The King of Pop’s first posthumous music video debuted today which features Akon and several fans. It even includes his fans and serves as a tribute insipired video. There is one man in the video without a hand.
“Hold My Hand” is the first from the 10-song posthumous CD, “Michael,” set to drop December 14.
I blogged about this song last month. It has been heavily criticized since it is a duet spectators and MJ fans have argued there wasn’t enough MJ vocals. They also feel as though it isn’t put together properly.
According to MJ’s website:
The “Hold My Hand” video will premiere on BET at 9:30pm on Thursday as part of a 30-minute Michael Jackson special. The video will also be aired on MTV, VH1 and FUSE.
Pellington shot “Hold My Hand” in California with a diverse array of real Michael Jackson fans as its cast. In the video, Pellington tells the story of the song through a collage of images of both Michael and Akon as well as people representing Michael’s legacy, shining a light on the aura left behind by King of Pop. As he describes, “The video is a tribute to all that Michael stands for — life, in all its permutations…love, and its power…. A video of memory, healing and joy.”
What do you think about this video after watching it? Do you think MJ WOULD BE HAPPY OR UPSET ABOUT THIS VIDEO, SONG AND ALBUM?
WATCH AS AKON SPEAKS ON MEETING MJ FOR THE FIRST TIME: