This week’s episode of Empire will feature a flashback to the 90s, when Cookie Lyon was in prison, and her husband, Lucious Lyon, had moved on for the moment with a woman named Angie, played by Mary J. Blige.
“She’s a singer, and I believe she once sang with Luscious, and I believe they’re reminiscing in the episode by singing a song that they probably wrote together,” Blige says of her character.
Watch Mary’s cameo below:
The role of Angie came about after a chance encounter with creator and executive producer Lee Daniels.
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