Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale Ellis

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Subscribers: 522
Reviews: 4

 Oct 10, 2019
Strong, opinionated, successful, the couple you need in your family gathering. Love you guys!

 Jul 11, 2019
just great to hear about people in a long term relationship talking about the good bad and t h e ugly

Kenneth Stewart
 May 22, 2019
Love the family from YouTube and this is another great addition to their platform.

 May 16, 2019
I just love this


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!

Episode Date
Monogamy: Expectations vs. Reality
Why do some women want monogamy if they can’t meet all of their partners’ needs? That’s Devale’s question for Khadeen this week as the Ellises talk about where their sex life is after 10 years of marriage. How do their standards for sex match up? What do they consider intimacy? And is monogamy really worth it? Find out in this episode of Dead Ass. Learn more about your ad-choices at
Oct 14, 2020
Live from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air Mansion!
Just when you thought 2020 was a wash, The Ellises are here to save the day. Live from the Fresh Prince of Bel Air mansion, Khadeen and Devale share how they’ve used their time at home to be better parents and what they’ve learned from the now infamous 2020. Dead Ass! Learn more about your ad-choices at
Oct 07, 2020
2020 You Tried It But We’re BACK!
In the midst of an unbelievable year, Dead Ass is back for its fourth season with a new home, new episodes, new guests, and the same BROOOKLYNNNN energy. Join Khadeen & Devale Ellis for another season of conversations about relationships, culture, and everything in between. Season 4 starts Wednesday, October 7th, wherever you listen to podcasts.
Sep 29, 2020
Politics to Black Prosperity with Joe Biden, Louis Carr, The Budgetnista and Kenneth Montgomery
Many decisions that will affect our future will happen this year…dead ass! On this special BONUS episode of Dead Ass, the Ellises talk politics so you can get as much information as possible and can let your voice be heard. First up K&D interview 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden to discuss action items for the black community. Then the Ellises go deep on the state of Black America with three brilliant minds: President of Sales at BET Louis Carr, Civil Rights attorney Kenneth Montgomery, and Finance Guru Tiffany “The Budgetnista” Aliche.
Jun 17, 2020
Will You Marry Me...Again?
For their 10 year anniversary, Khadeen and Devale wanted to honor their marriage with a vow renewal ceremony #EllisVowRenewal2020...until the pandemic happened. The ceremony is on hold right now, but to end Season 3, K&D are still celebrating this milestone at home with you! This week they're breaking down what they've learned from being partners for 18 years and what they see in the future of their relationship.
May 13, 2020
Dulling The Silver Spoon
As parents, you want your kids to have it better than you and as hard as you did. Khadeen and Devale are turning back the clock to talk about their childhoods in 90's Brooklyn and how they're trying to teach their kids the same lessons from the 'hood even though they're growing up in LA.
May 06, 2020
The Birds And the Bees?!
Devale and Khadeen have always talked frankly about sex as a married couple in their YouTube videos and on Dead Ass. But there are three people they are NOT ready to have any conversations about sex with: THEIR BOYS. This week Antoinette Scully, co-founder of More Than Sex-Ed, joins K&D to help them figure out how to start conversations with their kids about sex, consent, contraception, and gender.
Apr 29, 2020
Live From Atlanta
ATLANTA, you brought the heat to Dead Ass Live at the Variety Playhouse. This show was recorded Valentine's Day week, and K&D wanted to do something special: they wanted to find the ideal couple in the audience that night. You do not want to miss this episode!
Apr 22, 2020
More Than A Mommy
In honor of #EllisVowRenewal2020, Khadeen is throwing herself a second bridal shower. But this time, instead of focusing on the honeymoon, Khadeen is turning to her friends and fellow boss moms Melanie Fiona (@melaniefiona) and Codie Elaine Oliver (@codieco) to share stories, tips, and advice on how to balance their identities and ambitions with their marriages, children, and work.
Apr 15, 2020
Mansplain To Me
Devale gets tons of DMs from single men who want to know: why should I get married? This week, Devale’s bringing that conversation out of the locker room and into the open. Representing the single men, he's joined by Brian Jordan Jr (@brianjordanjr) and Chido Nwokocha (@yea_imchido), and on the married side, Marcus Tanksley (@marcusaintonthegram).
Apr 08, 2020
Introducing The Suga
We're bringing you an extra surprise this week! The Suga is the newest podcast from our Stitcher fam and it's the brown mama's guide to the sweet life. It's hosted by actress, model, and producer, Tika Sumpter, and co-president of Kevin Hart's LOL Network, Thai Randolph. They're both boss moms, just like Khadeen. The Suga is a safe space where moms, moms-to-be, and those undecided can laugh, learn and love on each other as they navigate life. We know you'll love the show, so listen and subscribe to The Suga now in your favorite podcast app!
Apr 06, 2020
Because I Said So!
In a relationship, you gotta work out how to be with your significant other as an individual, as a partner, and, if you want kids, as a parent. This week Khadeen and Devale dig into how they teach consequences to their boys and what they do when their parenting styles don't match up.
Apr 01, 2020
Stop Clocking My Uterus With Angel Laketa Moore and Marcus Tanksley

Devale wants to turn #3WholeBoys into #BabyE4, but Khadeen just wants to protect her womb! This week, Angel Laketa Moore (@thatchickangel) and her husband Marcus Tanksley join K&D to discuss knowing when you're done having kids and how to address nosy questions like "When are you going to have another baby?"

Mar 25, 2020
Try A Little Tenderness

Sex after kids is NOT a myth. But it IS a challenge for many couples, including Khadeen and Devale (#couplegoals ain't all it's cracked up to be.) This week, they hash out where they stand now when it comes to making time for intimacy and making each other's satisfaction a priority.

Mar 18, 2020
Cheating Was A Choice with Melissa Dumaz
This week Khadeen and Devale talk about past infidelities and how they each got through their moments of transgression, and Melissa Dumaz, LMFT from U Help You joins the Ellises to share her insights on how couples can rebuild trust after cheating.
Mar 11, 2020
When The Yoke Ain’t Always Even

Partnership takes work. But Devale and Khadeen have very different methods to getting things done: Khadeen is a procrastinator and Devale is a control freak who wants to do everything right away. This week, how to navigate your partner's work ethic as business partners to avoid resenting each other as husband and wife.

Mar 04, 2020
For Better Or...For Better!

After ten years of marriage, Khadeen and Devale Ellis want to do it all over again. Your favorite millennial couple is renewing their vows this summer (#EllisVowRenewal2020!!) And on the next season of Dead Ass, starting March 4, they're gonna look back and reflect on what they want to bring into their second decade of matrimony. Subscribe so you don’t miss an episode!

Feb 26, 2020
So Said, So Done

Visualizing, goal setting, and manifesting. We want you to live your best life and while we all experience setbacks, what defines us is how we don’t give up in pursuit of our dreams. To end Season 2 we’re sharing how we’ve been able to make our wildest dreams come to fruition.

Dec 25, 2019
Live From Brooklyn

Our live show at the Brooklyn Bellhouse was a culmination of our hard work and most importantly, your support. Thank you to our frambily (family, friends, and tribe) for showing up for us at our SOLD OUT live shows. You don’t want to miss this episode.

Dec 18, 2019
Rules Are Made To Be Broken

After 17 years together, we’ve set, overstepped, and reset boundaries. And through it all we’ve learned to trust that we are committed to choosing each other. This week we’re talking relationship boundaries and why we don’t set them.

Dec 11, 2019
Namaslay with Trap Yoga Bae

As the saying goes, you gotta put your oxygen mask on first. This week we’re talking self-care, yoga and rachet affirmations with Britteny Floyd-Mayo of Trap Yoga Bae. 



This episode is sponsored by Morgan & Morgan (, MVMT Watches (, Policygenius (, and Brooklyn Brewery (

Dec 04, 2019
Keep Your Head Up With Dr. Imani Walker

So many of us are living with unresolved trauma and as a community we have a lot of healing to do. The first step is seeking help. This week forensic psychiatrist, Dr. Imani Walker joins us to share her insights on the state of mental health in the black community.


This episode is sponsored by Spotify - Dissect podcast, Zebit (, Morgan & Morgan (, and Universal - Queen & Slim.

Nov 27, 2019
Learning From the Mistakes of Others

This week on Dead Ass, our favorite part of the show is the whole show! We’re answering your listener letters and dropping some gems from our personal experiences.


This episode is sponsored by Zebit (, Universal - Queen and Slim, JustFab (, and MVMT Watches (

Nov 20, 2019
Parents Just Don't Understand... with Jessica Rose

We all know it takes a village when it comes to raising kids, this week Khadeen is holding it down with mom, rapper and YouTube sensation, Jessica Rose of She Really Had a Baby.


This episode is sponsored by Morgan & Morgan (, Universal - Queen and Slim, and ID Tech (

Nov 13, 2019
Do The Right Thing With A’shanti Gholar

We got the power! Now we gotta get our facts straight when it comes to political participation. This week we are talking to A’shanti Gholar, the founder of The Brown Girls’ Guide to Politics ( about how to exercise our voting rights and running for office.



This episode is sponsored by MVMT Watches (, MyBookie ( code: DEADASS) and JustFab (

Nov 06, 2019
Let That Sh*t Go

Energy vampires be GONE! This week we're talking about how to navigate those relationships that you know ain’t no good.



This episode is sponsored by Policygenius ( and Morgan & Morgan (

Oct 30, 2019
Prenup or Nah? With Judge Mablean Ephriam

All rise for the honorable Judge Mablean as she talks with Khadeen and Devale on why some might decide to get a prenuptial agreement and what it really means to think deep before you leap!



This episode is sponsored by Audible ( or text DEADASS to 500-500), MyBookie ( code: DEADASS), and Lola ( code: DEADASS30).

Oct 23, 2019
Smack It, Flip It, Rub It Down

It's no secret that we're constantly trying to get on the same page as it relates to our sex life, so today we're chatting with sexologist Shan Boodram to help us figure how to keep things spicy after 17 years.

Dead Ass is headed to Philly on November 21st and in Brooklyn on November 22nd! Click the link to get your tickets today:



This episode is sponsored by Zebit (, MyBookie ( code: DEADASS), and Policygenius (

Oct 16, 2019
You're Not the Person I Married! w/ Mr. & Mrs. KevOnStage

Does the fairytale really end after you say, "I Do?" Kevin and Melissa Fredericks from the podcast The Love Hour join Khadeen and Devale to talk about how they've managed to keep their marriages strong as they constantly evolve and go through all of life's changes.Dead Ass has two live shows coming up in Philly on November 21st and in Brooklyn on November 22nd! Click the link to get your tickets now:



This episode is sponsored by MyBookie ( code: DEADASS), JustFab (, and MVMT Watches (

Oct 09, 2019
What’s your zodiac sign, political affiliation...and your credit score?

This week, Khadeen and Devale will have you saying FACTS FACTS FACTS when it comes to getting comfortable talking about the five taboo topics that can make or break your relationship.

Dead Ass has two live shows coming up in Philly on November 21st and in Brooklyn on November 22nd! Click the link to get your tickets now:



This episode is sponsored by Policygenius ( MyBookie ( code: DEADASS) and Betterhelp (  code: DEADASS).

Oct 02, 2019
Be My Escape Not My Obligation

Talking about that real love, the kind that doesn’t feel like a chore...until it does. Khadeen and Devale talk about when they realized their intimacy stopped being a priority and how they got their love life back on track. 

Dead Ass is doing a live show in Philly on November 21st and in Brooklyn on November 22nd! Click the link to get your tickets now:


This episode is sponsored by MyBookie ( code: DEADASS) and Betterhelp ( code: DEADASS).

Sep 25, 2019
We'rrrreee Baaackkkk

You’ve left comments, you’ve left reviews, the people have spoken. It’s true, Khadeen and Devale Ellis are BACK BABY with season two of Dead Ass starting September 25th! Your favorite millennial couple is serving Martin and Gina realness this season with new guests, new topics, but of course with the same K & D antics that will have you cracking up and wanting more. Make sure to subscribe so you don’t miss an episode!

Sep 04, 2019
No Relationship Is Perfect
Aug 07, 2019
Literally, Dying To Have A Baby
Jul 31, 2019
Culture Clash
Jul 24, 2019
Learn Something New Errday
Jul 17, 2019
The Gym vs. Baconeggandcheese
Jul 10, 2019
Devale Still Big Mad About That Stroller
Jul 03, 2019
Life Ain't The Same After 3 Whole Boys!
Jun 26, 2019
For The Content Creators Out There...
Jun 19, 2019
Between The Sheets
Jun 12, 2019
Are You Trying to Be Rich Rich or Just Broke and Boujee?
Jun 05, 2019
Can I Live?
May 29, 2019
May 22, 2019
Marriage: Did it Choose Us or Did Did We Choose It?
May 15, 2019
Y'all Ready For This? Coming Soon: Dead Ass with Khadeen and Devale Ellis
Apr 18, 2019