Smart, driven and still naive, Kanan's (Mekai Curtis) world revolves around his mother, Raq (Patina Miller), who raised him by herself. She is his everything. At the same time, he is beginning to get a sense of not only the world around him, but his place in said world. Kanan wants to be just like his mother... and that's the problem. He's young and wide-eyed and doesn't know how the hustle works. And even more importantly, his mother is not nearly as keen as he is for him to follow in her footsteps. Theirs is a complicated relationship that only gets more problematic as time goes on.