Rickey finally has all his kids out of the house, but the peace doesn’t last long as Rickey welcomes four new kids into his Birmingham mansion. Meanwhile, D’Essence faces legal consequences after her DUI. Da Brat tells Jermaine Dupri and Bow Wow about her newest music venture and Gary goes public with his cancer diagnosis.

Rickey and the new kids adjust to life together. Aaryn returns from Colombia with big news of her own, she has a new step-father. Juicy is upset at Gary. Da Brat enlists Headkrack to help with her new music project. Malik gives the Smiley household’s newest residents some friendly advice. Brandon finally admits to being an alcoholic. D’Essence celebrates her 21st birthday.

Rickey hosts the Black Music Honors in Nashville but faces worry on two fronts. Later, D’essence and Aaryn visit Brandon. In Atlanta, Gary and Juicy take precautions while Da Brat hosts her event.

Rickey and Brandon continue their sit-down with Spirit. Gary gives Da Brat’s artist Cornbread his rendition of media training. D’Essence confides a life long dream to Rickey. Brat and Craig have a falling out over Craig’s lying.

Frustrated with their lack of acting chops, Rickey, Brat, and Gary seek help from an eccentric acting coach. Brandon gets the entrepreneurial bug wanting Rickey to invest in his chicken and waffle delivery business idea. Rickey takes it upon himself to try and broker peace between D'essence and her ex-boyfriend Landon. Calling Rickey out on his pattern of choosing the wrong types of women, Brat takes matters into her own hands and sets Rickey up on a date with a female pro football player. Gary tries to lend a hand by taking Rickey shopping for the date, however, Rickey’s more interested in playing football than footsy with the lady baller. Rickey, Da Brat, and Gary get acting lessons from an eccentric acting coach. Later, Da Brat "blind-sides" Rickey by setting him up on a blind date with a lady football player. Brandon decides he wants Rickey to invest in his chicken and waffle business.

Rickey's non-existent love life is the topic at the radio station. Seeking advice from a friend, Rickey gets the real about balance.

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Rickey looks to legally separate from Craig and Ed Lover challenges the crew to a rap battle.

A very emotional episode finds Rickey helping the children of a dead friend and trying to make amends with Ebony Steele.

The confrontation between Rickey and Craig continues; Rock T sets Juicy and Gary up on blind dates.

Dee introduces Rickey to her biological father’s side of the family and ongoing disciplinary conflicts with Craig and Rickey comes a dramatic head after Craig skips school and lies about it.