Empire star Jussie Smollett and former pro-football player Michael Sam have been seen together quite a few times lately. TMZ caught up with Smollett to get to the bottom of the rumors. When asked about Michael – who just broke up with his fiancé Vito Cammisano – Jussie replied, “That’s the homie right there,” squashing all thoughts of a […]

Jussie says that despite how everything is looking up for Jamal, he will continue to seek his father's approval this season.

Empire‘s season premiere night is almost here, and Fox just dropped two songs from the second season’s soundtrack. The show’s added more music talent to its already talented roster. Ne-Yo teams up with Timbaland —who serves as Empire‘s music producer— on the new track, “No Doubt About It.” The song also features Jussie Smollett and possible season two guest star, Pitbull. In true Ne-Yo fashion, […]

Empire‘s Jussie Smollett is a singer and actor, and now he can add model to his ever growing resume. He’s just been named the face of Sean John’s fall/holiday 2015 ad campaign, “Dream Big.” He will join Diddy‘s son, Quincy Brown, for the ads which will debut in September, according to The Wrap. It will first appear in GQ […]

Empire‘s Jussie Smollett has an exciting new role as a guest star in WGN America’s new thriller, Underground. The show centers on a group of slaves and their struggle for…

Empire‘s fans have given the cast love and support since the show’s premiere last year, but Lee Daniels says some of the feedback actually hasn’t been so positive. The show’s creator spoke about some of the backlash at the 2015 Produced By Conference in LA on Sunday. While noting the show’s poignant scenes between Terrence Howard’s character Lucious and […]

The two-hour season finale of Empire is airing on Wednesday, and we’re waiting to see how everything with the Lyons family pans out. Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyons, sat down with The Steve Harvey Morning Show and spilled some secrets from the show’s finale. Here’s what he shared. The first hour of the finale will be […]

Empire‘s Jussie Smollett and Bryshere Gray took their talents from the studio to a live audience when they performed their song “No Apologies” on American Idol. Honestly, it was like a hyped performance at Leviticus, the club they’re always at on Empire, but it’s all good. Check it out below.   MORE LINKS ON THE URBAN DAILY On The […]

Jussie Smollett‘s portrayal as a gay singer on the Fox hit drama Empire is so convincing that many of his new fans want to know: is he or isn’t he gay? The actor-singer went on the Ellen to clear up the rumors about his sexuality. MUST SEE: 6 Things Every ‘Empire’ Fan Needs To Know About Jussie Smollett While he […]

  Cookie outed Anika to Lucious, letting him know Anika was working with Beretti. Anika walked out, despite Lucious begging her to stay. Andre flushed his meds down the toilet. This can’t possibly end well. Anika plotted to poach several crucial Empire artists and bring them over to Creedmoor. Jamal and Delphine (Estelle) got into […]

Malik Yoba‘s comments in a recent interview about Empire star Jussie Smollett with BlackFilm.com has caused a social media firestorm. According to the site, Yoba inadvertently outed his co-star and friend, but he’s officially denying that intention. In an exclusive statement to USA Today delivered by his publicist, Yoba says he was misquoted: “I was misquoted in the article. […]

Life is imitating art for “Empire” star Jussie Smollett, who just signed a new deal with Columbia Records! We see Jussie (pictured above on the…