Throwback Thursday: Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Cast Before They Were Stars

Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Peeps Before They Were Stars

Before he was Love & Hip Hop Atlanta’s Lil’ Scrappy he was just Darryl Richardson, the son of a preacher man. And before she was Karlie Redd she was Karlie Lewis an aspiring actress on VH1’s own Scream Queens.

In honor of Throwback Thursday, we’ve dug through the vault to pull up some never before seen photos of your favorites from Mimi Faust to Waka Flocka Flame. Scroll through our gallery and let us know who you think is most improved since they were just a kid.

  • 1 Mimi Faust

  • 2 Yung Joc
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 3 Joseline
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 4 Joseline
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 5 Joseline
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 6 Joseline
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 7 Rasheeda
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 8 Stevie J
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 9 Scrappy
    [Photo: Tumblr]

  • 10 Mimi and Stevie J
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 11 Wacka Flocka Flame
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 12 Karlie Redd in Scream Queens
    [Photo: VH1]

  • 13 Scrappy and his dad
    [Photo: Tumblr]

  • 14 Kirk and Rasheeda Frost
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 15 Joseline with her family.
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 16 Mimi with her mother and niece.
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 17 Momma Dee
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 18 Stevie J with Eve
    [Photo: Tumblr]

  • 19 Rasheeda
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 20 Benzino with the corn rows
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 21 Mimi with Ice Cube
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 22 Joseline Hernandez
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 23 Karlie Redd
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 24 Kirk
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 25 Benzino
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 26 Little Lil Scrappy
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 27 Stevie J with Mariah Carey
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 28 Kirk and Rasheeda in 1999
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 29 Baby Scrappy
    [Photo: Tumblr]

  • 30 Scrappy, his sister, and Momma Dee.
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 31 Yung Joc
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 32 Joseline
    [Photo: RollingOut.com]

  • 33 Mimi Faust
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 34 Scrappy
    [Photo: Tumblr]

  • 35 Mimi Faust