Remembering Michael Jackson

Remembering Michael Jackson

Aug. 29, 1958: Michael Joseph Jackson is born to Katherine and Joe Jackson in Gary, Ind. His older siblings are Rebbie, Jackie, Tito, Jermaine, LaToya and Marlon. Later, brother Randy and sister Janet join the family. Katherine Jackson raises her children as Jehovah’s Witnesses. 1962: Michael, Marlon, Jackie, Tito and Jermaine combine to form a […]

Although it feels like everyone in the entire world has a special connection to Michael Jackson, whether it be imitating the thriller dance at family parties, pretending to be the Jackson 5 with your siblings or moon walking past your high school crush, Houston natives have a very special connection to Michael Jackson and the […]

Check out songs that sampled Michael Jackson’s hits! SWV- “Right Here” Human Nature Remix sampled MJ’s “Human Nature” Kanye West and T-Pain collaborate on “Good Life” using a sample of “PYT” from Michael Jackson. MC Lyte and X-Scape sampled “Liberian Girl” for their song “Keep On Keepin On”. And who could forget the chart topping […]

Beginning with the Bad World Tour, which stretched from September 12, 1987 to January 27, 1989, Michael Jackson has literally traveled around the world performing his music to billions of fans. Michael’s first world concert tour as a solo artist took place in the United States, Australia, Japan and Europe. He broke records with the […]

Michael Jackson’s estate has generated at least $1 billion in revenues since the singer died a year ago, thanks in part to a lucrative new record deal with Sony Music and the most successful concert film of all time, according to Billboard estimates. Through interviews with industry experts and some number-crunching, Billboard examines the various […]

JOURNALISTS’ NOTE: I would be remiss if I did not acknowledge the difficulty of writing about this particular topic at this particular time – the 1st anniversary of Michael Jackson’s passing. To write about his dream home, his utopia, his Neverland, and know that he is gone from us forever remains, at best, a devastating […]

One thing about the King of Pop was that he sure knew how to get you up out of your seat! We put together some of the best dance records that had everybody in the front of the TV trying to mimic his moves! Check it out! Scream