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Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale Ellis

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Overview

LOVE, SEX, MARRIAGE and everything in between! Each week Khadeen and Devale Ellis spread love the Brooklyn way. Listen in as they reveal personal truths, share opinions and inspire us to level up in our own lives by giving some advice — but no matter what you hear they will always keep it 100. DEAD ASS!

200 Episodes

Mediocrity Dwells In Comfort

When it comes to living the life you want, are you going after your wildest dreams, or are you complacent with where you are now? That's the question Khadeen and Devale assess in this episode. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 15 May 2024

They Took Care of You...Now It's Your Turn

If you're lucky to still have your parents around, it's probably about time to start taking care of them. And not only that, but learning how to have hard conversations about estate planning and their future wishes. In this episode, Khadeen and Devale talk about the challenges that come with parenting their parents. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 17 April 2024

They're Your Sacrifices, Not Your Kids'

When we tell our kids how much we've sacrificed for them, we unknowingly create a guilty conscience in them that they will eventuall have to heal from. But they still need to learn how to be responsible and take things seriously right? In this episode, Khadeen and Devale discuss how they try to empower their kids without the guilt. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 10 April 2024

Devale is 40!

Yesterday was Devale's 40th birthday. And to prepare for this momentous occasion, he's been making sure his body is ready for the years to come. In this episode, Khadeen talks to Devale about what he's learned about his health, and what changes he's prepared to make to ensure his longevity. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 3 April 2024

Put Some Respect On Being A Fan

The Ellis Family platform is built on love. Love for family, friends and most importantly, the people that support them. But do the fans love them back? And if they do, do they know how to act? In this episode, Khadeen and Devale share some awkward fan moments and discuss what supporters should consider before approaching their favorite celeb in public. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 27 March 2024

Knowing Our Kids Better Than They Know Themselves

Kids learn how to communicate at every stage of childhood. And while they're still learning how to say how they feel and know what they need, our parent's intuition is like a super power. In this episode, the Ellises talk about how knowing their kids inside and out has helped them in dire times. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 20 March 2024

Maybe It's Just Kotanese

The littlest Ellis is 2 and has been learning, growing and living his best life. But when it comes to verbal expression, he doesn't do too much talking. In this episode, the Ellises open up about learning about Dakota's speech delay, and what they've been doing to help him catch up. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 13 March 2024

Love Against The World Tour Recap Part 2

If you missed the Love Against The World Tour, sorry about your luck. The shows were packed, the crowds were hype and the Ellises and the Dead Ass team showed all the way out! In this episode, Khadeen and Devale talk about their favorite moments of the tour. Plus, find out if they've changed their minds about doing it again. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 March 2024

Love Against The World Tour Recap Part 1

The Love Against The World Tour just ended and we went out with a bang! In this episode, the Ellises talk about how the creative direction for the tour came about and what it took to make it happen. Dead ass!See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 28 February 2024

The Practice Kid

The oldest child might get the most responsibilities, the most punishment and the most restrictions. But that's only because with the first kid, parents are just practicin'! In this episode, the Ellises talk about how their practice kid is becoming a young man with a big opinion. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 21 February 2024

Love, Peace and Hair Grease with Monique and Melvin Rodriguez

In this special bonus episode, the Ellises talk to Monique and Melvin Rodriguez, the power couple behind beloved hair care brand Mielle Organics, about their journey from puppy love to love against the world.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 14 February 2024

The Self-Tape Incident

In a relationship where both parties are trying their best to be of service to each other, things can still get misconstrued. In this episode, K&D discuss an incident where keepin' it of service, almost went wrong. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 14 February 2024

Thirty-Nine It's Almost Time - Devale Is Almost 40

2024 is going to be a big year for Devale. He's turning 40 in April and want to end his thirties with a bang! But what does that mean? In this episode, Devale discusses how he's preparing for his 40th year. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 7 February 2024

Forty and Fine - Khadeen at 40

When it comes to women turning 40, the conversation tends to be about perimenopause, weight gain and wrinkles. But not in this house! In this episode, Khadeen talks about why she loves being 40 so far. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 31 January 2024

One More For The Road

The upcoming Love Against The World Tour is the fifth tour for the Dead Ass Podcast and we's ti'ed, boss! Khadeen and Devale are focusing on new things and taking a break from the tour is going to be necessary to bring those goals to fruition. But in this episode, the Ellises reminisce on their favorite moments from the past, and gush about what they're excited about for the future. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 24 January 2024

New Year....So What?

We believe in making changes when the need for a change comes. No matter the time of year. But the turn of an old year into a new one is the perfect metaphor for change and can be a perfect motivator.The Ellises are back with the first episode of 2024, talking about new years resolution. Are they useless or nah? Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 17 January 2024

Listener Letters!

Khadeen's favorite part of the show is the whole show in this episode. It's all listener letters! Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 27 December 2023

Don't Arrive Before You Get There

When it comes to success, some people want a seat at the table before they even get in the room. In this episode, the Ellises talk about how to pace yourself to get to where you want to be. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 20 December 2023

Parkin' Lot Pimpin' w/ Lynae Vanee

Since 2020, Lynae Vanee has been giving us the tea on all things political that affect our communities. In this episode, Khadeen and Devale sit down with Lynae to hear why she chose this path. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 13 December 2023

Celebrity Decorum

When it comes to social justice, we often look to the people who are most visible for the right thing to say. But should celebrities always be expected to speak? Especially when you don't want to hear what they have to say? In this episode, Khadeen and Devale discuss celebrity decorum around advocacy and visibility. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 6 December 2023

He's Only 12

Trying to raise boys into responsible young men is a hard task. But the pressure we put on our kids can be even harder. In this episode, Khadeen and Devale discuss taking a step back to teach their son to step up. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 29 November 2023

Made Whole w/ Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche

The Dead Ass resident financial expert and budget queen is back with more money making tips, tricks and tools, and a new book- Made Whole: The Practical Guide to Reaching Your Financial Goals. In this episode, the Ellises talk with Tiffany Aliche about what it takes to be made whole financially. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 22 November 2023

Stay Ahead of the Curve

The Ellises know what it takes to start a new business. But what's the secret sauce? In this episode Khadeen and Devale discuss what it takes to be successful in entrepreneurship. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 15 November 2023

Why Patreon?

This year, the Ellises embarked on a new venture in content creation. Subscription based content on Patreon. But why? In this episode, the Ellises explain why they chose to create a paid platform and what they think about the criticism. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 8 November 2023

Influencing Families w/ Amber & Beyn Wallin

Making the choice to share your family on social media can be rewarding in so many ways. But it can also be very annoying. In this episode, the Ellises talk with social media stars Amber & Beyn Wallin about what it takes to keep a bag as family influencers. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 25 October 2023

Add Supermodel To Our Resumes

The Ellises walked in New York Fashion Week! The Actively Black runway show was high class, star studded and packed out. But everything that glitters ain't gold. In this episode, Khadeen and Devale discuss why they almost didn't make it down the runway. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 18 October 2023

Leaving The Kids At Home

We love making new memories with our babies. But baby, Momma and Daddy gotta have a life too! And taking intentional time away from the hustle, bustle and them kids is the greatest way to connect with your partner when life is lifeing. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 11 October 2023

A $600 Chicken Finger Dinner

Now that summer is over, our bank accounts get a chance to recover from the kids being at home. In this episode, the Ellises talk about how much making memories on family vacations cost them this year. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 4 October 2023

Eat Right For Your Blood Type

What would you do if you found out you were allergic to all the foods you love. Well, in this episode Khadeen talks about her journey with a naturopathic doctor, and her brand new diet. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 27 September 2023

Back To School

The kids are back in school and at a whole new level of learning. In this episode, the Ellises discuss their goals for this school year. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 20 September 2023

THE LOVE AGAINST THE WORLD TOUR

February 2024, Dead Ass Podcast Presents...Love Against The World. A six city tour with more stories, guests and special surprises for our Dead Ass day ones! Tickets go on sale Wednesday, September 20th. But you can get your tickets today. Just use the code: LATW24 to buy your tickets early on Monday, September 19th. Go to DeadAssPodcast.com to get your tickets.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 18 September 2023

The SAG-AFTRA Actors Strike

As a member of SAG-AFTRA, Devale is officially on strike as an actor. The union is striking in protest of failed negotiations with studio heads, which means thousands of people are out of work indefinitely. In this episode, Devale explains everything you need to know about the strike and the importance of union organizing. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 30 August 2023

Is It Devale? Or Deyoncé?

Devale finally got to witness the Queen herself, Beyonce, perform live and it's safe to say he's now a member of the Beyhive. Well...maybe not. In this episode, the Ellises talk about Devale's first Beyoncé experience. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 23 August 2023

Mindin' Your Business

It's time for another Listener Letters episode. In this episode, the Ellises read your letters and give the best advice they can. Dead Ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 16 August 2023

Independent Not Lonely

When Boosie said, "I-N-D-E-P-E-N-D-E-N-T do you know what that means?", we started to wonder... What does it mean to be in a relationship, but still be independent? In this episode, the Ellises talk about independent vs. interdependence. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 9 August 2023

Regrectomy

After finally executing Operation SDB (Snip Dem Balls), the Ellis clan is set in stone. But Devale might not feel the way he felt about his vasectomy when he got it. In this episode, Khadeen talks to Devale about the regret he feels after deciding, permanently, not to have more children. Dead ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 2 August 2023

The Birds and The Bees

As the oldest of the Ellis kids gets ready to start middle school, Khadeen and Devale are getting ready for the changes that come with it. More homework, harder classes, and raging hormones. In this episode, the Ellises discuss what they wish they would have known about sex and sexuality in middle school. Dead ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 26 July 2023

Devale's BBL

When Khadeen got in the gym and her body started to snap back after giving birth to her fourth child, everyone started asking if she got a BBL. But When Devale's Dad bod started to disappear, nobody asked him squat! Why is that? In this episode, the Ellises answer the question anyway. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 19 July 2023

Is It Khadeen? Or Kayoncé?

It's Bey Hive season!! With Beyoncé's Renaissance Tour touching down in the US this week, the stans are ready to party with the queen (no non-disclosure). But Kay got to see her first tour stop in Europe a few months ago, and how that happened is quite the story. In this episode, Khadeen gives us the tea about her trip to Sweden to see the other Yoncé. Dead ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 12 July 2023

Serve and Protect

It's scary as hell having kids in school in 2023. That's not what any of us had on our parenting bingo cards. But when it comes to our kids, we'll do anything to keep them safe. In this episode, the Ellises talk about gun control and what that means for their family. Dead ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 5 July 2023

The Pursuit of Happiness

What other people think about you is none of your business. Once you learn that, your potential for happiness is completely up to you. In this episode, the Ellises discuss what it takes to be truly satisfied with yourself. Dead ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 28 June 2023

Making Money Costs Money with Shaun Freeman

The old saying goes, "making money is easy, the hard part is to keep it." That couldn't be more true. In this episode, the Ellises talk with their long time friend and financial advisor Shaun Freeman about the cost of making money. Dead Ass. See omny.fm/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 21 June 2023

The New Wedding

As social media boasts weddings more extravagant every year, the expectations on engaged couples can be high. But what are the real standard wedding costs? In this episode, Khadeen and Devale discuss the hype vs. the reality of wedding costs. Dead ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 15 June 2023

LIVE IN DETROIT!

The Dead Ass Live Podcast Tour stopped in Detroit and the D showed us love! You can see the whole show by subscribing to Dead Ass on Patreon at https://www.Patreon.com/DeadAssSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 7 June 2023

You Can Take The Man Out The Hood...

The famous African-American proverb, "you can take the man out the hood, but you can't take the hood out of the man", rings true when the young and rich, try to hold onto a past. In this episode, the Ellises discuss what makes men (and women) mature, and the answer ain't money. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 31 May 2023

LIVE IN CHICAGO!

The Dead Ass Podcast Tour made a stop in Chicago, and the crowd was too lit! This episode is the audio from that show. If you want to see the full show, subscribe to our Patreon - https://www.patreon.com/deadassSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 24 May 2023

Wanna Know What I Think?

You know we can't end the season without a round up of listener letters. In this episode, the Ellises get all in your business and give their best advice. Dead Ass. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 3 May 2023

Live In LA!

The Dead Ass Podcast Live tour stopped at the Regent Theatre in LA. If you missed it, listen to part of the show here. For video of the full show go to https://www.patreon.com/deadassSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 26 April 2023

The Pitting Myth

When men compete and talk smack, it's encouraged. But when women do it, it's often considered as pitting women against each other. But what's the truth. In this episode, the Ellises talk about the myth of pitting women against each other. Dead ass.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 19 April 2023

Live In Dallas!

The Dead Ass Podcast Live tour stopped at The Improv Theater in Arlington, TX and you know it was lit. If you missed it live, don't worry. You can listen here! Want to see the action? Catch the Dead Ass Live show and all podcast video content on Patreon! Go to Patreon.com/DeadAss to watch.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Transcribed - Published: 12 April 2023

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