Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett

 

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Jussie Smollett (born June 21, 1982) is an American actor, singer and photographer. He began his career as a child actor in 1987 starring in commercials and films, including The Mighty Ducks (1992) and Rob Reiner's North (1994). In 2015, Smollett attracted international attention and received rave reviews for his portrayal of musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox drama series Empire. Smollett has also appeared in Ridley Scott's science fiction film Alien: Covenant as Ricks and in Marshall as Langston Hughes.

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Sum of My Music
Album
Sum of My Music is an album by musical artist Jussie Smollett, released on March 2, 2018.
Catch Your Eye
Song
Catch Your Eye is a song by musical artist Jussie Smollett, released on February 9, 2018.
Freedom
Song
Freedom is a song by musical artist Jussie Smollett, released on January 5, 2018.
Alien: Covenant
 
Alien: Covenant is a 2017 science fiction horror film directed by Ridley Scott, and written by John Logan and Dante Harper from a story by Michael Green and Jack Paglen.

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Films4

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Empire's Jussie Smollett Says Jamal Faces a Rough Road Ahead
  –  April 7, 2018
Empire returned from hiatus on Wednesday with the midseason premiere which confirmed that Angelo (Taye Diggs) did indeed die during his altercation with Jamal (Jussie Smollett) in the fall finale. Picking up after the brutal showdown, Cookie (Taraji P.
Your Favorite 'Empire' Star Is Making His ESSENCE Festival Performance Debut This July
  –  April 6, 2018
It's official: Jussie Smollett is bringing all of his many talents to the 2018 ESSENCE Festival in New Orleans this July. ESSENCE Festival 2018 tickets are on sale now! For more info and the latest news, visit our Festival page HERE. Announced earlier ...
‘Empire’ Goggles Aren’t Needed To Enjoy Jussie Smollett’s Honest Debut
  –  April 6, 2018
Jussie Smollett loves nayhoos, but not just any nayhoos. Like many R&B lovers, the genre’s 90s era holds a special place in his rhythmic heart. Just hours before the listening for his debut album Sum of My Music, the creative is reminiscing about R&B’s ...
Look! Jussie Smollett, Ledisi, Lloyd, Keke Wyatt & More Added To The 2018 Essence Festival
  –  April 6, 2018
Every July the Superdome in New Orleans is transformed into a showcase of incredible music. This year will be no different when the 2018 Essence Festival rolls into town on July 6th through July 8th. The festival will find an all-star lineup of ...
Ledisi, Jussie Smollett, Keke Wyatt, Lloyd, More Added to 2018 Essence Festival
  –  April 5, 2018
The 2018 ESSENCE Festival presented by Coca-Cola announces its night-by-night performance schedule for the Festival’s concert series, taking place from July 6 to July 8 at the Superdome in New Orleans, LA. The action-packed performance concerts ...
'Queer Eye' star Karamo Brown and Jussie Smollett of 'Empire' to appear at HRC Houston Gala
  –  April 5, 2018
The Human Rights Campaign is honoring a pair of trailblazers in Houston this weekend. Houston native Karamo Brown, one of the Fab 5 on Netflix's "Queer Eye" reboot, will receive the HRC Visibility Award at the 21st Annual HRC Houston Gala, 5 p.m. Saturday ...
Jussie Smollett To Perform At Point Honors New York
  –  April 3, 2018
The Point Foundation has announced that singer and actor and star of FOX’s “Empire,” Jussie Smollett, will be the featured performer at the April 9, 2018 Point Honors Gala at The Plaza in New York City. The evening will honor journalist Ronan Farrow ...
B-52’s, Daya and Jussie Smollett at Pridefest 2018, with extra kickoff day
  –  April 2, 2018
PrideFest in Milwaukee, which celebrates the LGTBQ community and the upholding of progressive acceptance, is looking to be super and spectacular, with star-studded headliners and a collaboration of talents, local and abroad. If you’re looking for ...
HRC to Honor Karamo Brown at 21st Annual Houston Gala | Human Rights Campaign
  –  April 1, 2018
Jussie Smollett (Empire, Sum of My Music) will present the HRC Visibility Award to Brown at the event which raises crucial funds in the fight for LGBTQ equality. “As an out and proud gay man, Karamo Brown is using his incredible talent and public ...
The B-52s, Jussie Smollett and Daya announced as PrideFest 2018 headliners, festival runs for an additional day
  –  March 30, 2018
PrideFest has announced its 2018 headlining acts, and one act has been singing about a “love getaway” for decades. The B-52s, Jussie Smollett and Daya will headline PrideFest 2018 on the Miller Lite Main stage this June 8, 9 and 10 on the Summerfest ...
PrideFest Milwaukee Announces 2018 Headliners
  –  March 30, 2018
Milwaukee, WI – PrideFest Milwaukee welcomes the B-52s, Jussie Smollett, and Daya to the Miller Lite Main stage this June 8,9, and 10 on the Summerfest Grounds. This year, marks the third decade of Pride celebrations in Milwaukee, and organizers are ...
The B-52s, Jussie Smollett and Daya are headlining PrideFest 2018
  –  March 30, 2018
Thursday, June 7, will be the PrideFest 2018 Kick-Off Party. It will be a huge dance party featuring the east coast DJ trio, Cash Cash, along with a lineup of local entertainment including DJ’s, drag artists, dancers and more. Grammy award winner Daya ...
Jussie Smollett To Present HRC Visibility Award To Queer Eye's Karamo Brown
  –  March 30, 2018
Out actor-singer Jussie Smollett (Empire) will present the HRC Visibility Award to Queer Eye's culture guy Karama Brown at the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) 21 st annual HRC Houston Gala on Saturday, April 7. “As an out and proud gay man, Karamo Brown is ...
To Binge or Not To Binge Episode 14: “Empire”
  –  March 29, 2018
After Cookie is released from prison she comes to know her now adult children Andre (Trai Byers), Jamal (Jussie Smollett) and Hakeem (Bryshere Y. Gray.) Andre is the CFO of Empire who is secretly struggling with bipolar disorder. Jamal is an R&B artist at ...
"Empire" Is A "Hip-Hop Game Of Thrones" According To Jussie Smollett
  –  March 29, 2018
Jamal Lyon thinks this season is cutthroat. Empire returned from its mid-season break last night, and it did not disappoint fans. Last years mid-season finale ended with a cliffhanger that threatened to send one of the shows biggest stars to prison.
Taraji P. Henson Supports Jussie Smollett at Album Listening Party in NYC!
  –  March 23, 2018
Taraji P. Henson steps out to support Jussie Smollett at a listening party for his album on Thursday night (March 22) in New York City. The 47-year-old actress kept things cool in a black denim jacket over an all black outfit while her 35-year-old Empire ...
Jussie Smollett finds his voice and builds his own empire
  –  March 18, 2018
The actor-singer is ready for the world to hear things from his point of view on his recently released "Sum of My Music." NEW YORK - Jussie Smollett marked a breakthrough in 2015 when the TV series "Empire" debuted, launching his career after working in ...
Jussie Smollett finds his voice and builds his own empire
  –  March 8, 2018
NEW YORK (AP) — Jussie Smollett marked a breakthrough in 2015 when the TV series "Empire" debuted, launching his career after working in the industry for years, earning Emmy and Grammy nominations, and even getting a record deal with Columbia Records.
Jussie Smollett finds his voice and builds his own empire
  –  March 7, 2018
NEW YORK >> Jussie Smollett marked a breakthrough in 2015 when the TV series “Empire” debuted, launching his career after working in the industry for years, earning Emmy and Grammy nominations, and even getting a record deal with Columbia Records.
‘America Divided’: Epix Sets Gretchen Carlson, Diane Guerrero, Nick Offerman, Jussie Smollett & Martin Sensmeier For Season 2 Of Docuseries
  –  February 26, 2018
Carlson is the former Fox News Channel host whose allegations against FNC founder and boxx Roger Ailes led to his resignation. She will take viewers to the halls of Congress to uncover a culture of sexual harassment and show the complex and often-tedious ...

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