Was Michael Jackson a Plagiarist? By Jared T. Miller Legendary producer and Michael Jackson collaborator Quincy Jones recently accused the King of Pop of stealing parts of songs, copying rhythmic grooves, and other forms of musical plagiarism. But do Jackson’s borrowings add up to actual theft? Read More Tags: vulture homepage lede original video michael jackson quincy jones billie jean off the wall thriller copyright lawsuit songwriting plagiarism More Mar. 8, 2018 Watch Now Meeting the Greatest Band You’ve (Maybe) Never Heard Of Chatting With Elmo About His (Not Too) Late Night Debut Was Michael Jackson a Plagiarist?