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This drama anthology series tells a different story in each episode, and the stories are based on the lyrics of popular hip-hop songs. The series is produced by Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo, who also produces hip hop music. The series debuted on the BET cable network in 2017.

Tuesday 10:00 PM et/pt on BET
2 Seasons, 12 Episodes
June 27, 2017
Cast: David Dunston, J. Alphonse Nicholson, Irv Gotti, Brian Kayode-Patrick Johnson
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Tales Full Episode Guide

  • Exploring the rise and fall of two of Atlanta's biggest dealers. An uncle and a nephew who go to war over weight and territory with a shocking twist at the end.

  • Edie, a recovering addict working as a hotel maid with dreams of being a fashion designer, has her life turned upside-down when she learns her mother, Clarice, is terminally sick.

  • When an Atlanta rap group funded by drug money is targeted by a zealous FBI agent, the rappers and their lawyer must find a way to translate their Machiavellian tactics from the streets to the courtroom in order to beat the case

  • Kanye West "Brothers"- A Shakespearean story of two brothers, each carving out a drastically different lifestyle in modern day Atlanta.

  • A war veteran suffering from PTSD falls in love with the wrong woman: the girlfriend of Taggert, a dangerous pimp who will do whatever it takes to get his girl. Inspired by the lyrics of Method Man and Mary J. Blige's "All I Need."

  • 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.

  • Inspired by the lyrics of 99 Problems | Jay Z’s 99 Problems, when the Black Lives Matter movement is declared an enemy of the state, two college lovers and BLM activists go on the run to escape the clutches of the police.

  • 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.

  • A story of devoted love, inspired by the lyrics of Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen." Crystal discovers that her boyfriend, the love of her life, Reggie, is running drugs out of the strip club they own.

  • Inspired by the lyrics of Meek Mill's ``Cold Hearted,'' this episode explores the life of a mega-star rapper who gets fatally shot, with his faithful sidekick by his side, and all the suspects -- his wife, manager and best friend.

  • 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.

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