According to Forbes the unscripted show was inspired by Jermaine Dupri's years of artist development. In the 1990s the songwriter and producer discovered numerous artist including Kris Kross, Da Brat and Lil' Bow Wow.
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The contestants of the show work with some of the most respected names in the industry including Snoop Dogg, Timbaland and Mariah Carey. If J.I. The Prince of New York wins the competition he'll receive a contract with So So Def Recordings. Miss Mulatto won the first season of the competition.