Michael Jackson

Mar
7
Timbaland Previews Michael Jackson Collaboration ‘Slave to the Rhythm’

Timbaland and Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson is getting the Timbaland treatment. As part of his “Timbaland Thursdays” series, the super-producer has released a snippet of “Slave to the Rhythm,” his collaboration with the King of Pop. The minute-long track features unreleased vocals from the late legend over one of Timbo’s coveted beats.

“She’s a slave to the rhythm of love,” sings MJ.

A song of the same name leaked in 2010, while just last year, a pop-dance version featuring Justin Bieber surfaced.

In August, Timbaland announced that he had been working with L.A. Reid on a posthumous project from Jackson and that the first single would be a song entitled “Chicago.”

Get a taste of what Timbo has in store.

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Jan
24
Justin Bieber Compares Himself to Michael Jackson in Instagram Photo

Justin Bieber and Michael Jackson

Justin Bieber is feeling like the King of Pop. The teen superstar has compared himself to his idol Michael Jackson in a split black-and-white photo on Instagram.

The Biebs posted a pic of himself waving to fans from atop his chauffeured car after being released from jail alongside a 2004 photo of Jackson, who stood on top of an SUV outside court after pleading not guilty to child molestation charges.

“What more can they say ♛,” wrote Biebs, along with a crown symbol.

The pic drew a mixed response. One Belieber wrote, “Stay Stong Justin❤️ we believe in you,” while others were not as supportive, writing, “You are not MJ. This is a fucking joke.”

The 19-year-old singer was arrested in Miami on Thursday for DUI and resisting arrest after racing his rented Lamborghini. He was booked and released on $2,500 bail.

Aug
27
Timbaland Teases New Michael Jackson Project

Timbaland

Timbaland has worked with some of music’s greatest including Jay Z, Justin Timberlake, and Aaliyah. But for his next act, the super-producer is teaming up with the GOAT, Michael Jackson, on a new project.

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Dec
3
Lady Gaga Buys Michael Jackson Memorabilia at Auction

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is the proud owner of some iconic Michael Jackson memorabilia. The pop superstar has purchased over 50 pieces from the King of Pop’s wardrobe collection.

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Nov
23
Kanye West, Chris Brown, & Mariah Carey Celebrate Michael Jackson’s Legacy on ‘Bad 25′ Special

Michael Jackson

As the turkey was finished and the last slice of pumpkin pie was cut, families across America gathered around the television on Thanksgiving night to watch the ABC News documentary “Michael Jackson: Bad 25.”

Director Spike Lee shined a spotlight on the King of Pop’s iconic album Bad, with commentary from those he inspired including Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Chris Brown, CeeLo Green, and Justin Bieber.

Kanye reflected on MJ’s trendsetting fashion in the “Bad” video. “I think the ‘Bad’ moment outfit-wise was far more influential than the ‘Thriller’ moment,” said ‘Ye. “I almost dress like that today.”

The one-hour special also included live performances and never-before-seen footage of the King of Pop making his historic album.

Watch the full broadcast and experience the genius of Michael Jackson.

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Aug
30
Ne-Yo, Melanie Fiona, & Swizz Beatz Honor Michael Jackson at BAD25 Concert

Melanie Fiona

On what would have been his 54th birthday, some of the artists Michael Jackson inspired gathered to celebrate his birthday and the 25th anniversary of his iconic album Bad. Melanie Fiona, Ne-Yo, and Swizz Beatz were among those who paid tribute to the King of Pop by covering his Bad classics at the BAD25 Pepsi & Billboard Summer Beats Celebration at Gotham Hall in New York City on Wednesday night.

“Is the world ready to celebrate Michael Jackson?” asked Melanie Fiona, who served up a soulful set of her own hits plus covers of “Dirty Diana” and “Bad.”

Ne-Yo channeled his idol on “Smooth Criminal” and “The Way You Make Me Feel,” and dueted with his artist RaVaughn Brown on “I Just Can’t Stop Loving You.” “You try Michael Jackson songs and hope that it works, so with that said I hope I made Mike proud just now,” said the R&B gent, who also performed new material off his upcoming album R.E.D., due in November.

A 25th anniversary edition of Bad featuring remixes, remastered hits, and unreleased demos will be released on September 18.

If you missed the live stream, you can watch some of the highlights below.

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Aug
10
New Music: Michael Jackson f/ Pitbull – ‘Bad (Afrojack Remix)’ [Snippet]

Bad 25

Michael Jackson gets the remix treatment courtesy of Afrojack and Pitbull. Mr. Worldwide “toasts to the King” on a sped-up club remix of his 1987 classic “Bad.” The DJ Buddha edit, along with other remixes, remastered hits, and unreleased demos, will appear on Bad 25, the 25th anniversary deluxe edition of the King of Pop’s seventh album, due September 18. Preview a 60-second snippet below.

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