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American Gangster: Trap Queens

American Gangster: Trap Queens

  • Premiered: 
    October 17, 2019
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  • Network: BET+
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Documentary
  • Type: Live Action
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  • Subject Matter: Crime
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Plot Synopsis

Narrated by Lil' Kim (Season 2) and Jeezy (Season 1), AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS is a one-hour docuseries that explores the rise and fall of America's most notorious female criminals. With crimes ranging from million-dollar scams, to drug trafficking, to murder, these cautionary tales show the steep price paid for life in the game. Each episode focuses on a different criminal. Not only does the series portray captivating tales of notorious criminals, they are told by those who lived them -- The Queens themselves, their closest allies, family members, legal team members, reporters and law enforcement. AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS debuted on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT, as BET+ released the first five episodes, featuring Delrhonda "Big 50" Hood, "Bank Fraud Queen" Jamila T. Davis, Thelma Wright, Rashia Wilson and Shauna Barry-Scott. BET+ dropped the remaining five episodes on Thursday, January 9, 2020, highlighting the lives of Aisha Hall, Ayana Bean, Jean Brown, Charmaine Roman, and Jemeker Thompson.

Season 2 of AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS debuted on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at 3:01am ET/12:01am PT on BET+ with a new narrator: Lil' Kim. The front half of AGTQS2 tell the stories of Perrion Roberts, Brandi Davis, Dwen Curry, Tiffani Rose Peak and Shauntay Henderson, whose purported crimes range from grand larceny to bank and wire fraud and drug trafficking.
AMERICAN GANGSTER: TRAP QUEENS made its linear television debut on Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at 9pm ET/PT on BET with a simulcast on BET Her. The series opener focuses on Jamila T. Davis (aka The Bank Fraud Queen), who is sent to prison for mortgage fraud.


Production & Distribution

  • Produced by A. Smith & Co.