Woke up to the sad news that Don Cornelius, the legendary host of Soul Train, died today. Soul Train was so important, not just for the black community, but for music in general. A young Michael Jackson was a regular on the show, so here are some of my favorite clips of him being interviewed by Don. Rest in love, peace and soul.
As most kids of the 80s will remember, Michael Jackson was animated as a California Raisin. Here, he gives direction on how to animate the characters in the commercial. If you do not think this is cute, you have no soul!
Today marks the two year anniversary of Michael Jackson’s passing and, instead of feeling sad, I decided I’d celebrate MJ by watching some of my favorite videos and performances. Here are a few clips from my all-time faves, in no particular order: Read the rest of this entry »
My friend Allen Klosowski knows how much I love Michael Jackson, so he tweeted me a link to this video this morning and now I feel the need to share it through every possible social media channel. These two dudes, Stjepan Hauser and Luka Sulic, play Smooth Criminal in a epic cello battle. Definitely check this out!
A long time ago, Michael Jackson got sued by some chick who claimed that he stole the song “Dangerous” from her. Of course, it was bollocks, but this is audio from the trial. If you needed any evidence as to how talented MJ was, just listen to him sing a capella on the stand!
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