“Let the games begin,” the rapper cackles, decked out in pink feathers and biting into a strawberry while aboard a private jet in the first teaser, which you can watch above.
Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and Tip “T.I.” Harris will host and executive produce the competition series, which searches for “the next hip hop sensation,” according to Netflix. The 10-episode, hourlong competition series premieres Oct. 9, with multiple new episodes rolling out each Wednesday for three weeks. John Legend is also an executive producer.
The series is Netflix’s first music competition show, described as a “multi-city search in hip hop epicenters Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Chicago, to find raw talent and help undiscovered artists pursue their come up.”
The first four episodes will showcase the audition process. Episodes 5-7, which Netflix refers to as “Cyphers, Rap Battles & Music Videos,” roll out Oct. 16, and episodes 8-10, called “Samples, Collaborations & Finale,” drop Oct. 23.
“Rhythm & Flow” is produced by Gaspin Media, Jesse Collins Entertainment, and Get Lifted Film Co. Other executive producers include Jeff Gaspin for Gaspin Media, Jesse Collins for Jesse Collins Entertainment, Nikki Boella, Mike Jackson, Jeff Pollack, and Ty Stiklorius for Get Lifted Film Com.
“Rhythm & Flow” premieres Oct. 9 on Netflix.