A figure so monumental that no mention of his passing would be criminal. His influence on music and entertainment has been so massive that I don’t think it really needs to be explained. And maybe it’s been difficult for most of us to get excited about Michael Jackson for a while now, but I can still remember dancing to my mom’s Thriller LP in our living room and eagerly awaiting premieres of his music videos as a child. Let’s all take a moment to remember the most successful solo artist in the history of music and a true genius of pop.
Download: The Jackson 5 – I Want You Back
Download: Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
Watch: Peep his classic performance of “Billie Jean” on 1983’s Motown 25: Yesterday, Today, Forever below and head over to the Michael Jackson Youtube channel to check out any of his untouchable music videos.