‘Growing Up Hip Hop: New York’ stars kids of Ja Rule, Irv Gotti and more (clip)

Flava Flav from the legendary group Public Enemy will also be featured with his 3 children. (Photo: YouTube/WeTV/Growing Up Hip Hop: New York)

WeTV has come up with a can’t-miss proposition for both old-school and millennial hip-hop fans. People are ceaselessly fascinated with the children of legends and their respective journeys. Case in point is how fans continue to fawn over Beyoncé and Jay-Z’s eldest daughter, Blue Ivy Carter.

Furthermore, it makes sense to create a show that showcases the offspring of rappers in New York since this is the city where the genre was birthed.

According to WeTV, “Growing Up Hip Hop” is branching off to create a Big Apple version and will illuminate the lives of the parents and children.

“Growing Up Hip Hop: New York,” which premieres on Aug. 29, 2019, at 9 p.m., will star the following rap icons and their children:

  • Rap pioneer Rev. Run of Run-DMC fame and his son JoJo Simmons;
  • Rapper Ja Rule and his children Jeff Bruce Atkins Jr. and Brittney Atkins;
  • Flavor Flav and his children Da’Zyna, Quan and Will;
  • Murder Inc. mogul Irv Gotti and children, Angie Pearson and Jonathan “JJ” Wilson Lorenzo;
  • Rapper Fat Joe with son Ryan Cartagena;
  • Rapper Charli Baltimore and daughter DJ Siaani;
  • Young Dirty Bastard, son of the late Old Dirty Bastard;
  • Rapper and actress Lil’ Mama and her brother Arnstar;
  • DJ, rapper and producer Kid Capri with daughter Vina Love and renowned industry manager Madina Milana.

The hit franchise will follow these New York natives, who were born into fame and riches, as they navigate their complicated lives through the industry to make a name for themselves apart from their famous parents.

Check out the trailer to “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” below:

 

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks



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