Michael Jackson: King Of Pop

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Michael Jackson Michael Jackson also known as the King of Pop has inspired lots of pop singers, from his crazy dance moves to his vocal songs. His talents of singing and dancing began to get noticed from his family as early as age three. His dad, Joe Jackson, saw potential in Michael Jackson and his 4 other brothers. Immediately, Joe Jackson formed the Jackson Five. The Jackson Five consisted of Jackie Jackson, Tito Jackson, Jermaine Jackson, Randy Jackson, Marlon Jackson, and of course Michael Jackson. The group lead great performances and songs until Michael Jackson left the group for a while, a few months later their label dropped them in 1989. Michael Jackson though was on his way to becoming the King of Pop. He got his big break when …show more content…
So on January 27, 1984 his donations were recognized when Ronal Reagan awarded Michael Jackson with a medal. This medal was for all the money that Michael Jackson would donate to charities. Usually Michael Jackson would give 3 to 5 million dollars to charity. Michael Jackson would usually give some of the profits he made from his singles or albums to charities. Even though Michael Jackson loved to give back to the ones in need he loved his mansion. The mansion was located in Los Olivos and it was 2500 acres long. Behind the mansion is Neverland, the amusement park that Michael Jackson created. It’s full with rides and a big Ferris wheel. There used to be a rumor that Michael Jackson went in debt and that Neverland was almost auctioned off. That problem got solved immediately. Michael Jackson stopped living in this mansion because he felt that he didn’t want to live in a house that the police searched. Michael Jackson made good music and dance moves, but every good thing has a bad thing. So when June 25, 2009 came around a lot of people were devastated. Michael Jackson died during sleep. This day millions of people were either crying or buying his music. His albums boosted in sales and web servers crashed because everyone was searching up Michael Jackson. Michael Jackson had a great life you could say. We will all remember Michael Jackson. The King Of

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