WATCH: Here’s Your First Look at Mariah Carey on ‘Empire’

Mariah Carey proves she’s ready to take on Empire in the newest promo for the Fox series.

As previously reported, the elusive chanteuse will guest star on the third season, playing a musical superstar named Kitty who comes to Empire Entertainment to collaborate with Jamal Lyon (Jussie Smollett) on a new song. In the teaser, Carey’s character tells Cookie (Taraji P. Henson), “You always got a trick up your sleeve!” (Come on, this is the HBIC Cookie Lyon we’re talking about.)

Carey’s episode is slated to air Wednesday, Oct. 5. Meanwhile, Season 3 of Empire will premiere on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m.

For now, peep what’s to come in Season 3 — above!