It’s been exactly six years since the death of Michael Jackson; but while the man is gone, his music and legacies live on.
He would have been 57 years today August, 29. He passed on June 25, 2009 in Los Angeles from heart related troubles, as a result of substance intoxication.
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His was a first of many more to come in terms of talent, and it’s only logical how much global acclaim and honour he enjoys, even though posthumously.
MJ is king! And most of the music we enjoy today borrow heavily from the pop template set by the legend. Given this, one only imagines what would have been if he were still alive today.
There will never be enough words to eulogize Michael Joseph Jackson; but we are glad this generation was blessed with a man so gifted, a voice so pure and an art so pristine.
History will remain forever in awe of the man.
As we remember the late pop icon on his posthumous birthday today, have a good time listening to 10 of his great hits.
They Don’t Really Care About Us
You Are Not Alone
Man In The Mirror
Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’
Rock With You
Heal The World
Black Or White
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