|Cookie plans "Cookie's Cookout" after a roll in the hay with Laz.|
In "True Love Never," Lucious begins to strategize the ascension of Empire from record label into global music monolith, so he looks into starting a partnership with Jago (guest star Patrick Mulvey), the founder of a music streaming company. Meanwhile, Andre has to twist his newfound values to achieve a delicate balance between his faith and his career, Hakeem begins to work with Laura to turn her into a star and Cookie sets her sights on having Lyon Dynasty be a part of an epic televised charity music event.
Watch a sneak peek of the episode below:
Empire stars Terrence Howard as Lucious Lyon, Taraji P. Henson as Cookie Lyon, Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon, Bryshere 'Yazz' Gray as Hakeem Lyon, Trai Byers as Andre Lyon, Grace Gealey as Anika Calhoun, Kaitlin Doubleday as Rhonda Lyon, Gabourey Sidibe as Becky, Ta'Rhonda Jones as Porsha and Serayah McNeill as Tiana.
Guest stars include Marisa Tomei as Mimi Whiteman, Kelly Rowland as Leah Walker, Adam Rodriguez as Laz Delgado, Bre-Z as Freda Gatz, Yanira Martin as Carmen, Raquel Castro as Marisol and Jamila Velazquez as Laura, AzMarie Livingston as Chicken, Tyler Ravelson as Tay-O, Victor Almanzar as Big Heavy, Sari Sanchez as Raquel Alvarez, Quincy Delight Jones, Jr. as Huey, Clarence Williams III as Huey Jarvis, Charles Malik Whitfield as Reverend L.C. Pryce, Tiesheko Houston as April, Shannon Brown as Young Dwight Walker and Patrick Mulvey as Jago Locke.
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