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UPFRONT celebrates the 40th Anniversary of 'Thriller'

Coming up on this week’s edition of UPFRONT/Inside the Entertainment Industry. Host Ray Cornelius is celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Michael Jackson’s epic album—-THRILLER.

The groundbreaking project is the subject of a new Showtime documentary titled Thriller40 and chronicles the development of the songs that made Michael Jackson a global music phenomenon. Here to commemorate this moment is dance legend Lorraine Fields. The veteran performer of stage, television and film recalls the historic details about dancing alongside the King of Pop in the “Thriller” music video and years later for his “Harlem Renaissance” inspired “Smooth Criminal”.

UPFRONT/Inside the Entertainment Industry is produced and hosted by Ray Cornelius for Jazz 91.9 WCLK. The show re-airs on SiriusXM HBCU Channel 142 on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at 6:30pm EST.