Sweet Life: Los Angeles

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  • 2021
  • 2 Seasons
  • 5.1  (289)

Sweet Life: Los Angeles is a reality television show that premiered on HBO Max in August 2021. The show follows the lives of seven young, ambitious Black friends living in affluent neighborhoods of Los Angeles as they pursue their dreams, aspirations and navigate through the challenges of adulthood.

The show primarily focuses on the lives of three main cast members: Jerrold Smith II, Amanda Scott, and P'Jae Compton. Jerrold is a budding entrepreneur who has started a successful clothing line and is working hard to take it to the next level. Amanda, on the other hand, is a confident and fashionable model who has been part of several brand campaigns. P'Jae is also an entrepreneur, but in the beauty industry, focusing on building a business around her love for nails.

In addition to the main cast members, there are four other friends who round out the ensemble cast: Jordan Bentley, Briana Jones, Cheryl Des Vignes, and Tylynn Burns. Jordan is a YouTube personality and a social media influencer who is trying to transition his success to traditional media. Briana is a close friend of Jerrold and Amanda, and is herself building a career as an event planner. Cheryl is a talented artist and musician who is on a journey to find her voice and pave her way to success. Tylynn is an up and coming music artist with a strong work ethic and a desire to build a loyal fanbase.

Throughout the eight-episode first season, audiences follow these young, driven individuals as they navigate the ups and downs of life in LA, from career and romance to friendship and family. The show delivers a fresh perspective on what it means to be young, Black, and successful in 2021, while also exploring the complex and dynamic relationships between the cast members.

The show is filmed in a documentary-style format, with each episode focusing on various aspects of the cast members' lives. From Amanda's struggles with mental health to P'Jae's drive to launch her nail business and all the way to Jerrold's desire to take his clothing line beyond the confines of Los Angeles, the show covers a wide array of topics.

One aspect of the show that has been particularly applauded is the representation of the young Black community in LA, highlighting their drive, intelligence and tenacity. The show has been praised for its positive portrayal of black people in a world where they are usually portrayed negatively.

As the cast members navigate their way through life, audiences are also given a glimpse into the different dynamics and personalities within the group. Through conflicts, betrayals, and reconciliations, viewers get an intimate understanding of what it means to be part of this close-knit circle of friends.

In conclusion, Sweet Life: Los Angeles is a refreshing addition to the reality television genre, providing a spotlight for young, Black individuals chasing their dreams in Los Angeles. The show is filled with fun, laughter, heartbreak, and determination, chronicling the journey of these dynamic cast members as they each pursue their individual goals while also nurturing and growing their friendships. This is a must-watch for anyone looking for a fresh, authentic take on life in Los Angeles from the perspective of some of its most promising young talent.

Sweet Life: Los Angeles is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on August 19, 2021.

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Wait, that
10. Wait, that
August 18, 2022
Back in LA, Jerrold organizes a friendly basketball game for the group, but everyone’s relationships are up in the air when things go left at the afterparty.
Have You Really Have, Though?
9. Have You Really Have, Though?
August 18, 2022
For their final night in Mexico, Amanda plans a surprise pool party for Rob’s birthday, but the celebration quickly becomes a backdrop to relationship shake ups, make ups, and…break ups.
Two B
8. Two B
August 18, 2022
The friend group’s Mexico vacay continues, as Bri and Becky’s boos join the party. With love, lust, and everything in between floating in the air, the atmosphere may turn old foes back into special friends.
Spring BAEcation
7. Spring BAEcation
August 11, 2022
The entire friend group heads to Mexico to focus on rebuilding their friendships and relationships. But when Myami’s best friend Robb stirs the pot, the vacation turns into a complication.
B*tch, What
6. B*tch, What
August 11, 2022
Ty and Jay attempt to address their relationship in therapy, while Amanda tries to repair hers with Rob. Myami convinces Becky to go on a double date, but things get interesting when she’s greeted by an all too familiar face...
5. Y
August 11, 2022
The girls do their best to put aside drama to pull off a fabulous Legacy Table event. Back in LA, the guys support Rob at his comedy show, but can P'Jae and Jaylenn keep it cordial after their dust up at Bri's event?
Accents & Good Times
4. Accents & Good Times
August 4, 2022
The girls head to New York for Ty’s Legacy Table event, but when Myami is left with the worst room at their gorgeous Harlem brownstone, the drama begins before the first night even ends.
Tylynn & the Termites
3. Tylynn & the Termites
August 4, 2022
With tensions still high, Ty tries to rally the girls back together with the promise of a little SoCal-meets-NYC getaway. P’Jae helps Rob land his first comedy gig, while Becky and Myami hash things out.
The Good, the Bad, and the Medium Ugly
2. The Good, the Bad, and the Medium Ugly
August 4, 2022
The fallout of Bri’s party leaves the group fractured. But when Amanda finally comes face-to-face with Ty, will she choose to defend her boyfriend or her best friend?
1. Ain
August 4, 2022
The crew is back, bringing all the drama. After P'Jae's radio interview exposes dysfunction in the friend group, a confrontation at Bri's body butter launch party leads to further chaos.
Where to Watch Sweet Life: Los Angeles
Sweet Life: Los Angeles is available for streaming on the HBO Max website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Sweet Life: Los Angeles on demand at Max and Amazon Prime.
  • Premiere Date
    August 19, 2021
  • IMDB Rating
    5.1  (289)