If you didn’t see last night’s episode of Empire, HUNTY you missed a treat! Last night, shit definitely went down! The show opened with Hakeem (Bryshere Gray) being introduced as the new CEO of Empire (Oh Lucious finna buss a cap in his ass over this for sure!). After answering a few questions by the press and making them leave, Cookie lets the young Lyon know that he better do as he agreed if his ass wants to stay alive. And then, like the bomb Black mom that every misbehaving child fears, she slapped the bullshit out of that young man LMAO. I swear to God that was the slap heard around the world!
Then it was the drama with Jamal and how his daddy spread the word that he and Skye were “screwing” and he’s into girls now. You know the gay community was going to come for his ass and sure enough as he and Becky are heading out of Empire’s headquarters, they are surrounded by a group of very…uh… flamboyant (giggle) gay men all carrying flip-flops, giving a very Weird Al Yankovich’s-like- spoof version of Hakeem’s song “Drip-Drop” singing “Flip, Flip, Flip Flippity Flop”. That was some cold shit there, bruh. LOL! Jamal hit the nail on the head when he found out that Lucious was the one who started and was helping to spread the rumors about his “flip-flop” behavior when he said Lucious did it to tank his chances of winning song of the year since they both were nominated. Didn’t I tell y’all Lucious is the damn devil! That’s a cold bastard, boy! Jamal is so much like me I swear to God he is. When kids used to pick at me in school, before they knew it I had put pen to paper and chopped their punk asses down to size with some heavy bars. And Jamal dropped some heavy shit with a song he did in response to how his father was trying to sabotage him. I don’t know which part was colder, when he called him a snitching ass bitch or when he let everybody know that Lucious Lyons isn’t even his real name. Woooo!!! You better get ‘em Jamal!
Now let’s back up for one quick sec. Why did Hakeem lil punk-ass go and change the Empire logo from having it at Lucious’ face, to having it as his??? Lawd, he really want Lucious to put two in him and have him swimming with Bunky out there in those cold waters LOL. He better start sleeping with one eye open because Lucious just strikes me as the type to invite that boy over for a celebratory dinner and as Hakeem thinks everything is all gravy baby, Lucious pops two in his stomach. Maybe that’s just my little twisted imagination LOL. But like I said, Lucious is the devil so I wouldn’t put it past him.
The smartest thing Hakeem did this season thus far was making that sex tape of him and Camilla and sending it to Mimi. Hunty, she started dumping her shares of Empire stock faster than a man dumping his chick after running her hoe-fax. Cookie went to share the good news with Lucious to let him know everything was handled. Next thing you know, Lucious is recording Camilla as she is trying to clean up the evidence where she done offed Mimi! Had the bitch laying dead in the bubble-bath filled tub. Ooooh Naomi Campbell, yo ass cold busted now. Lucious taunted ol’ girl so damn bad, before you knew it, she was pulling those pills she used to poison Mimi back out of her pocket and popping them in her mouth. While it definitely caught me off guard, it seems like that situation came to a head a little too quickly. Of course I wouldn’t have wanted them to drag it out, but it still seems like it all happened too quickly. I am going to trust that Lee Daniels has something hot up his sleeves before the end of the season because this can’t be it. From the looks of it judging by the previews to next week’s episode, it seems like Lucious is trying to frame Hakeem for the shit. Yikes!
And finally, the last part touched me on a personal level. Andre and his wife Rhonda lost their baby when she was pushed down the stairs by that bitch Boo-Boo Kitty. As Andre was telling his business associates to buy up the stock that Mimi was dumping with his son’s trust fund that he began setting up when he found out that Rhonda was pregnant, it began to sink in that the baby was gone and he snapped. So Jamal and Hakeem took him into the studio and performed a song that they wrote for him in regards to his loss called “Good People”. Hakeem’s rap was on point with everything he said. Back in 2010, I lost a baby on September 10th. The miscarriage nearly killed me. Who would know that four years and 1 day later I would be blessed with a healthy baby girl born September 11th, 2014? So indeed I was a bit nostalgic during that scene. The pain in Andre as the tears flowed while his brothers sang and rapped for him, job well done Trai Byers. He plays the role of a man suffering from Bi-Polar disorder very well.
If you missed last night’s episode of Empire, you can stream it from fox.com or if you have a hulu account, you can watch from that site as well. And if you don’t have hulu, take advantage of their free trial, the $7.99/month is definitely worth it. Empire comes on Wednesday nights on Fox 29 at 9pm EST.
Tonight is TGIT and you know I will be tuned in to Grey’s Anatomy as well as Scandal and will give my take on both shows tomorrow. If you are on twitter, follow me @urbanlit_goddes and join the TGIT twitter party starting at 8pm EST with Grey’s Anatomy. Thanks for stopping by and checking out my blog. Until next time loves! Muah!