At the Ride 95 FM concert, Nikki is tasked with getting rapper D-Rome on stage with Keith Sweat to perform a guest verse. Barry Fouray aims to get face time with label exec Mattie Taylor. Ahm and DeeVee get back into business.
Nikki heads down to Philadelphia to save an unstable rapper's tour. Damita interviews Barry Fouray for the Village Voice. Ahm deals with a personal crisis and a tragic event will have repercussions for all our characters.
Nikki returns to New York with a new plan involving Mattie Taylor and Imani X. Barry moves forward to expand his company. Damita interviews 2 Live Crew. Pressure mounts for Ahm, while DeeVee is pursued by his crew.