The 2016 film chronicled the story of three friends, hustling for a chance to leave their mark in the competitive hip-hop industry. The TV series will continue that same storyline and showcase the ups and downs of artists fighting for a chance to shine in New York City.
Nikki begins her first day as Barry Fouray's new assistant, planning a listening party for rapper Special Ed. Ahm demands his tape back from DeeVee.
Nikki is tasked with getting rapper D-Rome on stage with Keith Sweat while Barry aims to get face time with label exec Mattie Taylor.
Nikki tries to sign rapper Imani X (Teyana Taylor) to Barry's new label, but her mother (Kim Wayans) stands in the way. DeeVee competes in a DJ battle while Ahm and his crew retaliate.
Nikki travels to Philadelphia to save a rapper's tour; Damita interviews Barry Fouray; Ahm deals with a personal crisis.
A tragedy causes the members of Fouray Management to go into panic mode; Barry gets help from a lawyer.
Fouray goes on a partying binge; Nikki spends time with her mother; Ahm and DeeVee create a track together; DeeVee seeks revenge.
Nikki returns to New York with a new plan involving Mattie Taylor and Imani X; Barry moves forward to expand his company; Damita interviews 2 Live Crew; Ahm is under pressure; DeeVee is pursued by his crew.