Q-Tip Presents: ''Long Live the King! A Birthday Celebration for Michael Jackson
On Saturday, August 29, 2009 - what would have been Michael Jackson's 51st birthday - Grammy award-winning, hip-hop icon Q-Tip presents "Long Live the King! A Birthday Celebration for Michael Jackson" at the NOKIA Theatre Times Square. Q-Tip will be joined in the DJ booth by special invited guests Grammy award-winning producer/artist Mark Ronson and the legendary DJ Spinna.
"Michael Jackson was a huge influence on my music and was an inspiration to me and so many others. I want to bring people together to celebrate the man, his music and his legacy that will undoubtedly live on forever!" states Q-Tip.
The event will honor the King of Pop and celebrate his influence on generations of artists and fans across the globe. Attendees will dance the night away to never-before-heard remixes of Michael Jackson's hits, as well as rare video footage from the Motown and Sony vaults.
Q-Tip's DJ skills, currently showcased at his party Open at Santos, have garnered a strong, diverse following. As Diddy told MTV earlier this year, "The hottest DJ in the game right now is Q-Tip. That right there is a DJ playing, taking you on a mind-traveling experience."