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GRIND

Season 1
New episode every Friday! Born to a single mother in the slum of Lagos, Tare-ela takes up the offer from her childhood friend Edesiri to become a stripper in order to feed her family and cover the fees of her 10 year old sister. We walk with them through relationships, the weight of family expectations, the failure of old dreams and the forging of new ones as they go about their grind.
IMDb 6.8202310 episodes
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Episodes

  1. S1 E1 - EPISODE 1 - THE GRIND
    January 19, 2023
    43min
    16+
    Tarela, a young lady who works at a local bar where she is constantly owed salary, struggles to make ends meet as the survival of her mother, Ebiere and her younger sister, Kome, rests squarely on her shoulder. After quitting her job, and with constant persuasion from Edesiri, a very good friend of hers to take up work as a stripper.
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  2. S1 E2 - EPISODE 2
    January 19, 2023
    28min
    16+
    As Tarela adjusts to life at the club, reports reach Somto, the club manager that Tarela refuses to give clients lap dances. He fires her amid protests of having been upfront with Edesiri regarding her position on the matter. Tiwa, a waitress at the club who Tarela is friendly with pleads with Somto on Tarela’s behalf and helps her cut a deal with Somto that will keep her at the club.
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  3. S1 E3 - EPISODE 3 - TWO CAN PLAY
    January 19, 2023
    38min
    16+
    Tiwa is scared that her father will find out that she works in a strip club instead of being fully in school. Edesiri comes back from her trip and Halima who despises Tarela fills her in on the things that has been happening at the club, Edesiri speaks to Somto about letting Tarela go since she is back, she uses her sexual relationship with Somto to try to get him to do her bidding.
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  4. S1 E4 - EPISODE 4 - MONEY PROBLEM
    January 19, 2023
    40min
    16+
    Kome gets into trouble with a neighbor and a very upset Tarela is forced to pay for the damages. Tiwa speaks to Mide, the DJ at the club, who she is friends with benefit with, about how scared she is to tell her dad that she isn’t interested in gospel music and the life he has planned out for her.
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  5. S1 E5 - EPISODE 5 - SNAKES
    January 19, 2023
    30min
    16+
    Kelechi and Tarela fight over her new job, they leave things in a very bad place. Tarela gets home and her mum expresses how much she hates the work hours of her new job. Tarela assures her that it is just for a while until they are fine. Edesiri shows up at Tarela’s house on Kome’s birthday.
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  6. S1 E6 - EPISODE 6 - TRAPPED
    January 19, 2023
    29min
    16+
    As Pastor Remi and Pastor Ogunmola discuss wedding plans, Tiwa remains in a distraught state. Tarela surprises her mum with a small fully stocked shop around their house, emphasizing that the money from sales is for their family and not meant for church donations.
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  7. S1 E7 - GOLD DIGGERS
    December 31, 2022
    21min
    18+
    Wole and Tarela meet up for their night together. A frustrated Tiwa sits through an even more frustrating church marriage counseling session with Pastor Remi and with each question asked, she sees that they are in no way compatible. Tiwa finally tells Mide she is engaged.
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  8. S1 E8 - EPISODE 8 - DOWNHILL
    January 19, 2023
    28min
    16+
    The case of theft is taken to Somto and Tarela totally denies it, saying Edesiri gave her the bracelets. Edesiri is called and she completely denies giving Tarela anything. Tarela is dumbfounded. Kobe threatens to involve the police and Wole tries to calm him down.
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  9. S1 E9 - EPISODE 9 - FRENIMIES
    December 31, 2022
    38min
    16+
    Tarela enters the house and meets her mum screaming in prayers and tells her she will have to leave the job. Tiwa finally tells her dad, that she doesn’t want to marry Pastor Remi and she wants a non gospel music career. Halima calls Wole’s friend from the house party and tells him she is pregnant
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  10. S1 E10 - EPISODE 10 - TWO FACED
    January 19, 2023
    33min
    16+
    As Tarela faces heat at home because of her job, Pastor Remi tries to get Tiwa to change her mind about the canceled wedding but she refuses. Nuru shows up at the club before opening hours and Tarela excited to see him strikes up a conversation. He asks for her help to plan his proposal to Edesiri
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Content advisory
Nudityviolencesubstance usealcohol usesmokingfoul languagesexual content
Audio languages
English Dialogue Boost: HighEnglish Dialogue Boost: MediumEnglish
Subtitles
English
Directors
ORIRE NWANI
Producers
JOSHUA OLAOLUWAROBERTA ORIOMA
Starring
ROBERTA ORIOMAROSEANNE CHIKWENDUTAMARA SINDIO-APAUN
Studio
ROBERTA ORIOMA
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