Berry Gordy recalls the ‘Magic’ of Michael Jackson…

Posted by | Ray Cornelius

Oprah Winfrey continues her new season of “Master Classes’ with tonight’s episode featuring Motown founder and music icon, Berry Gordy. Coming off the heels of the very successful opening of his new Broadway show, Motown: The Musical,  Mr. Gordy gets candid about his rags-to-riches story and his relationship with many of the artists he created.

In this “First Look” clip, the musical genius recalls his first encounter with a young Michael Jackson and his audition for Motown with the Jackson 5. According to Gordy, Michael was already “a master” at that age. Gordy went on to further explain that he was taken by Michael’s hunger for stardom and even noticed how Michael studied his mannerisms as student watches a teacher.

Take a look at the clip below:

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Mr. Gordy continues his journey down memory lane with intimate details about his love for Motown diva, Diana Ross and so much more!  OWN’s Master Class with Berry Gordy  airs tonight at 9 p.m. EST followed by another Master Class featuring legendary actress of stage, TV and film, Ms. Diahann Carroll.


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Ray Cornelius is an entertainment news blogger and media personality. He is also the host of Jazz 91.9 WCLK's arts and entertainment show "UPFRONT." He lives in Atlanta.

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