Main[ edit ] The cast of the first season, from left to right: Trina Katrina Laverne Taylor, better known as Trina, is a rapper. She made her rap debut on Trick Daddy 's Billboard Hot single " Nann Nigga " and rose to fame in the early s with the release of her debut album Da Baddest Bitch.
She is openly bisexual and has been romantically linked with fellow rappers Lil Wayne , Soulja Boy and French Montana. My Life , acting as K 's friend and mentor. The series chronicles her latest music projects, including the launch of TNT, her new joint album with Trick Daddy, as well as her sixth solo album The One.
The first season explores her family life, including her strained relationship with her flamboyant cousin Bobby, who is in a violent feud with her assistant Alvin, and her cousin Joy, who is trying to find closure after the failure of her marriage to Trick.
New York while filming a music video with her protege Brittney Taylor. Prince[ edit ] Christopher Michael Harty, known as Prince or Prince Michael, is a promoter , brand ambassador and model. He eventually turned his life around and landed a job with Varsity LG, one of Miami's largest event promotions companies.
The series chronicles the excesses of his "party boy" lifestyle, which has put a strain on his relationship with Liz, his girlfriend of three years. In the first season, a violent brawl at the launch of his denim line — Roielte — sparks an intense rivalry with fellow party promoter Michelle Pooch.
La Negra is an Afro-Latina of Dominican descent. She grew up in Miami as the only child of a single mother who immigrated to the United States from the Dominican Republic. In the first season, she comes into conflict with light skinned Latino producer Young Hollywood after he criticises her afro during a business meeting. After tearfully confiding in her friends Veronica Vega and Steph Lecor, they attempt to act as peacemakers, however this backfires, leading to a dramatic and violent falling out between La Negra and Vega.
La Negra was dubbed by Billboard as the show's "breakout star", landing a multi-album record deal with BMG hours after the show's premiere. Gunplay rapper Richard Morales Jr. He has had a very public battle with cocaine addiction.
Charges were later dropped and he relocated to Atlanta. Atlanta , where he convinced his friend Lil Scrappy to move to Miami with him. The series chronicles his return to Miami and the battle with substance abuse and the temptations of gang life. The first season explores his relationship struggles with Keyara, his girlfriend of two years, including his lingering feelings for ex-girlfriend Miami Tip, and a suspected relapse after the death of a close friend.
On January 11, , he was accused of head-butting a former girlfriend at a Miami strip club. Vega was born and raised in Hialeah, Florida to a Cuban father and Venezuelan mother. Vega is known for her single "Wicked", which features Pitbull , and her viral hit "Pay Me", which caused controversy for her use of the word " nigga ".
Lytes was born and raised in Homestead, Florida to Dominican parents. He is Trina's first cousin. Lytes is the first openly gay main cast member in the franchise's history. The series chronicles his career struggles as a gay rapper in the homophobic hip hop industry. In the first season, he discovers that Jeffrey, his boyfriend of a year and a half, has been cheating on him behind his back with his ex Malik.
Shay Johnson[ edit ] Shay Johnson is an urban model, reality television personality and fitness guru. Johnson was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. In , a sex tape featuring her circulated the internet. Atlanta as Lil Scrappy 's "friend-with-benefits", who she was in love with but he refused to claim their relationship as anything more than casual sex.
In the first season, Johnson relocates to Miami for her man, Pleasure P , who she has been in a long distance relationship with for two years. She quickly clashes with his Pretty Ricky group mate Baby Blue Whoaaaa, before igniting violent feuds with Pleasure's ex Gabby who she dubs "Mint Chocolate" after the ice cream she threw at her and " Instagram science experiment s " Chinese Kitty and Chinese Nicky. He is the self-proclaimed "Mayor of the ", born and raised in Liberty City.
In , he was diagnosed with lupus , which he refuses to take medication for. In the first season, he is reunited with his estranged wife Joy, who he has been separated from for four years. Young Hollywood[ edit ] Elijah Sarraga, known as Young Hollywood, is a record producer and songwriter. In the first season, he comes into conflict with Amara La Negra after he makes offensive comments about her appearance during a business meeting.
His colorist comments, including calling Amara a " nutella queen" and describing her afro as "not elegant", generated a storm of controversy against Hollywood, including death threats.
She endured a rough life initially in America, having to work two to three jobs to support her daughter. The two are depicted on the show as nearly inseparable, with Amara tearfully expressing her hope to be able to provide for her mother.
Mami Ana was not included in the original cast announcement and does not have a cast bio on VH1's website. So far, Ana has appeared in only one green screen, shared with Amara. Keyara Stone[ edit ] Keyara Stone is an urban model, brand ambassador and entrepreneur. While in college, she became the victim of the city's notorious gun violence when she was caught in the crossfire of a gunfight and shot three times in her chest, ankle and arm, leaving her immobilised for 6 months and diagnosed with PTSD.
In the first season, she moves from Atlanta to Miami for Gunplay. The first season chronicles his turbulent relationship with Shay. Tip, also known as Tip Drill, is aspiring rapper, born and raised in New York. She rose to fame as a stripper on the South Beach Strip.
She turned to music after a traumatic fall in , when she fell 30 feet from a strip pole. She is Trina's cousin. The first season explores the aftermath of their divorce. Gabby Davis[ edit ] Pleasure P's ex. Davis, full name Gabrielle Davis, is a model and aspiring actress from Kingston, Jamaica.
After Shay throws an ice cream at her after discovering the two together, she dubs her "Mint Chocolate" Jeffrey White[ edit ] Bobby's boyfriend. He rekindles his relationship with his ex Malik, which turns into an affair. Malik Williams[ edit ] Jeffrey's ex. Malik, also known as Malik the Stylist, is a celebrity stylist and socialite. Jojo Zarur[ edit ] A celebrity stylist and entrepreneur. She studied pre-law and economics at Stanford  before leaving school to become Young Thug 's stylist.
She owns the boutique store Zarur Boutique. The first season focuses on her business ventures, amid tensions with her parents, who are going through a divorce. Cifuentes is a Hispanic bartender and socialite. The first season chronicles her volatile relationship with Prince, who she has been dating for three and a half years.
Steph Lecor An aspiring singer. Juju, full name Juliet Castaneda, is an Afro-Cuban entrepreneur, who first came to prominence as the girlfriend of rapper Cam'ron. Lil Scrappy Shay's old fling. Chinese Nicky[ edit ] Nicky, birth name Nikhol Hing, is a fashion designer and entrepreneur of Chinese and Guyanese descent. She grew up in Brooklyn New York.
She owns the South Beach gentlemen's club V-Live. Married to a music executive from Warner Brothers music. Then she got divorced. She had one child with him. The guy has eight children. Kitty, birth name Taylor Hing, was born in Queens and is of Chinese and Guyanese descent, is also an aspiring recording artist. Faride Nemer[ edit ] Jo Jo's mother. Who in attempts to make things right with her daughter, she goes through a terrible divorce with her ex-husband Jo Jo's father in prompt of their divorce.
In the first season she deals with the aftermath of her ex-husband trying to sue her with Jo Jo on her side and not her father's side of the story. Baby Blue Whoaaaa[ edit ] Main article: His brother is his fellow group mate Spectacular while Slick 'Em is their cousin.
Several members of the cast's inner circle appear as recurring guest stars.