Kelly Rowland previously guest starred on 'Empire' as the character Lucious Lyon’s mother during a flashback scene. Her stirring ballad 'Mona Lisa,' which was popularized by Nat King Cole, is featured on the 'Empire' soundtrack.
Usually, when an artist puts out on the side music, I like to substitute it. But this gets no repeat plays from me. It's too Disney! Fans can purchase the music from the episode on iTunes now.