How Netflix's Rhythm + Flow is giving a fresh perspective to reality music competition shows

With the season one winner crowned, the screen panel discusses the popularity of the Netflix series Rhythm + Flow and how it's different from other reality music competition shows.
Netflix has ordered its first musical competition series, Rhythm + Flow, that will feature Cardi B, T.I. and Chance the Rapper as judges. (All Getty Images )

Every Monday the q screen panel convenes to look at the big stories happening in the film and television worlds. This week, entertainment reporter and film critic for CBC Eli Glasner and senior writer for Refinery 29 Kathleen Newman-Bremang join guest host Angeline Tetteh-Wayoe to dig into the finale of the Netflix reality music competition show Rhythm + Flow. 

The show features up and coming MCs as they battle for the best bars and a chance to win $250 thousand. The judges include Cardi B, Chance The Rapper and TI along with guest hosts like Snoop Dogg and Big Boi. 

With the season one winner crowned, the screen panel talks about how Netflix's Rhythm + Flow is shaking up the traditional format of reality music competition shows and why fans are looking out for a second season.

— Produced by ​Beza Seife

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