Hip-hop record producer Irv "Gotti" Lorenzo redefines the music genre in a completely new way for television. "Tales," described by BET as a scripted anthology series of "song stories," uses lyrics of hip-hop songs and reimagines them into mini-movies, each featuring a unique director, screenwriter
TALES - Fuck The Police - S1-E1
The controversial killing of a young white boy at the hands of two black police officers and a district attorney's struggle to convince the one witness to testify in court.
TALES - Cold-Hearted - S1-E2
Inspired by the lyrics of Meek Mill's "Cold Hearted", this episode explores the life of a mega-star rapper who gets fatally shot, with his faithful sidekick by his side, and all suspects - his wife, manager and best friend.
TALES - Story To Tell - S1-E3
Inspired by the lyrics of Notorious BIG's "I've Got A Story to Tell", this episode dramatizes the struggle of a woman tired of her NBA fiancée's philandering; Ashley has an affair with a neighborhood hustler.
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TALES - Trap Queen - S1-E4
Inspired by the lyrics of Fetty Wap's "Trap Queen," this episode of Tales tells the story of devoted love: Crystal discovers that her boyfriend and the love of her life, Reggie, is running drugs out of the strip club they own together. Despite her initial hesitation, Crystal decides to join force...
TALES - Children's Story - S1-E5
In “A Children’s Story’, the fifth installment of Tales first season, we see Empire and The New Edition Story’s Bre-Z as well as Moonlight’s Jharrel Jerome reimagined in Slick Rick’s chart topper about coming up on money fast.