Prince Vs Michael Jackson: The Day He Tried To Kill The King Of Pop

Prince Vs Michael Jackson: The Day He Tried To Kill The King Of Pop

When interviewed by GQ magazine, producer Quincy Jones admitted that the singer Prince had tried to kill Michael Jackson during a concert in 1983. An amazing revelation about these two singers, at the height of their careers in the 1980s. Check out the video to find out more!

Shocking revelations. When interviewed by GQ, the famous producer Quincy Jones admitted that the singer Prince almost killed Michael Jackson. At the time, it was well known that the two artists were jealous of each other.

At the height of their careers

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In the 1980s, two American stars were at the top of their careers, Prince and Michael Jackson. But huge popularity also means excessive jealousy. In an exclusive interview for GQ magazine, producer Quincy Jones made an amazing revelation. During a James Brown concert on 20th August, 1983, Michael Jackson joined the artist on stage to share an exceptional moment of music. ‘After a delay, Prince went on stage, took out his guitar, played a little, then took off his shirt. He fooled around with the microphone, (...) he almost fell into the audience while trying to lower a huge light,’ recalls Quincy Jones.

It could have ended badly

Prince wanted his performance to be quickly forgotten. He ‘told Michael that he would kill him if he showed the footage to anyone. (...) He waited in his limousine to try to run him, his sister La Toya and his mother over. Michael told me that that was his intention,’ says the producer. But apparently, according to Quincy Jones, Prince had a good reason to be angry with Michael Jackson, since Michael had suggested that James Brown bring Prince on stage after his performance: ‘I challenge him to top me,’ he said to the singer. A humiliation that the Purple Rain singer did not really appreciate.

Check out the video to find out more! 

Rob Mitchell
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