Empire Cast Biography
Each episode featured original music produced by Timbaland with rapping and singing provided by the actors. After each episode aired, Columbia released digital download packages of the songs that premiered. Many of the tracks hit Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Digital Songs chart, including "Drip Drop", "Keep Your Money" and "Money for Nothing." A compilation of the songs, Empire: Original Soundtrack from Season 1, was released in March 2015. The CD edition consisted of 11 tracks, while the digital download version included 18.