’m just glad you getting
this opportunity, so I could see you,
connect with you, like… I don’t take this for granted. You can’t–you can’t
get that time back. But we can move forward now. And I’m willing
to do that with you. – ♪ – I’m willing to do it
with you, too. – ♪ – REDD: I love you, boy.
– DESSALINES: I love you, too. – REDD: I love you always.