The Jacksons on OMG! Insider with Kevin Frazier
The Jackson brothers are not happy about the verdict following the five-month trial,where the estate of their late brother Michael went up against concert promoter AEG Live in court — and they're not holding back their opinions any longer. "Omg! Insider" host Kevin Frazier sat down exclusively with the Jacksons before their performance Monday at the Ebony Power 100 Gala, where they spoke about the trial, Paris Jackson's health, their sister Janet's new marriage, their legacy, and more.
Jackie says The Jacksons hope to work with David Guetta
The Jacksons are keen to team up with DJ-and-music producer David Guetta in the near future to make some new music. The Jacksons want to collaborate with David Guetta. The pop group are keen to team up with the DJ-and-music producer in the near future to work on some new songs after meeting him in June. Speaking to the New York Post newspaper, Jackie said: ''We hope we can do something in the future [with Guetta].'' Meanwhile, the four brothers are heading to the studio to work on a comeback album next year, and have a number of big name producers lined up to work with them. Jackie said previously: ''We're gonnna do what people want to hear - The Jacksons, but we're also going to add the new elements of today's generation with that music as well, from the heart and soul.'' Tito said last year that here were many groups from the continent who influenced The Jackson 5's early soul-funk sound. He said: ''There was a great influence, The [Rolling] Stones, the Bee Gees and some of the work ofThe Beatles when Billy Preston was working with them. There's a lot of European influence on our sound. And I think they were getting influenced by American acts, music is a universal language and there are only eight notes.'' - by Bang Showbiz
The Jacksons honor Berry Gordy
Ebony magazine's celebration of its "Power 100" had a Motown vibe as Berry Gordy was honored with a lifetime achievement award and The Jacksons performed in his honor. The Jacksons paid tribute to the Motown founder at a gala event at Lincoln Center in New York City on Nov. 4. Watch the photos in our Facebook page. Gordy signed the brothers when they were known as the Jackson 5, led by pre-teen Michael Jackson. The event also honored those who made the list of power brokers in the black community, including President Barack Obama, Kerry Washington, "Fruitvale" actor Michael B. Jordan, Harry Belafonte and others. Nick Cannon is slated to host the event. Watch video 1 and video 2 of The Jacksons on OMG! Insider for footage from the concert, backstage and an interview.
Jermaine at Fairway Market in Red Hook November 6th
Jermaine will be at Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn (480-500 Van Brunt Street) on Wednesday, November 6, 2013, at 3 pm in support of Vita Water efforts to end the world’s water crisis. For every 31 bottles of this unadulterated spring water sold, one person is provided with clean water for 20 years by building wells in communities around the world where they are needed most. To date, 14 Vita Water wells have been built providing water for more than 14,000 people. The founder of the company, Shakira Niazi grew up in Afghanistan and earned her MBA in the United States. She will be with Jermaine at the Red Hook Fairway, where he will talk to fans about the company’s mission and sign autographs.
3T on a detour
Taj, Taryll and TJ are working hard on new music and on getting the ball rolling again for 3T. The guys will visit the UK in November, according to tweets from Taj and he also shared a new 3T picture! Check out 3t.com and get ready for their comeback!
Michael Jackson top-earning dead celebrity
Michael Jackson has been named the top-earning dead celebrity, according to research from Forbes. He is estimated to have earned $160 million (£99m) since October 2012. He is thought to have made most of his money from two Cirque du Soleil shows, as well as his shares in Sony's catalogue and his own music. It's the third time in the past five years that the top-earning celebrity in the world has been dead.
Jermaine intends to find the next big pop musical group in China
Jermaine intends to find the next big pop musical group in China! JJ5 TV show will be held in China (and not in Australia as previously reported). The JJ5 competition plans to launch in China with a primary sponsor in a national campaign tagged as “High Five” tied to the nationwide search for five talented artists for the new band modeled after the Jackson 5. The winning five individuals will participate in a sponsor funded commercial with Jermaine Jackson.
Austin featured in Vogue Italia October 2013 issue
Life With La Toya season 2 premieres on OWN in December
La Toya announced on Twitter that the second season of "Life With La Toya" premieres in OWN in December and "it's going to be soooo much fun!!! Such surprises!!!".
Re-issue of La Toya's album "You're Gonna Get Rocked"
On November 25, La Toya's 1988 album "You're Gonna Get Rocked!" is being reissued by Cherry Pop Records. The album includes R&B singles "Such A Wicked Love", "You Blew" and "You're Gonna Get Rocked!". Also included are the poptastic Stock Aitken Waterman produced "Just Say No", "(Ain't Nobody Loves You) Like I Do" and "(Tell Me) She Means Nothing To You At All". This remastered deluxe edition includes tons of bonus tracks like remixes and the previously unreleased track"Trouble". You can pre-order your copy now from Cherry Pop Records, Amazon UK and Amazon US.