VIBE: How is it to be competing for sales with the likes of ‘N Sync and Britney Spears, children who were basically born at the height of your fame?
MJ: It’s a rarity. I had No. 1 records in 1969 and ’70, and still entered the charts in 2001 at No. 1. I don’t think any other artist has that range. It’s a great honor. I’m happy, I don’t know what else to say. I’m glad people accept what I do.
VIBE: What are your thoughts on the current state of R&B?
MJ: I don’t categorize music. musique is music. They changed the word R&B to rock n’ roll. It was always been,...