TALES RETURNS TO BET FOR SEASON 2 FEATURING AN EXCLUSIVE, SOON-TO-BE-RELEASED SONG, “BROTHERS” BY KANYE WEST Feat. CHARLIE WILSON, PRODUCED BY TALES CREATOR, PRODUCER AND WRITER IRV ‘GOTTI’ LORENZO AND SEVEN
“BROTHERS” GLOBAL PREMIERE WILL AIR ON JULY 2ND AROUND THE WORLD ON BET AND ALL OF MTV’S INTERNATIONAL CHANNELS WITH CAST INCLUDING ELIJAH KELLEY, DRAYA MICHELE, ISAIAH WASHINGTON, AND THOMAS Q. JONES
New York, NY | June 13, 2019 – BET Networks together with Irv ‘Gotti’ Lorenzo announce the season two world premiere of hit unique sequence, TALES. The sequence will make a world return, with a two-hour simulcast premiere. The premiere episode, “Brothers,” brings a brand new and thrilling twist for the sequence, by serving because the launchpad for an unreleased Kanye West tune unique to the present’s soundtrack. Followers can tune-in to BET channels globally, and on MTV’s community of worldwide channels around the globe on Tuesday, July 2, at 9:00 PM E.T. for the primary look.
“I’m past excited for the return of TALES. Producing this new report with my manufacturing accomplice Seven and dealing with Kanye for a tune completely for the TALES sequence, has been one of many highlights of my music and TV profession. I did it for my Hip Hop Tradition. I needed to offer the followers one thing to hearken to and revel in in addition to visually take pleasure in, and “Brothers,” the tune together with this world TV premiere is exactly that second. TALES IS BACK!!,” the hip-hop mogul introduced. Opposite to earlier episodes that characteristic a catalog of beforehand launched music, this season’s premiere will characteristic a brand new tune, “Brothers” by Kanye West that includes Charlie Wilson. “Brothers” is produced by Irv “Gotti” Lorenzo and his manufacturing accomplice, Seven.
Every week, TALES transforms the lyrics of hip-hop’s best hits into fascinating visible narratives via the eyes of Irv “Gotti’” Lorenzo. To convey the “Brothers” story to life, Lorenzo has solid a wide range of TV and Movie veterans together with Elijah Kelley (The New Version Story, Star, The Bobby Brown Story), Draya Michele (Actual Husbands of Hollywood), Isaiah Washington (Gray’s Anatomy, The 100),Thomas Q. Jones (Being Mary Jane, Luke Cage), LisaRaye McCoy (All of Us, Single Women), and Cynthia Bailey (Actual Housewives of Atlanta, How Excessive 2).
The “Brothers” episode will air globally on July 2nd at 9:00 PM E.T. on all of BET Networks home and worldwide channels, and MTV’s world channels.
The scripted anthology sequence will embody 9 extra episodes that may characteristic timeless hits together with Geto Boys’“Thoughts Taking part in Tips on Me,” Migos’ “Slippery,” Nas’ “I Gave You Energy,” Mary J. Blige’s “My Life,” Lil Uzi Vert’s “XO Tour Life,” Cardi B’s “Bodak Yellow,” Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s “Deep Cowl,” Lauryn Hill’s “Ex-Issue,” and XXXtentacion’s “Moonlight.”
Love, homicide and an entire lot of hip-hop will convey new life to songs on this season, created and govt produced by pioneering hip-hop hitmaker, Irving “Irv Gotti” Lorenzo and his Visionary Concepts manufacturing firm alongside govt producers Ron Robinson and Robert Munic, producers Darcell Lawrence, John Bryant, James Seppelfrick, Keith Neal and Eric Tomosunas, and co-producers Sonny Lorenzo, JJ Lorenzo and Darien Baldwin. The sequence has enlisted Tasha Smith (Why Did I Get Married, Daddies Little Women, Star, Energy), Robert Munic (Empire), Joshua Butler (Fairly Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, The Magicians, Shadowhunters), Erik White (Tales S:1), Benny Growth (NCIS: Los Angeles, Black Lighting, The Quad), Bryan Barber (Idlewild, Immediate Mother), and first-time administrators Ellie Foumbi and Nefertite Nguvu to direct episodes all through the sequence. Writers will embody Robert Munic, Leah Keith, Adam Wiesen, Patrick Coker, John Barcheski, Michael Cobian, Leah Benavides, Larry “Legend” Spivey, Marcus J. Guilloryand Trevor Vandelac.
For extra info on “TALES” go online to BET.com. Be a part of the dialog on social media by logging on to BET’s a number of social media platforms by utilizing the hashtag #TALESonBET, Fb.com/BET, Twitter.com/BET, Instagram.com/TalesOnBET, and Instagram.com/BET.
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