Micheal Jackson To Have A Street Named After Him In Detroit.

According to Complex, on Thursday officials announced that they would be honoring Jackson by naming a street after him.

Michael Jackson Avenue will be a renamed portion of Randolph Street in the city’s downtown theatre district.

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The city will be honoring Jackson with the street name to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Jackson 5 signing a record deal with Motown Records.

A spokesman for the city said, “The Jacksons were among the first groups of black American performers to attain crossover status and went on to release hit after hit after hit.”

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The official street renaming will take place on June 15th during Detroit Music Weekend, which will also be headlined by Tito, Jackie, Marlon and Jermaine Jackson.

 

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