Former main cast member Rashidah Ali appeared as a guest star in several episodes. On September 27, 2018, announced the show's return for a ninth season, which premiered on November 26, 2018. On July 7, 2015, shortly after her release from prison, announced that she was joining the show for season six, along with her husband. Bianca and Mariahlynn confirmed on social media that this season would be their last, after a public fallout between the two girls. Somaya Reece quit the show all together, while 's role would be diminished significantly, appearing only as a supporting cast member.
The show features appearances from notable figures associated with. Saigon and Erica Jean were fired, and Tahiry and Joe quit the series while season five had begun filming. Aspiring recording artist Somaya Reece was brought on late into production to replace her. Internationally, the first nine seasons are available on , with the first, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth and ninth seasons released uncensored. In an interview with in November 2017, outed as a storyline writer for the show. It was released worldwide on September 22, 2016.
Her future co-stars on the show, Paris Phillips and Tracie Renee, appeared as guest stars. Season eight saw the promotion of Juju to the main cast, alongside newcomers and. One of the season's leading storylines was the violent feud between Yandy and Mendeecees' Samantha Wallace and Erika DeShazo, as they battle for custody over Mendeecees' children. After the season's poor reception, it was reported that producers were revamping the cast. Season five saw the promotion of Cyn Santana to the main cast, along with Chrissy Monroe, girlfriend of.
The series' episodes are also available on demand through the official website, as well as for digital download at the and. The 11-minute presentation tape, Keeping Up with the Joneses, also featured Jones' longtime girlfriend Chrissy Lampkin and his mother Nancy. The special aired to over 2 million viewers and featured appearances from other reality stars, including cast mates from , , , , as well as from 's. Former main cast member Kimbella Vanderhee returned as a guest star for two episodes. All main cast members from the previous season returned for a second season, along with new cast members Kimbella Vanderhee, the girlfriend of , and Yandy Smith, ' manager. Hennessy would return as a supporting cast member for one episode, while Peter Gunz appeared as a guest star in three episodes. The show has a sprawling , consisting mostly of men in the industry, who in most cases share the same amount of screen time and storyline focus as the show's.
Following another cast retooling and a much publicised love triangle storyline involving , Tara and reminiscent of the more popular , the show's ratings improved significantly, up 54% over the previous season's average and attracting an average of 3 million total viewers per episode. Mendeecees returned to prison during filming, and from that point, would only make appearances via phone calls for the rest of the show's run. After a modest start, the show's audience grew substantially in its second season, averaging 2. After a controversial storyline last season involving their duelling pregnancies, Tara and Amina were phased out of the show, appearing only as supporting cast members. Samantha and Erika would join the supporting cast, along with Samantha's mother Kim Wallace and Mendeecees' mother Judy Harris. The cast retooling had a mixed reception from audiences with the season garnering the lowest ratings in the franchise's history at that point, and the cast was once again retooled in season four, with only Yandy, and Tahiry returning from last season's main cast.
The series premiered on March 6, 2011, and chronicles the lives of several people in and nearby areas, including , and , involved with. The first two seasons were broadcast in , while subsequent seasons are broadcast in. The much publicised love triangle storyline involving Peter Gunz, Tara and Amina reminiscent of the more popular lead to ratings improving significantly, with the season attracting an average of 3 million total viewers per episode. Rose, a stylist who has an affair with Self, appeared in a minor supporting role. They were joined by Tara Wallace, girlfriend of , , Erica Jean, 's , and 's. Jones was unwilling to fully commit to the gruelling filming schedule and was dealing with the murder of a friend at the time, leading him to lash out violently at the producers and filming crew.
The season's storylines focused more on the struggles of female rappers in the industry than ever before. Rich Dollaz and Yandy Smith were the only major cast members from the first two seasons to remain on the show, with Yandy taking over for Chrissy as the lead. Kimbella and Juelz broke up, and subsequently quit the show while season eight had begun filming. In 2014, Complex named Joe Budden, Chrissy Lampkin and Mama Jones as some of the greatest reality stars of all time. On December 30, 2016, Cardi B announced she was leaving the show to focus on her rap career. Later in the season, Rashidah also began appearing in a supporting capacity, while Kimbella returned as a guest star for four episodes.
Reece's ex was approached to appear in the first season, but declined. The first two seasons focus on the personal and professional struggles of four women, two of which are girlfriends of famous rappers, and two are aspiring recording artists. The show underwent major cast changes in season three after last season's reunion special, in which all four original cast members accused their producers of manipulating storylines for drama. Mashonda was downgraded to a supporting role per her request. The premise of the show shifts in season nine, with more of a focus on couples within the industry, with several previously supporting male cast members promoted to the main cast. The fifth, seventh, eighth and ninth seasons are currently only available on digital platforms.
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Over the seasons, the show has explored , substance abuse, , , religion and the. The concept was tweaked to include Jim's girlfriend Chrissy Lampkin and her circle of friends, influenced by the female ensemble-driven reality shows of the time. Episodes in the first season run from around 21—24 minutes, episodes in subsequent seasons run from around 41—44 minutes. Singers Sofi Green and Major Galore, Rich's daughter Ashley Trowers, his girlfriend Jade Wifey and Swift's girlfriend Asia Cole appeared in minor supporting roles. However, following a cast retooling after nearly all of the original cast left the show, the show was met with mixed reception from audiences, with the third season garnering some of the lowest ratings in the franchise's history. Jim's mother Nancy received her own web series, Mama Jones' World. Its success has produced the spin-offs , , , , , , and.