Twenty-five years later, the political message and musical innovation on Rhythm Nation 1814 is more significant than ever, though less appreciated than it should be.
The stories behind the tracks that will finally see the light of day for the album's 25th-anniversary rerelease
The story of how the album, which just turned 25, was forged by the "Wacko Jacko" backlash against the pop star
Revisiting the ballad on the third anniversary of the King of Pop's death
The demo of "Don't Be Messin' 'Round" is among dozens of unreleased tracks from the 'Bad' sessions.
The strange story behind the global hit, which was released a decade and a half ago today
His influence today proves his greatness, but Jackson's art still doesn't get the full respect it deserves.