Rhian Benson shared her thoughts on the death of Michael Jackson on her MySpace blog (@rhianbensonsite) on Friday (June 26). Benson writes:
Just wanted to say I’m feeling the heaviness today, the weight of the reality that MJ is no longer a part of our musical present.
I’ve seen all the montages and heard all the testimonies attempting to describe his musical contributions but it’s all just noise to me. I have always felt MJ in every inspired work of music, dance and video I have encountered because he is and always will be THE benchmark for artistic excellence. He dedicated his life to pushing hidden boundaries, making history and laying new paths while we were busy getting down to his constant flow of jams.