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Leon Ware has passed away

February 24, 2017 • By

Leon Ware, most known by the fans for writing “I wanna Be Where You Are” recorded by Michael, has passed on February 23.

He worked also on Who’s Lookin’ For A Lover”, “If I Don’t Love You This Way”, “Christmas Won’t Be The Same” or “It’s Too Late To Change The Tome” from various Motown albums from The Jackson 5 and Michael Jackson.

Rest in Peace Leon Ware!

SOURCE: Rockol / AFH

Motown, News

Open Auditions held to find young Michael Jackson in Motown the Musical

February 24, 2017 • By

Could you play the young Michael Jackson…?

Producers of the West End production of Motown the Musical have announced that they are holding open auditions to find the role of young Michael Jackson alongside the adult cast of the musical at the Shaftesbury Theatre.

The show’s casting director Natalie Gallacher said: “Since we opened the show here in London we have had the pleasure of working with some great children. We are now looking for the next group of boys to join us at the Shaftesbury Theatre to play one of the most iconic roles in the music industry. If you are male, black or mixed race, aged 8 to 13 years old with an unbroken voice and you can to commute to London, then we would love to hear from you.”

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Interactive

Shadow Puppetry of Michael Jackson

February 23, 2017 • By
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Chemo patient goes viral with Michael Jackson moves

February 21, 2017 • By

“I don’t want people thinking, ‘I got cancer, I’m dead’ – (instead) ‘I got cancer, I’m bad.’ ”

Michael Lopez, 22, spent his early years in the small city of Long Branch, New Jersey. He grew up in a close-knit family before heading south to Orlando once the 9/11 terror attacks left his mother, Ana, jobless.

“We’ve always been very close,” Michael says of their relationship. “We grew up without a lot of money, but we made do.”

After graduating high school, Michael had plans to work toward a bachelor’s degree at the University of Central Florida.

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Collector, Collectors News

VIDEO: Hector and BAD25 Suitcase

February 20, 2017 • By