the latest in the ever-present slate of reality shows is premiering on Oxygen on Tuesday, August 12th. But you can get the extended preview right here. The group of five aspiring MC’s is going to show you the real trials and tribulations of being a woman in a male-dominated industry. Sisterhood of Hip Hop,
Nyemiah Supreme, Bia, Briana Perry, Siya and Diamond, the only one in the group who has some success in a rap career (she was once in Crime Mob) will try to stand together instead of stabbing each other in the back as is the norm in most reality shows. This show wants to deal with the process of working toward a successful music career instead of the backstabbing drama we’ve become used to with reality shows. (Well, good luck with that.)
Siya, the industry’s first openly gay female MC will also contend with the problems of being an “out” lesbian as she strives for hip-hop glory while Diamond must overcome the perception of her past relationships with folks like Soulja Boy and Li’l Scrappy.
Rap stars, including Rick Ross, Timbaland and Eve will make appearances.
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Singers & Rappers Turned Actors
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1. Alicia Keys was smokin' hot in the 2006 movie 'Smokin' Aces' and 'Empire'.
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2. jJill Scott made her acting debut in the fourth season of 'Girlfriends'
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3. 50 Cent lost up to 54 pounds in order to accurately portray his emaciated character in the film All Things Fall Apart.
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4. Snoop Dogg has become an enduring fixture on the big screen as well as the small screen,
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5. Mos Def starred in Monster’s Ball, 16 Blocks, The Italian Job,The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Be Kind Rewind and more.
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6. LL Cool J has been in several movies and co-stars on a popular television series NCIS Los Angeles.
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7. T.I. had a supporting role in American Gangster and was one of the lead characters in Takers.
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8. DMX has parlayed his rough, rugged, and raw presence in to several movies.
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10. Andre 3000 has made numerous guest appearances on television. He scored the lead role in the Jimi Hendrix biopic.
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11. Lenny Kravitz and one of the sexiest men alive, made his debut in Precious.
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12. Ludacris was in 2 Fast 2 Furious but got rave reviews for 'Crash'
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13. Eminem turned to acting in the movie 8 Mile which was loosely based on his life.
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14. Whitney sissled on the silver screen in 'The Bodyguard'
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15. Ice-T found success in Law and Order SVU as Detective Tutuola
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16. Beyonce starred alongside Idris Alba in 'Obsessed'
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17. We watched Will Smith grow up on 'Fresh Prince of Bel Air.
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18. Jennifer Hudson got an Oscar for her role in Dreamgirls in her very first role.
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19. Ice Cube hit it big with his first major motion picture role in Boyz n the Hood.
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20. Queen Latifah made her venture into acting with a role in 'Jungle Fever'
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21. Sean "Diddy' Combs starred in 'A Rasin In The Sun'
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22. Tupac Shakur starred in 'Juice' & 'Poetic Justice'
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23. We all remember Drake from the show 'Degrassi'
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24. Bow Wow starred in 'Bounce', 'Lottery Ticket', & 'The Fast & The Furious : Tokyo Drift'
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25. Method Man had winning roles in HBO's 'The Wire', the films 'How High' & 'Red Tail'
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26. Nicki Minaj starred in 'Barber Shop: The Next Cut' as Draya
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