ET's Nischelle Turner spoke with the 37-year-old rapper at Sugar Factory in New York City on Tuesday about his new Wild 'N Out sports bar in Miami, Florida, which opens Memorial Day weekend -- but he couldn't help but gush about his kids.
Cannon welcomed Golden with his ex-girlfriend, Brittany Bell, in February 2017, and says his twins with ex-wife Mariah Carey have become quite the babysitters.
"They love hanging out with him, and it is almost like they are more concerned about him having fun than them having fun," he explained. "They are always trying to make them laugh, and he is walking now, so they are trying to get him all the toys."
"Watching that whole older sibling thing take place, they understand the responsibility of it. They understand that they can teach him things, so it is really cool," he said.
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Moroccan and Monroe will turn seven on Monday, and while Cannon calls the twins "geniuses," he can't believe how fast they've grown up. "I'm fine with my son growing up. It's my daughter that I have a problem with," he joked. "I mean, shotgun's loaded."
One thing he is serious about, however, is co-parenting, revealing that he and Carey make it work so well because their kids are their "number one priority."
"When you come from a place of understanding and unconditional love for so many things, you can't really go wrong," he explained. "It would be very easy to throw our egos in -- what we believe we want to do with our time and effort -- but then you step back... When it comes to my kids, it is whatever they want at whatever time, and I build my schedule around it."
And while Cannon and Carey, who finalized their divorce in 2016, wouldn't address whether he and Carey could ever rekindle their romance, it's clear they have nothing but respect for one another.
"Those children are the most important thing to both of us. It kind of turned her into this wonderful mother, that I feel like the world started to connect with her on that level," he expressed. "There will always be unconditional love and a great relationship."
"That is one of my best friends in life, so it is always going to be that," Cannon added. "The fact that there is no bad blood and we can still coexist, I think that is the best place for it."