This was definitely expected... The Nigerian brothers Jussie Smollett allegedly hired to stage his attack is now accusing the singer/actor of taking advantage of their friendship. The Empire star has been charged with 16 felony counts for reportedly lying to police about being assaulted by racists outside his apartment in Chicago, Illinois on 29 January. Authorities initially began investigating Smollett’s [More]
Singer/actor Jussie Smollett has been indicted on 16 class four felony charges by a grand jury in relation to an alleged hate crime hoax. The 'Empire' star was arrested last month (Feb 2019) on one count of felony disorderly conduct for filing a false police report, claiming he had been attacked by two individuals outside his apartment in Chicago, Illinois [More]
Jussie Smollett has been charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false police report about a racist attack. The Empire star told police and the media he had been beaten up by two masked white men, who hurled racist and homophobic slurs at him outside his apartment building. Smollett also claimed his attackers tied a noose around his neck [More]
The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola announces its night-by-night performance schedule for the Festival’s concert series, taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The festival has just announced new additions to its all-star lineup. Fans will be able to groove to the sounds of Ledisi, Serani, SWV, Jussie Smollett, KeKe Wyatt, Lady of Rage, YoYo, DJ Captain Charles, Damien Escobar, Ella Mai, Lloyd, Louis York, Pell, and Yanina. For [More]
'Empire' actor/R&B artist Jussie Smollett unveils the music video for his brand new single "Freedom," the first release from his upcoming album due out later this spring. The self-directed clip highlights the relationship of a lesbian couple starred by Tika Sumpter (Southside With You, Ride Along) and Tony and Grammy award winner, Cynthia Erivo (The Color Purple). The visual is a [More]
'Empire' actor/R&B artist Jussie Smollett delivers the brand new single "Freedom," the first release from his upcoming album due out later this spring. On the horns-driven offering, the singer/songwriter renders emotionally-rich vocals and introspective lyrics about the freedom to love and be whatever you want. "It's a song about complete bliss, not the fantasy or some false sense of security, but love [More]
"Empire" cast member Jussie Smollett, who plays Jamal Lyon, performed a duet with newcomer Rumor Willis, and we have the studio version for you
'Empire' star Jussie Smollett uses his creative genius to tackle social injustice in the self-directed black-and-white music video for his new song, "F.U.W." (F*ck'd Up World). The video brings awareness to racism, immigration, women’s rights, and the battle over transgender bathrooms; it also criticizes Donald Trump and his administration, and empower people through unity. "This is not a single. It’s [More]
Hosted by actor/comedian Anthony Anderson, several big name R&B singers attended the annual event including John Legend, Janelle Monae, Latoya Luckett, Raheem DeVaughn, Jussie Smollett, and Andra Day.
Last night (Oct. 5th), Mariah Carey guest starred on the third episode the third season of Empire as Kitty, a superstar songstress who comes to Empire to record a duet with Jamal (Jussie Smollett).