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The Cameroonian rhythm that set the world on fire

How Manu Dibango’s hit became the most sampled African song in history

I just can’t stop lovin’ you

Michael Jackson’s fans worshipped him even after his death — until Leaving Neverland. Bongani Madondo writes about dealing with a fallen god

Doccies don’t lie. Or do they?

In Leaving Neverland two men make allegations refuted by the family of a dead man unable to defend himself

US prosecution builds ‘serial predator’ case against Cosby

The now frail 80-year-old could spend the rest of his life behind bars if convicted at his retrial for drugging and molesting Andrea Constand.

Posthumous Michael Jackson album due in May

A new Michael Jackson album has been named "XSCAPE" and will be released five years after the star's death, says a record label.

Quincy Jones sues Michael Jackson estate over royalties

Music producer Quincy Jones is suing for millions of dollars in royalties he says were generated from some of Michael Jackson's biggest hits.

Tax disputes plague Michael Jackson estate

The estate of music legend Michael Jackson has been fighting the US Internal Revenue Service over taxes and penalties levied on the star's assets.

Doctors ‘competed’ to treat Michael Jackson, claims ex-wife

Various doctors were "competing" to treat Michael Jackson, each offering even-stronger painkillers before his death, claims the star's ex-wife.

Michael Jackson’s teen daughter Paris attempts suicide

Paris Jackson, the 15-year-old daughter of the late Michael Jackson, has been rushed to a Los Angeles hospital after an apparent suicide attempt.

Paramedic: Michael Jackson looked emaciated when he died

The first paramedic on scene at Michael Jackson's home the day he died said the singer looked emaciated, like someone at the end of a chronic illness.

Jury in Michael Jackson trial hears promoter ignored ‘red flags’

Attorneys for Katherine Jackson have outlined the case in opening statements accusing concert promoter AEG of contributing to the singer's death.

Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray files appeal

Michael Jackson's jailed former doctor has filed an appeal against his conviction for involuntary manslaughter over the star's 2009 death.

Michael Jackson’s family seeking billions in wrongful death lawsuit

Michael Jackson's family is suing concert promoter, Anschutz Entertainment Group for his death in 2009.

Promoters voiced Jackson doubts before death

The promoters of Michael Jackson's ill-fated 2009 comeback concert series feared he was unstable, with one describing him as a "mess".

Nephew appointed co-guardian of Michael Jackson’s children

A judge has appointed Michael Jackson's nephew to share guardianship of the singer's children, despite a last-minute challenge by other relatives.

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