2/28/23 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Michael Jackson – They Don’t Care About Us (Prison Version)

They Don’t Care About Us is by Pop artist Michael Jackson, released in April 16, 1996 as the fifth single from his ninth album,HIStory: Past, Present and Future,Book I. Its a protest song and remains one of the most controversial pieces Jackson ever composed. 

In the United States media scrutiny surrounding allegations of antisemitic lyrics were the catalyst for Michael Jackson issuing multiple clarifications, an apology, defense from director Spike Lee and re-releasing the song with a new vocal featuring altered lyrics.

Michael Jackson – They Don’t Care About Us (Prison Version)

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