How to Make It in America:
Season: 1 / Episode: 1
Date: February 14, 2010
This Television Episode plays Down and Out performed by Cam'ron; features Kanye West and Syleena Johnson
When his skateboard-deck business venture hits the wall, 20-something graphic designer Ben agrees to fund a "sure thing" leather jacket hustle proposed by his good-times best friend, Cam. The partner's scheme morphs into downright desperation when Cam's cousin Rene gets out of jail, looking for payback of an old loan. Meanwhile, Ben is bummed to discover that his ex-girlfriend Rachel is now dating a hot hotelier named Darren, and finds little comfort in his horny pursuit of a sexy young thing during her late-night party. With Rene threatening bodily injury if Cam and Ben don't pay back the loan, a schoolmate-turned hedge-fund millionaire named David Kaplan ends up saving the day at least for the moment.