In two weeks time, Michael Jackson‘s second posthumous album, ‘Xscape,’ is set to debut to much fanfare. Today we’ve learned of which special guests have been drafted in to take the LP to new heights!
After the jump, find out who’s lucky enough to snag a spot on the Epic Records set…
According to Page Six, Justin Timberlake, Mary J. Blige, Questlove and D’Angelo have all landed coveted spots on the album set for release on May 13th.
The project’s lead single, “Love Never Felt So Good,” is scheduled to be released later today (Thursday).
As the buzz continues to grow around the project, even more details are emerging about the source of the music. “Michael Jackson didn’t trust anyone with his music,” said Aaron Reid (L.A. Reid and Pebble’s son) who co A&R’ed on the project. “He stopped finishing songs. He had a whole bunch of material stored away.”
As Reid explains, Jackson left lots of unfinished verses, hooks and such—all of which he felt weren’t good enough to release. An all-star cast of hitmakers put together the bits and pieces into eight songs, including Rodney Jerkins and Timbaland.
Are you excited to hear the new music? Or is his Estate cashing in on his popularity?