TMZ.com is reporting that Michael Jackson is dead at age 50. Several other news outlets have reported that he was rushed to hospital for a possible cardiac arrest, but TMZ is the only site to report that he has in fact died.
Seems it’s been confirmed by multiple sources. While MJ’s life has certainly taken a turn for the strange in the last two decades, you can’t deny the magic he had that captured everyone’s attention in the first place. Check out this version of the Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There” with the instrumental tracks stripped out:
Also, J5 back yard party in 1973.
And the legendary Mowtown 25 Anniversary Performance