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    I've been listening to MJ recently (King) and thought about his appearance.

    Not the best to put him in a box, but how do you view his colour?

    As the song says, Black or White?

    Obviously he looks white skinned now, but how do you view him?
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    I still view him as whilte with black hair.

    Err, the point being? ^o)

    That song's a classic though! :yy:
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    Surely as the big man himself said, "It doesn't matter if you're black or white".
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    (Original post by Nutter)
    I still view him as whilte with black hair.

    Err, the point being? ^o)

    That song's a classic though! :yy:
    point being: it's something to discuss. We can do that here, no?

    The voting so far shows a bit of difference.

    He is quite a rare case, in more ways than his skin change. Just imagine if you could change your skin colour.

    Whilte? What colour is that?
    "Don't matter if you're black or whilte"
    Not quite as catchy as the original lyrics ;-)
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    black.. his music has more influence of black styles

    i respect the guy for his music (Well up until and including the dangerous album) so i'll judge on this.
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    My personal verdict: just plain s**t.
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    He is black.

    Music wise, he doesnt sound white at all...
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    How would someone sound white? (say it without insulting)

    If you go back to the album cover - Bad. He certainly shows a very light shade. The cover of Dangerous gets even more so. Quite the change from Thriller album cover. Bad was released in 1987.

    For all those who are not keen on his music, can you at least appreciate some of the good stuff he's done? You done have to like something to appreciate it. Like the single - Thriller. Magic!
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    I view him as black when I think of him I imagine him as a child.
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    (Original post by NikolaiJ)
    Surely as the big man himself said, "It doesn't matter if you're black or white".
    He's just a bit of a hypocrite surely?
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    (Original post by Choccielatte)
    He's just a bit of a hypocrite surely?
    No, No, No. Didn't you hear it was a medical condition?
    :p:
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    You can be my baby
    it don't matter if youurr blackk or whitte

    *dances in a white shirt... on a mountain*
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    it's hard knowing that he is white now, but he does sound black when he sings.
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    (Original post by FoundersKeepers)
    How would someone sound white? (say it without insulting)
    It's very hard to explain, but it is always possible to tell if a black person is singing, or maybe it's just cause i have training in teaching singing. Black people often sound constants diffrently in my experience and use harder tones amongst many other things... if anyone wants me 2 elaborate i will be happy to, but probably better by PM incase it is seen as racist (which in a way i spose it is as you're defining peoples singing by race)

    Esp noticable in women... black women often have much harder voices


    of course this is by no means an absolute
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    How do I view Michael Jackson a complete freak
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    (Original post by ManBearPig)
    How do I view Michael Jackson a complete freak
    I give in, How do you view Michael Jackson a complete freak?

    Haven't heard that one before.
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    (Original post by FoundersKeepers)
    I give in, How do you view Michael Jackson a complete freak?

    Haven't heard that one before.
    Sadly, I have heard it lots.
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    (Original post by FoundersKeepers)
    No, No, No. Didn't you hear it was a medical condition?
    :p:
    There IS a medical condition that causes brown peopel to have white patches of skin - maybe he thought he would be better off just going all out.
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    (Original post by jojo72)
    Sadly, I have heard it lots.
    So what's the punchline?
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    (Original post by FoundersKeepers)
    So what's the punchline?
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    They were not jokes - just sad people calling him a freak!

    I am biased tho because I lvoed his music as a kid so I will always be interested in hearing what he puts out in music.
 
 
 
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