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#UPFRONT featuring The Rookie Fed's Niecy Nash-Betts and Frankie Fasion plus ZATIMA stars Crystal Hayslett and Devale Ellis

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Check out this week's edition of UPFRONT/Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry.

Emmy-winning actress Niecy Nash-Betts is here along with TV and film veteran Frankie Faison to chat about their new ABC drama The Rookie: Feds. We’ll also catch up with the show’s creative team--- Alexi Hawley and Terence Paul Winter. This conversation was part of an AAFCA Roundtable Discussion.

We’re also on the red carpet this week for the Atlanta premiere of Tyler Perry’s new BET+ dramedy ZATIMA. Actors Crystal Hayslett and Devale Ellis are here to give us the 4-1-1 on this new spin-off series and much more.

And finally, we’ll revisit my exclusive conversation with jazz vocalist---SOMI. The East African Beauty is up for a Jazz Music Award and will talk about her Miriam Makeba tribute album that secured her the “Best Vocal Performance” nomination. The Jazz Music Awards is taking place in Atlanta October 22 at the Cobb Energy Centre.

We’ll also be playing music from SOMI and other Jazz Music Award nominees Sonny Emory and The Baylor Project all throughout the show.

UPFRONT/Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry is hosted and produced for WCLK 91.9 by Ray Cornelius and is recorded on the campus of Clark Atlanta University. The show also re-airs on SiriusXM every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 6:30 pm EST on HBCU Channel 142.

The show is also brought to you by the High Museum of Art.