In Episode 15 of Empire Season 4 titled “A Lean and Hungry Look”, Lucious Lyon still has to deal with Eddie Baker’s leftover excesses after forcing him to resign. The Empire board is bent knowing his real intentions for resignation – at this point, they feel something is fishy.
Hakeem has himself locked up in the studio with his newly discovered muse as they cook some real good music. Lucious sniffs into their work and he want’s a collaboration for his 20 for 20.
Jamal Lyon is not riding on anyone’s notion. He and Tory Ash got an underground music they working on. They have some crude artists together on it, ripping their identities of the music – “no cameras, no Instagram, strictly music”. Becky happened to snitch on them recording but Jamal managed to keep her mute about it.
Eddie is threatening to go the board to reveal Lucious’s accounting. This is actually a weight on him. But as the evil genius he is, he schemes a way out.
Cookie won’t stop reflecting on her years in jail. However, we got an opener on how Poundcake saved her from an additional 5-year jail term. She finally got to reunite her with and her daughter even when it appeared like the last Poundcake would witness.
Lucious leads Shine on after discovering his role in the bombing that almost killed him. Shine had plotted with Andre Lyon to kill Lucious and the attack was foiled by Andre. Lucious had to finish this once and for all. Shine has been erased!
Cookie has learnt a lot from Poundcake’s story and she makes move to forgive and reunite with her mom as well. That was the curtain was drawn in Episode 15.