Salt-N-Pepa in The Salt-n-Pepa Show (October 2007 to March 2008)Salt-N-Pepa members Sandra Denton (Pepa) and Cheryl James (Salt) starred in The Salt–N-Pepa Show, which premiered on VH1 on October 14, 2007.The series, which aired for two seasons, follows the duo several years after the group’s breakup.
Reality television shows became popular after the launch of MTV’s The Real World in 1992.Then came the wildly well liked Survivor and Big Brother, and from then on reality tv has been infiltrating our televisions sets.With the reality television trend comes other trends, such as rappers who have their own reality shows or are featured in them.One of the first reality shows that starred a rapper, and was pretty much run by him, was Making The Band 2.The show starred Angela and Vanessa Simmons as they launched their own line of footwear called Pastry Footwear in Los Angeles.
Flavor Flav’s in Flavor of Love (January 2006 to May 2008)This reality dating game show starred Public Enemy’s Flavor Flav and was a spin-off of the show Strange Love, which resulted in the failed relationship of the rapper and Brigette Nielsen.
In season one Pepa and Salt debate whether to reunite the group.
The two clash because Pepa wants to perform like the “old” days and Salt, who has adopted more Christian values, doesn’t want to perform their old lyrics and dance moves, which she now believes are too raunchy.
The last episode of the series aired on May 26, 2008.
There were a few spin-off shows that were created because of Flavor of Love and those include I Love New York, Charm School and I Love Money.
The current reality television series doing well featuring rappers include T. Snoop Dogg in Snoop Dogg’s Father Hood (June 2004 to November 2005)This reality series followed Snoop Dogg and his family in their daily lives.