Old School Photos Of The ‘Love And Hip Hop New York’ Cast Before They Were Stars

Throwback Pix Of The Love & Hip Hop New York Cast

Once upon a time not long ago, MariahLynn was just a girl from New Jersey, and before Peter Gunz and Rich Dollaz were working in the studio they were just regular people aspiring to do big things. We found the best throwback photos of all our favorite Love & Hip Hop cast members from a wee little Tara Wallace to a teenage Yandy Smith way back in the day.

Check out our gallery now and see this cast before they were stars! Don’t miss an all new Love & Hip Hop, Monday at 8 PM ET/PT.

  • 1 MariahLynn

  • 2 Samantha and Lil Mendeecees

  • 3 Snoop Pearson

  • 4 Erica Mena with her mom
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 5 Chrissy Monroe
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 6 Peter Gunz as Michael Jackson at 13-years-old
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 7 Rich Dollaz
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 8 Tara Wallace
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 9 Yandy Smith
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 10 Amina with her girl group Black Buddafly
    [Photo: Getty Images]

  • 11 Erica Mena
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 12 Tahiry Jose
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 13 Peter Gunz performing on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno
    [Photo: Getty Images]

  • 14 Yandy Smith
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 15 Nya Lee
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 16 Rich Dollaz
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 17 Tara Wallace
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 18 Rich Dollaz
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 19 Yandy Smith with Mona Scott Young
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 20 Yandy
    [Photo: Instagram]

  • 21 Peter Gunz’s boy band
    [Photo: Instagram]