It's quite possible that the world will never see another musician, another performer ... another phenomenon like Michael Joseph Jackson. In the 1980s, three words were applied to him that both lauded his life and bracketed him in inescapable scrutiny: "king of pop." Let's just hit the statistics, to get warmed up.
For more, check out the entire article, originally posted on Komplicated.
Also, for a special mix of Michael Jackson's music, put together in part by Spike Lee, along with literally dozens more free MP3s, please check Komplicated's #musicmonday coverage.