By Alyssa Debonair
Hip Hop Vibe Staff Writer
Until last year, Jussie Smollett was either virtually unknown or completely forgotten. Along with his siblings, Jussie Smollett gained fame as a child star. He was a part of the Mighty Ducks film series and was in the brief “On Our Own” series with his siblings.
However, after his performance as Jamal Lyon on “Empire,” the world knows Jussie Smollett much differently. As a young actor, he has more than held his own against Terrence Howard in powerful scenes. The popularity of “Empire” has also opened new doors for him and the cast.
Taraji P. Henson took FOX’s primetime tonight with #TarajisWhiteHotHolidays. Many of the biggest names in entertainment showed up for Taraji tonight, with Jussie Smollett being among them. His “Little Drummer Boy” rendition melted the hearts of fans on Twitter.
Read the tweets about Jussie Smollett below:
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