This week’s episode of ‘The Chi’ titled “Long Live” focuses on the aftermath of Pastor Jackson’s funeral, with Papa and Bakari being the most affected by his death. Papa is initially upset with Bakari, knowing that Douda’s crew is responsible for the murder. However, he seems to calm down by the end of the episode. Bakari also struggles with his emotions throughout the episode.
In other developments, Kevin is preparing to move to Los Angeles, Jemma and Maisha’s relationship becomes strained due to Gianna’s involvement, Keisha attends therapy and discovers some hard truths about herself and her mother, and Emmett and Keisha are nearing a breaking point following Pastor Jackson’s death.
The seventh episode of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’ season six is soundtracked by songs that enhance the emotions of each scene. Here are some of the songs featured in the episode:
“Crown — “Foster Kid”: This song plays as Keisha meets Nuk at a barbershop and asks him to ensure her family’s safety.
Genesis Denise Hale as Maisha — “B*tch”: This track plays as Maisha records a song seemingly directed at Jemma after an argument at the studio.
Lalah Hathaway, Kole & Ariza — “The Energy”: This song plays as Emmett helps Kevin pack for his move to Los Angeles.
Amari Noelle as Gianna — “Damn Right”: This track plays as Jemma listens to it while helping Jake with her hair.
Gavin Williams — “AL 2 Final Now”: This song plays as Douda plays chess with Zay watching.
Alonda — “Never Stay Mad”: This song plays as Victor returns home to see Fatima’s home decor improvements and asks her if she’s ready to start a family.
Donny Hathaway/David Michael Wyatt — “For All We Know”: This song plays as the funeral service for Pastor Jackson begins.
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