Atlanta premiered on VH1 on March 19, until July 16, The show was primarily filmed in AtlantaGeorgia. The series chronicles the lives of several women and men in the Atlanta area, involved in hip hop music. It consists of 18 episodes, including a two-part reunion special hosted by Nina Parker. Atlanta began filming during the last week of October Houstonexposed several of the upcoming season's storylines in a series of Instagram videos, including Rasheeda and Kirk's allegedly fabricated secret baby storyline and Stevie J 's alleged sexual tryst with transgender model Shauna Brooks.
Houston co-star and rival Who is mimi from love and hip hop atlanta dating scene from the movie Brittany was cast. New York ' s Erica Mena as part of the cast. Although not included in the initial cast announcement, rapper Tabius Tate and party promotor K. Botchey would also appear in supporting roles. After a two year absence from the show, Erica Dixon would return as a supporting cast member for two episodes.
New York star Rich Dollaz would make a special crossover appearance in the last two episodes of the season. The season's promotional videos would all follow a card game or poker -themed aesthetic, with cast members dressed as playing cards.
Check Yourselfwhich features the cast's reactions to each episode, was released weekly on digital platforms. The season garnered the lowest ratings in the show's history, with its premiere episode down over a million viewers compared to last season. In an unusual move, executive producer Stephanie Gayle announced to the cast on camera that Tommie was no longer allowed on set, effectively firing her from the show.
Hip hop music industry and other celebrities. Kirk and Rasheeda deal with the long awaited DNA test results. Stevie clashes with Estelita and tries to replace her with a new first lady of Danger Zone. A new face in the A causes a splash on the scene. The Frost family is shaken by Jasmine's pop up at Pressed. Erica mixes it up with old friends, ex friends, and a new love interest.
Sierra's smitten with her new boo, but a revelation about her estranged husband leaves her heartbroken. Sierra and Shooter's marital drama is put on pause by a shocking death in the family. Dime takes a pregnancy test. Estelita gets the courage to confront Stevie. Tommie and Spice share a heart to heart. Kirk and Jasmine come face to face for the first time in a year.