4 things Michael Blackson and Michael Jackson have in common

4 things Michael Blackson and Michael Jackson have in common

Michael Jackson, the 'King of Pop' may be dead and gone but clearly not forgotten. US-based Ghanaian comedian, Michael Blackson (whose name is a spin on the music legend's name) remembered 'Wacko Jacko' in his own special way, with a post on Facebook.

4 things Michael Blackson and Michael Jackson have in common

Blackson shared a photo of himself in front of a  Michael Jackson cut-out on Facebook, and highlighted the things that he has or had in common with the late pop star.

He wrote: "Me and this man have so much in common. He had 4 brothers, I have 4 brothers, he had 3 sisters I have 3 sisters, his name is Michael Jackson and I'm Michael Blackson, he used to be dark skin Ive always been dark. He barley got laid I just started getting laid."

Born in Ghana, Blackson moved to USA in 1987 to pursue in career a stand up comedy. When he hit the jackpot, He decided that his birth name Jafari Ferguson was far too boring and decided to call himself Michael Blackson, a play on Michael Jackson's name based on his pitch-dark skin.

Michael Blackson gained more fame after his most notable onscreen performance as "Angry African Man" in the 2000 hit comedy, 'Next Friday'.

When Michael Blackson performed in Ghana for the first time, he was booed away due to his sexually offensive jokes.  Watch video below:

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