Love & Hip Hop ~ Season 1 - Episode 5 "A Voice"
Olivia works on new material in the studio. Her manager Rich tells her that she has to work hard to convince people that she's more than "the girl that was with 50 Cent". Olivia is frustrated that people don't believe in her and she tearfully breaks down. Mashonda's ex, producer Swizz Beats just married Alicia Keys, so Emily offers her support. Emily acknowledges the rumors that Fab is with other women. She claims it doesn't bother her, but Mashonda is not convinced. Emily visits Mashonda, who is moving out of the dream house she shared with Swizz Beats. The house is in a shocking state of disrepair and Mashonda explains that it's in foreclosure. To help Emily find her voice, Moshanda signs her up to read her poetry at a women's showcase. The night of the performance Emily is terrified, but once she takes the stage she conquers her fears and kills it! Will her newfound confidence help her stand up to Fab? Somaya asks Emily to get the together for happy hour to make things right. But she has ulterior motives: she wants to confront Olivia for giving out Maurice's location Jim beat him up! She goes in on Olivia and calls her a snitch! Olivia is not having it and walks away. Emily stays with Somaya, which further enrages Olivia. She wants nothin to do with Somaya or Emily!