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VIDEO: Michael Jackson’s Family to Open Music School in Nigeria, Jackson Academy Performing Arts

Jermaine Jackson, the elder brother to deceased music icon Michael Jackson, was recently in Lagos, Nigeria for a Jazz festival. During the trip, he disclosed that the family is planning to build a music school, The Jackson Academy Performing Arts School in Lagos.

In addition, the family has plans to bring foreign music educators to teach music courses in the school that will include music, directing, film, lightening, producing, dancing etc.

Watch the clip below to hear Jermaine Jackson discuss even more plans for the academy.

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2 Comments

  1. Winston Balagare says:

    The remaining Jackson (nor their offspring) haven’t had a hit record in 30 years, and yet they want to tell Nigerians how to make music? SMDH.

  2. Winston Balagare says:

    And why is the reporter in the news story only referring to D’Banj, P Square, and Wizkid as popular Nigerian artists? Did I miss something? Are we still in 2011?

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