Deon (Eugene Smith) a struggling rapper, chooses to take on the violent world of drug running with his childhood friend, Rob. Wesley (Palmer Reed) Deon's musical partner, tries to persuade him to give up the drug life and get back to the studio with him and become famous rappers before something bad happens.
Set in Atlanta’s hip hop scene, The Rap Game follow five young hip hop artists, ages 12 to 16 years old, as they work with Dupri and special guests such as Usher, Ludacris, Da Brat, T.I. and Silentó, to become the next big, young rap star.
In The Rap Game UK, 5 aspiring British MCs move into a residential recording studio to spend 30 days together, writing, performing and ultimately competing to prove that they're the next rap superstar. Reflecting the new wave of British rap-influenced music that's conquering the charts, the series follows the MCs as in every episode, they write, practice and perform a new track. All the while, they are being trained, mentored and given a crash course in the music business by some of the UK's biggest rap names.