Los Angeles, California (Wednesday, August 1, 2012) -- Katherine Jackson, Matriarch of the famed Jackson musical Family, and the Honorable Karen Freeman-Wilson; Mayor of Gary, Indiana, today announced Goin’ Back to Indiana: Can You Feel It four days of events from August 29 through September 1, 2012 remembering the city’s most famous native son; Michael Jackson. For more information visit: www.facebook.com/jacksonstreet2012.
TJ has been named the temporary guardian of Michael's children. A California judge today also ordered the children not to leave California. The judge suspended Katherine Jackson as guardian of Paris Michael, Prince Michael and Blanket at a hearing, saying she is being prevented from acting as a guardian by acts of a third party.
Austin's "Menage a trois" music video is now playing on the California Music Channel, Centric TV, MTVU and Music Choice. Make sure to check your local listings for the channel nearest to you.
“Menage a Trois is featured on MTV U’s show “The Freshman.” The show highlights new cool music - both on-air and online, and fans have the chance to vote for the music video! To vote for Austin Brown, visit http://freshmen.mtvu.com. Fans will have the opportunity to vote until Friday August 3rd.
Princeton Gates is a new TV drama series and its Facebook and Twitter page reveal that Randy Jackson Jr is starring in it along side Bobbie DeBarge and Jordan DeBarge. They are shooting a pilot for the series this week and networks are already interested. Randy Jackson Jr will have on eof the leading roles so when if the series gets picked up on a network. So be sure to show your support to Randy Jr and the Princeton Gates!
Join and support the Come Alive Campaign to encourage dreaming. The goal of the Dreamathon is to get as many people as possible to take a picture of their dream on a sheet of paper and share it on social media (tweet it and/or post to Facebook, Tumblr, etc.). Yashi kicks off the campaign with her first Dream on paper. She will also be doing a spoken word performance at the Come Alive Tour in Los Angeles on August 14. The event also support People of Poetry which is co-founded by Yashi. When tweeting your picture please use the hastag #comealivetour.
Jackson Family members have demanded the executors of Michael's estate to resign effective immediately. In a scathing letter, signed by Janet, Rebbie, Tito, Randy and Jermaine, the family maintains that executors John Branca and John McClain faked the King of Pop’s last Will and Testament prior to his untimely death on June 25, 2009. “At the time we couldn’t possibly fathom what is so obvious to us now: that the Will, without question, it’s Fake, Flawed and Fraudulent,” states the legal letter.
Joseph Jackson arrived in Tokyo, Japan together with Michael’s former manager Dieter Wiesner. On display were exclusive excepts of a never before seen exhibition of pictures, videos, artwork and multimedia of Michael Jackson. Joseph and Mr. Wiesner accorded the Japanese media several interviews and previewed a glimpse of an exclusive exhibit that is to be launched later next year. check out some photos at the official website of Joseph Jackson.
New York, NY – It was announced today that Academy Award nominated filmmaker Spike Lee, in conjunction with the Estate of Michael Jackson and Sony Music, is in the final stages of post production of a Michael Jackson documentary focusing on Michael’s landmark BAD album and worldwide tour. The project marks the first ever in-depth, behind the scenes film project to chronicle a Michael Jackson album, and is being filmed amid the 25th anniversary celebration of the iconic album, record-breaking world tour and groundbreaking short films that changed music history. The documentary features over 40 interviews conducted personally by Spike Lee with Michael’s confidants, choreographers, musicians and other collaborators who collectively unveil the real story of this “coming of age” project through their vivid recollections of what it was like to work day in and day out and live this project with Michael. BAD’s lasting influence is captured through interviews with some of today’s top artists, including Kanye West, Mariah Carey, Cee Lo Green and Sheryl Crow, who was a back-up singer on the BAD tour.