This week’s episode of Empire has the debut of singer Mario in the role of Devon. A talented underground singer that was discovered on Instagram becomes the next act in a bidding war between Empire and Lyon Family management.
It takes a turn when it is revealed that the young man is in tremendous need of financial help that maybe only Empire can provide. In the meantime, the financial woes continue for Luscious and Cookie and with the public knowing their state of affairs word has got on the street that The Lyons are looking for money.
Andre who gets free from prison in this episode tries to warn his father that the streets may no longer fear the family because of their financial problems.