Season 8 of Love and Hip Hop New York is here and there are a couple new cast members in the mix, along with some old favorites. Before we get into some spoilers for this season, let’s talk about the two new full-time cast members, Anais and Lil Mo. According to VH1, Anais is going to heat things up this season, while Lil Mo may be dealing with some major issues. In the VH1 synopsis of the season, it states, “Everyone knows who Lil Mo is and we will get to know a lot more about her and her family including her tech-savvy son. After googling his mommy, he comes across a rumor that his father may be cheating, sparking issues in the relationship. Now, a conversation about trust must be had.”
So, who are the two new full-timers? Anais is a Dominican singer, who won the Puerto Rican reality competition show Objetivo Fama. Meanwhile, Lil Mo, originally came on the scene known as Missy Elliott’s protegee. She then went on to provide back-up vocals for big artists including Jay-Z, Tamar Braxton, and Faith Evans. Lil Mo is married to professional boxer Karl Dargan and her stepson Kidd Cole was actually on an episode of MTV’s Catfish.
In addition to Lil Mo and Anais, TV personality, recording artist and model Tabatha “Dream Doll” Robinson is reported to be joining season 8 of LHHNY, according to Hollywood Life as well. Hollywood Life also reports that other newbies on the show this season include Sophia Body, Ashley Diaz, Jonathan Fernandez, Ayisha Diaz, and Britney F. Taylor. And, returning fan-favorites include Yandy Smith-Harris, Mariahlynn, Bianca Bonnie, Juliet “Juju” C., and Felicia “Snoop” Pearson. With that said, let’s get into what to expect from some of these cast members this season … Remy Ma and Papoose are giving IVF a chance, as Papoose wants to have another baby. Meanwhile, Remy Ma also wants to focus on her music. VH1 hints that Safaree and Dream Doll may have a little romance between them, as Safaree is also dealing with the loss of his uncle. Newbie Anais reportedly wants out of her marriage and Rich Dollaz may give her a hand in that department. Dollaz is also battling an illness this season. As for Mendeecees, he may be locked up, but he is still in the mix and is suspecting that his wife Yandy is up to no good as he serves his prison time. His mother Judy Harris is keeping him in the loop and she isn’t afraid to get in the middle of his relationship with Yandy. Mariahlynn has a new man, along with a new enemy, Sophia Body.