Fox’s hip-hop drama Empire is gearing up for Season 2 by signing its first big-name guest stars, Chris Rock, Alicia Keys & Lenny Kravitz. Fox Entertainment Group chairmen Dana Walden and Gary Newman made the announcement at the top of the Fox upfront presentation, following a rousing musical performance by the Empire cast along with one of the big guest stars from Season 1, Jennifer Hudson. The breakout first season of the soapy drama also featured guest stints by Courtney Love, Naomi Campbell, Gladys Knight and Snoop Dogg.