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Who Plays Kai On Empire? – Tony Onwumere

Tony Onwumere plays Kai on Empire.  Kai is a war correspondent and Jamal Lyon’s latest boyfriend.  Jamal takes him home to meet Cookie and Lucious and Lucious surprisingly compliments Kai for doing an impressive job as a war correspondent. Tony Onwumere Is Not Gay Jussie Smollett is gay and proud so it’s easy for him to […]

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Did Hakeem From Empire Die? – Spoilers

Hakeem from Empire did not die.  In episode 1 of season 5, “Steal From the Thief” we see Hakeem recovering.  He was shot by Blake’s father in season 4 of the series and he lost part of his lung. Hakeem and Tiana are living together and she wants him to get back on stage so she can […]

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Who Plays Maya On Empire? – Rhyon Nicole Brown

Rhyon Nicole Brown plays Maya on Empire.  She was recently promoted to a series regular while A.Z. Kelsey and Katlynn Simone were given recurring roles on season 5 of the Fox series. Brown appeared in season 4 of the series as Maya, Poundcake’s daughter.  Cookie was able to introduce Maya to Poundcake before Poundcake passed away. […]

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Who Plays Jeff On Empire? – A.Z. Kelsey

Actor A.Z. Kelsey plays Jeff Kingsley on Empire.  He made his debut on episode 1 of the fifth season of the series, “Steal From The Thief.” Kelsey and Katlynn Simone landed recurring roles on Empire while Rhyon Nicole Brown was promoted to a series regular. Kelsey attended the Yale School of Drama, the same school Trai Byers attended.  […]

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Who Plays Treasure On Empire? – Katlynn Simone

Katlynn Simone plays Treasure on Empire.  She appears in the first episode of the show’s fifth season, “Steal From The Thief.” You may remember Simone from The Quad.  She played Bronwyn on the BET series and she played Brit Brat on The Game. Simone and A.Z. Kelsey (Jeff Kingsley) were given recurring roles on season 5 of the […]

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Empire Return Date 2019 – When Does Empire Come Back On?

Update: Empire returns on March 13, 2019 at 8:00 PM on Fox. Check out the season 5 poster: Update: Empire returns on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Update: Empire will not air on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 because of the World Series.  The show might be back on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 depending on what happens in the […]

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When Does Empire Come Back On? – Return Date 2019

Update: Empire returns on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 8:00 PM. Check out a sneak peak of Empire‘s fifth season: Don’t miss the fall finale on December 13, 2017.  The fall finale is episode 9 of season 4, “Slave To Memory.” Cookie and Lucious are working together to destroy Diana Dubois.  Cookie warned Lucious that she […]

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Who Plays Renee, Cookie’s Mother On Empire? Alfre Woodard

Alfre Woodard plays Renee, Cookie’s mother on Empire.  Woodard is best known for her role as Ruby Jean Reynolds on True Blood.  In episode 14 of Empire‘s fourth season, “False Face” we see a flashback of Renee visiting Cookie in jail. Cookie and her mother have a complicated relationship.  Cookie is a boss but it can be difficult […]

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Blake On Empire White Rapper – Marlon Hanks

Chester “Chet” Marlon Hanks plays Blake on Empire.  In episode 13 of the show’s fourth season, “Of Hardiness Is Mother” we se Shine (Xzibit) try to convince Hakeem to mentor Blake but Hakeem refuses.  Blake decides to take matters into his own hands to earn Hakeem’s respect. Scroll to the video at the end of this […]

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Who Plays Celeste On Empire? Ryan Michelle Bathe

Ryan Michelle Bathe plays Celeste on Empire.  Bathe has appeared in numerous TV shows including Girlfriends, ER and How I Met Your Mother.  In 2014 she appeared in Kevin Hart’s sitcom Keep It Together.  The talented actress played Mandy, the lead female role yet the series never aired. Celeste On Empire View this post on Instagram These people were amazing. […]