It was five years ago when the King of Pop suffered an untimely death, but it seems like his legacy is stronger than ever with the 2014 release of Xscape, Michael Jackson's second posthumous album. The album, originally recorded in 1991 with L.A. Reid and Babyface during the Dangerous sessions, maintained MJ’s vocals while incorporating modern pop sounds by way of super producers Rodney Jerkins andTimbaland. It received many rave reviews, was compared to the likes of Thriller, and has so far sold 309,000 copies since its May 13 release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
In rememberance of MJ's legacy, we take a look at the best posthumous albums of all time. — Intro by Dominique Zonyeé, reporting by Alex Gale