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‘Empire’ Music Director Jim Beanz Spills on Terrence Howard’s Rap Skills and Cookie’s Musical Potential

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The seventh episode of Empire airs tonight, and we know you’re prepping for it by listening to “Drip Drop” for the hundredth time this week. While you were all daydreaming about Jamal and Hakeem, we talked to Jim Beanz, longtime Timbaland collaborator and the man behind Empire’s soundtrack, about what to look forward to this season. Would you Empire fans be down with a Terrence Howard rap performance? Read more…

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The Most Hilarious Memes from Last Night’s ‘Empire’

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By now we know Empire is more than a rip-off of 50 Cent‘s Power. Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard star in the hip-hop focused family drama that brings celebrity cameos (Naomi Campbell! Cuba Gooding, Jr.! Er, Judd Nelson?) and true soapiness to primetime. If you’re not watching, you should be. Read more…

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‘Empire’ Costume Designer Rita McGhee Helps Us Get Cookie’s Badass Look

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Forget all that talk that Lee Daniels Empire is a rip-off of 50 Cent‘s Power, Empire is a phenomenon all its own. The evidence is clear that people are hooked on this show: Last week’s second episode of the series drew in 10.3 million viewers, up five percent since its debut. You can credit that to the series’ intriguing plot line (a mogul and his family struggle to maintain their music empire), its infectious soundtrack, and the impressive acting from a top cast, namely Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson. But the real hero of the show is most definitely its costumes.
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Best Man Holiday Stars: What Have They Done Since 1999?

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The Best Man Holiday is finally in theaters! And by all accounts the sequel, nearly 15 years in the making, is expected to do well at the box office, especially with an ensemble cast that has collectively generated millions of box office dollars and fan power over the years. But since their star turns in 1999, some of the actors have generated more than others, let’s be honest.

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The Best Man To Mean Girls: 15 Movie Cliques We Want To Join

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The Best Man Holiday (out Friday) marks the return of a dynamic ensemble, nearly 15 years after we first met them. Much like our obsession with real-life celebrity cliques, we watch movies largely to live vicariously through groups of fictional pals and their interesting antics. And a wedding party full of secrets is no exception.

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