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The pair is on a mission to find out if five teens have what it takes to be the rap game's newest starlet.

Taylor Lewis
Nov, 05, 2015

Queen Latifah and Jermaine Dupri are on the hunt to find 2016's hottest young hip-hop star.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, the two legends have teamed up for The Rap Game, a new unscripted Lifetimes series that follows around five 12- to 16-year-old emerging rappers on their quest to fame. The series will be executive produced by Latifah, Dupri and Shakim Compere.

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"Hip-hop is where Latifah and I came from, so it's great to be able to produce a television show that is derived from our roots," Compere said in a statement. "The show is going to be a lot of fun."

Each week, the pint-sized artists will be receiving guidance from A-listers like Ludacris, Usher, T.I. and Da Brat. 

Tune into the series when it premieres on New Year's Day on Lifetime.