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Season 4  "Bleeding War"  4x4

Aired 3 years ago - Oct 18, 2017

The race is on when Cookie announces that the number one album for Empire's 20-For-20 will be a competition between all of the label's top artists, giving Jamal a bold idea for his newest song. On the heels of Bella's first birthday, the family plans a special "Prince and Princesses"-themed birthday party, including a special Prince tribute, but the special day brings back haunting memories for one of the Lyons. Meanwhile, Lucious is at a crossroads, as he tries to put to rest the anger from his past life.

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Recap of Empire (2015) Season 4 Episode 4 (S04E04) - 1
*EMPIRE* Season 04 Episode 04 Title: "Bleeding War"
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but her fat ass was the least of my worries.
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Lucious, I'm gonna be here for a long time, okay?
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Not unless he really want to come, just, I guess.
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and, on the inside, it-it... it made me strong.
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Uh-uh, uh-uh-uh. Tell him to get
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That does not entitle you to be a snob.
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♪ I'm self-made, my own boss ♪
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'Cause I got to keep it real, track by track.
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with some crazy, Machiavellian scheme to save the day.
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So that means all of you are competing for the Alpha spot.
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Okay, didn't you say that, um,
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♪ Let him know what it is, show him what's he's neglecting ♪
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You're a beat jacker?
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Plus, didn't Lucious and Mary J. Blige do a duet back in the day?
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that the warriors had to leave?
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You hear that, Lucious?
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But I don't think it's time for you to be an Alpha right now.
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I came to Empire with you today to help you heal the pain.
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♪ I like your smeared lipstick ♪
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♪ The plug. ♪
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- Yeah. - I don't know.
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I thought you were helping Cookie choose the first album.
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There's absolutely no way that I can get that many berets
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and she wasn't in there long enough to break a nail.
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- Just breathe. - Just breathe.
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I told you my wife died, Pop,
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identifying, uh, the crossroads?
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Back when he was, uh...
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I should sing about the way that I love.
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I was working on the song all night long.
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Don't pay attention to anybody. Just sing to me.
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♪ Is like a drug ♪
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We got our Alpha.
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We're gathered here today to get through this thing called life.
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That's exactly what I told him, but what do I know?
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Let's get nuts
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- ♪ Let's go, let's go - ♪ Let's go
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It's not Bella's fault.
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Enjoy the sneak preview.
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but I thought you might be in for a tough day.

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but her fat ass was the least of my worries.
#2
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Lucious, I'm gonna be here for a long time, okay?
#3
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Not unless he really want to come, just, I guess.
#4
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and, on the inside, it-it... it made me strong.
#5
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Uh-uh, uh-uh-uh. Tell him to get
#9
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That does not entitle you to be a snob.
#10
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♪ I'm self-made, my own boss ♪
#11
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'Cause I got to keep it real, track by track.
#12
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with some crazy, Machiavellian scheme to save the day.
#13
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So that means all of you are competing for the Alpha spot.
#15
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Okay, didn't you say that, um,
#16
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♪ Let him know what it is, show him what's he's neglecting ♪
#17
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You're a beat jacker?
#19
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Plus, didn't Lucious and Mary J. Blige do a duet back in the day?
#20
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that the warriors had to leave?
#22
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You hear that, Lucious?
#23
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But I don't think it's time for you to be an Alpha right now.
#24
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I came to Empire with you today to help you heal the pain.
#25
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♪ I like your smeared lipstick ♪
#26
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♪ The plug. ♪
#27
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- Yeah. - I don't know.
#28
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I thought you were helping Cookie choose the first album.
#29
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There's absolutely no way that I can get that many berets
#30
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and she wasn't in there long enough to break a nail.
#31
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- Just breathe. - Just breathe.
#32
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I told you my wife died, Pop,
#33
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identifying, uh, the crossroads?
#35
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Back when he was, uh...
#36
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I should sing about the way that I love.
#37
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I was working on the song all night long.
#38
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Don't pay attention to anybody. Just sing to me.
#39
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♪ Is like a drug ♪
#40
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We got our Alpha.
#41
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We're gathered here today to get through this thing called life.
#42
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That's exactly what I told him, but what do I know?
#43
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Let's get nuts
#44
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- ♪ Let's go, let's go - ♪ Let's go
#45
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It's not Bella's fault.
#48
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Enjoy the sneak preview.
#49
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but I thought you might be in for a tough day.
#50