Nerves and competitiveness kick in when Leland is ready to pick a successor at Sugarhill in the Season 1 finale. Also: Family members try to show Leland their worth to the label; Shanell makes a big announcement; Darnell and Eseni face each other.
A big presentation looms for Leland as the Robinsons battle for the Sugarhill throne. Also, Rhondo and LeA make nice with Shanell but continue to doubt her sincerity; Shanell faces obstacles in her personal life; and Lelo's past catches up with him as he scrambles to prove himself to his father.
The family begins to implode, so Leland tries to smooth things over and confronts Shanell about a betrayal. Also, Big Lee takes action after Darnell refuses to leave the house; Shanell debuts her album; and a family outing to ride ATVs leads to tension.
LeA receives an offer from Leland, but she has ideas of her own. Meanwhile, the Robinson men confront Big Lee with their concerns; Darnell and Eseni clash again; and Shanell plots her next career move but takes steps the family views as a betrayal.
Darnell splurges on an extravagant gift for Eseni. Also, Leland tries to unite the divided Robinsons by throwing a family basketball game, but harmony fades when Shanell and Darnell clash; and a rift between LeA and Shanell deepens.
Rhondo is inspired by a talk with rapper Raekwon to step up and show he's heir to the family throne. Also, Darnell pitches new ideas to Leland; a sit-down between Lady Luck and LeA explodes into a screaming match; and Lelo heads to court.
Patriarch Leland struggles to assert his role as boss while facing challenges with the younger generation. Meanwhile, Darnell seeks Sugar Hill's next big artist but lands in the hospital, and LeA gathers the family for a cookout—without Shanell.
The Robinson family struggles to maintain peace in the series premiere of this reality show about a family's attempt to put hip-hop label Sugar Hill Records back on top. Also: LeA works to create new music with her cousin; dual birthday parties stir up drama; Darnell has his own musical ambitions.