Where's The Beef

5 Hip-Hop Reality Shows We Wish Were Real

Hip-Hop, with all it’s drama, sex and violence, makes for good TV. No wonder television executives are scrambling to produce more shows that center on rappers, baby mamas, video girls, gossip bloggers, athletes and entourages. Who can blame them? It’s become a multimillion genre. So, we’ve figured we give them suggestions for future shows. Shine the light on rappers, who could use the check or are willing to keep it really real when the cameras are rolling.

 

The Other Guys

Cast: Phife Dawg (From A Tribe Called Quest), Magoo (From Timbaland and Magoo), Chad (From The Neptunes), Young Neef (From Young Gunz), Lloyd Banks (From G-Unit) and Gunplay (From Maybach Music Group)

Living under one roof, these sidemen go through competitions until there is only one winner. The winner receives a solo contract with Def Jam records and the chance to step out of the shadow of the front man of their respective group. However, tensions run high when they realize they have to do their album completely solo or risk losing the prize contract.

Villain: Lloyd Banks. He doesn’t think he is a background dude due to the success of “Beamer, Benz or Bentley” and looks down on the other people in the house.

Fan Favorite: Phife Dawg because they know that he is the more talented MC in A Tribe Called Quest.

Where's The Beef

Cast: Cassidy, Meek Mills

What happens when Cassidy and Meek Mills have to open and operate a hamburger restaurant? Will they put their differences aside and successfully get the business off the ground or will their constant rap battles scare away customers? The fellas make some progress but it all is jeopardized when their respective entourages come in and order at the same time. Stares are given, words exchanged and ketchup packets fired. Can they rebound, continue to run the business and become friends?

Villains: The record labels, who keep trying to sabotage the business and the friendship forming between the two rappers in order to boost beef record sales.

Fan Favorite: Cassidy because he is doing all of the work while Meek Mills doesn’t respond to anything Cassidy says or does.

[ALSO READ: The Good, The Bad, and The Ratchet: What Has Reality Television Done To Hip-Hop?]

Babymamas of Hip Hop

Cast: Karrine “Superhead” Steffans, Kat Stacks, Kelis, Shaniqua Tompkins (50 Cent), Amber Rose and Kim Kardashian

These women share the “reality” of living life while raising the children of some of Hip Hop’s biggest stars, Lil’ Wayne, Souljah Boy, Nas, 50 Cent, Wiz Khalifa and Kanye West. Each episode will include a guest appearance from a different one of Shawty Lo’s baby mamas.Conflict ensues when the baby mamas think that the wifeys look down on them because their men claim them in public.

Villain: Karrine Steffans because she keeps telling the other women that she has been with all of their men and goes in to graphic details.

Fan Favorite: Amber Rose because she seems to genuinely love her famous man and is not trying to leech off of his fame and start her own brand.

Man vs Weed

Cast: Wiz Khalifa

Wiz Khalifa and his Taylor Gang travel the country and smoke the finest weed in each state. In each episode features a “Smoker’s challenge.” From “The Mile High Bong Challenge” in Denver, Colorado to the “Maui Wowee Brownie Challenge” in Maui, Hawaii. The biggest conflict of the season: Chevy Woods has to take a drug test for his parole officer and no one on the bus has clean urine.

Villains: The police, who constantly pull the bus over and search it for weed and drug paraphernalia.

Fan Favorite: Wiz Khalifa because he completes most of the challenges and tells fans where to get the best weed in their home states.

Writer's Block

Rappers are challenged to write a song without using lines from other rappers or ghost writers. Guest include Lil’ Wayne, Rick Ross, Tyga, Nicki Minaj and many many more.The season’s biggest jaw-dropper happens when it’s discovered that Nicki Minaj has been using lyrics from Lil’ Kim’s stolen song book.

Villain: Lil’ Wayne who keeps trying to get other contestants to write his rhymes. When that doesn’t work he tries to copy off of them.

Fan Favorite: Jay-Z because the fans know when he spits Biggie’s rhymes that he paying respect to his dead homie and not just biting lines because he isn’t original.

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