Ahead of the upcoming Empire season 2 premiere, two new tracks have been released on the FOX musical drama’s official Vevo page on Thursday.
“No Doubt About It” features Jussie Smollett (Jamal) and Pitbull, who co-wrote the song with Ne-Yo. Pitbull is set to make a guest appearance in one episode. Ne-Yo joined the musical team, which includes appear in one episode on the series, while Ne-Yo was added to the show’s musical team which includes Timbaland and Jim Beanz.
The other song, “Ain’t About the Money,” features both Jussie and his TV brother Yazz (Hakeem).
Both tunes will be featured on Empire: Original Soundtrack From Season 2 — Volume 1, which is set to come out later this year.
Empire also stars Terrence Howard (Lucious) and Emmy nominated, Taraji P. Henson (Cookie), and is produced by Lee Daniels (“Lee Daniels’ The Butler,” “Precious”), Danny Strong (“Game Change,” “Lee Daniels’ The Butler”) and Brian Grazer (“A Beautiful Mind,” “24”).
Season Two will pick up three months after Lucious’ shocking arrest and incarceration at the end of last season. Knowing Lucious won’t be held much longer in prison, Cookie and her allies within the Lyon family make a desperate attempt to seize control of the company. But as the Lyons continue to battle each other, a bigger external threat emerges that could force them to unite.
Guest stars set to appear in Season Two include Chris Rock (“Top Five”), Lenny Kravitz (“Precious”), Adam Rodriguez (“CSI: Miami”), Alicia Keys, Marisa Tomei (“The Wrestler”), Ludacris, Kelly Rowland, Becky G. and more.
The new season of Empire premieres Sept. 23 at 9 p.m. on Fox.
Listen to “No Doubt About It” and “Ain’t About the Money” right here.
No Doubt About It
Ain’t About the Money
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