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This drama series is set in the world of New York City hip hop in the 1990s, when the genre was just beginning to take over American popular music. The cast of characters includes young rappers, entrepreneurs, record-company executives and staffers who struggle to make sense of this new business that is offering both huge sums of money and potentially life-threatening pitfalls. The series airs on the VH1 cable network.

1 Season, 9 Episodes
February 20, 2017
Cast: Afton Williamson, Tristan Mack Wilds, Antoine Harris, Sinqua Walls
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The Breaks Full Episode Guide

  • In the Season 1 ending, Barry Fouray and Mattie Taylor scurry to sign Ahm. Meanwhile, Nikki and DeeVee make tough decisions that will impact their lives forever.

  • Nikki goes back to New York with a new scheme involving Mattie Taylor and Imani X. Meanwhile, Barry continues to expand his business.

  • Fouray sets out on a partying binge. Meanwhile, Nikki spends time with her mom; Ahm and DeeVee get together to make a track; and DeeVee wants revenge for an act against Damita.

  • A shocking tragedy leaves everyone at Fouray Management in panic mode. Barry enlists the help of lawyer Paul Anders.

  • Nikki heads to Philadelphia to salvage a rapper's tour; Damita interviews Barry Fouray; Ahm copes with a personal problem.

  • At the New Music Seminar, Nikki tries to sign rapper Imani X (Teyana Taylor) to Barry's new label, but her mother intervenes. DeeVee competes in a DJ battle. Ahm and his crew retaliate.

  • Nikki is assigned to get rapper D-Rome on stage with Keith Sweat while Barry tries to get face time with label executive Mattie Taylor.

  • In the series opener, Nikki starts her first day as Barry Fouray's new helper and is assigned to plan a listening party for rapper Special Ed. Elsewhere, Ahm insists that DeeVee give back his tape.

  • The Breaks, will chronicle the journey of Nikki, David, and Deevee, three friends united by their love of hip-hop, as they work to make their big mark in the music industry.

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