Fans of VH1’s “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” are in for a few surprises when the show returns this month. Masika Kalysha is making a return to the reality series and she’s bringing her rapper ex-boyfriend, Fetty Wap, with her. There’s another familiar face among the cast members and that’s newbie Safaree Samuels, who’s mostly known for dating Nicki Minaj.
In a supertrailer for Season 3, fans are introduced to all the new cast members as well as given a quick update on the returning stars. Get to know Safaree and the other “Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” newbies with some brief facts about them:
Safaree Samuels: Safaree went through a very public split from Minaj last year but is ready to move on. The rapper’s storyline involves returning cast member Nikki Mudarris. The two first sparked dating rumors in May when they were photographed walking hand-in-hand.
Masika Kalysha: Masika isn’t necessarily a new cast member. She was on Season 1 of the show but left the franchise and decided not to come back for the second season. However, fans will see her on this upcoming season as she tries to work things out with the father of her daughter.
Fetty Wap: The rapper joins this season with his ex, Masika. In the supertease trailer he’s having a few intense conversations with Masika about their daughter, but he’s also shown in the studio talking with a friend about their drama.
Rosa Acosta: According to Rosa’s Instagram, she’s a ballet dancer, personal trainer, chef and model. In the sneak peek trailer, she’s dating Nikki and finds herself in a complicated love triangle when Safaree catches them together. Besides her romance with Nikki, Rosa has also dated Rob Kardashian and is close friends with his pregnant fiancée, Blac Chyna.
Kyesha: Kyesha is a rapper from Chicago who stirs up drama when she tells blogger Jason Lee that she’s been in a 12-year relationship with Willie Taylor. Willie is married to Shanda Denyce, and of course Kyesha’s bombshell doesn’t sit well with Shanda.
Lyrica Anderson: Lyrica is a singer who, according to her Instagram, has written songs for Beyoncé, Chris Brown, Tinashe, Jennifer Hudson, Jason Derulo and Demi Lovato. She told Sound Better that she started writing songs when she was 14 years old and signed to work with Timbaland at 23.
A1: A1 is a producer who’s engaged to Lyrica. Everything seems fine between him and his fiancée, except their mothers Lyrica G and Pam hate each other.
“Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood” Season 3 premieres Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. EDT on VH1.