Henson broke the headline-generating news Thursday (July 28) night.
Former G.O.O.D. Music artist Kid Cudi is expected to appear on the hit primetime show when it returns this fall.
Mescudi (Entourage, James White), will recur as another rapper named Gram, an independent musician who is a rival to Hakeem (Bryshere “Yazz” Gray) both in the studio and in life. That competition extends to romance: Gram is dating Hakeem’s ex, Tiana (Serayah McNeill). (EW)
Rap stars French Montana and Birdman are expected to appear on “Empire” next season.
Last month, actor/rapper Romeo Miller hinted at his possible involvement in the show’s upcoming third season.