Peas Star Will.i.am Brought Prince And Jackson Together

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Black Eyed Peas star will.i.am has revealed he achieved the near-impossible - he brought pop superstar rivals Michael Jackson and Prince together backstage at a show in Las Vegas.
Details of the 2008 summit meeting have remained top secret - until now.
In the upcoming issue of Rolling Stone, the I Gotta Feeling hitmaker admits he arranged for his pals to meet up in the hope they could finally put a misunderstanding at a 1983 James Brown concert behind them.
The singer/songwriter explains Prince was performing in Sin City and asked will.i.am to join him onstage. The Black Eyed Peas star jumped at the chance and asked if he could bring his friend Michael.
will.i.am recalls, "I told Quincy (Jones), and he was like, 'I can't believe you got Mike to go there'.
"Prince and Michael Jackson? Come on, dude. That's connecting worlds."


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Well, if he did bring Michael on the stage with the Artist Formally Known as Prince (T.A.F.K.A.P.) it was a rare moment indeed! Michaal and T.A.F.K.A.P. both have lots of talent, but Michael's work continued to grow outside the box and T.A.F.K.A.P. worked inside the box (funk/style). Michael continually reached people of all races, cultures, and ages... T.A.F.K.A.P. could'nt - that is the difference between them. When Michael was organizing for the We Are The World concert in 1989 - EGO got in between the two talents. We all know the outcome...Michael is the first and the last. R.I.P.
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Let's get JUSTICE done....let everyone go and seek MICHAEL JACKSON TRUTH and educate yourselves....MICHAEL JACKSON deserves the support of all his fans..........
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will.i.am is very creative and is great alliance builder I can tell... Michael and Prince together oh..to a fly on the wall. Love Ya! R.I.P Michael.... you got this!
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This is CERTAINLY newsworthy! RIP Michael Joseph Jackson...we miss you immeasureably. :(
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Finally some worthy news!Wow, I wish I could have seen this. I did however see the 1983 James Brown concert footage when they fell out that this article is talking about on youtube.
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MysticalOne.....I couldn't have said it better myself. You are speaking TRUTH!
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