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The Chi season 6 cast, trailer, plot, and more news

The hit Showtime drama series returned for another season, so here is everything you need to know about The Chi season 6 cast, plot, reviews, and more.

Jacob Latimore as Emmett in The chi season 6

What was The Chi season 6 release date? Emmett, Kevin, and the rest of The Chi crew came back in 2023 for another season of the Chicago-based series, and fans couldn’t wait for our return to the South Side neighborhood at the center of the story.

The Chi first aired in 2013 and has been recognized as one of the best TV series on Showtime, winning multiple awards. The series, created by Lena Waithe, has been running for six seasons now, and has focused on the respective stories of those who reside in a close-knit neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago.

Fans were delighted to hear, especially after the season 5 ending, that there would be even more of one of the best drama series to come. So, with that in mind, here’s everything we know about The Chi season 6 cast, its reviews, and if you can watch it on the best streaming services.

The Chi cast in season 6

Who’s in The Chi season 6 cast?

The Chi season 6 cast brought back the main players from previous seasons, including Jacob Latimore and Alex Hibbert, as well as giving us some new guest stars.

Lena Waithe also returned to the TV series as its showrunner. And, of course, who can forget our favorite Real Housewife who “never misses a beat or a bag,” Kandi Burruss?

Here’s The Chi season 6 cast list:

  • Jacob Latimore as Emmett
  • Alex Hibbert as Kevin
  • Yolonda Ross as Jada
  • Shamon Brown Jr. as ‘Papa’
  • Michael Epps as Jake
  • Birgundi Baker as Kiesha
  • Tyla Abercrumbie as Nina
  • Luke James as Victor
  • Curtiss Cook as Douda
  • Kandi Burruss as Roselyn Perry
  • Vic Mensa as Jamal
  • Carolyn Michelle Smith as Deja
  • Jason Weaver as Rashaad “Shaad” Marshall
  • Iman Shumpert as Rob
  • Nia Jervier as Tierra
  • L’lerrét Jazelle as Fatima
  • Hannaha Hall as Tiffany
  • Ahmad Ferguson as Bakari
  • Genesis Denise Hale as Maisha
  • Joel Steingold as Marcus St. John
  • Judae’a Brown as Jemma
  • Miriam A. Hyman as Dre
  • Tai Davis as Tracy Roxboro
  • Rolando Boyce as Darnell
  • Tory O. Davis as Pastor Stanley Jackson

Curtiss Cook as Douda in The Chi season 6

The Chi season 6 release date and reviews

The Chi season 6 was split into two parts, with part 1 premiering on Friday, August 4, 2023, to favorable reviews.

The Chi season 6 was renewed by Showtime back in August 2022, while the fifth season was still in full swing. In June 2023, we learned that the sixth season would be available in two parts and would premiere digitally for Paramount Plus subscribers 48 hours before it made its debut on Showtime. Part 1 of The Chi season 6 aired between August and September of 2023, with Part 2’s release date still to be confirmed.

There are a limited amount of reviews for season 6, but Decider‘s Johnny Loftus recommended it, writing, “In its sixth season, The Chi has a lot of life history to examine with its characters as individuals, as couples, and as members of a larger community that no matter what happens will always offer them a version of home.”

The Chi season 6 release date: Shamon Brown Jr. as Stanley "Papa" Jackson in The Chi

What is The Chi season 6 about?

The Chi season 6 plot explores the aftermath of Q’s murder, as well as finding Emmett and Kiesha on different career trajectories.

In season 6’s plot, our love birds find out about life after the Honeymoon period, while some learn about ‘more money, more problems’. Emmett’s new business partnership stresses his relationship with Kiesha, Victor navigates his personal life becoming public, and Kevin, Jake, and Papa decide who they want to be while Douda expands his reach.

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The Chi season 6 trailers

Showtime released a trailer for The Chi season 6 in August 2023. A teaser was also released beforehand in June.

The first trailer gave us a proper look at what we could expect from the upcoming season, and saw the return of the cast that would be leading us through the next part of the story. Relationship drama, career struggles, and criminal underbellies were just hints of what was to come.

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Where can I watch The Chi season 6?

The Chi season 6 part 1 aired on Sundays on Showtime, but is also available to stream on Paramount Plus.

Viewers can head over to the streaming platform now to catch up with previous seasons and the new installment alike. In the UK, new episodes will eventually come to Disney Plus.

How many episodes are in The Chi season 6?

The Chi season 6 has 16 episodes in total, with eight episodes in both halves.

There are still eight episodes left to go following the mid-season finale, but it’s looking like we might be waiting until 2024 to finish season 6 off.

Here are all the episodes and air dates so far:

  • Episode 1: New Chi City – August 6, 2023
  • Episode 2: Mo’Douda, Mo’ Problems – August 13, 2023
  • Episode 3: House Party – August 20, 2023
  • Episode 4: ReUp – August 27, 2023
  • Episode 5: One of Them Nights – September 3, 2023
  • Episode 6: Boyz II Men – September 10, 2023
  • Episode 7: Long Live – September 17, 2023
  • Episode 8: Who Shot Ya? – September 24, 2023

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