Spike Lee’s Michael Jackson Block Party This Saturday

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This weekend, Lee will be honoring a musical legend with his annual Michael Jackson block party.

The free party, slated for Aug. 27, is dubbed “Brooklyn Loves Michael Jackson.” It will take place from noon to 6 p.m. on Stuyvesant Avenue between Lexington Avenue and Quincy Street, which is also known as “Do the Right Thing Way,” named after Lee’s iconic film.

This will be Lee’s sixth annual birthday party for the late King of Pop, and with each passing year, the celebration seems to gain more popularity.

This year’s gathering will be co-hosted by Lee and rapper and radio host Sway. DJ Spinna will be providing the tunes all day long, and he will surely play some of Jackson’s classics.

Anticipation for the party is already growing this week; many attendees are using the #BKLovesMJ hashtag on Twitter and Facebook.

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A spokesperson from Lee’s production company 40 Acres and Mule Filmworks could not be reached for comment by press time, but the company’s Facebook page assured its followers in a post that “DIS IZ GONNA BE EPIC.”

Jackson would be turning 58 on Monday, Aug. 29.

For more information on this weekend’s celebration, visit 40acres.com.

 

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Taylor Swift, Michael Jackson, Bon Jovi And Lady Gaga 2Fers On The New 102uesday

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It’s the New 102uesday presented by The Floor King on Ridge Rd in Brooklyn, NY! When you listen at work, we’ll feature New 102fers – 2 songs by the same artist!

 

Today we have…

Taylor Swift at 7:20 a.m.
Michael Jackson at 11:40 a.m.
Bon Jovi at 3:20 p.m.
Lady Gaga at 7:20 p.m.

Now it’s time for your to be the Music Boss… What other artists do you want to hear on the New 102uesday? Leave your answers below in the comments!

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