BET has been producing some pretty interesting content lately and there’s now a brand new show to add to the roster. ‘Hustle In Brooklyn’ is a new reality series, which explores the social and professional lives of some of Brooklyn’s most sought after and influential personalities. The cast includes a stand-up comedienne, a Roc Nation protégé, a social media influencer, aspiring musicians, and so much more.
The series premieres Tuesday, October 23, at 10 pm ET.
Get to know the cast by reading their official bios below!
Alicia Gooding @msgooding – Alicia is a media maven and co-owner of THE CODE PR firm, who has represented a range of talent from entertainers to athletes including Busta Rhymes, Safaree, Erica Mena, social media influencer Fatboy SSE and NFL wide receiver Roger “Otto” Lewis.
Azia Toussaint @azia.iam – As an up and coming rapper, singer, model, and designer, there’s nothing creative that Azia CAN’T do. Modeling credits include Cupcake Mafia, Terry Mac and Rock Smith. Azia was also influential in the Yeezy Season 3 shoe design.
Darnell King @aioxoia – As a record producer and engineer, Darnell has worked with artists such as Rick Ross, Lil’ Kim, French Montana, Timbaland, Torey Lanez, Ma$e and more. Dedicated to the music hustle and confident in his ability, Darnell opened his own recording space, Brick House Studios. In addition to running his studio, Darnell also produces for music label RocNation.
Ivy Rivera @theivyrivera – Ivy is a Project Manager at eOne Music and keeps her ear to the ground for the next big star. Currently, she’s working with Lil Kim, Waka Flocka, Maino, Elle Varner, Marsha Ambrosius, and Royce Da 5’9.
Santos Garcia @tosmoney – Santos’ name already rings bells in the industry. He owns the marketing firm, Sense 93, does Marketing and Promotions for Def Jam and is a tour manager for R&B artist, Ne-Yo. Brownsville is home, but Santos’ eyes are set on global expansion.
Eva Evans @evaevanscomedy – This rising comedienne is the true definition of a hustler. She left a corporate job in TV to pursue comedy full time. She was a winner at the 2017 Manhattan Comedy Festival and the only black woman to reach the finals. Occasionally, she guest hosts on Power 105 with DJ Self and the Brooklyn House of Comedy monthly showcase “No Fuckboys Allowed.
Ron “Baggy Large” Walker @baggy.large – Baggy was born into the hustle. Since a young age, when his father was incarcerated, he’s been providing for his family by any means necessary. Now, he’s focused on making noise as a rapper and artist.
Danielle Rosias @dannyduces_ – With an Instagram following of almost 120k, Danielle prides herself on being Instafamous. As an often risqué wardrobe wearing influencer and event host, she knows her sexy sells. She’s using what she has to get what she wants, but that’s not all that defines her.
Jesse Brown @uknojb – This celebrity talent manager for Grammy Award-winning producer $K Music stays busy in artist development, as a program manager for Hitz 101.9 FM radio, and managing his Hip Hop and R&B radio show with cohosts Johnathan Fernandez and Niyah Lee.
Randy @randybowdenjr – Randy is a diverse hustler. He advises hospitality institution part-time, performs press relations duties for a few major brands and also pursues modeling and music. Most recently he was signed to an agency, State Artist Management; He’s ready to do modeling and music full-time.
Marco @_mguapo – Marco currently works at a major financial institution, but doesn’t know exactly where his passion lies. He’s actively working to finding out what he really loves. As for whom he loves? It’s Randy for a fact and vice versa.
Perks @blkidtwins – One half of the ultimate turnup team, Perks has LIT etiquette down to a science. It isn’t all fun and games though, as he and his brother TP are entrepreneurs at heart, ready to take the business world by storm.
TP @blkidtwins – The other half of the turnup team, TP and his brother, Perks quit their daytime jobs two years ago to create epic late-night atmospheres and their hard-work is paying off exponentially. The world isn’t ready for the new experience they’re about to gift to it!