Michael Jackson! That name alone evokes a lot of strong memories for so many people around the world. 62-years-ago today––August 29, Michael Joseph Jackson was born in the city of Gary, Indiana. He would ultimately become The King of Pop and one of the biggest performers of all time. Michael Jackson songs.
While his success was marred by several allegations of child sexual abuse, today we celebrate his legendary achievements to inspire other young Black creatives.
Career, Legacy & Net worth
Before the legend was the little boy and childhood sweetheart, Michael, who sang in the boy band, Jackson 5 with 4 of his elder siblings. The young Michael began his solo career in 1971 while at Mo-Town Records but it wasn’t until eight years later that his career would really kick off with the release of his fifth studio album, Off the Wall.