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