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Past Is Prologue 

After a life-changing experience, Jamal refuses to make music until his family ends its seemingly endless cycle of violence and fighting. Meanwhile, the Feds are tailing Anika because they ... See full summary »

Director:

Sanaa Hamri

Writers:

Lee Daniels (created by), Danny Strong (created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Terrence Howard ... Lucious Lyon
Bryshere Y. Gray ... Hakeem Lyon
Jussie Smollett ... Jamal Lyon
Trai Byers ... Andre Lyon
Grace Byers ... Anika Calhoun (as Grace Gealey)
Kaitlin Doubleday ... Rhonda Lyon
Gabourey Sidibe ... Becky
Ta'Rhonda Jones ... Porsha
Serayah ... Tiana Brown (credit only)
Taraji P. Henson ... Cookie Lyon
Andre Royo ... Thirsty Rawlings
Leslie Uggams ... Leah Walker
Jamila Velazquez ... Laura Calleros
Bre-Z ... Freda Gatz
Morocco Omari ... Tariq
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Storyline

After a life-changing experience, Jamal refuses to make music until his family ends its seemingly endless cycle of violence and fighting. Meanwhile, the Feds are tailing Anika because they want to force her to testify against Lucious. In order to protect her family, Cookie organizes a meeting at Hakeem and Laura's wedding with various people from her and Lucious' past in the all-new Past Is Prologue season finale episode of Empire. Written by Mónica C. Welton

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Genres:

Drama | Music

Certificate:

TV-14 | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 May 2016 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

16:9 HD
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Hourglass
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Performed by Veronika Bozeman
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