Rappers are all over TV, whether they're starring in and producing their own shows like Eve or writing them like Childish Gambino. But there are a few other series ideas kicking around XXL that we'd like to see explored, mostly in the reality TV realm. Here are our five suggestions for more shows featuring rappers.

Show: My Honey Boo Boo

Tagline: “Every Girl”

Bachelor:  Dwayne “Lil Wayne” Michael Carter Jr.
Host: Jermaine “Mack Maine” Preyan

Plot: The series revolves around a single bachelor and a pool of 30 romantic love interests. Through the process of elimination, the bachelor will then choose within the pool a potential wife. At the end, the bachelor proposes to the winner, a.k.a. Mrs. Weezy.


Duck Dine Nasty

Show: Duck The Dine Nasty

Tagline: “Money.HipHop.Food”

Action Bronson
2 Chainz
Snoop Lion

Plot: The show portrays the lives of four hungry rappers with sweet beards who travel the world on tour and dine on the exotic foods they find on their journey.

Toddler & Ciara

Show: Toddler And Ciara

Tagline: “Body Party”


Plot: The show follows Future and Ciara’s road to the birth of their first child and their ambition to make the child become the world’s youngest beauty queen.



Show: MTV Cribs

Tagline: “Watch The Throne”

Blue Ivy Carter
North West

Plot: Blue Ivy Carter, daughter of Jay Z and Beyonce, and North West, daughter of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian, have pretty great lives. The show follows the two young babies as they live larger than most adults.


Making The Band 5

Show: Making The Band 5
Tagline:  “We Gon’ Make It”

Gorrilla Zoe
Charles Hamilton
Diggy Simmons
Rich Boy
Mickey Factz
Cory Gunz
OJ da Juiceman
Roscoe Dash

Plot: Diddy is at it again. He’s looking to form a new hip-hop group but this time with a twist. Instead of seeking out talent, he will pick from a pool of former XXL Freshmen to form his new group.

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