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Netflix: Meet the Rhythm + Flow judges - Cardi B, T.I. and Chance the Rapper!

The Rhythm + Flow Netflix judges are getting hip-hop fans and beyond so excited about the forthcoming series and here’s why.

This American talent show will search for the future of hip-hop talent. It’s the first talent show of its kind in its dedication to the genre. And so obviously Netflix had to bring some pretty big names out to be the pioneers.

But no one was expecting them to bag some of hip hop’s most influential and sought-after artists of the moment!

So, here’s all you need to know about Rhythm + Flow, starting with the celebrity judges…

Screenshot: Rhythm + Flow Teaser – Netflix YouTube

Rhythm and Flow Netflix judges: Cardi B

The first of the three judges is the highly acclaimed rapper and singer Cardi B.

With a Grammy and numerous other accolades under her belt, Belcalis Marlenis Almánzar – her real name – has an eye for talent and will work hard to discover hip-hop’s newest breakout.

As she got her start on VH1’s Love & Hip Hop, Cardi will know all about how to turn TV fame into a long-standing career in the rap game.

Be sure to follow her on Instagram for more series updates @iamcardib.

Rhythm and Flow Netflix judges: Chance the Rapper

It’s certainly a varied cast, with the second judge announced as Chance the Rapper.

He has three hit albums under his belt and has worked with the best of the best in the hip-hop game. Chance boasts some serious talent, and he’s here to identify some himself.

Hopefully, he uses the show to take some future talent under his wing.

Follow him on Instagram at @chancetherapper.

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Rhythm and Flow Netflix judges: T.I.

Last but not least, we have T.I.

The rapper helped popularise trap music, which is the most popular hip-hop sub-genre today.

Who knows, maybe T.I. will see the future of trap in these talented contestants.

Follow him on Instagram at @troubleman31.

Screenshot: T.I. in Rhythm + Flow Teaser – Netflix YouTube

When does Rhythm + Flow start?

The show’s first season will premiere on Wednesday, October 9th with 10 hour-long episodes on Netflix.

The first four episodes – which are the opening auditions – will drop on October 9th and then a following week’s worth of episodes will drop on October 16th.

Each heat will see the competitors test their rap game, first in the live auditions, then in music videos and rap battles and finally with collaborations.

The first series will conclude on Wednesday, October 23rd.

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Chris has a First Class Film and Journalism (Joint Honours) degree from De Montfort University and previously studied film at A-level, making him HITC’s resident movie guy. Chris's passion for all things cinema has been with him from a very young age and he has written for a number of publications, from Taste of Cinema to local sites. He has been with HITC for a five years, exploring the world of film and television while looking out for the latest titles to excite and inspire audiences.