FOX series Empire Casting Call Male Rappers in Chicago

Music. Family. Power. The Battle Begins.
Music. Family. Power. The Battle Begins.
Music. Family. Power. The Battle Begins.

FOX series Empire Casting Call Male Rappers in Chicago

Music. Family. Power. The Battle Begins. The dramatic Hip Hop series stars Taraji P. Henson, Terrence Howard and Jussie Smollet. It is also the acting debut of Bryshere Gray. Empire airs every Wednesday night on the FOX network at 9/8c.  It premiered to Fox’s highest ratings in 3 years with 9.8 million viewers tuning in. That number has risen steadily with each episode.

The extras casting team for Empire released a casting call for male extras between the age of 18 to 30s to portray rappers for the final episode of Empire, this scene will film on Tuesday Jan. 27th. Talent who would like to be considered for a role must not have previously worked on the show.  Empire is filmed in the Chicago area and the extras casting team is seeking local talent only.

To be considered for a role on ‘Empire’, Please read the casting call details below:

FOX Series Empire Casting Call Notice:

Casting Alert! Searching for male rappers to work on Tuesday, Jan. 27th for a cool spot on our show (non-speaking). If you are a real rapper send me a photograph of yourself full length and closeup of your face dressed liked a super cool rapper. Send to and put “rapper 1.27” in the subject line. Include your height, weight, age, phone number, city and state – include your rapper experience. Send in ASAP!!!


Please do not apply, if you are not local or if you do not fit the description.

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  1. I’m from chicago born and raised so I’m very familiar with the city . I’m currently touring atlanta but am willing to come at call. I’m a rnb singer ,writer, producer, engineer, and rap .I am the rawest in my league and I’m very confident that if you listened to just one of my songs that you would see what I mean. . I also shoot music videos for local artist . Just awaiting my shot.

  2. I am a mother/wife career women. I am 58 years of age and I always dream of getting an opportuniry to be on a TV show. My son said Mom you’re a natural you dont even know it. So he encourage me to sign up to see what happen. I never had any type of acting classes. When Empire first start airing I said I would love to be on that show. It’s very real. What an excellent crew.

  3. I’m not only an artist but I’m a professional wrestler as well and I’m highly interested in auditioning for a show like Empire

  4. Hello Im Stephan But goes by Prince Or Princeton. I live in Saint Louis, Mo. Not far from you guys at all, Just 4 hours away. I am 5″6 with a nice rich style. I Know alot about fashion and music. Im actually doing a song now. I recently just performed a empire song “no apologies”. I am great for acting in Any role in the show. Especially music. I rap and sing but Im so much better at rapping. I have that look, style, and personality. I would love to be part of the cast for Empire. I am 15 years old going on 16. I look older for my age though. I am very smart and intelligent. But people say that Im conceited and stubborn. Until you get to know me. I have that mean look with my style. You can check out my instagram @princeton_johnson. You can watch my performance of no apologies at . Contact me please and I promise you that you wont regret it. I am good and talented

  5. My name is Jose Rasta I’m 5’7 I am an African American male I am 15 I weigh 145 pounds I’m was born and raised in St. Louis, I want this opportunity so much I’m in high school but I know I would bring a fresh taste to the music industry with my creative techniques.Your show has Inspired me to make my own empire,That might sound corny but its true.I’m from St.Louis so and to be honest I’m trying to get out of here and I believe you can help me and if I make it I promise you won’t regret it. I’m fifteen I know I super young but please don’t dismiss me yet I will make you proud I can act and rap really well.I write my own music and I’m good with beats so you can trust me in that department.I hope that you will consider me for this position I know its a lot of people that want this position but I think I really deserve it .

  6. My name is Chrissina Suber . I am 16 years of age . I would love to be apart of empire .i also am 5’7 and African American . I love empire and I also love cookie and Hakeem .

  7. I am a mother/wife I am 42 years of age and I would be very excited to play a role on Empire. I have had acting experience in the past, modern dance and very little vocal not looking in to the vocal part leaning toward the acting role. Would LOVE to work with the cast of Empire family.

  8. I’m a filmwritter ,Rapper for po-house ent,(labelmates are b-lo zero form.of do or die,SINNA row,buk)to name a few..I’m a father of 5 ever busy at Building .as I’m devote to my faith as a 5%er…all praises be to the divine being supreme..I’m born n raised inbhumboldt park area of Chicago as I’m am Dominican by nationality..

  9. I would really appreciate the opportunity to work with your entire cast, I’m a pleasure to work with and a fast learner. I have been looking to get into the entertainment business and I know you all will be a perfect first step. Thank you for your time and I hope to work with you all and show you my true talent.

  10. Interested in working on set of Empire, I am a 49 year old, African American female with theater and vocal experience.
    Roles, choirs, groups, and artists I have performed with/for spans from Bach to rock…”The Wiz” to “The Sound of Music”, most recently backup singing on tour with Josh Groban.
    Auditions include the 2009 season of SundayBest, and vocal accompaniment to Marvin Sapp.

    This is gonna be GREAT!!!!

  11. A.K.A. Severe from Chicago, Rapper, model for 10 plus, released my latest CD last year it’s listed with more than 30 digital online distributions. This industry is my “greatest love”.

  12. Whats god yall , im Severe born and raised in chicago. Ive released 4 cd independently, music is how i feed my family for the last 7 yrs . “We haven’t missed a meal yet ” thank God . Ive perform in many states at many events ,through my music you will here pain and passion. I would be such an honor to be apart of the show empire . Please keep me in mind for acting/extras/or even music for the show , i can do it all just need a chance . Hope to hear back from yall . 7736063433

    • Hey my name is sergio im 15 years old im a young rapper and im am trying to be on this show im offer to share my music with this show if u like it i tried to produce my music in the past but never had a person to do it if u are willing to put me on your show.


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