Mike Epps and his wife Kyra are Buying Back the Block in a new series that will premiere on HGTV, Spring 2023.
The couple has been spending the last two years fixing houses in neighborhoods and are now sharing their journey with Home and Garden Television to push the importance of Black and brown people owning property especially in ones’ hometown.
This project is something that has definitely been an interest of Epps who in 2020 shared a before and after of the property he rehabbed in his hometown of Indiana. He also shared the caption:
A lot of people claim a Hood a city or a block but don’t own it this is my block in Indiana the before and after with family and friends in the homes they movin us out of our community’s at a rapid pace In the enter city’s I been arrested in this hood a thousand times and lost a many friends to violence and drugs in this nieborhood was a full crack house in the 80’s and 90’s look at it now God Is Good I tell all the youngsters to invest in real estate it will take care of you !!!#landiswealth #buyyourblockback #eastside #fallcreek #21carrollton #BUYYOURBLOCKBACK oh and I Had this land for 25 years or better not bragging just tryin to inspire !
More recently he and his couple have shared photos of their project but no real details around it except that they have been fixing “houses the last two summers. Now excited to say this time around its going to be on @hgtv wow wow wow! Our show- “Buying Back the Block” coming Spring 23’” — Kyra Epps shared on her Instagram.
This is a reality show we can definitely get behind, who will be tuning in?
Ahead of this dope new show, you can see Epps in the Sanaa Lathan-directed film, On The Come Up, which will be released in theaters and on Paramount Plus, Sept 23rd. You can also stream season 2 of his hit Netflix comedy series, The Upshaws. Up next he will reunite with Lathan in the upcoming drama Young. Wild. Free.