Last night, Lifetime and V103 hosted a viewing party at the swank Suite Food Lounge for the premiere of the second season of its unscripted series “The Rap Game.” Executive producer Jermaine Dupri was on hand to celebrate the show’s debut with over 200 local VIPs including, producer Irv Gotti, Zane (rapper), Algebra Blessett (singer), Erica Dixon (“Love & Hip Hop”), Mishon (singer), music group Final Draft (music group), Ms. Juicy (“Little Women Atlanta”), Gary Hayes (“Rickey Smiley Morning Show”), Egypt Sherrod(HG tv), DJ Fadelf, Lovie (“Greenleaf”), hip hop group 2 Crucial, musical trio NLA, rapper Kap-G (“DOPE”), singer Brandi Williams (“Blaque”), Shay Johnson (“Love & Hip Hop”), David Dees (“Dating Naked”), Diallo Thompson (“Barbershop 3”) and more. Guests danced to sounds by DJ Peanut. V103’s Greg Street conducted a live broadcast leading up the show’s premiere.
“The Rap Game” – airing Fridays at 10/9c on Lifetime – will give five emerging young hip hop artists, ages 12 to 16, the opportunity to rhyme and flow with Dupri as he searches for the next big name in hip hop.
For more information on “The Rap Game” (co-executive produced by Queen Latifah), visit: http://www.mylifetime.com/shows/the-rap-game
Photo credit: 1) Jermaine Duprii. 2) Lovie Simone. 3) DAvid Dees. 4) NLA. 5) Corey Simms. 6) Egypt Sherrod. 7) Shayne Pitts and Miss Mulatto 8) DJ Fadelf. 9) Irv Gotti and Ashley Martelle. 10) Final Draft. By Marcus Ingram