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[01/08/21 - 09:48 AM]
BET+ True Crime Hit Series "American Gangster: Trap Queens" Returns for Its Second Season on Thursday, January 14
Narrated by female hip hop icon Kimberly Jones a.k.a. Lil' Kim, season two presents new and fascinating true stories of fierce and savvy women who hustled hard and solidified their place in the game, however illicit their means may have been.

[via press release from BET]

BET+ TRUE CRIME HIT SERIES "AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS" RETURNS FOR ITS SECOND SEASON ON THURSDAY, JANUARY 14

Narrated by Female Hip Hop Icon Lil' Kim, "American Gangster: Trap Queens" explores the rise, fall and redemption of America's most notorious female criminals

NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 8, 2020 - BET+ announces the return of its hit unscripted series AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS ¬- a true crime series detailing the criminal chronicles of some of America's most notorious female gangsters. Narrated by female hip hop icon Kimberly Jones a.k.a. Lil' Kim, season two presents new and fascinating true stories of fierce and savvy women who hustled hard and solidified their place in the game, however illicit their means may have been. BET+ will release the first five episodes of AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS S2 on Thursday, January 14.

"After the success of the first season of American Gangster: Trap Queens, we are excited to bring another iteration of captivating stories to the screen," said Frank Sinton, president of A. Smith & Co.'s Dox division and executive producer for the series. "While addressing social issues such as systematic racial and gender disparities, the stories this season vary from thrilling to shocking and everything in between."

The front half of AGTQS2 tell the stories of Perrion Roberts, Brandi Davis, Dwen Curry, Tiffani Rose Peak and Shauntay Henderson, whose purported crimes range from grand larceny to bank and wire fraud and drug trafficking. Not only does American Gangster: Trap Queens portray captivating tales of notorious criminals, they are told by those who lived them - The Queens themselves, their closest allies, family members, legal team members, reporters and law enforcement.

AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS is executive produced by Arthur Smith and Frank Sinton of A. Smith & Co. Productions, alongside Daytime Emmy Award-winner and activist, Judge Greg Mathis. Also serving as Executive Producers for the series are Delece James, Mark Anthony, Breht Gardner, and Jackson Nguyen.

For more about "American Gangster: Trap Queens" and to binge the series, sign up for a free trial at www.bet.plus.

ABOUT BET+

BET+ is the preeminent streaming service for the Black audience, with exclusive originals and thousands of TV episodes and movies from the best Black creators. A joint venture between BET Networks and Tyler Perry Studios, BET+ allows users to stream Black culture including hit movies, TV shows, stand-up comedy, award shows, and specials, all in one place, commercial-free. The new service from BET Networks, a subsidiary of ViacomCBS Inc., is the official home of Tyler Perry's film, TV and stage works. The ad-free subscription video-on-demand service also provides users with access to original content including hit series First Wives Club from Tracey Oliver, Tyler Perry's Ruthless and Bruh, Will Packer's Bigger, hit unscripted anthology series American Gangster Trap Queens, exclusive originals from Carl Weber including The Family Business, Sacrifice and Influence to name a few. Visit BET.Plus to learn more and follow @BETPlus on social to join the conversation and get the latest.

ABOUT A. SMITH & CO. PRODUCTIONS

A. Smith & Co. Productions creates some of the most innovative, highly rated and high-quality programming for the domestic and international television marketplace. The company has produced over 5,000 hours of award-winning programming, more than 180 shows, for more than 50 networks and platforms, with formats sold to well over 120 territories. In 2011, A. Smith & Co. joined forces with the Tinopolis Group to create a transatlantic television powerhouse. For two decades, A. Smith & Co. has been a global leader in non-fiction television for productions including "Hell's Kitchen" (FOX), "American Ninja Warrior" (NBC), "The Titan Games" (NBC), "Mental Samurai" (FOX), "Welcome to Plathville" (TLC), "American Gangster" (BET), "Unsung" (TV One), and more. For more information, please visit https://www.asmithco.com/.





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