Fine Rides with Michael Jackson

Screen Shot 2013-11-18 at 4.57.43 AM Many in the music industry have proclaimed that it is Michael Jackson who inspired their own careers as well as many dancers. Perhaps, a little less known is the inspiration he gives to people outside the entertainment industry like basketball players. In the Huffington Post article, updated 5/25/11- regarding the famous player,  Kobe Bryant-Michel Jackson Was My Mentor Bryant– Kobe is quoted :

” We would always talk about how he prepared to make his music, how he prepared for concerts. He would teach me what he did: How to make a ‘Thriller’ album, a ‘Bad’ album, all the details that went into it. It was all the validation that I needed – to know that I had to focus on my craft and never waver. Because what he did – and how he did it – was psychotic. He helped me get to a level where I was able to win three titles playing with Shaq because of my preparation, my study. And it’s only all grown. That’s the mentality that I have – it’s not an athletic one. It’s not from [Michael] Jordan. It’s not from other athletes. It’s from Michael Jackson.”

Recently, F1  race care driver,  Lewis Hamilton thrilled Michael Jackson fans by tweeting on November 14th:

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Two other views of this tribute helmet to Michael Jackson –

two shots helmet

This inspired us to search for other tributes to Michael in regards to any type of automobile. Over the years many types of vehicles have also been adorned with images of Michael Jackson Tudo Em Teu Nome Michael Jackson blogspot is a worthy site to visit to view some inspiring images of Michael – While perusing a few of the images from that blog, please have a listen to Michael Jackson and Rodney Jerkin’s  “Ride With Me” – – it seemed most appropriate for this topic.

Hauling with MJ

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Thriller on the RoadScreen Shot 2013-11-18 at 5.00.49 AM

Bad Van
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Michael Jackson is DangerousScreen Shot 2013-11-18 at 5.00.13 AM

Ebony  TributeScreen Shot 2013-11-18 at 4.59.48 AM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jackson Five remembered
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Electric Blue- One of MJ’s favorite colors.Screen Shot 2013-11-18 at 4.58.56 AM

Tribute to Michael Jackson’s Number Ones
Screen Shot 2013-11-18 at 4.59.13 AMSources:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/11/23/kobe-bryant-michael-jacks_n_787780.html

http://tudoemteunome.blogspot.com/2013/11/michael-jackson-sobre-rodas.html

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One Response to Fine Rides with Michael Jackson

  1. LOVE these! Wish I could afford to remake my car to reflect my love for Michael. My license plate will have to do for now: LUV MJ (and a heart)

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