Lucious doesn't seem to be crazy for her so much as he likes that she isn't prone to talk back the way Cookie might, and she doesn't seem to have a mind for business the way Cookie does. Smollett admitted he didn't expect Daniels would see the message. All except the Derek Adams. Hakeem says he will try. Jamal engages in what was once a friendly competition against his younger brother and best friend Hakeem to determine who is more musically gifted, while maintaining a cold distance from his older brother Andre for his perpetual scheming. She politely steps over him with her heels and walks out.
Andre has achieved many for Empire and his father, but Lucious does not see the conqueror in Andre. He hops out the car. He is portrayed by actor , and he appears in. He played civil rights activist in the 2014 historical epic film, directed by. They argue about brothers needing to be there for one another and they embrace.
Composer's Assistant 7 episodes, 2017. He doesn't have any redeemable qualities to speak of. While at Yale Drama School, one of which was singing, which should have given us the hint that the Empire star knew what he was doing behind the microphone. In regard to the writing for Jamal, Kelley L. He is also in an interracial relationship, married to scheming character Rhonda played by. Seeing his father put his gun in an obvious hiding place, Andre took the gun and hid it under his Lego pile before the police arrived. He is a singer and songwriter.
While a student, he met and eventually dated , who would later become his wife. Graphic Designer 4 episodes, 2017. They are a married couple, but have been shown to both commit adultery multiple times. Turns out that even though he plays the musically illiterate Andre, the lone Lyon son who chose business school over musical instruments,. He has shown signs of his advanced intelligence and cunning from an early age. There aren't any good people on the show so much as there are people who simply aren't as bad as others.
They need to find the next Whitney or Prince. Byers actually studied the disorder through a family member who also has the disorder. After 17 years in prison, she hasn't lined up even a casual encounter with someone tall, dark and handsome? Post Production Supervisor 12 episodes, 2015. Jamal is judged and rejected by Lucious because he is gay which is why he tries to avoid the spotlight, despite his exceptional talent as a singer and songwriter. She fell off that landing at the company press conference, crashed through some glass and fell two floors down. Andre has a high opinion of himself, as he believes that he is the most qualified heir to the company through a business perspective, using the help of his equally-cunning wife to tear his family apart so that he is the last one left standing to inherit it. It would be so funny to see Cookie go from her boss to her manager.
Do not read beneath this line if you haven't yet viewed the season premiere. They are often shown throughout the series engaging in foreplay, and are suggested to have a very sexual relationship. In real life, , so I would love for her and Hakeem to battle or for her to duet with Jamal. He is pissed and with Eddie gone, the Lyons now have no one to blackmail in exchange for a leadership position again. Before Reg can shoot Lucious, the family's personal head of security, Malcolm DeVeaux shoots Reg in the head, instantly killing him. Kaitlin Doubleday Kaitlin Doubleday on YouTube Rhonda Lyon is all about that behind-the-scenes manipulation, so I would be pretty surprised if her character wanted to draw some overt attention to herself and become a musical star.
He plays in 's 2015 music-industry primetime soap opera,. And he won't let his mother talk to his boyfriend Michael any old way either. Clearly, Eddie never saw her as leader material, and that hurts her to the bone. At the same time, Jamal immediately bonds with Olivia's daughter Lola Leah Jeffries whom he is initially led to believe is his own child. Trai Byers Stunt Double 1 episode, 2016. Trai Byers WaldenPonders on YouTube I am so used to seeing his character, Andre, suited up and talking about how he feels left out of his musical family that I couldn't actually imagine Trai Byers singing in real life.
Read the Forbes recaps here. Rigging Grip 15 episodes, 2016-2018. That particular painting has to stay, back. Biography Andre is the oldest and most educated of the three Lyon sons. Everyone now knows he has a backing track. We're still getting into his backstory, which is why I don't quite buy the idea that Lucious doesn't want to see him prosper simply off the fact that he seems too square. As Nathan Davis, good friend of Wilt Chamberlain, the famous basketball star who got his start at Kansas University, Byers acted as the audience surrogate as he watched Wilt go from incredibly gifted but discriminated against student athlete to nationally famous basketball superstar.
Henson : People may think there's been some sort of mistake. I know that Trai Byers, Grace Gealey, and Kaitlin Doubleday play characters who are on the business end of the music industry, but do they have musical interests in the real world? Byers was born in 1983 in Kansas City, Kan. If I was a writer for Empire, I know exactly how I would want her singing abilities to be revealed on the show: Anika would show off her singing skills after getting signed by a rival record company. It's not only deplorable, it's idiotic. Those scenes are jarring and painful to watch—but also necessary. The couple engages in a lot of banter about being broke and hot and working through it. One thing I admire, though, is Cookie's soft side, which is gradually unfolding before Lucious.