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Everything you have ever wanted to know about the lifestyle of rappers has been brought to the television screen. On The Rap Game, viewers can watch as kids develop their rap skills and participate in challenges to find out who is the best rapper among their fellow contestants. The competition, the reputation and the expectation: being a rapper involves a lot of pressure and these kids will set out on a journey to become top in their class. This show will have aspiring young rappers participating in a life-changing game for a chance to win a record deal.

Five young rappers between the ages of 12 and 16 will bring show off their talent and will have to live up to the standards of today's rappers in order to be dubbed the next big rap star. They will learn from two of the greatest hip-hop artists, Jermaine Dupri and Queen Latifah. Both stars are veterans of the rap game and can impart their own wisdom to these youngsters. As the contestants broaden their knowledge, they will also take on tasks to prove that they are ready to move towards rap stardom.

While these young rappers-to-be are competing,they are also learning what the hip-hop lifestyle is about. Watch as their rapping abilities grow and they are schooled on the ins and outs of the rap game. Rap battles, weekly challenges and well-known guest stars will make this an entertaining hip-hop television program. Each kid will work their hardest to win the ultimate prize: a record deal. Who will be the next big hip hop star?

Friday 10:00 PM et/pt on Lifetime
4 Seasons, 36 Episodes
January 1, 2016
Reality
5.4/10
Cast: Jermaine Dupri, Jayla Marie, Young Lyric, Miss Mulatto
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The Rap Game Full Episode Guide

  • The five young rappers perform for a hidden focus group, then use the group's feedback for an even bigger performance; Jordan and Rap-Unzel struggle to remember their lyrics despite Da Brat's help.

  • Jermaine gives his young rappers the chance to create a song from scratch with producer Zaytoven and have their works broadcast on the radio; Ricci and her manager must shape up before Jermaine ships them out.

  • Jermaine Dupri challenges the youngsters to rap with legendary beatboxer Doug E. Fresh; Lil Bri fights to keep her spot at the top.

  • In the Season 4 premiere, Jermaine Dupri's five new artists are tested on their foundation; and despite getting advice from Bow Wow, Ricci Bitti makes a huge mistake.

  • The artists give it their all for their final performance; JD makes a decision, and awards one rapper the chain and the contract.

  • Bow Wow stops by the house to help hone the five young rappers' media skills to help prepare them for a press conference.

  • Kelly Rowland and her personal trainer stop by. Later, JD tests the kids on both their mental and physical stamina in the "Catch the Beat" challenge.

  • JD divides the teams into two teams and challenges them to perform at a high school halftime show.

  • JD switches things up and then challenges the rappers to write, record and shoot a music video with past winners of the show.

  • JD brings the group to his interview with the Durtty Boyz, where they throw the rappers a curve ball; one rapper becomes overly anxious.

  • Celeb stylist April Roomet and rapper Jeezy help the kids discover their individual styles. Later, the rappers must earn money on the street to purchase clothes for a photo shoot.

  • Jermaine Dupri challenges the rappers to create a 12-bar verse about their dream; two managers argue; one artist struggles to keep his emotions in check.

  • Rick Ross challenges the rappers to write about their work ethic; two rappers clash; one manager becomes suspicious.

  • Five kid artists join Jermaine Dupri in Atlanta for his 13 week rapper boot camp as they compete for a record contract with So So Def.

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