The Chicago Tribune is reporting, “More and more I’m impressed with how “The Chi” is blending its drama with absurdist comedy, and in particular Shamon Brown Jr’s Papa is one of the great breakout characters of the show. This! Kid! Now I get why he’s called Papa — he’s the most mature and well-adjusted person on the show, period.
But let’s start with the serious stuff. No one is bothering with secrets anymore, whether it’s Jada telling Ronnie he’s the reason she lost her job, or Kevin coming clean to Papa about shooting Ronnie…”