Jermaine Dupri of The Rap Game brings his five mentee rappers to Redan High School in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The school is known for its marching band (the Redan High School Blue Thunder Marching Band was featured in the movie Drumline), and for educating Grammy Award-winning producers Swizz Beatz (Alicia Keys’ husband) and Danger Mouse. The most recent Redan High alum to hit the music charts is 18-year-old rapper Silento of the hit song “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)”.
On The Rap Game, Dupri’s proteges are performing in front of a rowdy crowd – at a Redan pep rally — so Dupri can see how the crowd reacts to them during a live performance. Fun facts about Redan: Other notable famous alumni include former MTV VJ La La Anthony (NBA Carmelo Anthony’s wife) and US Poet Laureate (2012-2014) Natasha Trethewey. The Rap Game airs Fridays at 10pom on Lifetime.