VIEW SUPERTEASE HERE
New York, NY – December 7, 2021 – “Growing Up Hip Hop” is back with more secrets, drama, and…babies in the all-new seventh season premiering Thursday, January 5 at 9 PM ET on WE tv. The 50th anniversary of hip hop brings Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Treach, and Kurupt onto one stage. A new baby is coming, but not everyone thinks it’s good news. Meanwhile, a long-held secret romance is exposed, and Romeo Miller makes a dramatic return to the scene which reignites old rivalries.
Egypt is joining Pepa on tour, but how will she juggle the biggest career opportunity of her life with her new house, her husband Sam who is still facing serious jail time, and a secret she’s keeping from her family. OG Layzie Bone wants to honor hip hop’s 50th anniversary and teams up with Treach to challenge to the talented second generation. Are they ready to make new sacrifices and learn a few tips and tricks from Layzie?
Angela Simmons can no longer hold in her creative energy. With the support of good friend, Cree Campbell, she’s starting vocal lessons and working with a big-time music producer. But when it’s time to take the stage in front of a live audience, will she sink or swim? Loyalties are being tested in the Hailey family! Sakoya Wynter is caught in the crossfire of her mom, Tiny’s, affair; her devotion to her father JoJo Hailey(Jodeci), and her parent’s nasty divorce. Will she find a shoulder to cry on with a broken-hearted and lonely Twist?
Additional returning cast includes: Vanessa Simmons, Jojo and Tanice Simmons, Tahira “Tee Tee” Francis and husband Shawn Rogers, Eric “Lil Eazy-E” Wright Jr. and wife Aaliyah, Briana Latrise, and Devin Hailey, son of K-Ci Hailey(Jodeci),
“Growing Up Hip Hop,” is produced by Entertainment One (eOne) with Tara Long and Gennifer Gardiner serving as executive producers alongside Datari Turner of Datari Turner Productions. Lauren Gellert and Kate Farrell are executive producers for WE tv.
About WE tv:
With compelling, can’t miss unscripted shows, WE tv’s programming is fueled by personalities and relationships filled with purpose and passion. WE tv welcomes everyone and creates an inclusive experience across all platforms: on TV, online, on demand, and social media, embracing how today’s digitally savvy, socially engaged audiences connect through content, using it as a catalyst to drive conversation and build community. Further building on this mission, current WE tv originals are now available to stream on WE tv’s sister platform, ALLBLK. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., and its sister networks include AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and streamers Acorn TV, ALLBLK, AMC+, Shudder and Sundance Now.