Finally, the IRS matter close, and the Michael Jackson Estate can soon go out of the probate court rules after nearly 12 years. In the dispute between the Michael Jackson Estate and IRS, nobody won the judgment case (although the media and some fans saw it as a win-lose battle). The executors of the Michael… Continue reading FOR THE RECORDS: THE MICHAEL JACKSON ESTATE VS. IRS TRIAL SUMMARY
Sony has re-branded its now huge publishing catalog with the original name, after giving it up 26 years ago, since the company established in 1995 a joint venture with Michael Jackson. That merger brought together Sony Music Publishing, an average catalog at that time, with the prestigious Jackson’s ATV that owned the Northern Songs catalog,… Continue reading NO MORE ATV: ANOTHER CHAPTER OF MICHAEL JACKSON LEGACY CLOSES
When Michael Jackson appeared at the National Action Network in Harlem with Al Sharpton’s, he was trying to let people know how the music industry was hopelessly corrupt. He blamed them, described the recording industry as racist, and denounced the injustice against artists, dead and alive. At that time, it was not just Michael Jackson… Continue reading WHEN MJ SPOKE HIS MIND AT THE NATIONAL ACTION NETWORK
Michael Jackson's dispute with Sony Music started long before the "Invincible" production. That had only been the tip of the iceberg.