The King of Pop passed would have been 61 years old today.


While today (August 29) would have marked his 56th birthday, NewsOne fondly remembers Michael Jackson as a peerless superstar that has influenced some of music’s biggest current stars. Check out our list of 10 facts that casual fans may not have known about the notoriously private Michael Jackson. Take a look at’s full rundown of the “10 […]

From An all-new Michael Jackson collection featuring 10 unreleased songs will be released this November, a rep for the Jackson estate exclusively tells Rolling Stone. At the time of his death Jackson reportedly left hard drives filled with unheard music, much of it recorded during the King of Pop’s ’80s peak. Jackson’s manager Frank […]

Originally published June 25, 2009 A NewsOne Editorial In the wake of Michael Jackson’s death, many tributes will be written about his talent, his musical canon, and even his humanitarian aspirations.

Originally published June 26, 2009 A NewsOne Exclusive It was the type of homegoing only Harlem could give him.

UPDATE: JACKSON DIED OF HEART ATTACK; CORONER SAYS NO INDICATION OF FOUL PLAY [Update at 8:06 p.m., 6/26/09] LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Jackson apparently suffered a heart attack, a person with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press on Friday. Police sought to talk to the doctor who was with the pop icon […]