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.
- 1. EPISODE 1 - THE GRINDJanuary 19, 202343min18+SubtitlesEnglishAudio languagesEnglishTarela, 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.
- 2. EPISODE 2January 19, 202328min18+SubtitlesEnglishAudio languagesEnglishAs 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.
- 3. EPISODE 3 - TWO CAN PLAYJanuary 19, 202338min18+SubtitlesEnglishAudio languagesEnglishTiwa 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.
- 4. EPISODE 4 - MONEY PROBLEMJanuary 19, 202340min18+SubtitlesEnglishAudio languagesEnglishKome 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.