Unbeknownst to Shay, Tray was invited to her mother's funeral reception, much to her disapproval. However, Tray stands up for Shay when her family gives her a hard time about not being there in her mother's later years.
Tray is an ex-con who is released from prison for good behavior after serving fifteen years. He returns to his old Brooklyn neighborhood to find that it has become gentrified. His ex-girlfriend, Shay, is now married to a white man named Josh and is raising his twin children Amira and Shazad. Tray decides to become a better man and a father with the help of the owner of a halfway house, Mullins, and his cousin Bobby.