Okay, Harlem, it’s here the Michael Jackson The Experience dance and party game for Wii in which players at all levels can groove right along with the King of Pop. Designed as a complete Michael Jackson gameplay experience, the game features 26 unforgettable hits, authentic choreography, lyrics to each song and visual representations of “The Gloved One” made famous in live performances and music videos for each song. Continue reading
The Apollo theater; Harlem, recently honored two of musics greatest, Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin. These two pioneers and international icons, were honored and recognized for their hard work and steadfast love to the art of music with a bronze plate plaque fixed eternally at the entrance leading into the Apollo. Continue reading
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As part of its 85th Anniversary celebration, the Schomburg Center presents After the Dance: Conversations on Michael Jackson’s Black America, a two-day forum paying homage to the King of Pop on Friday, June 4 and Saturday, June 5, 2010 in the Langston Hughes Auditorium. This event is co-produced by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and dj lynnee denise of WildSeed Music NYC. Continue reading
Spike Lee wants to do the right thing by Michael Jackson – so the director is planning a public celebration in Brooklyn to mark the King of Pop’s 51st birthday on Aug. 29.
“We’re of the same era,” Lee told The Washington Post. “I wanted my Afro to be perfectly round like Michael’s.”
The bash will take place from noon to 5 p.m. in Fort Greene Park – while Jackson’s family is finally laying the singer to rest on the West Coast.
Michael Jackson’s father has said the “King of Pop” will be buried at a Los Angeles cemetery on August 29, which would have been his 51st birthday, a newspaper reported on Monday.
Joe Jackson told the New York Daily News that the plan was finalized in recent days.
Media reports last week said Jackson, who died June 25 of cardiac arrest, was buried in a private ceremony in early August. But those reports were based on unnamed sources and never confirmed by Jackson family representatives. Continue reading