Music Birthday: Malcom X

🔊🥳 Today, May 19, 1925, Malcom X was born El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz in Omaha, Nebraska. Michael Jackson sampled a portion of Malcolm X’s “By Any Means Necessary” speech in the ‘HIStory’ single. The song was released in 1997 as the final single to support Jackson’s ninth studio album “HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book 1.”

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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