Listen to Mariah Carey’s ‘Empire’ Duet with Jussie Smollett
Next week, Mariah Carey will finally make her long-anticipated appearance on Empire. To get fans primed for the episode (and also because it’s just amazing), the songstress’s duet with actor Jussie Smollett has been released.
The song, titled “Infamous,” is a sensual dive into Carey’s ‘90s-era comfort zone complete with driving piano, string arrangements and the diva’s signature vocal flourishes. Smollett undeniably holds his own alongside the pop icon, matching her smoky vocals with his own pitch-perfect falsetto stylings.
According to Entertainment Weekly, Carey’s character is named Kitty. As you probably guessed, Kitty’s a big-time singer. She has been brought in by Cookie (Taraji P. Henson) to help Jamal get his mojo back during the recording process.
Carey’s episode airs Wednesday Oct. 5, 2016 at 9 p.m. EST on Fox.