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Point: Iman Shumpert Says Empire Is Plagiarizing His Life; He's Wrong

Empire is the story of Empire Records, a mega-successful record conglomerate headed by heavy-handed CEO Lucious Lyons (played by Terrence Howard). Lucious has three sons: Andre, Jamal, and Hakeem. Hakeem is a rapper who dates a babyfaced singer named Tiana. Cleveland Cavaliers guard and sometime rapper Iman Shumpert…

Empire Is A Great Show With A Badly Outdated Soundtrack

The third episode of Fox's wildly popular new hip-hop drama Empire featured Gladys Knight—given no introduction, or even a fictional name, though maybe she's supposed to be playing herself—singing at the funeral of a character killed off in the pilot after less than five minutes of screen time. Most shows would…