Where Are They Now: Former Love & Hip Hop Stars

What ever happened to Che Mack tho?

People appear on Love & Hip Hop, show us the intimate details of their lives, and then disappear. From Joe Budden and Tahiry, to O’Shea and Erica Dixon, these familiar faces may not appear on our TV screens right now but that doesn’t mean we aren’t wondering where they ended up. Fear not, we’ve gotchu covered. Check out some of your former favorites now and see how they’re living!

  • 1 Erika D
    Erika D has been out and about, living her best life with her son with Mendecees, Aasim. The two even recently had a mommy/son Fashion Play Date event.

  • 2 Joseline Hernandez
    Joseline has been out here, slaying per usual. She and Bonnie Bella are the cutest mommy/daughter modeling duo and her mini-me even helps with her workouts. The Puerto Rican princess is still in the studio so we should plan on hearing something from her soon.

  • 3 Samantha Wallace
    Samantha has been getting to the money, continuing her career as an oral health specialist. Lil’ Mendeecees is a basketball star with stellar grades. Samantha appears to be living a calm drama-free life and yes, Aasim and Lil’ Mendeecees are still the best of bros.

  • 4 Hazel E
    Hazel E is in full-on artist mode, soon-to-release her new single, “What R U Talking Bout.” She and Rose Burgandy are still going strong, flying private class to change the forecast. Miles is also still her ride-or-die. Aside from working, Hazel has been out-and-about debuting new lewks.

  • 5 Lovely Mimi
    Lovely Mimi has been flourishing with her beautiful family and yes, she still makes hilarious Instagram videos. Her nail tech skills are still on point and if you’re looking for a laugh, you can always depend on her page.

  • 6 Chris
    Since her split with Mimi, she goes by Chris Ali and has released a couple of dope tracks. Judging by all of the heart eyes under her Instagram comments, something tells us her dating life is lit.

  • 7 Joe Budden
    Mr. Budden has been busy since he last graced our screens on Love & Hip Hop. He’s released an album (“Rage & The Machine”), hosted “Everyday Struggle” and had a baby with his girlfriend and fellow former LHH star Cyn Santana.

  • 8 Cyn Santana
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    As we just mentioned, Cyn is happily in love with rapper boo Joe Budden, and gave birth to their first son.

    Beside that, of course she is still keeping up with her modeling. She also owns a clothing line called NU By Cyn Santana, which features many different form-fitting styles that you see Cyn herself often adorned in.

  • 9 BBOD
    BBOD, a.k.a. Sexxy Lexxy and Ms. Moe Money, are still hustling and making music, both independently and together. Their latest single is called “Lights Out”.

  • 10 Omarion
    While half of B2K expressed interest in getting back together last season of Love & Hip Hop Hollywood, Omarion wasn’t interested. He’s been touring, making music (his latest single “Nudes” came out earlier this week) and co-parenting Megaa & A’mei’s with Apryl.

  • 11 Apryl Jones
    Aside from co-parenting with Omarion, Apryl has been working on her fitness and her own line of wine, Apryl Wines.

  • 12 Kaleena Harper
    Kalenna and Tony just celebrated their 6th anniversary in November, which comes a year after welcoming their daughter Savannah Alise.

  • 13 Tahiry Jose
    Tahiry launched her own Color Club heat index collection in summer 2015 and has been working in the beauty space since. She just opened a hair and nail salon, Seven One Eight, in Hoboken.

  • 14 Kaylin Garcia
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    Since leaving Love & Hip Hop, Kaylin since appeared on Couples Therapy with then boyfriend Joe Budden and worked on getting herself out of a “depressive state” she slipped into after having a tough time with being on reality TV.

    Since splitting with Budden, she has been expressing her more artistic side, posting some super impressive paintings on her KayzHeART Instagram page. She’s also been hosting T’workout workout classes around the country.

  • 15 Althea Heart
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    Althea and Benzino had a pretty intense relationship while they were on Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and after they left the show, it didn’t really change. They’ve called it quits after having a very cute son, Baby Zino, and now Althea is focusing on her son and new music that she’s putting out in 2018.

  • 16 Tia Becca
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    Since leaving Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, Tia has been focused on being a good mom to her kids and an entrepreneur and author.

  • 17 Morgan Hardman
    Since we last saw Morgan on the show, things seem to have calmed down for Ray J’s former assistant after her departure.

    She did reveal in an interview with Vlad TV that during the filming of Love & Hip Hop, she was actually almost 3 months pregnant–which nobody was aware of–though she unfortunately experienced a miscarriage shortly after. Now she’s working as a financial consultant.

  • 18 Lore’l
    It’s been a while since Lore’l has graced our TV screens, but luckily for us she’s not too far out of the spotlight.

    You can listen to Lore’l guest hosting on a podcast with Angela Yee and other friends called, “Lip Service” every week to hear her dish.

  • 19 Chrissy Monroe
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    Ms. Monroe has been busy since her last appearance on the show.

    The reality star was the first female “Comeback Queen” to be involved in the show Come Back Kings with other names like Black Rob and Treach from Naughty By Nature. She also launched her own cosmetics line, called Pretty Girl Gang Cosmetics, specializing in products like mascara and lip gloss.

  • 20 Erica Dixon
    Now a fashion designer and a recent college graduate (as of September!), Erica has been pretty drama free recently and is busy raising her teenage daughter with Scrappy.

    She has also been keeping up with her Pretty Girls Rock events as well as speaking at schools and hosting different events.

  • 21 Raqi Thunda
    Raqi is doing well for herself since her time on the show, broadening her horizons with different types of career endeavors. Most recently, she’s been slaying eyebrows and showcasing her threading skills on Instagram.

  • 22 Nastassia Smith
    Nas was known for being one of the most dramatic Love & Hip Hop cast members ever, but since then, it’s looking like she’s slowed down a little bit. There has been less drama and more positivity across her social media pages as she lays low for a little while.

  • 23 Emily Bustamante
    As usual, Emily is still on her stylish hustle in life after the show. While she and Fab are no longer together, they’re very successfully co-parenting their super cuuuute model kids Johan and Jonas and Taina.

  • 24 Mama Jones
    Good ol’ Mama Jones apparently wasn’t ready to leave the world of television just yet.

    Her son Jim Jones and his girl Chrissy Lampkin had a show on WeTV, “Vow or Never,” and surprise, surprise…Mama Jones was a part of it. Other than that, she’s been busy being a loving “GlaMom” to her grandchildren.

  • 25 Somaya Reece
    Ms. Reece moved from Love & Hip Hop to some different shows: Famously Single on E! and Bravo’s First Family of Hip Hop with her then girlfriend-turned fiancee, Lady Luck. They have since broken up, but Somaya is super busy making music and running her own detox tea company (“Get Slim Detox Tea”).

  • 26 O’Shea Russell
    Oshea and Erica Dixon have been broken up for a while now, and it took him a while to get over it. A few months after they broke up he was posted a with the former Love & Hip Hop star naming him his #WCW and saying, “I try not to miss you, but in the end, i still do”.

    Don’t worry: he’s still been going to the gym twice a day and keeping up with his modeling, along with occasionally hosting parties and events.

  • 27 Erica Pinkett
    Erica left the reality TV realm to focus on her career in acting, and she’s about to be apart of one of the most anticipated releases in a long time.

    She played Ayanna Jackson in the Tupac biopic, “All Eyez On Me,” which was released early this year. She had her work cut out her preparing for the role because Ayanna is a controversial character, but it was exciting to see her on the big screen.

  • 28 Margeaux Simms
    Margeaux has been in full artist mode since she left the show.

    Her single, “Black Cocaine” dropped on iTunes a few months ago. She preformed at SXSW in 2016 and also appeared on Marriage Boot Camp this year with her girlfriend Merike and her husband Nikko Smith.

  • 29 Jhonni Blaze
    Ms. Blaze was going through some tough times and a lot of drama when we saw her on the show, but she seems to be doing a lot better now. The last time we saw her, she was in the studio with Black Ink Crew Chicago’s Phor.

  • 30 Tiffany Foxx
    Unfortunately, it’s been a while since we’ve heard any new music from Tiffany, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been out here.

    Our beloved emcee has been hosting pool parties, club events, and has been seen out at events like the Bad Boy Reunion Tour with her BFF Lil Kim.

  • 31 Precious Paris
    Former Love & Hip Hop star and veteran G-Unit signee is still keeping up with her grind, but now the female emcee is straying away from rapping and focusing on the launch of her Diana Bo$$ Boutique–your supplier for anything from men’s clothing, to swimsuits, to you guessed it: hair bundles.

    It’s been a minute since we’ve heard any new tracks from Precious, but she has not been quiet on social media about letter her fans know she’s nothing without music.

  • 32 Kamiah Adams
    Since her Lil Fizz days on Love & Hip Hop Hollywood, Kamiah has been very publicly boo’d up with Washington Wizards player Bradley Beal and the pair are now engaged.

    She also continues to host different parties and events and effortlessly model swimwear.

  • 33 Amber Laura
    After her departure from Love & Hip Hop Hollywood and ex-boyfriend Miles Brock, Amber has been spotted in the studio with big names like DJ Quik.

    It’s been awhile since she’s released any of the music we see her working on, but she seems to be putting all of her energy toward her music career and performing at event and raising her teenage daughter, Zoh’ie.

  • 34 Diamond Strawberry
    In her life following the show, Diamond has really found her voice and released music. Since her days on Love & Hip Hop New York, she’s been really focused on raising her daughter, MyLisa.
  • 35 Che Mack
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    Stevie J’s former artist is now a mom! She welcomed a baby girl, Ginger, in 2016.

    Che told VH1 in 2015, since appearing on the show, “[I see] Scrappy here and there, I see Bambi a lot, one time I spoke to Mimi [but] she didn’t speak back and fell down the steps. Erica [Dixon] and I dated the same baller but I don’t think she knew we had talked before.”

  • 36 Nya Lee
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    Since leaving Love & Hip Hop, Nya’s stopped dancing and focused solely on music. In 2015 she released her new mixtape Fur Season. Most recently, she was in the studio with Love & Hip Hop Miami/i>’s Trina for their single “Thick”.

  • 37 Erica Jean
    Saigon’s baby mother has appeared on the cover of Ryder Magazine and Foxtail Magazine.

    Erica updated VH1, saying, “Me and Saigon are co-parenting our son. We’re not together but we’re on better terms than before. My son is four and smart, intelligent, and talking a mile a minute. I am a full-time student, busy mom and working on a few independent acting projects some modeling here and there.”

  • 38 Shay Johnson
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    After leaving her relationship with Scrappy feeling heartbroken, the former Flavor of Love bachelorette spent time working on her fitness, finding happiness and falling in love again. After dating Pleasure P of Pretty Ricky for two years long distance, Shay has recently moved to Miami and will be on the upcoming season of Love & Hip Hop Miami.

  • 39 Consequence
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    Since leaving reality TV, the rapper has been focused on making new music. He’s done some work with A Tribe Called Quest, created his own production imprint Company of Greatness and is helping his 6-year-old son launch his music career and handle the highs and lows of first grade.

  • 40 DJ Babey Drew
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    Traci Steele’s ex is keeping busy continuing to DJ in the U.S. and internationally. Drew also started to make EDM music, including a record with Diplo and Skrillex. The DJ is also the creator of a music festival “Big Beat” in Atlanta. He now has a three-year-old daughter, in addition to his son with Traci and is scheduled to be married next year.

  • 41 Winter Ramos
    Winter currently works as a costumer in Magic Kingdom in Disney World.

    Of her post-Love & Hip Hop life, Winter tells VH1, “I’m in the process of opening Windy’s Boutique in Orlando and [my follow up book] Game Over Part 2 is almost ready to be released. Also I’m super busy being a mother to my two-year-old daughter Summer.”

  • 42 Olivia Longott
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    The “Candy Shop” singer has remained relatively private since leaving reality TV until she released a tell-all book Release Me: My Life, My Words in summer 2015. In addition to sharing G-Unit intel, Longott is still making music and released her solo album Right One for You and appeared in the independent film The Man In 3B.

  • 43 Traci Steele
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    Since wrapping Love & Hip Hop Atlanta, DJ Steele has launched her own line of lip gloss and clothing at Steele Pretty. The single mom has also appeared on the cover of iPush Magazine and continues to coparent alongside ex-boyfriend DJ Babey Drew. Her alleged relationship with Snootie Wild has been the thing of recent tabloid fodder.

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