The hip-hop star and Serayah, who plays pop star Tiana Brown on the hit TV drama, have secretly been dating since June (15), according to

A source tells Entertainment Tonight the new couple has been maintaining a long-distance relationship and see each other every few weeks, as he lives in Los Angeles and she spends most of her time in Chicago, Illinois, where Empire is filmed.

While the two have yet to go public with the reported romance, Serayah took to Twitter in September (15) to support the rapper by sharing a link to his song Spoiled.