The Winslows, a middle-class Black family living in Chicago, deal with various misadventures — many of which are caused by their pesky next-door neighbor, ultra-nerd Steve Urkel.
James St. Patrick, a ruthless, intelligent drug dealer under the street name "Ghost," wishes to leave the criminal world to pursue legitimate business interests as a nightclub owner.
K.C. Cooper, a high school math whiz and karate black-belt, learns that her parents are spies when they recruit her to join them in the secret government agency: The Organization. While she now has the latest spy gadgets at her disposal, K.C. has a lot to learn about being a spy, including keeping her new gig a secret from her best friend Marisa, and balancing everyday family life while on undercover missions, near and far, to save the world.
Gina Norris, a widowed hairstylist, moved from Chicago to Atlanta so that her daughter Vanessa can attend a private music school. She's made a name for herself as a stylist, but after her self-centered boss, Jorge, criticizes her decisions, she leaves and sets up her own shop, purchasing a run-down salon by the skin of her teeth by helping out a loan officer.
After his brother's death, a troubled but gifted street dancer enrolls in Atlanta's Truth University. As he tries to concentrate on his studies and woo a pretty classmate, he finds himself in the middle of a tug-of-war between fraternities, who want to utilize his talents in an upcoming dance competition.
Christopher Wallace, through raw talent and sheer determination, transforms himself from a Brooklyn street hustler to become the greatest rapper of all time: The Notorious B.I.G. This story charts his meteoric rise to fame and his refusal to succumb to expectation.