Raising Kanan’s Hailey Kilgore, Liv Symone, and Aliyah Turner Talks Girl Group ‘Butta’ and What The Audience Can Expect In Season 4

Starz/Power Book III: Raising Kanan

Onsite! recently spoke with Hailey Kilgore, Aliyah Turner, and Liv Symone, who played members of the girl group Butta in the Starz hit series Power Book III: Raising Kanan. The group was introduced in season three of the series and instantly began to play a major role in the season as it pertained to Jukebox’s life and the relationships she began to form. The group consists of Hailey Kilgore, who plays Laverne Thomas also known as Jukebox, Aliyah Turner, who portrayed Krystal, and Liv Symone, who plays Iesha. Now, the popular series is gearing up to head into a new season, and the ladies of Butta are hinting at a lot being in store for the group. So buckle your seats belts as we explore what the audience can expect in the upcoming season as season three comes to an end.

When Symone and Turner was asked about what the audience can expect from their characters, Iesha and Krystal, in the upcoming season, Symone expressed,

“You can expect Iesha just continue to be the support system and that outlet for Juke to be able to open her mouth and talk and share her story and share her life.”

“As [the audience] can see, she doesn’t really get to do that a lot, just to kind of express herself, and I think that’s what make Jukebox and Iesha’s relationship special is that she is there for her,”

she continued.

While Turner jokingly revealed, “you can count on Krystal continuing to be wild.”

Exploring the Intricate Relationship Between Jukebox and Her Family

However, Kilgore dove into Jukebox’s intricate relationship with Kanan, as this season, the pair seemed to be at odds with Jukebox questioning a lot of the decisions her cousin has been making. She expressed that Jukebox and Kanan has a strange relationship despite them caring deeply about each other. When asked about how their relationship evolves in season four of the series, the actress revealed,

“Something that we see in the original Power is the love-hate relationship we see between [Jukebox and Kanan] and what Sascha Penn and the writing team of Raising Kanan is doing an excellent job of is they’re just elevating how that works, and the complexity of that relationship every season.”

Kilgore also reflected on her character’s family involvement in the drug game potential effecting her future and singing career in the upcoming season. She said,

“It’s complicated.. you love someone so hard but they could be doing all of the entirely wrong things, and so, it’s up to you to decide how far you’re going to go to deal with whatever they’re doing. So, I think with Juke right now, it’s like, she’s really looking at everything like how long am I going to stick with all of the madness.”

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