To celebrate what would be Michael’s 52nd birthday a tribute mixtape will be issued. DJ-producer J. Period joins forces with director Spike Lee and 40Acres.com to release a free limited edition mixtape ‘Man or the Music’ (40 Acres Edition), which is a eighty minute collection of Michael classics, rare demo tracks, remixes, and behind-the-scenes interview clips. The mixtape coincides with Spike Lee’s 2nd Annual ‘Brooklyn Loves MJ’ celebration in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.
“It is a tremendous honor to join a storyteller like Spike Lee in celebrating the legacy of Michael Jackson’s music with an exclusive mixtape for this incredible event,” stated J. Period.
“Crafting the tape was a labor of love and a learning experience. Digging through hours of interview material and music, I have definitely gained a new respect for Michael’s life and legacy, and I’m excited to share that with my fans and over 25,000 fellow MJ fans in attendance on Sunday!”
The mixtape offers tracks including the demos for ‘Billie Jean’, ‘Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough’, ‘P.Y.T.’ and ‘Workin’ Day and Night’, as well as remixes of ‘Rock With You’ and the Jackson 5’s ‘It’s Great to Be Here’.