After a successful career as a rapper, Georgia Peach Rasheeda Frost has become the epitome of a "boss chick". She has built her brand, cosmetic line, and clothing store into quite the empire, and recently opened up her second Pressed store in Houston.
Rasheeda has become a pro at balancing all of her responsibilities as a wife, mother, and entrepreneur. Women across the nation look to her as a source of inspiration, admiring her success and idyllic life who makes having it all look oh so easy.
However, last season it all came tumbling down around her when Jasmine Washington accused Rasheeda's husband Kirk of fathering her child. Now, Rasheeda is separated and trying to pick up the pieces of her once perfect life.
Oluremi "Mimi" Faust has been charming the audiences of VH1's highest ranking reality show for six seasons. Initially the "girlfriend" of Stevie J, Mimi has found a way to stand on her own. Her confidence, style, and wit keeps viewers engaged, as she balances motherhood with relationships and new business ventures.
Currently, Mimi is the owner and creator of the commercial cleaning service "Keep It Clean , Inc.", where she plans to incorporate interior design services to her business. She has one daughter, Eva with her now ex-boyfriend, Stevie J. Currently, Mimi is in a relationship with WNBA player, Ty Young.
If there is mess, Karlie Redd is in it! But she's also the first to jump on any opportunity. The multi-tasking business maven has had her hands in several business. Her store Merci, in the suburbs of Atlanta, is booming, she's been hustling in the studios, and most recently decided to turn her sexual exploits into literary gold.
Karlie has been working with NY Times bestseller, Zane on putting the finishing touches on her book, which has been no easy feat as she continues to travel the country touring as an actress in stageplays and working locally on the hit show Saints and Sinners.
Stevie J has been melting hearts since his days as a Bad Boy, working alongside giants such as P.Diddy, Notorious B.I.G., Faith Evans, Mary J. Blige, and Mariah Carey. The three-time Grammy Award winning songwriter, producer, and musician has been focused on crafting new music with contemporary artists for over two decades. He recently decided to enter the Latin market and has high hopes for DangerZone Latina's headliner Estelita Quintero. But he's always on the lookout for new talent.
His hit spin-off show Leave It To Stevie has documented his work with new artists, as well as his experiences as a bachelor. Audiences fell in love with Stevie the patriarch, as he made his children the center of his attention. The father of six definitely has his hands full balancing television, music, family, and potentially a new romance.
Fans fell in love with Jessica Dime when her ball playing fiancé Shawne Williams popped the big question to her in Jamaica and she replied with a resounding "YES". Before her trip down the aisle, Dime is working hard in the studio to crank out hits before her "I Dos".
The Memphis rapper has been finding her footing in the music industry since landing a deal with Flo Rida years ago. Now unsigned, Dime is looking for a label home for her down south flare and bossed up style. She recently released a single and some visuals for her latest song and plans to follow it up with an EP.
Tommie Lee instantly rose to stardom with her television debut in season 5; partly because of her fiery personality, but also because of her flawless looks. The New Jersey native came out guns blazing and has shown no signs of slowing down.
With several business deals in the making, Tommie plans to build an empire around her burgeoning brand. With her ex-lover Scrapp DeLeon behind bars, this single mother of two is hard at work building her empire and needs no prince to complete her kingdom. Tommie may have lost a few friends and gained some new haters, but nothing is stopping her glow up.
You've been living under a rock if you aren't familiar with the name Erica Mena. The New York native burst onto the scene as the Latina firecracker on Love & Hip Hop. After many successful seasons of bringing her unique brand of drama to the small screen, she exited with great fanfare as the fiancée of rapper/actor Bow Wow. Unfortunately, their relationship didn't last and Erica has spent the last few years reevaluating her priorities.
As an actress, she landed a featured guest role on the Emmy Award winning episode of Master Of None, taking her brand to the next level. Now she's back, better than ever, and ready to prove she really has what it takes to make it as an artist. Erica has chosen Atlanta as home base to be close to the talented producers in the hip hop music mecca and is determined to make some music magic.
Songwriter and producer Kirk Frost hails from Atlanta. As the founder and owner of D-Lo Entertainment, his portfolio of song placements is significant to say the least. Kirk has had a hand in placing songs on films such as Beauty Shop, The Fog, and several others. However, his greatest accomplishment has been his marriage to the "boss chick" Rasheeda.
The couple wed in 1999 and have built a music and fashion empire, all while raising their children and putting family first. Yet, the events of last season left their relationship frayed, and it will be up to Kirk to see if he is capable of winning back the love and trust of the woman who grew up by his side.
American hip hop artist and entrepreneur Jasiel "Yung Joc" Robinson is originally from Atlanta, Georgia where he currently hosts The Streetz Morning Takeover show, as a disc jockey for local urban radio station Streetz 94.5. Joc is a veteran and fan favorite who travels the country with his comedy routines, brandishing trends that become undeniable sensations.
Joc's hair became such a hot topic that he decided to use the infamy to open a hair salon in Atlanta - Salon Eshelon. He recently broke ground on the location and has hopes to make his mark on the beauty scene in Atlanta, while juggling multiple entrepreneurial efforts, including cranking out new music.
After an impactful guest appearance in Season 6, electric performer and "Queen of the Dancehall" Grace Hamilton, aka "Spice", joins the cast to make some noise! Known for her electrifying stage performances and dancehall hits, such as "Sheet", "Romping Shop", and "So Mi Like It", Spice is famous for being a raunchy, raw raptress from the island of Jamaica.
Now Spice is looking to make it big in the states. If she can make it on the mean streets of Jamaica, she can make it anywhere and is determined to do so in the A! She not only wants to broaden her fan base, but also aims to shine a positive light on her country and build a legacy for her two children.
Panamanian beauty Estelita Quintero burst onto the scene last season as "The First Lady" of Stevie J's DangerZone Latina label. The social media fixture fancies herself a model, blogger and actress who has the musical chops to make it!
Estelita's Latin heritage is infused in all she does. She is working on making some fuego hits to match her caliente looks and plans on releasing new music soon!
Celebrity makeup artist, owner of Atlanta's boutique Glam Shop, and CEO of her own cosmetics line, Sierra Gates is a beauty bawse and entrepreneur. But she's also a hopeless romantic. After watching her 8 year marriage to music manager Rod "Shooter" Gates implode after he cheated with Sierra's assistant Moriah, Sierra is putting the pieces back together and giving love another try as she navigates a divorce.
Never one to be slowed down by a man, this mother of two is bossing up, taking her business across state lines by holding classes to teach other women how to become independent consultants and chase the "bag"!
Season 3 + Seasons 5-6
Tammy Rivera recently found success as a songstress and her hit single "All These Kisses" made an impression on the charts.
While she and her husband Waka Flocka Flame continue to work on their marriage, Tammy is hard at work on making a name for herself in the music business while still juggling her T. Rivera swimwear line and raising her daughter Charlie.
Melissa Scott is a local Atlanta DJ and well known event promoter on the LGBTQ scene. Having successfully created a lane for herself by crafting and cultivating events both domestically and internationally, Melissa continues to grow and expand her brand.
Melissa is the owner of Soulbar at Pals Lounge and recently ventured into the party bus business. She hopes to build an empire catering to the elite who like to travel and party in style.
Raised in Houston's 5th Ward, Brittany Bullock, better known in the industry as "Just Brittany" makes some noise as she joins the cast this season. Formerly signed to Cash Money Records under the watchful eye of hip-hop mogul Brian "Birdman" Williams, this songstress' unique and diverse sound has earned her 3 slots on the Billboard charts making her the premier artist to watch.
In 2017, Brittany broke into television as a contestant on the VH1 reality series Signed, where she landed a single deal with Rick Ross who dubbed her the first lady of MMG. She recently made the move to Atlanta to work with some of ATL's heavy hitters and develop her sound, while working on her album.
Hit-maker Sean Garrett, aptly dubbed "The Pen" by Jay-Z, has built a reputation for himself not only as one of mainstream music's hottest producers and a Grammy nominated songwriter, but as a young living legend. Garrett stands as one of the music industry's heaviest hitters, changing the game one Number One hit at a time.
Producing an impressive number of number one chart-toppers, Sean is one of the top producers of his generation according to Billboard – with more Number Ones in a shorter period of time than any of his peers. Garrett is responsible for penning and producing dozens of chart topping hits for all of today's brightest stars – from Beyonce and Justin Bieber, to Usher and Miley Cyrus.
Garrett has finally stepped out from behind the scenes and into the spotlight. He recently released two singles: "Twilight Zone" featuring Trey Songz and Future, and "Anytime" featuring Migos. Garrett is impacting the industry and changing the culture as he attempts to transition from hitmaker to artist while wrangling his best friend BK Brasco and romancing some Georgia peaches along the way.
BK Brasco is poised to leave his undeniable mark on Atlanta. While most know him as an emcee, over the years Brasco has evolved into a full triple threat, building an impressive resume as a songwriter and model/actor as well.
The Brownsville, Brooklyn native initially pushed his way to the forefront of NY's competitive indie rap scene with his former rap group "Brooklyn." Discovered by the late Shakir Stewart, the group was signed to Arista Records. Although the group disbanded, Stewart saw something special in Brasco and helped him hone his skills as an MC and songwriter. He's worked with producers and songwriters such as Scott Storch, Polow Da Don, and Sean Garrett.
Following a brief stint at Interscope records, BK Brasco crossed paths with megastar Timbaland, signing on as an artist, songwriter and producer. BK is now in the A looking to make an indelible imprint in the music capital of the world, while also making his mark on the ladies.
Full-figured and fabulous, Tokyo Vanity hails from the great city of New Orleans, Louisiana. Tokyo first made waves on the music scene in 2015 with her hit single "That's My Best Friend." Since its' debut, the video for her single has been viewed more than 1.5 million times. Tokyo followed up the success of her single by dropping her long awaited mixtape entitled Konnichiwa in 2017.
Now Tokyo is here in the A to connect with hit music producers AND pursue a unique relationship with her boyfriend, fellow rapper Tabius Tate. With her wit, sense of style, and unique brand of confidence, Tokyo Vanity is bound to make her mark.
Keely Hill joins the cast bringing with her over a decade of music and entertainment industry experience. Getting the hustle started in college, she landed a gig as a marketing representative for Universal Music Group and spearheaded various successful marketing and promotion projects.
Keely crash landed in the A, after a stint with Def Jam in NYC and she is looking to continue to build an undeniable brand as music rep to the stars, while also juggling a rekindled romance with mega promoter K. Botchey.
Deborah "Momma Dee" Bryant is a reality tv personality, and singer best known for Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. Known for her catchy singles "I Deserve" and "In That Order", the mother to Atlanta rapper and self-proclaimed "Prince Of The South" Lil Scrappy continues to make her own mark in the music industry.
While her second chance at love with first AND second husband Ernest may be rocky at times, there is no doubt that Momma Dee's palace will always be kept in order.
Karen "KK" King burst on the scene as the sharp tongued mother to Sas and Scrapp. "KK" is a natural born hustler who bares an impressive resume as a music manager to her kids. She recently took her talents behind the scenes, producing her very own online show while still dabbling in music.
Known for her cougar ways, KK's youthfulness and vitality are her trademark. And with her son Scrapp behind bars, KK's keeping the embers warm as she lies in wait for his inevitable release.
Atlanta's super party promoter K. Botchey is known for throwing some of the hottest parties in the dirty south! He is a "Street Ambassador" and promoter for Atlanta's newest hip-hop station at Streetz 94.5.
Botchey is an important fixture on the scene in Atlanta and his influence stretches to his charitable works as well. He is always on deck to lend a hand with various charities in the community and attributes a lot of his social awareness to his upbringing.
Raised by first generation Ghanaian parents, K. Botchey has tasked himself with making a difference for his family, with his multiple business ventures. Aside from his philanthropic efforts, one of his main priorities has been to rekindle his relationship with music executive Keely Hill.
Jasmine Washington is a New York native and and former exotic dancer who moved to Atlanta three years ago with big dreams for her future. She met her current boyfriend Rod Bullock and had big relationship goals, until she found herself pregnant and had to adjust her plans.
Jasmine is currently balancing being a new mom with career aspirations, and a few secrets of her own.
Rod "Shooter" Gates is a Grady baby through and through. He grew up in some of the toughest neighborhoods in Atlanta and got his nickname, Shooter, because of his skill winning money from shooting dice in the streets. Shooter has always had an ear for good music and started working with artists such as Young Thug and Cash Out.
Shooter spends his nights in studios and clubs, keeping his ear to the streets for the next big artist.
Fan favorite Joseline Hernandez has captivated the hearts of fans for the last five seasons. The soon-to-be mother, has been hard at work throughout her pregnancy. She's spreading her wings to ensure her spot in the limelight and a secure future for her coming child.
In addition to making music, she recently added "actress" to her resume after landing a recurring role on Lee Daniels' breakout series "Star." A week-long stint as a guest host on the talk show "The Real" may open more doors. And of course, Joseline is always releasing new music. All this while preparing to be a first time mother! Pregnancy certainly isn't slowing down this Miami native.
Scrappy was discovered by Lil Jon over ten years ago. His southern roots appealed to Lil Jon who gave him his first record deal. Since then, Scrappy has maintained his music and is currently taking acting classes to make his debut on the big screen. He has extended his brand into model and artist management, and is looking forward to his next role as “husband”.
His mother, Momma Dee, is legendary for her non-stop meddling but has finally come on board supporting the upcoming nuptials between he and his fiance Bambi.
Ariane Davis lights up any room she enters. Her charisma, personality and stunning looks have been captivating audiences for years. She's a sought after model and has been spending late nights in the studio completing her new EP.
Ariane has also become a staple in the LGBTQ community, and travels the nation hosting LGBTQ events using her celebrity to champion charitable causes.
Bambi is formerly a cast member of Vh1's Basketball Wives LA, who followed her heart and her dreams when she relocated to Atlanta three seasons ago. She hoped to jumpstart her music career, but instead found the love of her life as the on-again, off-again homie, lover, friend of Scrappy.
Bambi's love for Scrappy has been tested over the years, by both his reluctance to commit and his meddlesome mother Momma Dee. But now, the two are engaged and making plans for a wedding, and hoping that nothing or no one will derail their plans.
Season 3 + Seasons 5-6
Waka Flaka Flame is a global icon and rapper who rose to prominence as Gucci Mane's protégé and flagship artist. Waka has made it big in both the hip hop and EDM worlds, working with mainstream elite like T.I., Drake, and B.o.B. His upcoming album "Flockavelli II" will feature his traditional iconic trap raps as well as some EDM influences.
Although he has slowed down on the touring to make family his number one priority, Waka continues to sell out shows around the globe.
Rod Bullock is an Indianapolis native who got his start in the music industry placing records on various artist's albums including: R Kelly, K.Michelle, Fabolous, and Lil Wayne to name a few. Rod was also instrumental in discovering Yung Joc and bringing his musical talents to light.
He is currently managing three time Grammy nominated producer, singer, songwriter, Rico Law A.K.A. Louis Gold, and R&B Superstar Mishon. But to fans of "Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta," he'll make a splash as the ex-boyfriend of Mimi Faust, who has popped up with an intriguing new love life and some secrets to share.
Keanna Arnold was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. The youngest of three siblings, she received her Bachelor's degree in Healthcare Management while working as an exotic dancer at a popular Atlanta night club.
Eager to leave that lifestyle in her past, she is making moves to find her way into the skincare and beauty industry.
Miyha "Lovely Mimi" Thi Luong is a social media superstar! Having amassed over 1 million followers on Instagram, Lovely Mimi's outspoken and vivacious personality has everyone wondering what she'll surprise them with next.
The Vietnamese beauty and mother, hails from the DMV area where she owned one of the hottest nail salons in the area. She has become one of the most sought after nail technicians and recently made her way to Atlanta to mark some new territory. She is steadily working on expanding her brand, and has recently been testing out her music chops to keep things really popping. Lovely Mimi hosts parties nationwide and occasionally gets on the mic to spit a few bars of her pop infused rap.
Moriah Lee has been the trusted assistant to Sierra at The Glam Shop for several years. Moriah's devotion and marketing skills grabbed the attention of Sierra and her husband, and it wasn't long before Moriah became The Glam Shop's marketing assistant.
However, Moriah is making strides so that one day she will be her own boss! She is currently enrolled in school and looks forward to graduating this year with a bachelor's degree in Global Logistics & International Business.
Season 1 + Season 2, Season 5
Anyone whose had the pleasure of knowing singer, business woman, songwriter pianist, reality television star and Memphis native, K.Michelle since her childhood is aware that she was destined to be the woman she is today. Gymnastic, swimming, and piano courses kept her inquisitive spirit busy until age nine, when the time arrived for her to begin vocal lessons with renowned children's vocal coach Bob Westbrook (Justin Timberlake, Britney Spears etc).
A lifelong affinity for country music (The Judds are a personal favorite), lead to Michelle earning a scholarship to Florida A&M for yodeling.
For the millions of fans who have watched the no-nonsense cutie fight for what she feels is right on television every week, her debut album title, 'Rebellious Soul' is most appropriate. "I'm a rebel, a firecracker," she tells. "I do what I want to do. My music is like that as well. I rebel against anything that society tries to use to keep us boxed in - racism, judgment, anything that makes you feel inferior as a woman." The result is what she describes as an "old-school" but "aggressive and urgent" music feel. The guest list of vocalists include Elle Varner and K.Michelle's mentor R. Kelly, who will also embrace some maestro duties. After years of professional and personal lows but mostly highs, it's time for the once diamond in the rough to be recognized for the true gem that she is.
The stars are aligning for Tennessee's daughter, and she couldn't be more pleased. "I'm really at a point in my life where I wanna work on myself and just be happy," she says. "I don't want any drama. I just want to create that music that makes you feel so so good."
Erica Dixon is the longtime on again/off again girlfriend of Lil Scrappy, and mother of his 9 year old daughter, Emani. Born in Atlanta, Georgia, Erica was raised in Hempstead, NY. She's the youngest girl of nine siblings, among them six brothers, who shaped her into the tough, headstrong person she is today.
After a short lived engagement to Lil Scrappy, Erica Dixon continues to emerge as her own woman - co-parenting her daughter, dating anew, growing her fashion line, Klass 6, and looking to become an author.
Scrapp DeLeon was a prodigy of Stevie J's in the early 90s when he almost hit the big time in a rap group called Da Raskalz Cru, alongside his brother Sas and cousin Dolla. Scrapp and the group secured a multi-million dollar deal with Dreamworks thanks to his mother KK. However, personal setbacks (such as the highly publicized murder of Dolla) pushed Scrapp away from the limelight.
These days, Scrapp has decided to manage his younger brother Sas' solo rap career while he stays busy by juggling his women (his son's mother Tiarra and his main chick Tommie), fathering his children, and Tiarras, and dealing with legal issues that may derail any chance for happiness.
Scrapp DeLeon's feisty son's mother is the perfect combination of brains and beauty. She is a reserved corporate dynamo by day and a sexy club vixen by night. But don't let her fool you! Tiarra does not tolerate any nonsense from anyone. She is a real woman, handling real issues while parenting her children.
Season 3 + Season 4
Brooklyn born and raised, Nikko London has established himself as one of America’s most notorious and hated reality TV villains. Accused of both manipulating and tarnishing the image of Mimi Faust in his quest for fame (or infamy), their Scandal In Atlanta sextape leak took the world by storm. A music industry vet, Nikko has managed to stay on the scene from NYC to LA to The ATL in his quest for fame and fortune.
His estranged wife Margeaux Simms - a secret kept from both Mimi and Love and Hip Hop Atlanta fans for almost two seasons - is a multi-talented stylist, and recording and visual artist. She has relocated to Atlanta from Brooklyn in the hopes of restoring their relationship. As self-proclaimed "soulmates", the pair are also partners in both fashion and music enterprises.
New to the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast, Margeaux (Margo) Simms has been a secret from both fans and from her estranged huband's ex, Mimi Faust, for two seasons! This multi-talented stylist/recording/visual artist of Canadian-Jamaican heritage grew up surrounded by farmland, but by the time she was 14 was pursuing music. She sang on hip-hop tracks while attending Ryerson Polytechnic University to study fashion design, adopting the brand moniker "HOFM" (Houseofmargeaux). Even though she moved to the U.S. to pursue a career as a fashion designer, she soon realized she wanted to be a professional musician.
In 2005 her group Test Drive was produced by Timberland, Danja Handz, and The Runners, along with DJ Khalid. Margeaux has also worked with producer Nellee Hooper (No Doubt, Bjork, Massive Attack). Along with working as a bartender, Margeaux then went on to produce her self-released solo EP 'Animal House'. "HOFM" is now finishing up her third EP which is not yet titled.
Margeaux has relocated to Atlanta from Brooklyn in the hopes of restoring her relationship with Nikko, and despite their estrangement, the self-proclaimed "soulmates" are also partners in both fashion and music enterprises.
Talented, provocative, and groundbreaking all describe the newest Love & Hip Hop Atlanta addition D. Smith! This Miami-born, Brooklyn-bred singer/songwriter/producer has worked with some of the best in the business.
Smith's defining moment came after being tapped by Lil Wayne to be a part of his most successful project to date "The Carter III", which sold one million copies in its debut week, and was awarded the Album of The Year and Best Rap Album at the Grammys in 2009.
D. Smith is also the first transitioning transgender woman in Love & Hip Hop history.
The Colombian/African-American stunner first turned heads (under the alter ego SALO) with the international dance hit "Elevator". She next linked up with mega producer Polow Da Don, who officially inducted her into his Zone 4 collective. Soon Betty Idol followed with her debut feature alongside future collaborator 2Chainz on Lloyd's third musical effort "King Of Hearts", on the song "Bang"; this time debuting her alias Betty Idol.
Betty Idol's eclectic personal style and voice make her a "go to" girl for vocal guest spots. She and her BFF D. Smith are setting the music industry and ATL streets ablaze as a dynamic songwriter/producing duo.
Season 3 + Season 4
Kalenna Harper joined the cast in Season 3 as an American singer-songwriter from Philadelphia. She is best known for being a member of the group Diddy-Dirty Money, which was fronted by entertainment/fashion mogul Sean "Diddy" Combs. After the group disbanded in 2012, Kalenna engaged in a very successful songwriting career, penning songs for numerous artists including Christina Milian, Aretha Franklin, Pussycat Dolls, and Ciara.
Kalenna is married to Tony Harper aka T.Vick, a manager, producer, and music executive. T. Vick got his career started in Boston in the late 90’s, and has since managed songwriters/producers associated with Chris Brown, Trey Songz, Grace Jones, Nicki Minaj, The Pussycat Dolls, David Guetta, T.I., Usher, Trina, Rihanna, Aretha Franklin, Christina Aguilera, 36Mafia, Christina Milian, and Rasheeda (Frost).
Recently, Kalenna and Tony moved to Atlanta to launch their own label/studio, Phantom Music, Inc., featuring Kalenna as the imprint's flagship artist. In Season 4, the couple adds another addition to their family with the birth of a baby boy, Noah, as well as nightclub owners, with their new venture Klub Kapture.
After being the longtime mistress to Yung Joc while he was infamously dating Karlie, Khadiyah can now proudly proclaim herself as Joc's main squeeze amongst all of his groupies and 4 baby mamas - or so she thinks. Khadiyah feels she's different than all of Joc's baby mamas because she is self sufficient and is Joc's self proclaimed sugar mama. KD has so many jobs (i.e. she's a driver, stylist, realtor, etc.), that she had to ALSO become a corporate accountant just to keep track of all her W-2s!
Khadiyah will stop at nothing to get Joc to put a ring on it because she will never be baby mama #5 after Joc's baby mama #4 Sina. KD hates Sina with a passion and wants to lay the law down on her when it comes to her man!
Sina is Yung Joc's fourth baby mama - even though she had hoped to become so much more in Joc's life. After being a professional caterer in the entertainment industry for many years, and being Joc's music industry friend for 7 years, Sina became pregnant with Joc's twin daughters who both are now 1 years old.
Sina is still in love with Joc and has lingering resentment towards him for cheating on her with both Karlie Redd and Khadiyah. Sina hates Khadiyah "the home wrecker" for stealing Joc from her and will go head to head with KD to get him back - even if she has to catch Joc cheating with her on candid camera! Sina wants her family with Joc back more than anything in the world.
This St. Louis beauty is a rapstress, perhaps most known for her romance with St. Louis native and rap star, Nelly. Tiffany is also a protegee of another rap legend, Lil' Kim, and has collaborated with such hip-hop luminaries as Yo Gotti, Jim Jones, and Zaytoven. While Tiffany was also romantically linked to superstar, Akon, she's been devoted to her fella, Cortez, who is currently serving a nine year sentence.
Ashley Nicole is a young 20-something Atlanta local who will stop at nothing to become a chart topping Atlanta R&B singer. However, as the spunky/fresh-faced new female artist on Kirk's D-Lo label, she will have to face the wrath of a jealous Rasheeda who is still weary of her husband's secretive ways. Ashley Nicole grew up "when she was 10" listening to Rasheeda's 'Bubblegum' albums,but feels Kirk needs a new "Georgia Peach" after Rasheeda retires from the music game.
Ashley Nicole is a lone warrior in the world after her mom committed suicide, and Ashley has nothing to lose. She's a struggling bartender at Atlanta's popular Harlem Nights bar and will stop at nothing to become a singer! Her dream and Kirk's belief in her is all she has in her life and she's not letting anyone take it away from her…especially Rasheeda!
This brash entrepreneur is the embodiment of a self-made woman. Born and raised in the rough streets of Miami's gritty Overtown neighborhood, PreMadonna has utilized brains and good old-fashioned hustle to take the fashion industry by storm with her highly popular waist trainers.
The body shaping product, worn by celebrities like the Kardashians, have made them and many other women members of Pre's "Waist Gang Society". With more than $1 million dollars in sales, Pre has been featured in major media outlets including CBS, The Huffington Post, and US Weekly.
New to the cast, and new to Atlanta, PreMadonna is looking to continue to build her empire which encompasses not only fashion, but music and publishing. With the backing of her boyfriend, Buck, PreMadonna is taking the "A" by storm.
Benzino is a media executive, solo artist, and record producer. Born in Boston, Benzino is known for being one of the co-creators of the hip hop magazine The Source, which was launched in 1988. He currently publishes Hip Hop Weekly, a well-known urban music publication.
Benzino is freshly engaged to Althea Heart, a former Def Jam signee. Althea has worked with numerous industry artists including Rapper Foxy Brown. Althea released a new single on Valentine's Day 2014, "Ghetto Love".
In an industry dominated by males, DJ Traci Steele emerges as a hard hitting DJ and Radio Personality. She hails from the Bronx, New York, where lived until the age of 19 when she enlisted in the Air Force. Traci served as Senior Airman for 4 years. While stationed in Virginia, Traci heard an open casting call for radio personalities, and immediately reported to WHOV 88.1 to audition in her uniform.
There she met DJ Babey Drew, who taught her how to "hustle," and also became the father their son, Little Drew. Traci was invited to tour with Musiq SoulChild, and for 2 years spinned her way across the globe with his band. Traci later landed in Atlanta, where she can be heard regularly on Hot 107.9. Traci Steele believes in the philosophy of hard work every day. Although music is her ultimate passion, her son Little Drew is her #1 priority.
DJ Babey Drew is DJ Traci Steele's former boyfriend, and father to their son, Little Drew. Born in Queens, Drew migrated south, and hosted a radio show on 103 JAMZ in Virginia Beach, where he occasionally still spins. His ability to rock any crowd as the touring DJ for Chris Brown, validates his position as one of VIBE magazine's Top 100 DJs.
Now, between traveling the world, appearing with Lil' Wayne on Saturday Night Live, or spinning for the Kardashians, he is the hip hop renaissance man. Currently based in Atlanta to be closer to his son, Babey Drew is opening a sneaker boutique in Atlanta, and hopes Traci will partner with him.