'Top Boy' season 3: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the British crime drama

The series ran for two four-episode series on Channel 4 till 2013 and was waiting to be picked up for further seasons and then it was announced in late 2017 that Drake and Netflix had decided to revive it.

                            'Top Boy' season 3: Release date, plot, cast, trailer and everything you need to know about the British crime drama

'Top Boy' is a British crime drama television series that originally ran on Channel 4. The first season was broadcast in 2011 and the second season was broadcast in 2013 following the show's cancelation. Soon, rapper Drake began posting about the series on his social media, having loved its soundtrack and its characters. With Drake's interest in funding the filming for future episodes, Netflix picked up the show for its third season.

Release date

All ten episodes of Season 3 will release on Netflix on September 13, 2019.


'Top Boy' follows the lives of local drug dealers and friends, Dushane and Sully. While season one saw their rise in the business, season two is a continuation where Dushane and Sully have had a falling out. In season 3, Dushane will be seen returning to the Summerhouse estate after his exile to reclaim his position as the top drug leader while teaming up with Sully who has returned after his stint in prison. However, when they come back, they are confronted by Jamie, a young, hungry and ruthless man who makes it clear that Dushane and Sully no longer have a place in the Summerhouse estate drug business.


Ashley Walters

Ashley Walters attends "Playmobil The Movie" UK Premiere at Vue West End on August 04, 2019 in London, England. (Getty Images)

Ashley Walters is a British rapper and actor known for his roles in 'Top Boy' and 'Get Rich or Die Tryin''. He plays the role of drug dealer Dushane on the series.

Kane Robinson

Rapper Kano attends the Q Awards 2007 at the Grosvenor House, Park Lane on October 08, 2007 in London, England. (Getty Images)

Kane Robinson, better known as Kano, is a British rapper and actor. He is known for his role in 'Top Boy'. He plays Sully on the series.

Michael Ward

Michael Ward. Credits: Tanzaro Ltd | IMDb

Michael Ward is a British actor. His acting credits include 'The A List'. He plays new character Jamie on the third season of 'Top Boy'.

Rappers Dave and Little Simz have also joined the cast of the reboot as Modie and Shelley, respectively. 


Ronan Bennett

Ronan Bennett is a Northern Irish novelist and screenwriter. He created 'Top Boy'.


Drake poses in the press room during the 2019 Billboard Music Awards at MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 01, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Drake is a Canadian rapper, singer, songwriter, and actor. He will be serving as Executive Producer for the third season of 'Top Boy'. Top Boy’s new season is executive produced by Drake and his business partner Adel “Future” Nur, along with Maverick Carter and Jamal Henderson for SpringHill Entertainment.



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