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Season 1  "Pilot"  1x1

Aired 5 years ago - Jan 07, 2015

Lucious Lyon, the head of a music empire whose reign has been unchallenged for years. But all that changes when he learns he has a disease and must choose one of his three sons to take over: Andre, Jamal or Hakeem. Complicating matters is their mother and Lucious’ ex-wife, Cookie, who emerges from prison to claim her share.

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Look at 'em.
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I started selling drugs when I was nine years old
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And now it's impossible for the disenfranchised kids
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to man up and lead it.
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You know how much money we're gonna make off this boy?
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We're going public, Dre... I got to think
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He's not coming to see you today.
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Did you tell her about us?
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Uh, look, Mommy, I know you're hungry.
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I've got a board of directors, quarterly reports, SEC filings.
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I have someone.
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You go.
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All right. You done?
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It's all right.
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your mama wasn't a bad person.
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Lucious got you following me, don't he?
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You met him twice. I'm sorry.
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Why is everything always about business with you?
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Shut up.
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What if Jamal made a play for the company
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Pretty white girls always are, even when they ain't.
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Okay.
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I want Jamal, too.
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and now I want what's mine.
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♪ I give you everything ♪
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♪ And see that I can be ♪
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♪ But I know that that will never be ♪
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You got it, Mal. You got all of it.
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Go on over there with your friends.
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Yeah, well, if you do end up working with her and Pop's
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What's the damn word again?
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Like, for real, you really want to be Dad?
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Okay.
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this bitch down to the ground.
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Yeah, we'll make the gay angle all about Lucious
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You okay?
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Nothing's gonna tear my family apart.
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Now, you know Shyne runs everything from...
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- So? - So what?
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