Step Inside Lee Daniels’ ‘Empire’ (TRAILER)


Fox has released a little taste of what's to come on Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's highly-anticipated hip-hop drama Empire. The series focuses on Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard), the head of a music dynasty. His ex-wife Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) and three sons are all fighting to claim their piece of the empire.

While Lucious deals with his family, the music mogul must also battle with other issues that may take him out the game permanently. Watch the trailer after the jump!

Timbaland to Pen Songs For Lee Daniel’s Hip-Hop Soap


Grammy award-winning producer/rapper Timbaland has signed on to Lee Daniels and Danny Strong's highly-anticipated hip-hop drama Empire. Timbaland (born Timothy Mosley), who has collaborated with musicians such as Jay-Z, Beyonce, Madonna, Elton John, Keith Urban and Justin Timberlake, joins the Fox pilot as the show's music producer and song writer.  Empire stars Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson.
 

The Young and Restless Stars and Alums Among Those Strutting on BET Awards’ Red Carpet!


The Young and the Restless’ Tatyana Ali and former Y&R star Eva Marcille were among the celebrities from television, music and film who strutted their stuff on the 2012 BET Awards’ red carpet. The award was held on July 1 in Los Angeles. See more photos from the 2012 BET Awards after the jump!