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    Default Re: Is MJ a Socially Aware Black Artist to You or Not Really?

    Is Michael socially aware? lol! yes he was, much of his catologue is about social awareness. I don't know one musical artist that dedicated as much work to social awareness.
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    The user talking about social awareness the black community not the other communities. though, he did both. yes. he was very aware. BUT he also loved and cared about everyone. his message was peace on earth.



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    You know looking back Michael did a lot of social awareness not only his own culture but others cultures as well. i wish more current artists today would do the samething. i mean there are artists that talk about it but they talk about only one or two times and never talk about it again then those one or two times but Michael talk about it more then any other artists.

    bless him.



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    i mean there are artists that talk about it but they talk about only one or two times and never talk about it again then those one or two times but Michael talk about it more then any other artists.
    Maybe they don't want to get the Bono (U2) "preaching" criticisms. Also with the current "cancel culture" generation, some performers don't want to lose fans by talking about things outside of their music/movies. People will drop performers today for any little thing. "We don't like what Brie Larson said about men, so let's give Captain Marvel negative reviews, even though we've never seen the movie". "I don't support Tom Cruise movies because he is into Scientology"

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    Michael was brave. maybe times are somewhat different now but his message in his music hasn't change at all. maybe that's why they kill him because he was powerful and brought a lot light and love into this world. because of him people had something smile for and look up to and hope for.

    i like mike said smile and maybe tomorrow you will happy. if i said the quote right. L.O.V.E was his message. bless him i don't think we will never have another person like him again.



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    The good people always go so fast. i miss the old days. i miss Michael.



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    Michael was brave. maybe times are somewhat different now but his message in his music hasn't change at all. maybe that's why they kill him because he was powerful and brought a lot light and love into this world. because of him people had something smile for and look up to and hope for.
    Wouldn't they get performers that have songs with a more protest or militant message such Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, Ice Cube, The Clash, X Clan, etc. Same for movie director Spike Lee with movies like Do The Right Thing, Malcolm X, BlacKkKlansman, etc. Also gospel music has positive messages.

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    Wouldn't they get performers that have songs with a more protest or militant message such Rage Against The Machine, Public Enemy, Ice Cube, The Clash, X Clan, etc. Same for movie director Spike Lee with movies like Do The Right Thing, Malcolm X, BlacKkKlansman, etc. Also gospel music has positive messages.
    No. Because all these performers were not and are not nearly as popular and global like the King Of Pop was and still is. He met world leaders, had the Heal the World Foundation and truly everyone in the world knew Michael Jackson's message. No one has had Michael's reach. I would also add that the others you listed are still regular dudes, whereas Michael Jackson was different. He lived what he preached, too.
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    No. Because all these performers were not and are not nearly as popular and global like the King Of Pop was and still is. He met world leaders, had the Heal the World Foundation and truly everyone in the world knew Michael Jackson's message. No one has had Michael's reach. I would also add that the others you listed are still regular dudes, whereas Michael Jackson was different. He lived what he preached, too.
    How about the Pope? There's lots of Catholics in the world. Maybe Jesus Christ over the Pope. People have followed Jesus (and Buddha) for many centuries. Anyway, I think Mike's situation is more the ATV catalog more than whatever his message was.

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    I find it funny when people claimed to be MJ fans but don't follow his message. his message wasn't a bad message and that everyone can do. he basically was trying to save us. that this point race doesn't matter. our lives and our earth matters. i'm african- american and i still care about others. so just because my life isn't perfect doesn't mean shouldn't care about others?

    bless Michael and his family to keep things like heal the world and donating to charities.



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    Default Re: Is MJ a Socially Aware Black Artist to You or Not Really?

    Absolutely. Of course Michael Jackson was a socially aware black artist.
    Just because he transcended racial barriers doesn't mean he forgot about where he came from or who he is

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    Default Re: Is MJ a Socially Aware Black Artist to You or Not Really?

    I think so yes. Many of the songs he wrote is clearly a shout out to society about injustice etc.

    You Were There - of course it's a tribute song, but it shows MJ is aware of the racism black people had to deal with.
    TDCAU - not only black people of course, but also.

    Many of his speaches.
    https://www.youtube.com/user/Ahess/videos - me dancing MJ - many years ago.

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