Frank Cascio and his family were long time friends of Michael and in the fall of 2007, the singer turned up with his children at his Franklin Lakes, New Jersey home. Jackson stayed with the Cascios for several months and during that time, he recorded a number of songs with Frank's son, Eddie (Angel) Cascio and singer James Porte. Three of the tracks ended up on Michael
, this inspirational ode about an ordinary woman's struggle, "Monster" and "Breaking News
." During his time in New Jersey, Jackson also recorded vocals for Thriller 25
, which was released in 2008.