Flavor Flav and Ja Rule attend WE tv’s Celebration of ‘Growing Up Hip Hop: New York’ & ‘Untold Stories of Hip Hop’

Trendy Africa was there as the biggest names in hip hop came out to WE tv’s celebration of “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” and “Untold Stories of Hip Hop.” The event kicked off with a premiere screening of “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” at the Paley Center for Media, followed by a post-screening panel moderated by legendary radio host Angie Martinez, who hosts WE tv’s upcoming new series “Untold Stories of Hip Hop” with panelists, “Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” cast members Ja Rule, Irv Gotti, Kid Capri, Charli Baltimore and Flavor Flav.

(L-R) Flavor Flav, Ja Rule, Irv Gotti, Aisha Atkins, Angie Martinez and Lil Mama
(L-R) Flavor Flav, Ja Rule, Irv Gotti, Aisha Atkins, Angie Martinez and Lil Mama
Jonathan Wilson Lorenzo, Irv Gotti and Angie Pearson
Jonathan Wilson Lorenzo, Irv Gotti and Angie Pearson

The star-studded evening ended with an invite only after-party at Lavo Nightclub, where cast members danced to the greatest hip hop hits from Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” to blueface’s “Thotiana,” with a live performance of the hit song “Lip Gloss” by Lil Mama. 

Growing Up Hip Hop- New York” cast member Madina Milana and Wendy Williams
Growing Up Hip Hop- New York” cast member Madina Milana and Wendy Williams
(L-R) “Growing Up Hip Hop- New York” cast members William Draymond Jr., Flavor Flav, Da’zyna Draymond and H2Flee
(L-R) “Growing Up Hip Hop- New York” cast members William Draymond Jr., Flavor Flav, Da’zyna Draymond and H2Flee

“Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” cast members Jonathan Wilson Lorenzo and Angie Pearson (Irv Gotti’s children), Charli Baltimore’s daughter DJ Sianni, Lil Mama’s brother Arnstar, Kid Capri’s daughter Vina Love, Fat Joe’s son Ryan Cartagena, Young Dirty Bastard’s sister Taniqua Jones, Flavor Flav’s childrenDa’zyna Drayton, William Drayton Jr and Quanah Drayton and Jojo Simmons were some of the many celebrities who attended the celebration.

(L-R) Host of “Untold Stories of Hip Hop” Angie Martinez moderates panel with “Growing Up Hip Hop- New York” cast members Irv Gotti, Ja Rule, Kid Capri, Charli Baltimore and Flavor Flav
(L-R) Host of “Untold Stories of Hip Hop” Angie Martinez moderates panel with “Growing Up Hip Hop- New York” cast members Irv Gotti, Ja Rule, Kid Capri, Charli Baltimore and Flavor Flav
Lil Mama and Arnstar
Lil Mama and Arnstar

“Growing Up Hip Hop: New York” premieres Thursday, August 29 at 9:00pm ET/PT on WE tv and “Untold Stories of Hip Hop” premieres Thursday, September 26 at 10:00pm ET/PT on WE tv

By Samantha Ofole-Prince/Photos by Getty Images for WE tv

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