Written by | Ray Cornelius

Just in case you missed it, here is link to this morning’s edition of “UPFRONT.”  This week’s show featured NAACP Image Award nominee MAJOR., who talked about his new found musical success and his chart topping single, “Why I Love You.”  Gil Robertson, co-founder of the African American Film Critics Association, came back to chat with us about the 2017 AAFCA Awards as well as their tribute to film icon and humanitarian Sidney Poitier.

Hidden Figures” actresses Maria Howell, Donna Biscoe and Karan Kendrick stopped by the studio to chop it up about their new holiday movie and why they were so elated to be a part of this inspirational story. They also talked exclusively to “UPFRONT” about their time on set, working with film stars Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer and Janelle Monáe and why this project is so timely. Kendrick also discussed her new girls empowerment tour that was created as a result of appearing in the movie.

“UPFRONT” airs every Sat. morning at 9 a.m. on Jazz 91.9 WCLK or WCLK.com.

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