Spike Lee Throws Jackson Birthday Bash In Brooklyn

Spike Lee grooves at a block party in celebration of late singer Michael Jackson's birthday in Brooklyn, New York, on AUgust 29, 2009 Spike Lee grooves at a block party in celebration of late singer Michael Jackson's birthday in Brooklyn, New York, on AUgust 29, 2009

Filmmaker Spike Lee is throwing Michael Jackson a birthday party.

The party will be held in a Brooklyn park Saturday on what would have been the 51st birthday of the late pop star.

Organizers say the party will go on despite heavy rain and possible thunderstorms.

They expect thousands to gather on a 15-acre lawn in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park. The party officially begins at noon and ends at 5 p.m.

In 1996, Lee directed two music videos for Jackson’s song, “They Don’t Care About Us.”

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