Sunday, June 28, 2009

Minister Xingwana pays tribute to Michael Jackson

By Yamkela Xhaso
28 June

Minister of Arts and Culture Lulu Xingwana has paid tribute to the late pop icon Michael Jackson.

Xingwana told reporters that Jackson will be remembered for using his art to transform the world and unify people. She added that his music also succeeded in providing social commentary to the world we live in.

The Minister said that Jackson’s message held a special appeal to South Africans because Jackson sang out against racism and emphasised peace and harmony.

It is reported that Xingwana hailed Jackson as a great artist who was a composer, song-writer, singer, choreographer and all-round entertainer


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