Netflix is getting into the music competition show game with Rhythm + Flow, a new series hosted and executive-produced by Cardi B, Chance the Rapper, and Tip “T.I.” Harris. And based on the first full trailer, released Wednesday, the show is going to be an uncensored blast.
“Let the games begin,” Cardi B says while eating a strawberry on a private jet.
Rhythm + Flow, the first music competition show just for hip hop, brings together industry legends in a multi-city search for the country’s next great hip hop sensation. The show will travel to hip hop epicenters Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, and Chicago to find raw talent and help undiscovered artists pursue their come up.
The three-week event series is also a different release format for Netflix — starting Oct. 9, new episodes of Rhythm + Flow will roll out each Wednesday, with different phases of the competition featured across 10 hour-long episodes:
Week 1: Wednesday, Oct. 9
The Auditions (Episodes 1-4)
Week 2: Wednesday, Oct. 16
Cyphers, Rap Battles & Music Videos (Episodes 5-7)
Week 3: Wednesday, Oct. 23
Samples, Collaborations & Finale (Episodes 8-10)
Guest stars featured on Rhythm + Flow include the late Nipsey Hussle, John Legend, Snoop Dogg, Quavo, Fat Joe, Anderson .Paak, Royce da 5’9,” Big Boi, Killer Mike, Twista, Lupe Fiasco, Jadakiss, Ebro, Miguel, Teyana Taylor, Jhené Aiko, Tory Lanez, Ty Dolla $ign, DJ Khaled, Smack, King Los, Sounwave, Hit-Boy, London on da Track, Tay Keith, Denaro Love, Off-the-Wall, Kal Banx, G-Dav, DJ Hed, DJ Oreo, DJ Scratch, DJ Holiday, Charm La’Donna, and Adam Blackstone.
As Snoop Dogg puts it in the trailer, “This ain’t The Voice, motherf—er.”
Rhythm + Flow premieres Wednesday, Oct. 9 on Netflix.