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Gotti’s Way vs. The Salt N Pepa Show

Since Flava Flav brought hip-hop personality to VH1 in 2004, the adult contemporary video network-turned-reality TV haven has cultivated an ensemble cast of rappers throughout the seasons of the Surreal Life and Celebrity Fit Club. Now, forgoing the staged competition route, VH1 has created two straight-forward docu-dramas about the lives of hip-hop celebrities. Both are centered around an uphill battle—Can rap pioneers Salt N Pepa put their differences aside after all these years in The Salt N Pepa Show? Can Irv Gotti rebuild his Murder Inc. empire and maneuver his complicated family life on Gotti's Way? After both shows premiered ...

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