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Vivica's Black Magic is a reality TV series that premiered on Lifetime in 2017. The show stars actress and producer Vivica A. Fox, who is also the executive producer of the series. The other main cast members include Darrin Dewitt Henson, who is a choreographer and former star of the TV series Soul Food, and Skyh Black, who is a renowned choreographer in Los Angeles. The show follows Vivica A. Fox as she works alongside Darrin Dewitt Henson and Skyh Black to create an all-male exotic dance troupe known as Vivica's Black Magic. The concept for the troupe is based on the idea of the iconic 1997 movie, Magic Mike, which featured actors like Channing Tatum and Joe Manganiello as male strippers. Black Magic was initially created as a one-time performance for a club in Las Vegas, but the show's success led to continuous performances and even a residency at a Las Vegas venue. The show's mission is to provide an opportunity for talented African American male dancers to showcase their skills and be part of a unique and unforgettable experience for both men and women. Throughout the series, viewers get an inside look at the process of creating and managing the show. They see the audition process for the dancers, the rehearsals, and the performances as they get to know the personalities of the cast members. Each episode showcases a different theme or concept for a performance, such as the Wild West, 90s R&B, or an ode to Michael Jackson. The show also features some drama behind the scenes. The cast members often face challenges such as conflicting personalities, ego clashes, and personal conflicts. Vivica A. Fox takes on the role of mentor and tries to provide guidance and support to the dancers. One of the highlights of the show is the performances, which are choreographed by Darrin Dewitt Henson and Skyh Black. The dances are high-energy, sexy, and entertaining, showcasing the dancers' athleticism and talent. The performers wear costumes that highlight their physiques, and the show features dramatic lighting and music that adds to the atmosphere. Another aspect of the show is the interaction between the dancers and the audience. In some episodes, viewers get to see the dancers interact with the fans before or after performances. They see how the dancers handle the attention and adoration from their fans, and often witness emotional moments between the dancers and their admirers. Overall, Vivica's Black Magic is a unique and entertaining reality show that offers a glimpse into the world of male exotic dancing. The show's charismatic and talented cast members, combined with its high-quality performances, make for an enjoyable viewing experience. The show explores themes of friendship, mentorship, and perseverance, as the cast members navigate the ups and downs of creating and managing an all-male exotic dance troupe.