Write 5 pages thesis on the topic pop culture across cultures. Michael was popular because of his music and dance styles. Being a pop artist, Michael Jackson changed pop music in a massive way. He began singing at a time when pop music was little known and the fact that he was black made it even difficult to penetrate the industry. As matter of fact, Michael used a little known MTV music channel to release his music and thereby also enhancing the fame of the channel (Michael Jackson). Michael somehow managed to stay afloat, he not only forced pop music into the limelight but he made the mainstream media acknowledge that even a black young man singing a not very popular music genre can be heard and become a star (Michael Jackson). The thing that makes him so famous is that he broke down obstacles and in so doing opened ways for many people, especially the black generation (Michael Jackson).
In addition to this success was the Guinness world record which named Michael the greatest singer of all time. One of his albums thrillers was also named best selling album, of all time. Furthermore, Michael had been a heartthrob since he was young while singing with his brother in their family band the five alive than the Jackson five (Pratt,5). He was the most loved of the group because he was young and very talented.
Michael Jackson, the person has crossed cultures because of so many reasons. First, he has dancing moves that people find quite fascinating like the moonwalk style (Pratt, 62). Secondly, the kind of songs he sings has made him popular among different cultures even rigid cultures like the Asian continent. Michael sings about the environment in a way that touches hearts and people are compelled to conserve the environment which is a key issue today (Firpo). Lastly, Michael is popular among cultures because many people saw him as a role model, a young black man making it in the United States of America. .