Empire (2015– )
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Be True 

Cookie and Anika work with Laz to throw an event to launch their company, showcase their artists and premiere a song written by Hakeem; Jamal works on his music with Ne-Yo; Hakeem begins a relationship.

Director:

Kevin Bray

Writers:

Lee Daniels (created by), Danny Strong (created by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terrence Howard ... Lucious Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray ... Hakeem Lyon
Jussie Smollett ... Jamal Lyon
Trai Byers ... Andre Lyon
Grace Byers ... Anika Calhoun (as Grace Gealey) (credit only)
Kaitlin Doubleday ... Rhonda Lyon
Gabourey Sidibe ... Becky
Ta'Rhonda Jones ... Porsha
Serayah ... Tiana Brown
Taraji P. Henson ... Cookie Lyon
Adam Rodriguez ... Laz Delgado
Ne-Yo ... Ne-Yo (as Shaffer 'Ne-Yo' Smith)
Andre Royo ... Thirsty Rawlings
Rafael de la Fuente ... Michael Sanchez
Kelly Rowland ... Leah Walker
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Storyline

Cookie is hit by a security threat against her and her artists. Jamal gets busy working on his music with Ne-Yo, but is distracted by a conflict with Michael. Hakeem unwittingly offends the lead singer of his girl group, and Andre takes steps to rid his soul of past sins.

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Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

21 October 2015 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Quotes

Andre Lyon: Dad, I want to make a confession to you.
Lucious Lyon: Why? What you do now?
Andre Lyon: When Cookie first got out prison, I'm the one who told her to blackmail you and produce Jamal.
Lucious Lyon: ...I knew she had somebody smart in her corner.
Andre Lyon: I want you to know that I'm fully committed to you and Empire. I regret ever jeopardizing this company for my own personal gain.
Lucious Lyon: Okay, good. I forgive you. Can we get back to work now?
Andre Lyon: I'm not finished, Pop. When I was off my medication, before I went into treatment, I felt hated and rejected...
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Come Get It Bae
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Performed by Pharrell Williams
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