Tales

The BEST episodes of Tales

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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.

Last Updated: 5/25/2022Network: BET
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My Mind Playing Tricks On Me
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8.29
21 votes

#1 - My Mind Playing Tricks On Me

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 8/13/2019

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.

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Deep Cover
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8.18
28 votes

#2 - Deep Cover

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 7/23/2019

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.

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A Story to Tell
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7.89
133 votes

#3 - A Story to Tell

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/18/2017

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."

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Brothers
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7.81
31 votes

#4 - Brothers

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 7/2/2019

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"

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I Gave You Power
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7.79
24 votes

#5 - I Gave You Power

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired 8/20/2019

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.

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Cold Hearted
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7.77
129 votes

#6 - Cold Hearted

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/11/2017

A star rapper is fatally shot. Inspired by the lyrics of Meek Mill's "Cold Hearted."

Directors: Jessy Terrero
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Moonlight
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7.76
21 votes

#7 - Moonlight

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 9/3/2019

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.

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You Got Me
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7.69
61 votes

#8 - You Got Me

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired 10/31/2017

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.

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F*!k the Police
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7.68
265 votes

#9 - F*!k the Police

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 6/27/2017

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.

Directors: Irv Gotti
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Bodak Yellow
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7.64
22 votes

#10 - Bodak Yellow

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 7/30/2019

Exotic dancer Violet, 23, raises her teenage sister while looking for her shot at becoming a hip-hop superstar.

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Trap Queen
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7.58
90 votes

#11 - Trap Queen

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/10/2017

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.

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Story Of 3
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7.56
27 votes

#12 - Story Of 3

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 8/27/2019

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.

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Children's Story
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7.51
72 votes

#13 - Children's Story

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/17/2017

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.

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All I Need
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7.45
44 votes

#14 - All I Need

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 11/25/2017

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"

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XO Tour Llif3
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7.45
22 votes

#15 - XO Tour Llif3

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/6/2019

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.

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99 Problems
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7.21
62 votes

#16 - 99 Problems

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 10/24/2017

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.

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My Life
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7.17
24 votes

#17 - My Life

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 7/16/2019

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"

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Slippery
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7.14
28 votes

#18 - Slippery

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 7/9/2019

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"

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