Before there was Cookie, there was Yvette.
Empire made Taraji P. Henson a household name, but before she emerged as the matriarch of the Lyon family, the recent Golden Globe award-winning actress starred in the 2001 cult classic, Baby Boy.
An audition tape has emerged showing Henson and her love interest, Jody (Tyrese), practicing scenes from the film. From start to finish, Henson shows her commitment to every line. In her now 25-year career, it's evident that that quality has yet to change.