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A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
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As Cookie and Lucious deal with each other's betrayals, they wonder if this could be the end for their relationship; Andre's life hangs in the balance; the feds close in and the mystery...


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Cast

Series cast summary:
Terrence Howard ...  Lucious Lyon 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Bryshere Y. Gray ...  Hakeem Lyon 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Jussie Smollett ...  Jamal Lyon 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Trai Byers ...  Andre Lyon 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Taraji P. Henson ...  Cookie Lyon 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Ta'Rhonda Jones ...  Porsha 81 episodes, 2015-2019
Gabourey Sidibe ...  Becky 80 episodes, 2015-2019
Serayah ...  Tiana Brown 78 episodes, 2015-2019
Grace Byers ...  Anika Calhoun 66 episodes, 2015-2018
Andre Royo ...  Thirsty Rawlings 60 episodes, 2015-2019
AzMarie Livingston ...  Chicken 44 episodes, 2015-2019
Xzibit ...  Shyne Johnson / ... 38 episodes, 2016-2019
Kaitlin Doubleday ...  Rhonda Lyon 37 episodes, 2015-2018
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Storyline

Lucious, the founder and CEO of a successful record label has been diagnosed with ALS. He must choose one of his three sons to take over the company when he dies. Meanwhile, his ex wife and co-founder, Cookie, has been released from prison and wants to reclaim her rightful place in the company. Written by Jennifer Holmes

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Music. Family. Power. The battle begins. (Season 1) See more »

Genres:

Drama | Music

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TV-14 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Danny Strong/Lee Daniels Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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Stereo

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16:9 HD
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Jamal's struggle and embracing his homosexuality is based on Jussie Smollet's experiences. See more »


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Cheesy heading towards cringey
4 October 2018 | by sy-holsingerSee all my reviews

Mix between being simply cheesy and uncomfortably embarrassing to sit through and watch


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