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Check Out the Trailer for TALES Season 2

BET Networks in conjunction with Irv ‘Gotti’ Lorenzo announce the season two global premiere of hit original series, TALES.  The series will make a global return, with a two-hour premiere. 
The debut episode, “Brothers,” brings a new and exciting twist for the series, by serving as the launchpad for an unreleased Kanye West song exclusive to the show’s soundtrack. Fans can tune-in to BET and MTV channels globally and on VH1’s international channels on Tuesday, July 2.  BET and the international channels will air the first look at 9:00 PM E.T., with MTV airing in a later timeslot.
Still from BET’s “Tales” episode 201 – Kanye West – Brothers. (Photo: BET)

Each week, TALES transforms the lyrics of hip-hop’s greatest hits into captivating visual narratives through the eyes of Irv “Gotti” Lorenzo. To bring the “Brothers” story to life, Lorenzo has cast a variety of TV and Film veterans including Elijah Kelley (The New Edition Story, Star, The Bobby Brown Story), Draya Michele (Real Husbands of Hollywood),   Isaiah Washington (Grey’s Anatomy, The 100),Thomas Q. Jones (Being Mary Jane, Luke Cage), LisaRaye McCoy (All of Us, Single Ladies), and Cynthia Bailey(Real Housewives of Atlanta, How High 2). 

The series has enlisted Tasha Smith (Why Did I Get Married, Daddies Little Girls, Star, Power), Robert Munic(Empire),Joshua Butler (Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, The Magicians, Shadowhunters), Erik White (Tales S:1), Benny Boom (NCIS: Los Angeles, Black Lighting, The Quad), Bryan Barber (Idlewild, Instant Mom), and first-time directors Ellie Foumbi and Neertite Nguvuto direct episodes throughout the series. 

Still from BET’s “Tales” episode 201 – Kanye West – Brothers. (Photo: BET)

The scripted anthology series will include nine additional episodes that will feature timeless hits including  Geto Boys’ “Mind Playing Tricks on Me,”  Migos’ “Slippery,”  Nas’  “I Gave You Power,” 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 Cover,”  Lauryn Hill’s  “Ex-Factor,” and  XXXtentacion’s  “Moonlight.” 

To learn more about TALES watch the trailer above and take a look at the gallery below.