The family business rules everything in the ‘Power’ universe, but as fans know, Season 2 of ‘Power Book III: Raise Canaan’ will see some new characters making some plans to shake up the dynamic. There is a possibility that
LeToya Luckett, Omar Dorsey, and Paulina Singer are joining the series this season, with each character proving something and coming onto the scene.
As the second season kicks off with a disappointing Canaan (Mekai Curtis), the teenager finds himself with his mother Raquel (Patina Miller) after an outburst between him and Officer Howard (Omar Epps) in season one. ) and the rest of the Thomas family in New York. However, he soon learns of new family ties and his business is expanding faster than before.
In Season 2, the game looks different in many ways. Lou Lou (Malcolm Mays) wants to keep building his studio recording with his new singer girlfriend Zisa (Paulina Singer).
The move proves dangerous for members of her team. Nevertheless, being in her own power, she protects her business, protects her family (which can prove dangerous), and protects her local businessman, Cartier (Dorsey). ) may form new relationships.
Dorsey is a newcomer to the ‘power’ universe, but is quickly proving among fans as a potential wildcard as Cartier promises to ‘become more and more integral to the world of Lac and Lou Lou’. I’m here.
On the outside, Cartier doesn’t have the same look as some of Raku’s past men (i.e. Symphony played by Toby Sandeman), but with his gentle demeanor and near-seamless integration into the inner circle of the Thomas family. After introducing himself to Lou as Zisa’s manager, viewers saw him later put in a position to invest in Lou’s recording studio.
Bankroll is an unwitting move for Raq, but now that she knows the truth behind his mysterious status, he proves he has answers to some of her other pressing problems. You may.
“From the outside, Raquel looks like a perfect Cartier match,” says Dorsey. “She’s ambitious, powerful, wealthy, and doesn’t need him. She could be the perfect queen…but Raq is another beast. She’s made to play a ‘helpmate’.” It is not. She is the “sun” and the world revolves around her. Cartier is also the “sun”, so it will be a lot of fun to watch this dynamic unfold. ”
If there’s one thing we can take from this Power iteration, which is now five episodes, it’s that Testosterone has lagged behind the female power that drives this ride forward. With Miller in command as Queen, she wields a small team of bosses. Their outside connections could potentially threaten the operations Luck constructed, using whatever power they had at their disposal.
The diva singer who plays Jisa also joins the cast as Lou’s standout vocalist this season. While her character seems diminutive in her early episodes, the actor warns that Zisa has more than just looks and a little singing reprieve.
“I think when she met Lou, she was still a little unsure and allowed herself to be in a certain box by people who told her they could make her a star,” Singer said. say. variety“It’s important for her to recognize that she’s already a star without other people acknowledging it. Other artists, especially in the music industry, have women playing their own sound in a very male-dominated lead space.” And I think it’s important to see that you’re in charge of direction.”
Outside of the series, the singer hopes to capture the audience’s attention by releasing her own album ‘Freaq Wisdom’. She joins fellow singers Hayley Kilgore and Racket as another multi-hyphenate in the series (who also showcases her vocal talents on the show). Despite lending vocals to two episodes, there’s no promise of new originals coming any time soon.
Racket, the mother, was added to the series as Kenya. This is the long-lost mother of Kanan’s cousin Jukebox (Kilgore), who was separated from her daughter as a baby. Due to the delicate nature of Kenya’s relationship with her child, there was some trepidation about her role when she read the script, so Rackett stepped into the driver’s seat and began her role as a young black mother in Kenya. With a desire to understand the position, in a hopeless situation, and without it.
“I wanted [the viewers] It’s about empathizing with her,” she says. variety“Being a mother and abandoning a child was not something I could easily do. I had to do my best.”
Juke looks at the mother-daughter relationship as he feels strained with his father, Marvin (London Brown).
Even with new chapters, family remains at the heart of the series. They are the bonds that bind the characters together or cause them to divide.When an outside force pulls on the sides of the Thomas family, each side sways in the wind, and one mother holds them perfectly.
“I think of Raku as a rock. She’s a heartthrob, just like my grandmother, my mother, as it relates to me – they’re rocks,” says Raquette. Cuddling with the women in the family and I think that’s what I love most about the show.
The relationship is the anchor that embeds the viewer into the show’s overarching story, she adds. As fans relate to the grit of each storyline unfolding in the episode, she’s also a nod to the show’s writers for putting new and previous characters on equal footing with each other.
“They’re all tied together, but in so many different ways,” says Rackett. “They understand and respect each other.”
“It’s a story that makes you want to be there for the character instead of judging it,” Singer says of connecting with viewers. “This will affect how the audience sees people in their own lives who look or remind us of our characters, and it also helps reduce judgment there. Break down the walls between worlds.”