WEtv Greenlights Enlargement Of Rising Up Hip Hop & Music Drama – Deadline

WE television has commissioned two new music-centric collection.

Throughout Tuesday’s Upfronts, AMC Studios’ President of Authentic Programming Dan McDermott introduced an enlargement of the Rising Up Hip Hop franchise with the unscripted collection Toya & Reginae, in addition to a brand new scripted collection based mostly on the lifetime of music managing mogul Deb Antney, Bev is Boss.

Toya & Reginae will characteristic ex-wife and daughter of hip hop legend Lil Wayne, Toya Johnson-Speeding and Reginae Carter, each of whom appeared on Rising Up Hip Hop. On every episode, followers will get to peek backstage and see who they honestly are: what’s occurring of their love lives, how they navigate these relationships along with their thrilling and demanding careers and their relationship with one another. As completely happy as they appear on social media, their lives are unpredictable and stuffed with chaos as they navigate a seemingly dysfunctional household.

“I’m so excited to let viewers again into our lives to see what my household has been as much as because you’ve seen us final,” Johnson-Speeding mentioned in an announcement.

The collection will debut this fall, completely on WE television and sister streamer ALLBLK.

Bev is Boss is a scripted drama that can comply with the profession of Deb Antney, who rose to fame for breaking the careers of a number of high-profile artists, corresponding to Gucci Mane, French Montana and Nicki Minaj. She is the mom of acclaimed rapper Waka Flocka Flame and is notorious for her ‘no holds barred’ strategy to the enterprise. 

Antney serves as govt producer and, throughout collection growth, candidly shared her life experiences, an audacious but bracingly uncommon prevalence within the enterprise of leisure. Her story will unfold over an eight-episode season this summer time on WE television.

“Being weak and letting others in isn’t precisely a cushty place for me,” mentioned Antney. “Nevertheless, it’s the place I wanted to go creatively to inform this uniquely private story. Working with Jamie and his workforce to deliver my story to life has been deeply rewarding on knowledgeable degree. Bev is Boss pulls again the curtain on my private journey and invitations the world to expertise every step alongside the way in which.”

Jamie Foxx and Datari Turner Government Produce for Foxxhole Productions alongside Government Producers Antney and Nikaya D. Brown Jones, who additionally serves as Showrunner. Trey Haley serves as Co-EP and Director and Carl Weber as Co-EP and Author. Nikki Love and Ashley McFarlin Government Produce for WE television.

Rising Up Hip Hop and Toya & Reginae are produced by Leisure One (eOne) with Tara Lengthy and Gennifer Gardiner serving as govt producers alongside Datari Turner of Datari Turner Productions. Ashley McFarlin govt produces for WE television.

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