Tales

Continuing Tuesday / 8:00pm BET 60 min.
Hip-hop. Money. Fame. Deception. Murder. All collide in this scripted anthology series of “song stories” weaving classic and current hip-hop songs into captivating visual narratives from the lyrics of some of hip-hop’s greatest hits.

Season 1

8 Episodes

Nov 25 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of The Roots ft. Erykah Badu's "You Got Me"; a highly disciplined dancer, about to perform in an important show, falls for a man who gets her to lose control.
Oct 31 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of Jay-Z's "99 Problems"; two BLM activist college lovers go on the run to escape the clutches of the police.
Oct 24 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of Slick Rick's Children's Story, this episode follows two penniless teenagers who learn the lesson of karma the hard way when they start robbing people in their neighborhood.
Oct 17 2017
Anthology series of "song stories" weaving classic Hip-Hop and R&B songs into visually stunning narratives with Trap Queen inspired by the Fetty Wap track.
Oct 10 2017
A woman fed up with her NBA fiance's philandering has an affair with a neighborhood hustler. Inspired by the lyrics of Notorious BIG's "I've Got a Story to Tell."
Jul 18 2017
A star rapper is fatally shot. Inspired by the lyrics of Meek Mill's "Cold Hearted."
Jul 11 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of NWA's "F. Tha Police," the premiere focuses on the controversial killing of a young white boy at the hands of two black police officers, and a district attorney's struggle to convince the lone witness to testify in court.
Jun 27 2017