Former G.O.O.D. Music star Kid Cudi is not going to show up on Fox’s hit “Empire” TV series when season three premieres later this month.

According to reports, “creative differences” have resulted in fellow hip-hop artist Romeo Miller replacing Cudder.

It doesn’t premiere for another few weeks but there have already been some changes to the third season of Empire. EW has learned that actor/rapper Scott “Kid Cudi” Mescudi has been replaced by rapper/actor Romeo Miller in the role of Gram, a rival to Hakeem (Bryshere Gray) and the new love interest for Tiana (Serayah). (Entertainment Weekly)

Last week, “Empire” actress Taraji P. Henson teased the series’ season three return.

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In early August, “Empire” went to Twitter and revealed R&B icon Mariah Carey would make an appearance when “Empire” returns.

Carey will play Kitty, a mega-superstar who comes to Empire to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on an explosive new song. When the duet encounters obstacles, Kitty helps Jamal dig deep to overcome personal difficulties and reach a musical breakthrough. Her episode airs Wednesday, Oct. 5. (Variety)

In late July, Taraji revealed rap icon Biz Markie would appear in season three.

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