Obtain into legend this the interview that retains on giving and giving and giving: We don’t select on to toot our contain horn, but Quincy Jones’s narrative chat with Vulture earlier this month is stuffed with correct about every sort of gossip under the sun, between Marlon Brando and Richard Pryor’s alleged sexual ancient previous, to who killed JFK, to Ivanka Trump’s boyfriends. Jones has already taken some heat from of us to dispel a few of his wild remarks, and now he’s additionally receiving the wrath of Michael Jackson’s father, Joe Jackson, who didn’t cherish Jones calling his son a track thief.
“I despise to acquire into this publicly, but Michael stole different stuff. He stole different songs,” Jones previously rapid us. “[Donna Summer’s] ‘Relate of Independence’ and ‘Billie Jean.’ The notes don’t lie, man. He became as Machiavellian as they advance. Greedy, man. Greedy.” Jackson, as he no longer too long ago outlined to Page Six in response, believes Jones would teach this as he’s “relatively jealous of Michael because he’s by no system worked with any individual with all of that talent.”
If the songs are indeed identical, Jackson additionally reckons, then it’s attributable to Jones’s contain fault as a producer: “He says my son stole it, but he became the producer on both [‘Billie Jean’ and ‘State of Independence’], so if any one is corrupt it would be Quincy.” Listen below for yourselves.