Love & Hip Hop: Miami


Love & Hip Hop: Miami Information

Love & Hip Hop: Miami is the fourth installment of the Love & Hip Hop reality television franchise. It will premiere in January 2018 on VH1 and will chronicle the lives of several people in the Miami area, involved with hip hop music.

Production

Producers first considered a Love & Hip Hop spin-off set in Miami in 2012 before settling on Atlanta instead, with producer Stefan Springman revealing in the behind-the-scenes special Love & Hip Hop: Dirty Little Secrets: "we found great characters there but it just didn't feel right". On July 4, 2014, Scott-Young discussed expanding the franchise to other cities: "we have looked at a bunch of other cities, Miami I"?ve looked at as well, so we"?re always looking to expand." On November 20, 2014, rapper Trina revealed she had turned down an offer for Love & Hip Hop: Miami.

On February 28, 2016, it was reported that potential spin-offs set in Miami and Houston were in pre-production and the producers were auditioning potential cast members. In April 2016, Trick Daddy and Trina confirmed their involvement in Love & Hip Hop: Miami, despite the latter turning down the offer years earlier. On April 20, 2017, after over a year of development hell, it was reported that the show's producers had been granted permission to start filming in South Florida.

During the nearly two year development and filming process, many people were reported as being attached to the show, including Plies, Brianna Perry, Dawn Heflin, PreMadonna, Buck Thomas, Mike Smiff, Simply Jess, Skrawberry, Lil Scrappy and ex-NFL star Bryant McKinnie. It was reported that the show's producers approached Gucci Mane and his fiancee Keyshia Ka'oir to star in the series, however they turned it down to film a wedding special for BET. Despite persistant rumors, Joseline Hernandez and Erica Dixon denied filming any scenes of the show.

On August 25, 2017 VH1 confirmed the cast and announced Love & Hip Hop: Miami would make its series premiere in January 2018. On August 27, 2017, MTV aired a exclusive sneak peak of the show during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards.

Cast

Main

  • Trina
A rapper. Trina, full name Katrina Laverne Taylor, rose to fame in the early 2000s with the release of her debut album Da Baddest Bitch. The first season chronicles the launch of her new album, as well as her struggles with her family.
  • Trick Daddy
A rapper and record producer. Trick Daddy, real name Maurice Young, is the self-proclaimed "Mayor of the 305" who rose to fame in the early 2000s. The first season chronicles his latest music projects, as well as the breakdown of his marriage to Joy.
  • Gunplay
A rapper. Gunplay, real name Richard Morales Jr. and also known as Don Logan, grew up in Carol City in South Florida and is of Jamaican descent. He appeared previously as a supporting cast member in one episode of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. In the first season, he returns to Miami with his girlfriend Keyara, igniting a love triangle with his ex Miami Tip.
  • Shay Johnson
The girlfriend of Pleasure P. Johnson is an urban model and reality star who previously appeared as "Buckeey" on the VH1 reality shows Flavor of Love and Charm School and as Lil Scrappy's friends-with-benefits in the first two seasons of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta. In the first season, she comes into conflict with P's Pretty Ricky groupmates.
  • Amara La Negra
A aspiring singer. Negra, birth name Dana Danelys De Los Santos, is an Afro-Latina of Dominican descent. The series chronicles her attempts to crossover to the mainstream charts, as well as her rivalries within the music scene.
  • Veronica Vega
A aspiring singer. Vega is of Cuban-Venezuelan descent and is known for her singles "Pay Me" and "Wicked" (featuring Pitbull). She is signed to Zone 4 under the mentorship of Polow da Don.
  • Jojo Zarur
A celebrity stylist and entrepreneur. Zarur, full name Joanna Zarur, studied pre-law and economics at Stanford before leaving school to become Young Thug's stylist. She owns the boutique store Zarur Boutique. The first season focuses on her business ventures, amid tensions with her parents.
  • Bobby Lytes
A aspiring rapper. Lights, real name Bobby Nico Wade, is Trina's cousin. In the first season, his relationship with Jeffrey is tested when his ex Malik comes back into his life.
  • Prince Michael
A party promoter, model and socialite. Prince, real name Christopher Michael Harty, is the self-proclaimed "Prince of South Beach". The first season focuses on his love life, including his relationship with Liz Cifuentes.

Supporting

  • Joy Young
Trick's ex-wife. Young, full name Amane Joy Burnett Young, married Trick in 2003 and is the mother of his children. The first season explores the demise of their relationship.
  • Pleasure P
An R&B singer and songwriter. P, real name Marcus Ramone Cooper, is best known as a member of the group Pretty Ricky. His fellow group members "? Baby Blue, Spectacular & Slick 'Em "? also appear in the show. The first season chronicles the group's return to music, as well as their tensions with P's girlfriend Shay.
  • Keyara Stone
Gunplay's girlfriend. Stone is an urban model from Atlanta. In the first season, she moves to Miami for Gunplay, sparking a rivalry with his ex Miami Tip.
  • Miami Tip
Gunplay's ex. Tip, also known as Tip Drill, is a stripper and aspiring rapper.
  • Young Hollywood
A record producer. Hollywood, real name Elijah Sarraga, is a pioneer of Latinx trap movement and best known for his collaborations with Migos and Pitbull.
  • Liz Cifuentes
Prince's girlfriend. The first season chronicles their volatile relationship.
  • DJ Michelle Pooch
Liz's friend. Pooch is socialite and DJ. In the first season, her rivalry with Prince puts her friendship with Liz to the test.
  • Steph Lecor
An aspiring singer. Lecor, full name Stephanie Lecor, is of Haitian descent. She is signed to We the Best Music Group under the mentorship of DJ Khaled.
  • Jeffrey Thompkins
Bobby's boyfriend. Thompkins, also known as JT and Jeffrey J, is the son of rapper JT Money.
  • Malik Williams
Bobby's ex. Malik, also known as Malik the Stylist, is a celebrity stylist and aspiring singer.
  • Chinese Kitty
A party promoter and socialite. Kitty, birth name Taylor Hing, was born in Queens and is of Chinese and Guyanese descent.
  • Chinese Nicky
Chinese Kitty's mother. Nicky, birth name Nikhol Hing, is a fashion designer and entrepreneur of Chinese and Guyanese descent. She is married to Akinyele, co-owner of the notorious strip club King of Diamonds.



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