Flavor Flav: Nothing Can Replace The Love Of A Mother
“One thing she always say was do your do’s,” he recalled. “When you go out, you know your do’s and you know your don’ts. So do your do’s and leave the don’ts alone and you will be alright.”
Flav was a member of the influential 1980s rap group Public Enemy, whose songs addressing social awareness of African-Americans in urban areas became anthems in inner cities. Flavor Flav and Public Enemy were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last year.
After time away from music, he entered the reality television world with VH1’s “The Surreal Life” in 2004, where he developed a romantic relationship with former movie star Brigitte Nielsen. After the series and his relationship with Nielsen ended, he starred in three seasons of a “The Bachelor”-esque show, “Flavor of Love,” on MTV beginning in 2006.
Here’s a video of Flav sharing just how much his mom meant to him. https://youtu.be/vEKo7zXgRBg