Yesterday marked 14 years since popular musician Michael Jackson passed away and fans across the world have taken to social media to celebrate the musician.
Using the hashtag ’14YearsWithoutMichaelJackson’ the fans have written about the deceased musician’s influence on their lives. They have expressed how Michael Jackson’s music has stayed relevant even more than a decade after his death.
Michael Jackson died on June 25, 2009, in Los Angeles, California due to a drug overdose. The popular musician was known for his electrifying performances and readable music. His music had messages that spoke to societal issues such as racism and police brutality.
The ‘Thriller’ hitmaker died at the age of 50 when he was said to be at the peak of his musical career even being nicknamed The King of Pop. His career did not, however, lack controversy but the impact he made on the music industry has been at the forefront of what fans remember on his 24-year death anniversary. He faced allegations of assault against children in his Neverland property back in 2003.
Michael Jackson will forever remain a legend that inspired generations with his music and dance moves. He may not be here anymore, but his legacy lives on.@RN5670168697512
I don’t remember much about this year other than it was the first full year being in NC, but I will always remember the events leading to this news and after the fact.@g0ldenlife_
Michael Jackson has always been an inspiration, a wonder on stage and his music will last forever on he is so missed@NellyBelle3379
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The pop star still remains with a legacy that transcends generations with music that will always speak to societal issues.