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Recap: Empire Season 2 Episode 3 – Fires Of Heaven (Plot Points)

Empire Season 2 Episode 3 - Fires Of Heaven

Cookie and Anika secretly work together behind Lucious’ back to pull off a surprise performance that catches the eye of Pitbull (guest-starring as himself). Meanwhile, Lucious tracks down Frank Gathers’ daughter, Young Ma (guest star Bre-Z Murray), to try to convince her to sign with him at Empire, while Hakeem is hard at work on his girl group, Ménage a Trois. Also, Andre and Rhonda hope their baby-on-the-way will be the key that unlocks Lucious’ cold heart and opens the door for Andre to return to the Empire fold in the all-new “Fires of Heaven” episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Oct. 7 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.

Plot Points: (Be Careful reading — they may burst your bubble)

  • Hakeem goes on the Sway in the morning show while cookie extends some parental advice to not smash Guadalupe.
  • Hakeem leaks his album and Lucious doesn’t sound pleased.
  • A family meal turns into a declaration of war if Cookie and Co doesn’t dismantle the new Lyon Dynasty label.
  • Lucious tries to convince Aneeka?? To betray the Lyon Dynasty
  • During Lucious’ own party where the one and only Mr. Worldwide performs, cookie decides to crash the party and present her new label while Hakeem takes shots at his father.
  • Kelly Rowland makes a guest appearance as Andre’s mother with mental health issues as Andre drops a bomb on his father, but all the trying in the world doesn’t have him getting closer to getting back to working with Empire.
  • Power moves are set as luscious takes Lyon Dynasty’s fem singer from cookie.


Photo: EMPIRE: Pictured L-R: Guest star Pitbull and Jussie Smollett as Jamal Lyon in the ÒFires Of HeavenÓ episode of EMPIRE airing Wednesday, Oct. 7 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. ©2015 Fox Broadcasting Co. Cr: Chuck Hodes/FOX.