We are in shock. The King of Pop and father of three has passed away.
The 50-year-old singer was rushed to an LA hospital this afternoon after having what was a reported heart attack. An LAFD spokesperson says he was not breathing when they arrived at the home.
The seventh child of the Jackson family, a baby-faced 11-year-old Michael debuted on as a member of legendary Jackson 5. After touring the world with his brothers, he broke out on his own in 1971. Five of his solo studio albums have become some of the world's best-selling records: Off the Wall (1979), Thriller (1982), Bad (1987), Dangerous (1991) and HIStory (1995).