Soul singer Beverley Knight has praised Michael for helping black artists everywhere. “Everyone loved Michael,” the singer told PRS For Music magazine.
“What he did for black artists specifically was get us on the bloody television! Before him you never saw us. He was the first black artist that truly crossed over and transcended race.”
Source: Mirror & MJWN
In a recent interview with Matt Allen on the Kerrang web site, Allen asks legendary guitarist Slash, how he got to work with Michael on his ‘Dangerous’ album.