Lil Jon Comes to HGTV In New Home-Renovation Series

The rapper and producer is flexing his creative muscles (alongside designer Anitra Mecadon) as host of Lil Jon Wants to do What?

Photo by: Emilee Ramsier

Emilee Ramsier

Related To:

Lil Jon is known for producing popular hip-hop songs, but making music isn’t his only major talent. The Grammy Award-nominated artist (turned out-of-the-box home renovator!) will host HGTV’s new series Lil Jon Wants to do What? — premiering Monday May 2 at 10/9c.

“I love walking into someone’s house and turning it upside down,” says Lil Jon. “When people hear my name, they automatically think … fun! That same energy goes for my designs as well. I don’t love following design trends — I would rather be the trendsetter.”

Photo by: Emilee Ramsier

Emilee Ramsier

Alongside designer and expert builder Anitra Mecadon, Lil Jon will help skeptical homeowners who feel trapped in a boring home find their design wild side.

Unsurprisingly, Lil Jon’s ideas are pretty unconventional. In fact, his creative vision — to maximize features that homeowners have overlooked — seems almost impossible to execute at times. Luckily, his design team is undaunted.

The series kicks off with a family basement reno for clients who want a fun entertainment spot for the whole family. We’ll get to watch as Lil Jon and Anitra go above and beyond, opting to create an epic club space complete with a chic lounge, wet bar and karaoke stage.

"Who doesn't want to see Lil Jon's creative talent traverse the world of hip hop into the world of home renovation?” says Jane Latman, president, HGTV. “We expect fans to say, 'Yeah! Yeah!'"

Tune into HGTV on Monday May 2 at 10/9c to watch Lil Jon Wants to Do What?

Connect with Lil Jon Wants to Do What? on HGTV's digital platforms. Follow @HGTV and #LilJonWantsToDoWhat on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and TikTok for additional show content and updates. Keep up with Lil Jon and Anitra on Instagram at @liljon and @anitramecadon.

Next Up

10 Reasons We're Excited for Lil Jon to Come to​​ HGTV

Grammy award-winning producer, rapper and DJ, Lil Jon, picks up a hammer for his next mic drop in his new series, Lil Jon Wants To Do What?! Get excited for his HGTV debut.

Dave and Jenny Marrs Have a New Spin-Off: 'Fixer to Fabulous: Welcome Inn'

Watch as Jenny and Dave Marrs renovate an old home, with the hopes of turning it into an inn. Fixer to Fabulous: Welcome Inn comes to HGTV on March 15.

Discovery+ Greenlights Renovation Romp 'Trixie Motel' Starring Drag Royalty Trixie Mattel

Drag superstar Trixie Mattel, who has taken the world by storm with her outrageous sense of humor and vivacious, retro-kitschy style, is venturing into uncharted waters with newly greenlighted discovery+ series, Trixie Motel.

Meet Kele Dobrinski and Christina Valencia, Hosts of 'Mash-Up Our Home'

Creative design duo Kele Dobrinski and Christina Valencia are coming to HGTV! Here's everything you need to know about them and their cool new design show.

Ty Pennington Has a Brand New Show Coming to HGTV

He's back! This time he's helping families decide if they should overhaul their homes or move on.

16 New Series Are Coming to HGTV in 2021

Get ready to spend some quality time with both familiar faces and new-to-network design rockstars.

See the All-Star Lineup of Guest Designers on 'Ty Breaker'

Some familiar faces take on Ty to try in an effort to design perfect homes for the families on the all-new show.

Leanne and Steve Ford Are Back With a Brand New Show

The sibling duo return to their hometown of Pittsburgh to help clients make their design dreams come true.

Dream Big in 2021 With HGTV's New Year's Day Lineup

From millionaires to epic home renos, you won't want to miss a minute.

On TV

Home Town

6am | 5c

Home Town

7am | 6c

Home Town

8am | 7c

Home Town

9am | 8c

Home Town

10am | 9c

Home Town

11am | 10c
12pm | 11c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Fixer to Fabulous

6pm | 5c

House Hunters

10pm | 9c

House Hunters

11pm | 10c

House Hunters

1am | 12c
What's Hot

Home Town

Season Premiere! Dec. 4 at 8|7c

Follow Us Everywhere

Join the party! Don't miss HGTV in your favorite social media feeds.

Luxury Home Giveaways

HGTV Urban Oasis

A bold remodel in Portland, Maine.

HGTV Dream Home

A grand coastal escape located in Newport, Rhode Island.

HGTV Smart Home

A sophisticated home blending design with today’s top tech in Naples, FL.