*”Growing Up Hip Hop” on WEtv is expanding to a new city and we’ve got a sneak peek of what fans of the franchise can expect when the New York cast takes over this summer.
According to the press release:
“The well-off and well-connected cast includes rap star Ja Rule and children Jeff Bruce Atkins Jr. and Brittney Atkins; Murder Inc. mogul Irv Gotti and children, Angie Pearson and Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo; Fat Joe with son Ryan Cartagena; famed rapper Charli Baltimore and daughter DJ Siaani; Young Dirty Bastard, son of the late Old Dirty Bastard; Flavor Flav and his children Da’Zyna, Quan and Will; JoJo Simmons, son of legendary rap pioneer Rev. Run; rapper and actress Lil’ Mama and her brother Arnstar; rapper and producer Kid Capri with daughter Vina Love and renowned industry manager Madina Milana.”
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From broken relationships and love triangles to arrests and sibling rivalries, each hour-long episode of WE tv’s “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” will be a non-stop, drama-packed ride. Ja Rule’s involvement in the infamous Fyre Festival will also be showcased on the debut season.
“All of the f**king heat is coming back on Ja Rule!” the 43-year-old rapper says in the trailer.
“I had a partner that was doing some shady sh**,” Ja is later seen telling his daughter, Brittney Atkins.
GUHH: New York will follow these city natives as they navigate their complicated love lives and hustle hard to become more than just the sons and daughters of their famous parents.
The series premieres Thursday, August 29 at 9:00pm ET/PT.
Scroll up and watch the trailer above.