Bre-Z and Bryshere Y. Gray as Freda and Hakeem, do battle on "Empire"

EMPIRE ‘My Bad Parts’ Video Preview: Hakeem and Freda Prep For War (VIDEOS)

Who says war isn’t good for business? Certainly not media mogul Lucious Lyon on EMPIRE, who has forced son Hakeem into a battle with Freda Gatz, on the next episode, “My Bad Parts”. This season we have seen Lucious slowly realize that none of his sons measure up to what he wanted just one of … Read more

Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon and Bryshere Y. Gray as Hakeem in "Empire"

EMPIRE: What Really Happened to Hakeem After Kidnapping?

EMPIRE presented “A High Hope for a Low Heaven” and did a good job of portraying the anguish of PTSD on the part of Hakeem Lyon. After being kidnapped and beaten, he was branded like an animal with what appears to be the head of a steer, longhorn style. Thinking it’s not because the thugs … Read more

EMPIRE ‘Poor Yorick’ Highlights: Where There’s a Weave There’s a Way

When Cookie Lyon apologizes for insulting someone’s weave, you know EMPIRE meant this to be an important episode and it was. With Lucious on his meds he’s been able to maintain his unforgiving posture towards his sons Hakeem and Andre. Oh, he’ll take them back but not without paying a price. For Hakeem it’s dangling … Read more

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EMPIRE Sneak Peek of ‘Fires of Heaven’: Cookie Schools Becky G as Valentina (VIDEO)

EMPIRE brings it with another packed episode tonight at 9 p.m. on FOX. In “Fires of Heaven”, we get Lucious out on bail, ready to make peace with Cookie, Andre and Hakeem but he’s got a price. He’ll forgive, forget and choose not to take legal action, for, “…how you tried to destroy me,” he … Read more

Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon and guest star Rafael de la Fuente as Michael in the Without A Country

EMPIRE ‘Without a Country’ Recap: A Boo Boo Kitty Reference AND Cookie in Bangs

Is it possible that the fashion choices on EMPIRE for Taraji P. Henson’s character Cookie Lyon are getting more fierce? We’re thinking so after last night’s episode two in this new season, “Without a Country”. Cookie sported bangs for much of the show and we’re thinking it’s a great look for her. Then there was … Read more