Complex's

Blueprint

Season 2

February 09, 2022

How Mona Scott-Young Became a TV Industry Maverick | Blueprint

On the Blueprint premiere, Mona Scott-Young breaks down her journey, from managing artists like Busta Rhymes and Missy Elliott to finding her passion for producing television and going on to create the groundbreaking reality franchise Love & Hip-Hop.

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Blueprint
There are more ways than ever to "make it" these days, and like snowflakes, no two journeys are identical. On "Blueprint," a diverse range of influential people reveal the lessons they learned on their paths to success—direct to camera with no filter. From the origin stories of Lyrical Lemonade founder Cole Bennett and TV mogul Mona Scott-Young to the career pivot of rapper-turned-exec Lil Bibby, learn how small victories can add up to big wins. Also featured in the series: unconventional advice from Twitch's most popular streamer Hasan Piker and words of wisdom from Netflix CMO Bozoma Saint John. These are their blueprints—it's up to you to create yours.
  • Seasons: 2