Season 9 of Love & Hip Hop New York offers a deeper look into the lives, loves and everyday struggles of hip-hop heavy hitters and rising stars in the Big Apple as they try to make their marks in the game. Cast members include Joe Budden, Cyn Santana, Remy Ma, Papoose, Juelz Santana, Kimbella, Yandy, Maino, Maggie Carrie, Safaree, Rich Dollaz, Sidney Starr, Nya Lee, Jonathan Fernandez, Juju and Anais.
Mendeecees and Maurice bury the hatchet. Rich considers the advice of people closest to him regarding his relationship with Erica. Cons and Jen interview potential babysitters for Caiden. Things go left at Winter's tell-all book event, when she betrays Lore'l by airing out her dirty laundry to a roomful of people.
Rich takes action and confronts Erica on her wrongdoings but she remains steadfast in proving her worth. Joe has a revelation about how he has treated Tahiry and commits to changing. Lore'l lets Winter know how she feels once and for all. The holiday season poses more tension for Jen and Cons. Rashidah launches her new shoe line, but still can't seem to escape negativity.
Rich gives Erica an ultimatum in her career. Kaylin takes a stand regarding Joe and Tahiry's relationship, but when Tahiry sees Kaylin, it gets ugly. Cons sticks up for Jen by defending his girl. Mendeecees takes matters into his own hands and deals with a disrespectful situation the only way he knows how.
Lore'l and Cons attempt to do a record together. Raqi and Rashidah prove their disdain for one another. Joe finally steps up to the plate and supports Tahiry in her career, but does she trust his intentions? Rich pulls the rug out from underneath Erica.
Somaya tries to fix Yandy and Kimbella's feud with the healing power of her spiritual tea; Joe and Cyn arrive together to Erica's baby shower, sending angering Tahiry.
The drama unfolds as the ladies of "Love & Hip Hop NY" reunite to get into all the issues, the beef, and the madness that occurred during and after the cameras rolled.
Chrissy takes Kimbella and Juju to Philly to try and save her real estate business. Erica Mena and Safaree face a painful decision. Rich Dollaz is ready to work with up and coming rapper Jennaske. And a perfume release is anything but sweet.
Chrissy reveals to Olivia that she's going to propose to Jim! She's tired of waiting and is ready for the next stage of their relationship. Not only is she going to pop the question, she's going to do it with a sexy burlesque routine! Rich has a plan for getting Olivia a new deal: a listening party. He sets up a showcase for industry insiders to see Olivia perform her new material. The stakes are high and Olivia delivers. Her single 'December' brings down the house. But is it enough to land a deal? It's time for Chrissy's burlesque proposal! She's assembled a group of friends and family and they have no idea what is about to go down. As Chrissy puts on her risqué outfit, she has second thoughts about her burlesque routine. She decides to scrap the routine but go forward with the proposal. She takes the stage and pops the question. Will Jim say yes?
Joe and Tahiry deal with the realizations they've made in DR, which involves the fate of his relationship with Kaylin. Deep secrets are revealed between Rich and Erica. Yandy copes with the recent drama surrounding her family.
Yandy helps Jonathan plan a fundraiser for his nephew, Rich confronts Cisco, Jim contemplates telling Mama Jones a secret, and Yandy and Kimbella face off at a sleepover.
Mendeecees and Yandy figure out the next steps in their lives. Erica wants to move things forward with Cyn but Cyn is skeptical. Peter tries to do right by Amina, but can't get Tara off his mind. Diamond Strawberry gives up the good life.
Chrissy is hot about the sh*t that Maurice was talking on the boat. She thinks he needs to be checked, so she calls Jim. While Rich, Olivia, Somaya and Maurice are having drinks, Jim storms in and drags Maurice outside! A terrified Maurice is forced to apologize to the camera! After the smoke settles, Maurice is upset that Somaya didn't have his back. He is still shook and living in fear. Can he continue managing Somaya? In need of comfort and support, Somaya invites her ex-boyfriend, rapper X.O. for a visit. After a sexy reunion, X.O. lays down a sick verse on Somaya's track, vowing to beat back the haters!
Olivia reveals her troubled relationship with her mom. Meanwhile, Jim's mom Nancy is working hard to improve relations with Chrissy. She's also trying to improve her bottom line by marketing t-shirts with a label Chrissy slapped on her last season: Psychotic Bitch. Hopefully no one will notice or mind that she spelled "psychotic" wrong. Meanwhile, Kimbella tries to make up with Emily by throwing her a party. A party that turns awkward when Chrissy arrives.
Peter comes clean to Amina. Cyn and Rich agree to work together until Erica tries to sabotage their event. Chrissy realizes Chink's unwillingness to get divorced is a deal breaker. Yandy is thrust into a messy situation.
Jim Jones suprises Chrissy in Miami with a touching proposal. Kimbella faces the demons of her past by meeting with her mother & the demons of her present by meeting with Erica to squash the beef. Meanwhile, Teirra Mari and Olivia are both being courted by super producer Rico Love. It's a three way that creates instant tensions. Exhausted and fed up, Yandy resigns as Jim's manager. And when they meet at a club in Miami, the long simmering feud finally erupts in an epic face-off.
Rich and Yandy decide Amina's fate as Yandy struggles to manage her career and fight for her man. Saigon and Erica Jean stand-off over their son Lil B...
Yandy finds herself at odds with both Jim and Chrissy and begins to consider a career move. Meanwhile, Kimbella tries to understand why she brings out everybody's mean side. Tired of waiting for a commitment, Chrissy gives in to pent up frustration and questions her relationship with Jim. Needing a getaway to clear her head, she takes off to Miami with Emily and Olivia. Is Jim's secret plan to engage Chrissy too little and too late?
Erica and Olivia meet to settle the score. Tahiry continues be a part of Joe's support team and surprises him with a pop-up visit and gift. Yandy and Mendeecees face a most difficult time as parents. Jen finds a new friend in Raqi, but a girls' night out goes bad when Raqi has an unfortunate run-in with Rashidah.
"Love and Hip Hop 2: Reality Check" is not your traditional reunion show. Due to all the fights and arguments the cast had with each other, the producers were forced to do something different since several of the ladies refused to be in the same room together! In revealing, one-on-one interviews with Executive Producer Mona Scott-Young, all of the Love and Hip Hop stars speak frankly about which cast members they get along with, who they hate, and answer all of the burning questions that the fans want to know. Can Emily and Fab work it out? What exactly was in Yandy's explosive e-mail? Are Chrissy and Jim ever getting married? And, most shocking of all, find out who quit the show and may be gone for good. This special episode is not so much a season recap as it is a revelation of all the dramatic moments that never aired as well as a candid look at how being a reality TV star can change your life forever.
Jenn confronts PHresher over his relationship with Jada, Tahiry receives troubling health news, and Safaree plans plenty of surprises for Erica at her birthday party.
Olivia told Chrissy and Emily that she's dating New York Jet, Darrell Revis. But Emily has a secret: She's Darrell's stylist and she doesn't think he and Olivia are dating! In a meeting with Darrell, Emily asks him about the relationship. He says they're not dating and he hasn't seen Olivia in months! Somaya needs to make some money, so her manager Maurice sets up a photo shoot. Maurice pushes for extra sexy shots; Somaya is not having it and storms off the set. Chrissy is in the studio with Jim and Somaya shows up! The tension is palpable. Somaya plays one of her tracks for Jim and he likes it, much to Chrissy's dismay. Will Chrissy let this collaboration go down? Jim's mom is throwing a party for her son's birthday and Chrissy reluctantly agrees to help plan it. They put aside their differences and the party is a success. In a quiet moment alone, Chrissy tells Jim they need to think about their future. Jim agrees, which for Chrissy is a shockingly pleasant surprise!
West Coast rapper Somaya Reece arrives in New York to take her career to the next level. She's hungry and ready to grind! Somaya meets with rapper Jim Jones who agrees to collaborate. Emily gets together with Mashonda, the ex-wife of super producer Swizz Beats. Mashonda's situation has Emily contemplating the future of her relationship with Fab and she breaks down. Its girls' night out! Chrissy, Olivia and Emily attend an NBA draft party and start cracking on a chick in the crowd. It's Somaya Reece! In the bathroom of the club Chrissy and Somaya clash. Somaya asks if Chrissy's mad that she's working with Jim. Chrissy goes off and insults Somaya's wardrobe.
Chrissy still doesn't have a ring on her finger and her rapper boyfriend, Jim Jones has already lost his! Jim's mom is wrecking havoc again; she recorded a diss rap, "Psychotic Bitch," clearly aimed at Jim and Chrissy.
Rich realizes the love triangle he has created has to come to an end. Joe accompanies Tahiry to DR for more than just support. Tahiry faces her past head on, in order to move forward. After the happiest time in their life, Mendeecees and Yandy's family is about to embark on something that can ultimately tear them apart.
Emotions run high when Erica and Cyn meet one last time. Chink feels betrayed by Chrissy's secret magazine shoot. Peter realizes what he lost and chases Amina to Germany. Richie breaches guy code.