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In this music competition series, aspiring hip hop artists go head to head in search of a lucrative career. The series follows the format of most such series, with a panel of celebrity judges and guest coaches and mentors. Judges include Tina Davis, Dame Dash and Zaytoven, and guest mentors include Tamar Braxton and Lil' Kim.

The Next Big Thing is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (9 episodes). The series first aired on July 9, 2019.

The Next Big Thing is available for streaming on the website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch The Next Big Thing on demand atPhilo, BET online.

1 Season, 9 Episodes
July 9, 2019
Cast: Dame Dash, Tina Davis, Charlamagne Tha God, Zaytoven
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The Next Big Thing Full Episode Guide

  • The final four are tasked with making a hit song and music video for AT&T's Dream In Black campaign. Enlisted to help the artists are award-winning songwriters Tank and the late Nipsey Hussle.

  • Celebrity mentor Keyshia Cole gives the final five artists a social media challenge and hosts this week's elimination challenge that tests fan engagement.

  • Hollywood producer and motivational speaker, Devon Franklin, drops some wisdom on the artists. Celebrity mentor, Remy Ma, has a heart-to-heart with one of the artists.

  • A competitor makes a big announcement, Lil' Kim shares a valuable lesson on commanding a stage, and the artists work with celebrity choreographers ahead of live performances.

  • Leaguer, Dame Dash, offers a crash course in style, fashion and attitude. Celebrity mentor, Kash Doll, stops by to help the artists upgrade their looks.

  • Leaguer, Zaytoven, shares one of his trap beats with the artists for a freestyle challenge. Tensions flare when the artists must break into teams, before stopping by Big Boy's radio show and performing live.

  • Leaguer, Tina Davis, sends the artists through an exhausting obstacle course challenge to check their vocal stamina. Celebrity mentor, Tamar Braxton, provides the artists with some jaw dropping uncensored advice.

  • The artists showcase their skills in the 3rd Street Promenade to see who can make money the most.

  • The artists have 30 seconds to impress The League.