Having missed joining Henri, Lena has to come back to the school to face the music. The other students need to rally around Lena, knowing it’s going to take more than an apology for her to stay.
Temmora has her students compete to join Karma on their “Stop The Bullying Tour.” Students share their experiences with bullying and one admits being bullied caused her to attempt suicide. Temmora teaches Chekera how to drive, but regrets it when Chekera almost wrecks her truck. Temmora selects a student to perform at her former middle school, which floods Temmora with harsh memories of her early life in foster care.
Temmora challenges the students to compete and perform at the Memphis Hip Hop Awards where Temmora is being honored as M.V.P. of the City. Chekera goes home to take a test to avoid being expelled. Temmora has her oldest daughter, Roxy, to step in to replace Chekera. Miesha devastates Temmora with big news on stage at the awards. Temmora chooses three students to perform at the Awards.
It’s the final week at the Academy, Temmora rewards finalist students with the opportunity to perform at the big end-of-the-year showcase. Miesha feels disrespected by her mother during a tension-filled radio interview. Temmora gives out awards to the students. Temmora and Miesha make up. Temmora signs one student to her record label, Arommet Records.