Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast and Season 5 premiere date

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VH1 has made it official: Love & Hip Hop Season 5 will drop on Monday, March 28th! The network has also confirmed which members of the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast will return, and which have made their final appearances.

We’d already heard firsthand from several members of the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast about their plans for LHHA Season 5. Most notable among the returns are Stevie J and Joseline, both of whom will remain on the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast and star in their own spin-off, Stevie J and Joseline: Go Hollywood. K. Michelle, currently on VH1 in the second season of My Life, will also return.

Erica Dixon, a fixture on the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast for the duration of the show’s run, recently acknowledged that she’s giving up a life in front of the cameras, and won’t be back. Of her decision, Dixon said “People don’t understand—they just think it’s all this glitz and glamour because you’re on TV, but there’s so much that comes with it. It’s mentally draining and physically draining and people just don’t get that, you know?”

In addition, Margeaux Simms was fired from the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast after Season 4, and won’t be back for LHHA Season 5.

So–who made the cut for the new episodes? The main Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast appears to be the following; click on each name for a link to their social media hub:

Adiz “Bambi” Benson
Joseline Hernandez Jordan
Steven “Stevie J” Jordan
Oluremi “Mimi” Faust
Rasheeda Frost
Kimberly “K. Michelle” Pate
Karlie Redd

In addition, the network has announced the recurring cast:

Debra Antney
Ernest Bryant
Ariane Davis
Momma Dee
Jessica Dime
Kirk Frost
Kalenna Harper
Yung Joc
Khadiyah Lewis
Tammy Rivera Malphurs
Lil Scrappy
Tony “T. Vick” Vick

Joseline, at least, appeared to share her excitement about returning to the Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast in a recent social media update:


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VH1 hasn’t yet announced exactly what time we can expect to catch the premiere of Love & Hip Hop Atlanta Season 5 on March 28th. If it’s taking over straight from LHHNY, though, the show will debut at 8 PM EST.

(Photo credits: Love & Hip Hop Atlanta cast via Instagram)

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