The BEST Episodes of Tales
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Jan 22, 2020
Hip-hop. Money. Fame. Deception. Murder. All collide in this scripted anthology series of “song stories” weaving classic and current hip-hop songs into captivating visual narratives from the lyrics of some of hip-hop’s greatest hits.
#1 - My Mind Playing Tricks On Me
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 13, 2019
Smooth-talking ladies man Davis uses a Mardi Gras celebration as a hunting ground for a very particular type of woman; Davis lures these women to his enigmatic family home where a series of mysterious occurrences unfold.
#2 - Deep Cover
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 23, 2019
Based on Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg's "Deep Cover" - This episode explores the underbelly of colliding family members as they go to war over Atlanta's drug game. No one is to be trusted and honor among thieves is the only code to live by.
#3 - A Story to Tell
Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 18, 2017
A woman fed up with her NBA fiance's philandering has an affair with a neighborhood hustler. Inspired by the lyrics of Notorious BIG's "I've Got a Story to Tell."
#4 - You Got Me
Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Oct 31, 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of The Roots ft. Erykah Badu's "You Got Me"; a highly disciplined dancer, about to perform in an important show, falls for a man who gets her to lose control.
#5 - Cold Hearted
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 11, 2017
A star rapper is fatally shot. Inspired by the lyrics of Meek Mill's "Cold Hearted."
#6 - Moonlight
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Sep 3, 2019
A romantic fable set in the artistic underbelly of Atlanta with street artist Dario who harbors a beautiful, deep secret and the young woman, Ruby, whom he loves but cannot be with.
#7 - Brothers
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Jul 2, 2019
A Shakespearean story of two brothers, each carving out a drastically different lifestyle in modern day Atlanta. Inspired by Kanye West featuring Charlie Wilson's "Brothers"
#8 - I Gave You Power
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 20, 2019
Tracking the life cycle of a Desert Eagle handgun as it travels from the factory floor into the hands of the prideful, the weak and the vindictive, giving them all a false sense of power while creating a path of pain and death on city streets.
#9 - F*!k the Police
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Jun 27, 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of NWA's "F. Tha Police," the premiere focuses on the controversial killing of a young white boy at the hands of two black police officers, and a district attorney's struggle to convince the lone witness to testify in court.
#10 - Bodak Yellow
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 30, 2019
Exotic dancer Violet, 23, raises her teenage sister while looking for her shot at becoming a hip-hop superstar.
#11 - Trap Queen
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 10, 2017
Anthology series of "song stories" weaving classic Hip-Hop and R&B songs into visually stunning narratives with Trap Queen inspired by the Fetty Wap track.
#12 - Children's Story
Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 17, 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of Slick Rick's "Children's Story", two penniless teenagers learn the lesson of karma the hard way when they start robbing people in their neighborhood.
#13 - All I Need
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 25, 2017
A war veteran suffering from PTSD falls in love with the wrong woman, the girlfriend of Taggert - a dangerous pimp who will do whatever it takes to get his girlfriend back. Inspired by Method Man featuring Mary J. Blige's "I'll Be There for You/You're All I Need to Get By"
#14 - XO Tour Llif3
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 6, 2019
Janelle, the neglected teenage daughter of wealthy lawyers, throws a drug-fueled party while her parents are on a business trip; when her parents return home early to discover their house in disarray, Janelle resorts to drugs to cope with her anger.
#15 - Story Of 3
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Aug 27, 2019
Powerful female architect Billie is caught up in a love triangle between her soul mate, Micah, and her husband, David, and she is forced to make a decision about whom to be with.
#16 - 99 Problems
Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 24, 2017
Inspired by the lyrics of Jay-Z's "99 Problems"; two BLM activist college lovers go on the run to escape the clutches of the police.
#17 - My Life
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 16, 2019
Recovering addict Edie is a hotel maid who dreams of being a fashion designer, but she has her life turned upside-down when she learns her mother, Clarice, is terminally ill. Inspired by Mary J. Blige's "My Life"
#18 - Slippery
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 9, 2019
When an Atlanta rap group funded by drug money is targeted by a zealous FBI agent, the rappers and their lawyer must find a way to translate their Machiavellian tactics from the streets to the courtroom in order to beat the case. Inspired by Migos featuring Gucci Mane's "Slippery"