New York, NY – Like so many others, Pete Rock observed the uproar surrounding the late Michael Jackson after HBO aired the Leaving Neverland documentary earlier this month. The two-part sequence revolves round Wade Robson and James Safechuck who allege the King of Pop sexually abused them as youngsters.
As a outcome, radio stations worldwide banned Jackson’s music, The Simpsons‘ creators axed a traditional episode that includes the pop legend and Drake reportedly pulled the music “Don’t Matter To Me” that includes Jackson’s vocals from his present setlist.
Rock took his ideas to Instagram the place he posted a regal wanting photograph of Jackson and insisted he wasn’t responsible.
“A True King!!” he wrote within the caption. “Owned all dat music made you the king of the music trade. They mad at you! Your harmless however even in loss of life they wont depart you alone. The Greatest artist/musician on this planet. The King Michael Jackson RIP.”
The Leaving Neverland documentary continues the age-old debate of “can the artwork be separated from the artist?”
In the case of R. Kelly, it seems it’s changing into more and more troublesome to easily ignore their previous habits. Following Lifetime’s Surviving R. Kelly documentary, the #MuteRKelly motion was reignited and a outcome, his music will not be solely being pulled from the airwaves, whole cities don’t need Kelly to ever step foot on their soil once more.
Kelly has since been indicted on 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse.