I Can not Describe Tubi’s Stud Actuality Sequence “Hoochie Daddies”

The primary time a buddy messaged me in regards to the trailer for Hoochie Daddies, a actuality present streaming on Tubi the place eight studs stay collectively in a home to compete for the title of High Hoochie Daddy, I believed she was joking. I didn’t even click on the hyperlink… as a result of, no manner. There was no manner that such a factor may very well be actual. Then a second buddy despatched me the trailer and there was no turning again: as soon as once more it was gonna be a Hoochie Daddy Summer time.

First, a definition. Hoochie Daddies get their title from the article of clothes greatest referred to as “hoochie daddy shorts” — broadly understood because the tight, typically brightly, coloured shorts most frequently worn by sure Black masculine-of-center of us and cis homosexual males. A majority of these shorts have an extended historical past in Black communities, however the particular time period “hoochie daddy shorts” began gaining groundswell just a few years in the past on social media, particularly Twitter and TikTok. Taking from that, Hoochie Daddies are Black mascs, studs, and their associates who’re right here for a great time and a sizzling, sizzling summer season. Now me? A lifelong devotee of studs and their dimples? You possibly can think about what a hoochie daddy does to me, and the reply maaaaybe ends in “a puddle.” Shifting on.

The Tubi actuality competitors present Hoochie Daddies has a straightforward idea (eight studs from throughout the South stay collectively in a Jacksonville, Florida home, competing for the title of High Daddy) and even simpler guidelines. Each episode there’s a “problem” — starting from “design a t-shirt that claims Hoochie Daddy in puffy paint” to “who can gather probably the most numbers from ladies on a seashore the quaint manner, utilizing paper and pen” — and every problem is price a set variety of factors. The factors are calculated on the “Hoochie Daddy Scoreboard” in the lounge of the home. The individual with probably the most factors on the finish of all the season, wins!

What’s the prize? A visit for 2 to Jamaica, a “Hoochie Daddy” chain to put on round your neck, and bragging rights in fact.

Is that this a flowery home Bachelorette-style/ Actual World-style mansion we live in? No, no it isn’t. Think about this actuality present extra within the type of the aughts Vh1 cult traditional I Love New York. One of many contestants described the home as “at the very least it’s not the Blair Witch Undertaking” and one other contestant is requested to sleep in a closet, another person is given a blow up mattress. That mentioned, what Hoochie Daddies lacks in price range, I gotta say, to not be overtly corny, but it surely makes up for it in coronary heart. Awww.

The Hoochie Daddies know the way to drum up fights and drama for the digicam, but in addition there’s a real, unflappable eagerness and sincerity about making a actuality present that’s only for us, regardless of any limitations (and whew chile, there are limitations. Prepare for late ’90s energy level graphics). While you least count on it there’s some critical undercurrents — one struggle boils right down to a contestant’s uncomfortability with being known as a dyke. The present is pro-sex work; a number of of the contestants are dancers who get to point out off their expertise throughout a gaggle outing to a membership. And finally… okay pay attention. I may do some deep dive evaluation about what Hoochie Daddies is saying about gender roles and expectations in Black queer communities, and there’s lots right here ripe for analyzing, however on this case — I actually don’t wish to!

The purpose of some issues in life will not be if they’re “good” or “deep.” I binged all ten episodes of Hoochie Daddies in a day, and I wouldn’t even know the way to start to explain what has transpired.  What I can promise is that when it was over I felt full, but in addition as if I had barely misplaced contact with all actuality, and was possibly somewhat numb or dizzy — the best way you might be after you journey one too many rollercoasters as a child on the state truthful. However is that sensation not summer season? Are you not entertained?

So, who’re the contestants that can information you thru this circus? I’m glad that you simply requested!


a.ok.a. “Baltimore Bastard DaRealestDyke” a.ok.a. “DYKE onPole” a.ok.a. “Massive Dyke.” DykeGod is a entrepreneur along with her personal line of merch, an erotic dancer, and at all times — at all times a fan of chain with their title on it and a few nipple pasties.


Yet one more unique entertainer who hails from Baltimore! Fantise now lives in Virginia, does burlesque, works as a mannequin, actress, graphic designer and is a celebration host. She’s right here, and I quote, “to point out all these different Hoochie Daddies that not all good guys end final.”


Beyoncé voice: “From Houston, Texas BAABY!” (although King presently resides in Dallas). King hates liars and stank footwear. Which, you realize what? That’s extraordinarily truthful. Go off, King.

Myia B Music

Hailing from Dooly County, Georgia (presently dwelling in Atlanta), Myia B Music is a soul and gospel singer, who has felt remoted from the church due to her sexuality. She’s additionally a nurse. Myia needs to “play it low-key and observe” — so clearly a sizzling, quiet nerd who cares for others and loves gospel was my rapid favourite.


From Washington, D.C., Taz is the self-proclaimed “youngest in cost” and he or she believes that she’s acquired what it takes to win — so long as the producers preserve these huge Florida bugs away.


a.ok.a. “Moyo the Basic.” Born and raised in Louisiana, however presently dwelling in Dallas, Moyo is likely one of the oldest contestants in the home (at age 37) — although to let Moyo inform it, “I do know I look good.” She will not be improper. Moyo owns a small indie clothes enterprise and is a celebration promoter. As soon as once more, I feel Moyo says it greatest right here, “I’m only a artistic being, doing fly shit.” Amen.

Jay Money

Like Moyo, Jay Money is from Louisiana and now dwelling in Dallas. Jay Money owns a cleansing firm, and hates messes, however some of the vital issues to find out about Jay Money is that she confirmed up to the home with a bottle of brown liquor already in hand — so you realize what the vibe is.


Coming from Chattanooga, Tennessee, StudKvngg is an entertainer and a barber. She’s right here “to point out y’all who the highest motherfucking canine is, and to convey house that gold chain.” And we love objectives!!

Did I point out that the theme music goes: “Hoochie Daddies, all the best way stay! Hoochie Daddies, come exterior!” Don’t inform me that you simply don’t need this. All the first season of Hoochie Daddies is now obtainable on Tubi.

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