On August 31, 1987, Michael Jackson released his now-iconic Bad album. This Friday marks the 25th anniversary of the King of Pop's historic record, which includes classics like "Smooth Criminal," "The Way You Make Me Feel," "Man in the Mirror" and, of course, the album's title track, "Bad."

In celebration of Bad, we asked our recent Sessions performer Ne-Yo to reflect on the LP and the artist that played an indispensable role in inspiring his own career as an entertainer. Watch Ne-Yo speak on MJ's Bad in the video below, and stay tuned for his Sessions performance, coming soon.

Happy anniversary, Bad!

Watch Ne-Yo Remember Michael Jackson's Bad Album

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