A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.
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Series cast summary:
Terrence Howard ...  Lucious Lyon 102 episodes, 2015-2020
Bryshere Y. Gray ...  Hakeem Lyon 102 episodes, 2015-2020
Trai Byers ...  Andre Lyon 102 episodes, 2015-2020
Taraji P. Henson ...  Cookie Lyon 102 episodes, 2015-2020
Ta'Rhonda Jones ...  Porsha 99 episodes, 2015-2020
Gabourey Sidibe ...  Becky 98 episodes, 2015-2020
Serayah ...  Tiana Brown 96 episodes, 2015-2020
Jussie Smollett ...  Jamal Lyon 84 episodes, 2015-2019
Grace Byers ...  Anika Calhoun 66 episodes, 2015-2018
Andre Royo ...  Thirsty Rawlings 60 episodes, 2015-2019
AzMarie Livingston ...  Chicken 43 episodes, 2015-2019
Rekkhan ...  Engineer / ... 6 episodes, 2016-2020
Nicole Ari Parker ...  Giselle 41 episodes, 2017-2020
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Lucious, the founder and CEO of a successful record label has been diagnosed with ALS. He must choose one of his three sons to take over the company when he dies. Meanwhile, his ex wife and co-founder, Cookie, has been released from prison and wants to reclaim her rightful place in the company. Written by Jennifer Holmes

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Their reign. Their rules. (Season 3) See more »

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Drama | Music

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Wood Harris and Rhyon Nicole Brown played father and daughter in the "Art of Reckoning" episode of the show Numb3rs. Wood played a man on death row who gave the FBI information before being put to death in order to see the daughter he never met. See more »

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Referenced in Unsung Hollywood: New York Undercover (2016) See more »

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Cheesy heading towards cringey
4 October 2018 | by sy-holsingerSee all my reviews

Mix between being simply cheesy and uncomfortably embarrassing to sit through and watch


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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Danny Strong/Lee Daniels Project See more »

Filming Locations:

Chicago, Illinois, USA See more »

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16:9 HD
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