Tetona Jackson starred on the Hulu series "All Night" as well as in the films "Maximum Ride" and "Severed Road." As Simone , she is confident like her powerful father and down-to-earth like her mother, and the shadows of her parents loom large as she tries to make her own way in the world.
Known for his role on the series "Everybody Hates Chris," Tequan Richmond has also appeared on "Cold Case," "ER," "Private Practice," "Numb3rs" and "General Hospital." As Bryson , he is resourceful, tough and charming, raised by a single mother and, even though he's self-assured, doesn't hide his vulnerability.
Both an actor and producer, Leland B. Martin has appeared on "The Young and the Restless" as well as in the film "A Cinderella Story." As Ari , a digital producer with big dreams, he is handsome and effortlessly confident and, with his sexual fluidity and disarming charm, defies any sort of label.
Lala Milan made the crossover from social media star to star of the small screen on the TNT series "Claws." As Tia , she is too smart for her own good and longs to leave her mark on the world while giving her friend Simone the freedom to manage her image and jumpstart her music career.
Best known for his role on FX's "Atlanta," RJ Walker has also appeared on "Hand of God," "Switched at Birth" and "Castle." As David , he is a Wall Street guy turned preacher and has a strong moral compass that allows him to feel well beyond his years. He is also Crystal's ex-husband.
Star of the stage and screen, Brittany Inge has appeared on "Atlanta" and "The Haves and Have Nots" and in the film "The Hate U Give." As Crystal , she works in advertising with Bryson and is one of Simone's best friends. A Type-A Southern belle, she's buttoned-up but always speaks her mind.
Paula Newsome has appeared on "Grey's Anatomy," "Parenthood," "Suits" and "How to Get Away with Murder." Her film credits include "Guess Who," "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Reign Over Me." As Victoria , she is a Graham Agency advertising executive and Bryson's boss. She helped make the agency what it is but now finds herself clashing with the younger staff.
Rapper Joey Bada$$ made a name for himself with his mixtape "1999." Along with his Pro Era brand, he has had success on-screen with roles on "Power" and "Mr. Robot." As Camden , Simone's ex-boyfriend, he hasn't been easy to get over.
Singer-rapper Dreezy released her debut album "No Hard Feelings" in 2016. As Tay-Tay , she is Simone's godsister who always finds herself in trouble.