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Michael Jackson Impact

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When America first met Jackson, he was a charming, likeable young teen that had a solid voice playing with his music family group called the Jackson 5. The flow of his music had: pop, rock, disco and jazz; Jackson tone had all of that. He began his solo career in which he became one of the most dominate figure in the music industry. The released of Thriller was the six album that had the world thrilled since this type of genre was never seen before. Every month 1 million of copies were sold. A mixture of tones, and fashion outfitted his dancing moves. Michael Jackson a singer and songwriter referred by his fans the “King of Pop” or by his initials “MJ” had a much bigger vision not only to rejuvenate music but to change people’s life throughout his talent and dedication he had towards his music. Jackson helped brake barriers being the first African American to ever appear in the MTV. The album Thriller changed the dynamic of the world in how we appreciate music. This mix of tones was much likeable to dance than any artist at the time. Michael Jackson with his album released Thriller in 1983 conquered the pop culture in how we listen music in today society. Michael Jackson made music video a viable art form instead of an advertising stunt, putting in special effects, themes, dance routines, and cameo appearances in to them. Although earlier the videos were viewed in most cases as a way to generate “buzz”, the music videos of Michael Jackson were like a magnate that you couldn’t separate the song from the images of thriller.
According to Rolling Stone Music, “The video cost half-a-million dollars at the time, it was the most expensive video ever made. But CBS Records wouldn't pay for a third video from Thriller, and MTV had a policy ...

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...the World” and “They don’t Care about Us” talks about making it a better place for you and for me and the entire human race. All of his albums had a great significance that talks about getting together without discriminating an individual of their background. According to the book Moon walk by Michael Jackson “I’ve always wanted to be able to tell stories, you know, stories that came from my soul. I'd like to sit by a fire and tell people stories – make them see pictures, make them cry and laugh, take them anywhere emotionally with something as deceptively simple as words. I'd like to tell tales to move their souls and transform them. I've always wanted to be able to do that. Imagine how the great writers must feel, knowing they have that power. I sometimes feel I could do it.” In conclusion Michael Jackson had a major impact with his talent and passion tower music.
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