And for those of you trying to figure out how that will work, Rowland is set to appear in flashback.
Empire’s VIP guest list for season 2 keeps growing!Kelly Rowland will appear on the hit FOX show this fall, a source told E! News exclusively on Saturday, the Fourth of July, at the 2015 Essence Festival in New Orleans.
The 34-year-old R&B singer will play Lucious Lyon’s mother in a flashback.
The show’s second season is set to debut on Sept. 23 and feature high-profile guest stars such as Chris Rock,Lenny Kravitz,Alicia Keys and Marisa Tomei, who will play a demanding venture capitalist.