The Chi Season 5 Episode 2 Recap “Oh Girl”

Don’t miss Celebrity Myxer’s recap of The Chi Season 5 Episode 2 “Oh Girl.” Emmett’s co-parenting struggles lead him to some questionable advice. Jake reconnects with someone from his past. Kiesha’s college housing plans go awry. Tiff’s relationship with Rob heats up. Kevin sets his sights on a new love interest while navigating his gaming club. Papa struggles with being canceled. Jada reveals a secret to Suede. Trig considers a new role in the community. Here’s what you missed!

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Previously on The Chi Season 4 Episode 1 Premiere, Trig and Shaad met the troubled teen who killed Ronnie. However, the teen broke his truck window and baited him to violence. Tiff broke up with Emmett and moved in with her mother. She soon moved in with Rob.

Papa embarrassed Jake and others in front of the school. Kevin had flashbacks of when he shot Ronnie. Jada and Darnell kissed, yet they both are pulling away from their younger significant others.

Trig picked out a ring for Imani, however, after seeing him beating up a teen on social media she decided to stay in St. Louis. t ruined his special surprise. Meanwhile, Q and Douda returned to surprise visit Tracy at her home…

Warning… Spoilers below!

On The Chi Season 5 Episode 2, Quentin wanted to resurge an old-school approach to governing Chicago. He wanted the police to return and control them with bribes. However, the city has changed and Tracy told him how those old days were gone. She learned Q was Douda’s silent investor and he no longer wanted to remain quiet…

No Variety

Emmett gathered his three sons for some fatherly time. Tiff stopped by and she told him about Rob and that she moved in with him.

Kevin and Lynae get in trouble on The Chi Season 5 Episode 2

Kevin and Lynae get in trouble on The Chi Season 5 Episode 2

When the gang got to school, Papa wondered how long he would be dragged by cancel culture for speaking against Black families. Kevin and Lynae brought their video game consoles to school and the security guards sent them to the principal’s office, along with detection.

Trig was down for obvious reasons but learned he received great coverage in a magazine. They convinced him to run for city council because he felt he was unorthodox for the position and a felon. Tracy told him she can help get his record expunged. Trig brightened up at the consideration.

Tiff visited Rob and told him that Emmett knows about them. Rob wanted her to commit to him in a relationship and sexually. Tiffany is fresh from an open marriage and brought up the relationship status. He shut that option down by telling her, “If I’m doing my job, then you won’t need variety!

Catching Up On Lost Times

Jake’s estranged mother, Peaches (portrayed by Sherrice Eaglin), visited him at school wanting to take him home and catch up. Despite his refusal, he was forced to leave with her.

While in the principal’s office, Mr. Bradford (portrayed by Joel Boyd) came to their aid about their gaming being constructive. He charged them with starting and maintaining a gaming club to get out of hot water.

Shaad was stunned by a woman, Deja (portrayed by Carolyn Michelle), who came into the center and serenaded her with a Luther Vandross song to ask her out to dinner. When he brought up his past in prison, she denied him, yet he pleaded for another chance and she gave him her number.

Jada joined Nina, Dre, and Tracy for girl talk, telling them about kissing Darnell. Dre was in total disagreement with Darnell and pleaded she grasp onto Suede. (Though some of Nina and Dre’s relationship issues were being lightweight aired in the talk.)

Simone Chase portrayed by Antonyah Allen on The Chi Season 5 Episode 2

Simone Chase portrayed by Antonyah Allen on The Chi Season 5 Episode 2

While in Mr. Bradford’s class they learned about NFTs and learned of another student who made their first NFT sale. Her name is Simone Chase (portrayed by Antonyah Allen), the girl Kevin danced with at the party after he and Jemma broke up. In their introduction, she remembered him and invited him to look at the moon with her. Advising she only texts in emojis…

Surprise, Surprise!

Peaches surprised Trig at the center and he was apprehensive of her popping up. He’s heard her song and dance about being clean. She needed a place to stay until she got a job and on her feet.

Emmett was late to pick up his son and Rob had already been authorized to pick him up. He rushed to Rob’s house to get EJ and confronted Rob. The new beau rebutted that he was a “team player”. Emmett called Tiff to scold her about it but she wasn’t trying to hear him.

Jada and Suede were making out and she confessed that she kissed Darnell. He gave her the ultimatum to see if she would fight for their relationship and she says yes.

Jake apologized to Jemma for the way he blew her off. They joined the family for dinner.

My Name Is Victor

Douda was interviewed about his high promised and fleeing the city. He revealed that he needed a mental break and was seeing a therapist.

Later on, Douda stopped by Tracy’s and learned that Trig was running for office. He wanted to control his frenemy, using Tracy to get closer to him.

Trig visited Marcus to vent about Douda’s return. The focus shifted towards his political bid. He was going to use his real name, Victor.

Emmett joined Suede at the bowling alley for some guy talk and bonding time then learned his business was gossiped through the streets.

Darnell Facetimed Jada asking to be together again. She denied him. He might have lost the battle, but he aimed to win the war for her love.

Trig went to Tracy’s to learn that Douda would be her help in getting his record expunged. Things got tense but Tracy was there to liason the situation.

They introduced Douda’s “play niece” Tierra (portrayed by Nia Jervier) to pose as his woman in Imani’s absence. The move was explained to be for “appearances”. (Tierra was really into Trig at first sight, though she stood to gain from the deal.)

If Trig didn’t participate, Douda’s funding of ROCK goes away. Trig/Victor walked out…

40 Day Challenge

Shaad made a feast at home for Deja and she was impressed even hinting at a second date…

Papa apologized (for real) and uploaded it because the bashlash of cancel culture was getting to him.

Emmett had been following social media influencer Marshawn (portrayed by DeRay Davis). The guru advised to turn to a 40 day celibacy challenge and Emmett claimed he was ready!

What did you think of The Chi Season 5 Episode 2? Let’s talk about The Chi in the comments below! Missed any of the episodes? Catch up with our recaps!

Air Date: July 1, 2022

Top Questions

Who killed Q on The Chi?

Is there a season 6 of The Chi?

Yes! The Chi Season 6 has officially been renewed by Showtime.

Is there a season 5 of The Chi?

Yes! The Chi premieres on streaming June 24, 2022. The on-air premiere is June 26, 2022. Airs Sundays 9 pm ET/8 pm CT/ 6 pm PT on Showtime.

Is The Chi coming back in 2022?

Yes, The Chi is returning 2022. In the meantime, you can binge-watch the first 4 seasons on Showtime. Or catch up with recaps on Celebrity Myxer!

What month is The Chi season 5 coming out?

The Chi Season 5 comes out in the month of June.

Where can I watch The Chi Season 5?

You can watch The Chi on Showtime via the app or on the channel with a cable subscription.

Where can I watch The Chi for free?

Showtime uploaded the entire first episode on YouTube free to watch!

Is the show Chi on Netflix?

Unfortunately, no The Chi is not on Netflix. You can only watch it on Showtime network of cable and apps.

Why did Q leave The Chi?

Steve Williams portrays Quentin "Q" Dickinson and was fired from The Chi in 2019 for allegations of his behavios off-camera. He has now returned to the show in 2022 in season 5.

Did Q Return to The Chi?

Yes! In a surprise at the end of the season 5 premiere episode, Q returned to "finish what he started."

Who killed Ronnie on The Chi?

Kevin accidentally shot Ronnie. Yet, on the season 5 premiere episode, Tracy admitted to Trig and Shad that she saw Bakari (portrayed by Ahmad Nicholas Ferguson) nearby when she was standing over Ronnie's body and he told her, "That's for Coogie!"

Who was the girl dancing with Kevin in The Chi?

The girl Kevin danced with on The Chi Season 4 Episode 8 "Love Jones" was Simone Chase (portrayed by Antonyah Allen). She didn't return until Season 5 Episode 2 "Oh Girl".

When is The Chi finale?

The Chi finale titled "I Am The Blues" airs August 28, 2022 on Showtime.

The Chi Cast

  • Alex Hibbert as Kevin
  • Michael V. Epps as Jake
  • Jacob Latimore as Emmett
  • Shamon Brown Jr. as Papa
  • Yolonda Ross as Jada
  • Birgundi Baker as Keisha
  • Luke James as Trig
  • Curtiss Cook as Otis “Douda” Perry
  • Tyla Abercrumbie as Nina
  • Miriam A. Hyman as Dre
  • Hannaha Hall as Tiff
  • Judae’a Brown as Jemma
  • Rolando Boyce as Darnell
  • Jason Weaver as Shaad
  • Tai Davis as Tracy
  • Kandi Burruss as Roselyn
  • Iman Shumpert as Rob
  • Zaria Primer as Lynae

Newly Added Recurring Cast

  • Steven Williams as Quentin “Q” Dickinson
  • Ahmad Nicholas Ferguson as Bakari
  • Bernard Gilbert as Suede
  • Genesis Denise Hale as Maisha
  • DeRay Davis as Marshawn
  • Carolyn Michelle Smith as Deja
  • Sherrice Eaglin as Peaches (Jake’s mother)
  • Antonyah Allen as Simone Chase
  • Joel Boyd as Mr. Bradford
  • Shariba Rivers as Dolly (Tiff’s mother)
  • Nia Jervier as Tierra

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The Chi Season 5 Episode Guide

Season Episode Title Air Date
5 10 I Am The Blues” The Chi Season 5 Finale September 2, 2022 on streaming

September 4, 2022 on-air

5 9 I’m Looking For A New Thing

August 26, 2022 on streaming

August 28, 2022 on-air

5 8 Sweet Thing August 12, 2022 on streaming

August 14, 2022 on-air

5 7 Angels

August 5, 2022 on streaming

August 7, 2022 on-air

5 6 Bring It On Home To Me

July 29, 2022 on streaming

July 31, 2022 on-air

5 5 We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off

July 22, 2022 on streaming

July 24, 2022 on-air

5 4 On Me

July 15, 2022 on streaming

July 17, 2022 on-air

5 3 This Christmas

July 8, 2022 on streaming

July 10, 2022 on-air

5 2 Oh Girl

July 1, 2022 on streaming

July 3, 2022 on-air

5 1 Overnight Celebrity” The Chi Season 5 Premiere

June 24, 2022 on streaming

June 26, 2022 on-air

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