It was also a hit for the late ‘King Of Pop’ Michael Jackson! Because he was credited as a co-writer on the smash single ‘King Kunta’. Kendrick quoted Jackson’s international chart-topper ‘Smooth Criminal’ in the third verse of ‘King Kunta’, screaming “Annie, are you okay? Annie, are you okay? “
In turn, Kendrick’s label thought those two lines were enough reason to attribute Jackson the co-writer credit. And thus, nearly 10 years after Michael Jackson’s death, he scored a massive hip-hop hit with Kendrick Lamar!
Who would’ve thought?!
Underneath, you can check out both both the ‘King of Pop’ and ‘King Kunta’!
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